News & Gossip

We hope to have up-to-date pub, brewery and beer news in, or adjacent to, the branch area available here. Should you have any such news then please email moc.loa@xessewoh

  • Pub of the Year 2018 Thursday 5 April 2018

    The branch Pub of the Year is the Benett Arms, Semley. Presentation to be arranged.

  • Unicorn, Bayford Wednesday 7 March 2018

    The Unicorn, Bayford is the Branch Cider Pub of the Year 2018

  • New Brewery Thursday 8 February 2018

    Gritchie Brewery has recently opened on a farm near Ashmore. It is a 20 barrel plant and produces one beer - English Lore, a 4% traditional bitter.

  • Fountain Inn Wednesday 31 January 2018

    The Fountain Inn, Enmore Green, Shaftesbury is to be refurbished and reopened by the new owners.

  • Rising Sun Wednesday 31 January 2018

    The Rising Sun, A30 Donhead St Mary, is being refurbished, presumably as a pub?

  • Charly's Bar Tuesday 9 January 2018

    Appears to be closed.

  • Blackmore Vale Inn, Marnhull Tuesday 2 January 2018

    The Blackmore Vale Inn, Marnhull has yet to reopen

  • Pubs open but for sale Tuesday 2 January 2018

    We hear that the following are for sale: Tippling Philosopher, Milborne Port; Kings Arms, East Stour; Angel, Hindon; Plough, Manston; Roebuck, Sixpenny Handley; Pecking Mill, Evercreech.