Changes to Diary

Because of a bus strike at Stagecoach the visit to the Coach and Horses has now been changed to the 4th December at 2.30pm. As a result, we have swapped the visit to The Old Brewhouse at Cusworth to the 27th November at 2.30pm.

Budget Changes

Initial indications from CAMRA indicate some good news and some not-so-good news. For some time CAMRA has campaigned on the principle of a differential rate of tax for draught beer and cider. This was aimed to balance the difference between beer and cider sales in pubs and the much cheaper sales in supermarkets. The good … Read more

Donny Drinker 146 Winter 2021/22

It’s been a long time coming but we hope to have the latest edition of Donny Drinker out by mid-November. All advertisers that are on the annual deal and have credit left will be contacted to see if they want a revised advert. All pubs/breweries and businesses associated with the real ale trade who would … Read more

Branch committee meets for first time in 18 months

The committee met on the 16th August and have decided to proceed cautiously towards normality. The key decisions that members need to be aware of are: It has been agreed that an AGM will be arranged for Friday, November 12th subject to a suitable venue being found. With regards to socials it was agreed that … Read more

Post July 19th Pub and Club Survey

We are doing a survey to find out which of the changes that were made to pub and club life during the covid lockdown you liked and whether those changes should be kept. Please click on the link button to complete the survey which should take about a minute.