CAMRA Greater Manchester Region

Welcome to the CAMRA Greater Manchester Branches Website.

Here you will find news from The Campaign For Real Ale’s Greater Manchester Region and the nine branches within it.

Latest CAMRA Greater Manchester News

Flying Horse first past the post

Twenty years of building a business has put a Rochdale pub in the winners’ enclosure as it is judged Greater Manchester’s Pub of the Year. The Flying Horse adjacent to Rochdale’s magnificent Town Hall was in need of Ben Boothman’s vision when he took it over. Trade at the site started in 1691, but it … Continue reading “Flying Horse first past the post”

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Latest Branch news

Sherrington’s Bar blocked by lack of wi-fi

A lack of software is delaying the opening of a former hardware store. The eagerly awaiting opening of Sherrington’s Bar on Kenyon Road in Wigan has been delayed by the lack of wi-fi which is required to operate the till.Once open, the bar will be offering up to 6 cask ales and 10 taps for craft beers. The initial beer… … Continue reading “Sherrington’s Bar blocked by lack of wi-fi”

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Champion pub scraps loyalty card due to fraud

The Cricketers Arms in St Helens, CAMRA’s National Pub of the Year, has had a loyalty card scheme for real ales and real ciders for over 5 years. Unfortunately a number of forged cards have been handed in over the past few weeks. Consequently, it’s been decided to scrap the scheme with immediate effect. People… … Continue reading “Champion pub scraps loyalty card due to fraud”

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