CAMRA News

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CAMRA calls on MPs to cut business rates for Northern Ireland’s pubs (29/10/19)
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is calling on MPs to reduce the business rates bill paid by local pubs, as the Northern Ireland Budget Bill is introduced to the Westminster. The Bill is expected to be passed in the coming days so that a Budget for Northern Ireland can be agreed before Parliament is dissolved for a General Election.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/camra-calls-on-mps-to-cut-business-rates-for-northern-irelands-pubs/

Birmingham’s biggest beer festival partners with LoveBrum (1/11/19)
The Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) Winter, which is coming to Birmingham for the first time, will partner with local charity LoveBrum to support ‘hidden gem’ charitable projects across the local area.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/birminghams-biggest-beer-festival-partners-with-lovebrum/

CAMRA comment on Business Rate Report (31/10/19)
CAMRA has welcomed the House of Commons Treasury Committee’s report on the Impact of Business Rates on Business.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/camra-comment-on-business-rate-report/


CAMRA backs Castle Rock’s open letter to the BBC (8/10/19)
The Campaign for Real Ale has thrown its support behind Castle Rock Brewery, which wrote an Open Letter to BBC East Midlands condemning the use of stock images of real ale and community pubs to illustrate a story about alcohol abuse.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/camra-backs-castle-rocks-open-letter-to-the-bbc/


Newly re-opened pub in Kendal wins national cider award (1/10/19)
The New Union pub in Kendal has scooped CAMRA’s prestigious National Cider Pub of the Year Award for its wide array of real ciders and perries available.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/newly-re-opened-pub-in-kendal-wins-national-cider-award/

CAMRA to join the inaugural Women in Beer Festival (4/10/19)
The Vice-Chair of CAMRA will be heading to Edinburgh next week to speak at the inaugural Women in Beer Festival (WIB Fest), organised by the local ‘women who beer’ group, Beers Without Beards.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/camra-to-join-the-inaugural-women-in-beer-festival/

Meet brewers and cider producers and learn about your favourite drink at local CAMRA festival (3/10/19)
Visitors to the Robin Hood Beer & Cider Festival, taking place from 9-12 October at the Motorpoint Arena, will for the first time have the chance to learn more about their favourite brew at CAMRA's new learning and discovery interactive area.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/meet-brewers-and-cider-producers-and-learn-about-your-favourite-drink-at-local-camra-festival/

Get your tickets to the best beer show in Birmingham (3/10/19)
Tickets are now on sale for the Great British Beer Festival Winter (GBBF Winter), taking place for the first time in Birmingham from 4-8 February at New Bingley Hall.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/get-your-tickets-to-the-best-beer-show-in-birmingham/

Voting for the next Champion Beer of Britain begins (4/10/19)
CAMRA members have until 1 November to put their favourite beer forward for the UK’s most prestigious beer competitions - the Champion Beer of Britain.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/voting-for-the-next-champion-beer-of-britain-beings/

CAMRA welcomes new BBPA boss (30/9/19)
Following the news that Emma McClarkin has been appointed as the new Chief executive of the British Beer & Pub Association, please find below comment from CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/camra-welcomes-new-bbpa-boss/

CAMRA responds to Marston’s pub sale (1/10/19)
Following the news that Marston's will sell 150 pubs within its portfolio (as reported here), please find below comment from CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale.
https://www.camra.org.uk/press_release/camra-responds-to-marstons-pub-sale/