Tier 3 Restrictions

It seems that for Bolton publicans it’s a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire. No sooner has the total lockdown imposed so unfairly on Bolton’s pubs been released then we’re back into the highest level

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Bolton Lockdown

Bolton CAMRA shares the frustration of the town’s publicans with the current situation in the town. Even with the huge spike in infections, there doesn’t seem to be any evidence that a different regime is required in Bolton than that

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Campaigning – Small Brewers’ Relief

The Government recently announced a review of Small Brewers’ Relief (SBR).  This is a scheme which allows small breweries, producing less than 5,000HL a year, to pay a lower rate of duty (50%).  SBR has been instrumental in helping many

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Pubs. Pints. People.

The Campaign for Real Ale’s new podcast Pubs. Pints. People. brings you interesting stories each week about the world of beer, cider and pubs. Tune in every Tuesday with hosts Katie Wiles, Ant Fiorillo and Matt Bundy as they chat to special

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Pulling Together

It’s great that most of our local pubs and clubs are open again. If you can go out to support them, this is more important than ever. If you’re not ready to go back you can find local real ale,

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