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An Overly Merry Olde Time…

Members from the High Peak and Stockport Branches make a trip to Nottingham and have a thoroughly great weekend sampling a wide variety of pubs, beers and food at some of our best venues. Read the full blog article below for the detailed report of their great time in the Ale capital that is Nottingham! […]

Hucknall Beer Festival – Spyke Golding Challenge

Congratulations to Lenton Lane Brewery on winning the Spyke Golding Challenge at the weekends beer festival in Hucknall. With 11 cracking beers from a wide range of local brewers all secretly labelled, the overall winner was announced on Saturday! The number of votes received from the visiting public was significant, as Andrew Ludlow, CAMRA Branch […]

Spring Budget – Contact your MP now!

The 2024 Budget. Last year, CAMRA successfully campaigned for a short freeze on alcohol duty, and increased the gap between tax paid on draught beer and cider, and that sold in off-licenses and supermarkets. This year we want to make sure that the draught duty rate is able to realise it’s full potential, with a […]

Hucknall Beer & Cider Festival – It’s all over for another year!

The feedback was great, the beers sold well and everyone who visited had a great time! As Andrew Ludlow, Nottingham Branch Secretary said “It was brilliant, it was a really nice event and numbers of visitors were up on the Thursday and Saturday so we were able to have a really successful festival” With over […]

The Gardeners Inn campaign update!

As featured in our Assets of Community Value section of this site, a decision on the planned demolition of the Gardeners Inn was due 28 days after the Appeal Hearing, which was held on the 12th December 2023 at Broxtowe Borough Council. The great news for the “Friends of the Gardeners Inn” is that the […]

“What Makes a Good Beer Great?”

A Matter of Opinion! Beers drinkers are being asked for their feedback by a Nottinghamshire-based brewery in its quest to create the perfect pint! Lincoln Green Brewing Company, in Hucknall, launched the first batch of a new ale called ‘What makes a good beer great? Batch #01’was available from January 24th in all of their […]

National Pub of the Year 2023 Champion.

The Tamworth Tap in Tamworth, has been named as the best in the country by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) for the second year in a row, winning the National Pub of the Year 2023 award. CAMRA’s prestigious National Pub of the Year title is the highest honour the Campaign can bestow upon a […]