Bolton microbars burgled on same night

The Nook and Cranny in Bromley Cross and Bunburys on Chorley Old Road in Bolton were targetted by the same burglars on the same night (14th September). Despite the obvious distress and devastation, both bars to their credit managed to re-open the following day. Although you can’t tell from the photograph, one of the burglars was…
Source: Wigan CAMRA News

New lease of life for Preston pub

The Hearts of Oak pub on Adelphi Street in Preston, in the shadow of the university, has been given a new lease of life. It’s been re-branded as the Vinyl Tap, which becomes a cafe bar and record store. It will have an independent cask ale offering six cask ale pumps and one craft beer…
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GIbberish brewpub reduces opening hours

Gibberish brewpub on Caryl Street in Liverpool announced, via twitter, that it will be closing as a regular bar and devoting itself only to monthly beer events. Expect 12 new beers each month for a Thursday-Sunday mini fest, starting 27-30 September. The boutique brewpub was opened in December 2017 by Gaz Matthews, co-founder of Mad Hatter…
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Work commences on Beatnikz Republic bar

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, Beatnikz Republic brewery announced that work has commenced on their bar based on Tariff Street in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. [more] On the same street, Leeds-based Northern Monk brewery are also opening a bar in a premise that used to house the popular Kosmonaut bar. [more]
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Bar plans for busy Wigan streets

Several businesses are seeking approval to serve alcohol to punters in busy town centre zones across the borough. On the council’s current list of pending licensing applications, there are five applications for “new premises licences” three of which fall into areas covered by the “cumulative impact policy”. [more]
Source: Wigan CAMRA News