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The Plough – the saga continues

The application to demolish the Plough goes to SCC Planning Committee on Tuesday 4th.August. This is the latest twist in a saga which commenced when the previous owners, Enterprise Inns (Ei), decided to deliberately run-down their historically important asset before closure in 2015. Two years later, an application to turn the site into a branch … Continue reading The Plough – the saga continues

CAMRA responds to Small Brewers Relief changes

Responding to the Government’s proposed changes to Small Brewers Relief National Chairman of CAMRA Nik Antona commented:  “Whilst the removal of the cliff edge in the Small Brewers Relief Scheme will benefit many brewers and help successful businesses to grow, CAMRA does not believe this should be achieved at the expense of small brewers.  “Given the impacts of COVID-19 and the lack of … Continue reading CAMRA responds to Small Brewers Relief changes

Pubs can open from 4th July (terms and conditions apply!)

The Prime Minister has announced that alongside changes to social distancing requirement pubs will be permitted to open from Saturday 4th July – but subject to conditions including table service and customers registering their contact details for the NHS track and trace system. Not all pubs will be ready to open on the 4th July … Continue reading Pubs can open from 4th July (terms and conditions apply!)