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Latest pub news – Volunteer, Grove, & Hare, West Hendred

4th April 2016

The Volunteer at Grove is to re-open within the next couple of weeks. Although there will be an emphasis on food –  a full time chef has been employed – cask beer will be sourced from ...

Barn Owl Brewery

30th March 2016

A new brewery, Barn Owl, has opened in our region. Barn Owl is located at Buildings Farm, Gozzards Ford and is owned by brewer Jerry Maclow. The brewery currently offers three beers, Gozzards ...

White Horse CAMRA has new chairman

9th March 2016

White Horse CAMRA has elected a new chairman, Ian Winfield. Ian has taken over from Neil Crook, who has steered the Branch with considerable skill for many years. Among Ian’s plans is the ...

White Horse CAMRA Pub of the Year, 2016

9th March 2016

We are delighted to announce that this year’s White Horse CAMRA Pub of the Year is the Royal Oak in Wantage. As readers will recall, this friendly street-corner freehouse has won numberous ...

Greyhound – Letcombe Regis

25th November 2015

The Greyhound in Letcombe Regis will be re-opening this Friday, 27th November, at 6PM after a lengthy closure. The pub is apparently tied to Marston’s for one of its beers, but there are a ...

Branch Meeting 17/11/2015

11th November 2015

There will be a Branch Meeting at 7:45PM on Tuesday 17th November at the Blue Boar in Longworth. All most welcome.

Save the Hare in West Hendred

3rd September 2014

The Hare, the only pub in the village of West Hendred, has closed and been put on the market by it’s owners, Greene King. A spokesman for the brewery stated the sale was part of the firm’s ...

Oktoberfest in Wantage

14th July 2014

The Civic Hall, now The Beacon, will be holding their own Oktoberfest during the weekend of the 4th-5th October. Live music and ales will be on scale. Loose Cannon likely to be approached by the ...

The Horse and Jockey in Stanford in the Vale is Reopening

14th March 2014

Sadly on Saturday 6th July 2013 The Horse and jockey was hit by a terrible fire.  The pub has been rebuilt and renovated over the past 9 months and can now announce that they will open their doors ...

January Pub Update

30th January 2014

The Volunteer at Grove which has been closed for many months has not found any buyers prepared to reopen it as a pub. Instead, it is to become a ‘destination diner with a twist’ according to ...