Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Real Ale News round-up 2014-03-25


Norman Baker: We listened to the pub industry on personal licences
Mar 24th 2014, 17:02, by James.Wallin@wrbm.com (James Wallin)

Friendly local pubs and breweries are key community assets and play an important role in people's lives. We mustn't lose sight of the many positive contributions made by the alcohol industry.

Marston's to create 3,000 new jobs following Chancellor's beer duty cut
Mar 24th 2014, 15:44, by Ellie.Bothwell@wrbm.com (Ellie Bothwell)

A 1p cut in beer duty has enabled Marston's to create 3,000 new jobs over the next two years, the pub company has announced on the same day Chancellor George Osborne visited the brewery.

Award-winning Boscombe bar scoops local CAMRA group's pub of the year honour
Mar 24th 2014, 13:26

AN AWARD-WINNING bar in Boscombe has just been voted Pub of the Year by East Dorset CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale).

CAMRA chief Mike Benner to leave for SIBA top job
Mar 24th 2014, 10:57, by Mike.Berry@wrbm.com (Mike Berry)

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has named Mike Benner, currently chief executive at the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) as its new managing director.