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COVID-19 – Pubs and clubs ordered to close

Written by Iain Loe

It’s crisis time for our pubs, clubs and breweries.

Now that the Government have ordered pubs, clubs, restaurants and cafes to close, how can we help them get through this difficult time? If pubs and clubs are to survive they must seek other ways to carry on their business.

So some are now offering off-sales deals including their real ales. Some have gone further and are offering take-away deals from their food menu.

Our local breweries are also offering off-sales either on a collect basis or delivered to the customer’s door.

We would encourage everyone whether self-isolating at home or not to use these take-away services. You can find details of your local pub on the CAMRA website

A list of local breweries that may be able to offer you take away real ale in polypins and other similar containers can be found on our #PullingTogether Campaign Page.

One other way to help pubs over what will be a temporary, but long, cash flow crisis is to pay a little now and support the pubs they love in return for pints or meals in the future. See

Continue to support your local pubs and breweries through this difficult time. Together we can get through this crisis.

Visit CAMRA’s #PullingTogether Campaign Website

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