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Good Beer Guide 2019 – long list announced

This is the branch’s Good Beer Guide 2019 long list of 30 pubs (actually 39 pubs due to the score cut off point). These are the top contenders for inclusion into next year’s 2019 GBG.

The selection of the short list will take place in the first week in January 2018 based on[…Read on]

Save the Cabinet campaign – public meeting 29 November

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A public meeting has been called by Reed Parish Council on Wednesday 29 November at Reed Village Hall, starting at 8pm. The Save The Cabinet campaign are encouraging everyone to attend in order to demonstrate clear public support for an initiative designed to help get our pub back. More details can be found on their website:  http://www.savethecabinet.uk/news.htm    

Cutting the tax burden on our pubs

Please ask your MP to attend a Westminster Hall debate on Taxation of the Beer and Pubs Sector on Tuesday.

Thanks to the 6,000 people who have written to their MP ahead of the Budget, Camra have managed to secure a Parliamentary debate next Tuesday on the increasing tax burden facing beer and pubs. This is a key opportunity for our[…Read on]

Local pub news

The Cabinet at Reed

Good news for local campaigners as NHDC has turned down the bid to turn the Cabinet into a private house. See the report in the local paper http://www.royston-crow.co.uk/news/reed-campaigners-relief-after-planning-permission-to-turn-the-cabinet-pub-into-a-house-is-refused-1-5119167

The pub remains closed – as it has been for several years – but the Save the Cabinet campaign group have been buoyed by[…Read on]

Decision Day for The Cabinet at Reed

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From the “Save The Cabinet at Reed” group: “North Herts District Council will decide whether to allow the developer planning permission and listed building consent to turn our lovely old pub into a house. We encourage as many supporters as possible to come to the meeting at Letchworth to show support for the campaign to save the [...Read on]

Fighting to save North Hertfordshire pubs

Read about two North Hertfordshire pubs that are currently closed but that their local communities are working to bring back to life. Both pubs have now been given Asset of Community Value (ACV) status – that doesn’t automatically save them but gives the community the chance to prevent their loss.

The Station, Knebworth

Call for volunteers for nomination for committee positions

Your branch needs YOU. At present we have no nominations for the following committee positions:-

Pubs Officer:
Main task is to co-ordinate the review and update of the the branch pub details in our database and the WhatPub web site. This does not require you to visit every pub in the branch (but you can if[…Read on]

Save the Station pub

The Station pub at Knebworth is currently closed but the campaign to save the Station Pub is growing.
Join the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/StationPubKnebworth/  and find out more information on a new website set up to raise awareness, support and funding to retain the Station as a community pub – https://www.stationpub.org.uk/
Thanks[…Read on]

Branch Annual General Meeting Notice

Advance notice of the CAMRA North Hertfordshire Branch Annual General Meeting.

The branch will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Friday 17th March, 2017 at The Orange Tree, Norton Road, Baldock, SG7 5AW from 8.00pm (see http://www.theorangetreebaldock.com/index.htm for directions). Note only CAMRA members can attend the AGM.

At this meeting the committee will[…Read on]

Branch Cider / Perry Pub of the Year Competition

This competition is where we ask you to help choose the branch Cider Pub of the Year and covers real cider & perry Pub aspects only.

The limited numbers of pubs within the branch which serve “real” cider/perry as defined by CAMRA (see below), throughout the year have been assessed and a short list of the[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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