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A week in pubs: w/c 3 January 2011

Pub visits this week 4 Location Sheffield You’ve heard about this schooner thing, right? Last week the government announced that pubs will soon be allowed to sell two thirds of a pint of beer – as per the ‘schooner’ measure used in Australia. At the moment, under those archaic weights and measures laws, this is … Continue reading

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A Week in Pubs: w/c 7 June 2010

Pub visits this week: 7 (all in Sheffield) For a few years starting with Euro 96, I would troop religiously to the New Talbot, my old local in Birmingham, every single time there was a football match involving England on TV. But since I moved away from the Broadfield last year to the other side … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 3 May 2010

Pub visits this week: 7 Some weeks are just bad weeks. But they’d be even worse without pubs. Wednesday The Broadfield, Abbeydale Road, Sheffield. One of the many tributes to my adopted home city is the number of people who come here from elsewhere and stay around. People not just from abroad but, like me, … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 26 April 2010

Pub visits this week: 9 As well as the usual places, this week Get to the pub.com has taken in a few pubs in St Albans. This place is the home, as Crap Towns memorably put it, of “malevolent stockbrokers in Porsches”. But it’s also the HQ of Camra and one of those places that … Continue reading