Newark’s Real Ale Guide takes top award.

The Real Ale Guide to Newark, Southwell and District, co-published by CAMRA and local publishers Capital Media has won the Local Guide of the Year Award for 2012 at this year’s CAMRA Annual General Meeting. The guide, which was launched at last year’s Newark Beer Festival, features every pub in the district with information on facilities available and ales offered, together with details of local breweries and a number of informative articles and maps. Derek Graham, editor of the guide […]

Ron presents Just Beer with the Pub of the Year award

POTY 2012 presentation.

Saturday 18th February saw the presentation to this year’s Newark CAMRA Pub of the Year winner, Just Beer Micropub. A buffet of sandwiches, nibbles and a specially made pork pie donated by Porters of Bridge Street, was provided to soak up the good ale on offer; Five beers were on the bar, all priced at £2 per pint between 1 and 5 o’clock. Commemorative polo shirts were printed for the occasion and are available to buy at £20. Branch member […]

First Merits Awarded

The AGM last night was well attended. Before the boring formal stuff there were some presentations made. Firstly, a cheque for £1,100 was given to MacMillan Cancer Support, this year’s nominated charity. Then four awards: ‘Certificates of Merit’ were presented to Kenny Munro of Milestone Brewery, Rob Neil of Maypole Brewery, Paul Goodman, landlord of the Vine in Newark and Steve Hussey, landlord of the Hearty Goodfellow in Southwell. This is the first time these awards have been made and […]