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    Sorry one other - the Polo Bar is still the Polo...

    Sorry one other - the Polo Bar is still the Polo Bar but now in London Hotel Kensington.
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    Oops - missed that one! make it 4.

    Oops - missed that one! make it 4.
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    Quite surprisingly there are only 3 on the 1931...

    Quite surprisingly there are only 3 on the 1931 list that are no longer pubs:

    The Fountain, Canterbury was destroyed in an air raid in 1942
    The Saracen's Head in Newark closed in 1956 and is now...
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    7 for me, including the Clachan, which was ok but...

    7 for me, including the Clachan, which was ok but nothing special and certainly not worth going hundreds of miles for. Indeed, I suspect on the whole that really good pubs do not feel the need to...
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    I have no doubt that the "mixologist" would use...

    I have no doubt that the "mixologist" would use the correct olive according to the cocktail, but they don't come with beer! Could you hide the March 2012 picture of the unrelated modern hotel please?
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    Kensington Hotel changes

    The former Rydges Hotel housing the Polo Bar is now renamed Hotel London Kensington, (run by the Melia group).

    Along the road, Olive's Bar has become a bit confused, with the March 2012 picture...
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    Peterborough adjustment

    The erstwhile Swiss Cottage in Peterborough, listed as Charlie's, has been renamed Charlie's AYC (apparently an acronym for Adult Youth Centre). On the plus front it is understood to have escaped...
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    I rather suspect that how they are accepted will...

    I rather suspect that how they are accepted will eventually come down to managers and staff. It's good news for me though, having lost a couple of local 'Spoon's in their clear-out I was struggling...
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    Sticky: Stumbled across another for my occasional series...

    Stumbled across another for my occasional series of outstanding beers this week:

    Mad Scientist Absence of Light Stout.

    Worth going to Darlington for, and there's not many things in that...
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    1813 From the rather excellent Quakerhouse...

    1813

    From the rather excellent Quakerhouse in Darlington, which makes you wonder what on earth people had been looking at.
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    The one that has always niggled me was the...

    The one that has always niggled me was the original Halfway House on Garratt Lane in Earlsfield, when I did the full set of Young's pubs back in the 70s, which I recollect was somewhere around 160....
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    Darlington changes

    The former Bijou has more recently been JJ's Bar & Lounge but is currently closed and for sale.

    The one-time Old Dunn Cow has reopened as Jessica's.

    Kings Head Bar @ Kings Hotel is now more...
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    Not a bad month, May, with another 38 keeping me...

    Not a bad month, May, with another 38 keeping me ahead of target.
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    I see that the Morning Advertiser have updated...

    I see that the Morning Advertiser have updated their occasional list of "most popular pub names", which has attracted a little mainstream media coverage. Sadly it seems to be based on MA subscribers,...
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    Landmark change, Marylebone

    The former TwoTwentytwo bar of the Landmark Hotel is now the Great Central Bar and Restaurant. I have added the direct weblink - please remove the old TwoTwentytwo one. I have also for the moment...
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    York container bar change

    BNHO, in the Spark shipping container 'village', has now become The Bohemian Bar. (Sorry, could you change the title of the link also please)
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    I have a friend who lives in Denmark, where a...

    I have a friend who lives in Denmark, where a similar scheme has run for years, and some supermarkets even have automatic crateful's of bottles return machines. It will be interesting to see just how...
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    The story is riddled with lots of inaccuracies in...

    The story is riddled with lots of inaccuracies in typical media fashion, but it is indeed an incredible place. And I doubt there are any others where the landlady can recount first-hand tales of the...
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    Pulled a calf muscle hurrying from pub to station...

    Pulled a calf muscle hurrying from pub to station in Great Yarmouth which slowed things down a bit, but still managed 34 for April so on target.
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    Much of King's Cross is closed that weekend with...

    Much of King's Cross is closed that weekend with just 4 trains per hour running. So still possible, but that probably means cheap advance tickets have been axed as the trains will be full.
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    Sheer stroke of brilliance by Sainsbury's in...

    Sheer stroke of brilliance by Sainsbury's in Scotland:
    https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/business-consumer/sainsburys-refuse-honour-beer-deal-14836828

    I particularly like the comment “We don’t...
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    15/50 for me. Certainly some good ones there.

    15/50 for me. Certainly some good ones there.
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    Middlesbrough address

    The road address of the Sandstone Nab should be Trunk Road. The area should probably be Eston, rather than South Bank (or both). Map location corrected.
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    Good to know we've passed the 90% mark! I shall...

    Good to know we've passed the 90% mark! I shall be targeting a few of the patchy bits of Wales this year but no plans to do NI yet. One minor plea - could the 'Pictureless Pubs' query be applied to...
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    Even without quibbling over exact numbers (and...

    Even without quibbling over exact numbers (and possibly his definition of pub - theme park bars??), its quite some achievement. I've only managed to top 1000 new pubs in a year once and that was many...
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