News Archive - 2012

Free Bus to CAMRA's Mass Lobby of Parliament on 12/12/12
Our chairman John Bellinger has arranged a coach to take beer lovers from North Oxfordshire to London for the "Save Your Pint" mass lobby on Wednesday 12th December. Transport is FREE and is not limited to CAMRA members.
A third of the cost of your pint in the pub goes to the government in tax, and this increases by 2% above inflation annually. Help us to take the message to parliament that this beer duty "escalator" is not helping our local pubs.
Places on the coach are limited so please contact John to book your seat, and register to attend at
Pickups: Chipping Norton 07:30, Hook Norton 07:45, Banbury 8am, Bicester 08:25, Oxford (Sandhills) 9am. Returning early evening.

Pubs reopen after major revamps
The Oxford mail features an article on the Killingworth Castle, Wootton, which is due to re-open on 1st December, and the recently refurbished Chequers at Churchill.
22nd November 2012

Pub news:
Chequers, Churchill now re-open.
Restoration of 3 Pigeons Inn, Banbury is almost complete, plans to re-open end of November.
Old Auctioneer, Banbury is holding a Pudsey party 16th November, with live band and auction.
(Source: N Oxon CAMRA twitter)
9th November 2012

CAMRA is organising a Save Your Pint mass lobby of Parliament on Wednesday 12th December as part of the scrap the beer duty escalator campaign. Click the logo above for more details and to register to attend.
8th November 2012

Brewery secures a deal with Norway
Beer brewed at the Hook Norton brewery is set to become a lot cooler after the company signed a new distribution deal.
23rd August 2012

'Publicans are just tax collectors now'
Fifty pubs in Oxfordshire have called last orders in the past five years, with campaigners blaming beer tax rises and supermarkets for choking the trade.
23rd August 2012

Pub of the Year presentation to the Fox Inn, Westcote Barton.
The North Oxfordshire CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) Pub of the Year award, was presented to the Fox Inn Westcote Barton on the 16th July 2012 by outgoing Chairman Lynne Baldwin.
25th July 2012

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