April, 2024

Fast-track pavement licensing in place – Napthens

With the fast-track pavement licensing procedure now permanent, here are some of the key areas that we at AfterHours, part of Napthens, think premises should be aware of. Further guidance from the Government on the scheme and a support letter can be found in the following links: Guidance Letter As always AfterHours can provide support […]

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SIBA responds to latest Deposit Return Scheme announcement

Responding to the announcement by DEFRA on the Deposit Return Scheme fro drinks containers, Richard Naisby, Chair of SIBA, said: “To make the Deposit Return Scheme work for small independent breweries and consumers we need one scheme that is introduced with the same materials, the same rules and on the same day across the UK. […]

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Stannary Brewing Co & Hop Union Brewery named Champions of the South West at SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2024

Stannary Brewing Co and Hop Union Brewery have taken home the two Overall Champion awards at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) South West Independent Beer Awards, which took place last night at the MaltingsFest beer festival in Newton Abbot. ‘Winnemucca’ by Stannary Brewing Co, a hazy double dry hopped New England Pale Ale, was named […]

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New ‘Indie Beer Bar’ to showcase independent breweries at UK’s biggest drinks exhibition – Imbibe Live 2024

The Society of Independent Brewers and Associates (SIBA) have agreed a partnership with Imbibe Live for their July 2024 show, taking place at London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre. SIBA represent independent craft breweries and supplier companies across the UK and are the Big Voice of Independent Beer – fighting for a fairer deal for independent brewers in Government and showcasing their […]

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