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CAMRA call for Government help

Tom Stainer, chief executive of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) called on the Government to help pubs, brewers and social clubs after the Chancellor's statement. He said: “With the Office of Budget Responsibility stating...

Campaigners urge drinkers to support their local

CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, has urged drinkers to get back down their local pub or by supporting take-home beer and cider sales from premises that cannot open yet. The organisation has teamed...

You can nominate in CAMRA celebration awards

The Campaign for Real Ale celebrates its 50th anniversary by announcing the Golden Awards to celebrate the people, pubs, clubs, breweries and cider producers who have changed the face of the industry over the...

#PubsMatter this Christmas say drinks industry partners

Pub-goers across the UK are flooding social media and MPs’ inboxes with messages about why their pubs matter this Christmas, as the UK prepares for a very different festive season.Even though over 85...

Brown delves deep and hits the spot with heady book

Beer is a big issue even with COVID-19 restrictions gripping the country. A cool, refreshing bottle fresh from the fridge is a pleasure.It is particularly good if you are sitting with your feet up...

CAMRA looking for educators to help drinkers learn more about beer

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is urgently looking for beer and cider educators to develop a syllabus of educational materials so that beer drinkers and pub-goers can learn more about their favourite drink...

Blackheath Stout wins Champion beer title

Fixed Wheel Brewery has scooped gold in CAMRA’s Champion Winter Beer of Britain competition with Blackheath Stout, a five per cent ABV stout packed with malts, fruits and hops. Following more than a year of...

New beer styles reflected in Champion Beer of Britain

CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, will include new beer styles in its Champion Beer of Britain competition, the winner of which is announced each August at Great British Beer Festival in Olympia London.A...

Heady topics featured in Beers Without Beards festival

Abi Newton, the vice-chair of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), will be in Edinburgh on Friday to speak at the inaugural Women in Beer Festival (WIB Fest) from October 10 to 13, organised...

New pubs join CAMRA voucher scheme

Over 100 new pubs have joined CAMRA’s new voucher scheme since it launched on 1 July, taking the overall number of pubs accepting the vouchers to over 1,500.Amber Taverns is the latest pub chain...
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Invaluable guide for real ale devotees

CAMRA'S Good Beer Guide is invaluable, particularly if you are new to an area or travelling around and seeking out a quality watering hole.Now in its 47th year, it includes entries for more than...

Peebles pub one of Britain’s best

The Bridge Inn at Peebles has been revealed as one of the best in Britain. The Campaign for Real Ale has named the Borders watering hole as one of 16 top hostelries.And the overall winner...

Cheaper beer for CAMRA members

CAMRA is overhauling its voucher scheme to help make pub-going more affordable for members. From July 1, members will receive £30 worth of vouchers, each worth 50p off a pint. These vouchers will replace the...

Pubs ‘play part in combating isolation’

There are currently 4,600 pubs across the country and over 120 breweries and beer and pubs contribute £1.7b to the Scottish economy.They also support the employment of nearly 60,000 people North of the Border.The...

Real ale festival comes to Edinburgh

Joe Crawford promises a showcase for 170 Scottish real ales, cider and perry when the 2018 Scottish Real Ale Festival comes to Edinburgh in July.It's at The Corn Exchange, Slateford, from Thursday, July 5...

CAMRA chair urges support from Parliament

The Scottish Parliament can to a lot to support the Scottish brewing industry.That's the view of Sarah Crawford, Scotland and Northern Ireland director for the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).She told the annual reception...

Three Edinburgh pubs feature in new publication

Three Edinburgh pubs are celebrated as traditional coaching inns of historical significance in the latest publication from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).Historic Coaching Inns of the Great North by beer writer Roger Protz...

Heady numbers for CAMRA campaigners

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has just signed up its 185,000th member, reinforcing its place among some of the top membership organisations.The milestone member was one of hundreds signed up at the recent...


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