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    "Frequently, micro-pubs are built inside former shops and Mr Scott, 51, said he had been drawn to the concept because he had a shoestring budget"
    http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Ci...ail/story.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by hondo View Post
    "Frequently, micro-pubs are built inside former shops and Mr Scott, 51, said he had been drawn to the concept because he had a shoestring budget"
    http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Ci...ail/story.html
    "Running a pub is something I have always wanted to do, especially being in Derbyshire – the brewing capital of Great Britain."

    Good luck with your venture, Mr Scott. However, Derbyshire as brewing capital of Great Britain? Based on what, exactly?
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    Good luck to anyone opening micro pub ventures like this. More of our city centres could do with a small oasis of real ale. We love the Rat Race on Hartlepool railway station.
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    Well, as Spinko is moving from Leeds to Manchester in early June, this is great news

    http://www.brewdog.com/blog-article/...er-is-now-open

    More great craft beer to go along with the other excellent craft beer houses in Manchester like Port Street and Marble Arch.

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    It's in the Blog Tracker but it's relevent to the CAMRA delusion theme,

    http://pubcurmudgeon.blogspot.co.uk/...-delusion.html

    he's also got a bit about Brewdog Manchester in another blog, must have been reading Spinko.

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    CAMPAIGNERS bidding to save an historic pub have won a vital first round.

    Winchester City Council has refused permission for the Fox and Hounds pub, in Denmead, to be demolished to make way for two big houses.


    http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/pol...-pub-1-3822303

    http://www.pubsgalore.co.uk/pubs/14094/
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldboots View Post
    LOL, despite the slagging off of the 'gimp-like establishment' they still went to the corporate dinner to collect their gong. Punks my arse, they've just been on Top of the Pops.

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    Diageo have now apologised to the former punks

    http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/G...ear-2012-award

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