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The Sun: Yorkshire pub saved from closure by community buyout is crowned best in the UK – and it includes a LIBRARY

A village pub that became home to the village library after it was saved from closure has been crowned the best in the UK

03/03/2017

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Evening Standard: Best pub in the UK named as village local saved by its customers

A village pub which boasts a library and a shop after it was saved from closure through a community buyout has been named the best in the country.

03/03/2017

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The Telegraph: CAMRA pub of the year 2017

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has announced the winner of the National Pub of the Year 2017.

03/03/2017

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Yahoo News: Cheers! Bankrupt pub saved by villagers is voted Britain's best boozer

A North Yorkshire village pub previously threatened with closure after the owners went bankrupt has been named Britain's best boozer.

03/03/2017

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AOL: Country pub rescued by customers named best in UK

Prestigious CAMRA award goes to George & Dragon country pub in Yorkshire

03/03/2017

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Countryside: This community project has just won Pub of the Year!

A small village pub which was saved from closure by the local community has won CAMRA's National Pub of the Year award.

03/03/2017

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Countryfile: Pub saved from closure by villagers is named best in Britain

From closure to crowning glory - village local scoops CAMRA National Pub of the Year title

03/03/2017

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Good Housekeeping: This is the best pub in the UK

Access to a great local pub is a perk for many communities, so when a small country inn in north Yorkshire almost went bankrupt, the local residents grouped together to save it.

03/03/2017

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This is Money: Now the price of BEER is hit by the business rates shake up: Cost of pint could rise by up to 30p in April

There are fears drinkers could pay more for a drink after the government's business rates shake up. Rents and rates specialists CVS said the cost of a pint at British pubs in general could go up by 5p - or as high as 30p when other factors are taken into account.

19/02/2017

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Daily Star: Price of beer to SOAR as government prepare crippling new pub tax

Pub favourites Wetherspoons could be among the many pubs in the firing line for the increase. As many as 17,160 of pubs in England and Wales could be affected by the price change in April, according to rents and rates specialists CVS.

20/02/2017

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Daily Mirror: Cost of pint of beer set to soar as pubs struggle with massive Tory business rates hike

Drinkers could reportedly pay up more for a pint of beer after the Tory government's changes to business rates.

19/02/2017

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Daily Mail: Now the price of BEER is hit by the business rates shake up - Cost of pint could rise by up to 30p in April

There are fears drinkers could pay more for a drink after the government's business rates shake up.

19/02/2017

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drinks-insight-network.com: Does the UK pay too much tax on its alcohol?

With Brexit looming and a weak pound projected, the alcoholic drinks sector in the UK looks incredibly uncertain. With calls from drinks bodies nationwide for cuts to alcohol duty, Elliot Gardner looks into how much tax people actually pay on their booze.

16/02/2017

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Imbibe: CAMRA sets sights on restaurants, bars and hotels as part of Revitalisation Project

Wondering about the future of CAMRA, in light of its recent Revitalisation Project? Wonder no longer, as the answer is contained within the pages of the project's final report.

13/02/2017

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Financial Review: The battle to save the great British pub

It's a Thursday evening in the British winter, when the UK is plunged into darkness by 4.30pm. But the White Swan Inn, opposite All Saints Church in the village of Hunmanby on the edge of Yorkshire's picturesque Dales, is heaving. As landlord Andy Bowles explained, this is bingo night, with proceeds going to village charities.

10/02/2017

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Local Government Chronicle: ‘Pubs have less planning protection than payday loan shops. Councils must help’

Well-run pubs play a pivotal role in communities.

10/02/2017

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The Times: We’re only here for the beer, so don’t take it away

The Campaign for Real Ale is warning that Heineken's proposed acquisition of 1,900 pubs from Punch Taverns could reduce choice for millions of beer drinkers around the country.

09.02.2017

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The Sun: Cheaper pints please - Government urged to take another penny off beer duty to protect jobs with tax on a pint 10 times what it is in Spain and Germany

The government is being urged to take another penny off beer duty to protect jobs – with tax on a pint in Britain still 10 times what is it is in Spain and Germany.

06/02/2017

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1p off a pint? Camra pushes for beer duty cut in March budget

Campaign for Real Ale calls for duty cut to help both the ailing pub trade and drinkers hit by post-Brexit vote price rises

06/02/2017

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Daily Express: City news: Employment age bias, Thomas Cook and beer duty

THE Government is being urged to continue cutting the duty on beer to encourage investment in the industry and protect jobs.

06/02/2017

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