Research from the University of Oxford has revealed people who have a local or regularly visit small community pubs are happier, have more close friends, and are more satisfied with their lives than those who don’t.
Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader of the Opposition, is a teetotaller, and despite delivering his victory speech in a Westminster pub, he hasn’t spoken often on them in parliament. But that hasn’t stopped him supporting a wide range of pub-related motions...
Members of the Campaign for Real Ale are being urged to visit their local asset of community value-listed pubs to celebrate Community Pubs Day – a new national event to highlight the 600 pubs that have so far been listed.
The Publican’s Morning Advertiser (PMA) has joined forces with the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) ahead of April’s Community Pubs Month to encourage licensees to remind customers just what makes having a local pub so valuable.
A separate use class for community pubs would present a “further complication” of planning legislation, leading property agents have warned, after a new Bill calling for the change was proposed in Parliament last week.
Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Save the Pub Group, Greg Mulholland MP, has today written to the Chancellor, George Osborne ahead of the Autumn Statement on Wednesday, calling on him to recognise community pubs in the tax system.
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has called for urgent Government action to save Britain’s historic pub culture in light of new research showing how 16 pubs on average now close across the country on a weekly basis.