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Nanny Wants to Kill Your Pub

It would appear that the fate has been sealed on two more of Gloucester’s pubs this week. On Friday the Citizen reported that planning permission has been granted to turn the Welsh Harp (more recently known as No 36) into … Continue reading

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Bah Humbug News for Drinkers

As we head inexorably into the festive season we should find ourselves in a spirit of good cheer – what better time to get off to the pub and let our hair down (well, not me, obviously, but those of … Continue reading

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A life-Saving 30mg?

I note that the whole issue of reducing drink drive limits has once again made it into the news today, with the recommendation still to cut the legal limit from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to just 50mg/100ml. … Continue reading

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Beer Matters

Today, dear reader, I would like to talk about beer. Quelle surprise you may say, especially if you happen to be French, but there is much to speak of on the subject at the moment. To start with, roll out … Continue reading

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Driven to drink by drink driving plans

Earlier this week the spectre of drink driving limits once again raised its grizzled head. The main gist is that the British limit of 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood is too high and it should be reduced to … Continue reading

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Drink to Your Health

Say what you will about politicians, but they are always looking out for our health and welfare. I should be grateful I suppose, they obviously know best. But I’m not, I wish they’d all bugger off and do something useful … Continue reading

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Drinking for England

The current popular cause of angst for the Daily Mail reading classes seems to be binge drinking, a subject that raised its slightly bleary head again yesterday. Apparently the government has announced a tougher code of practice on drinking, which … Continue reading

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