York's cheapest and priciest pints revealed

York Press: Beer census results story. Landlord Dave Roberts, of the Minster Inn in Marygate, with a pint and a sign showing the average cost of a pint in York. Picture David Harrison. (9253143)

2:22pm Saturday 16th August 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON reports on changing beer prices in York.

Minister’s praise for community pub in Bishophill

York Press: Community pubs minister Kris Hopkins MP chats with customers during his visit to the Golden Ball in Bishophill, York, Pic: Mike Tipping (9329257)

10:41am Friday 15th August 2014

A pub taken over by its punters has been praised by a minister tasked with helping to revive the industry.

The luckiest of villages

York Press: The Dawmay Arms, Newton on Ouse.Pic Martin Oates (8995195)

12:59pm Saturday 9th August 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON finds villagers of Newton on Ouse thoroughly spoilt by two splendid pubs.

Pocktoberfest cancelled due to building work

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10:52am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE popular Pocktoberfest beer and music festival will not take place this year, organisers have announced.

How twitter drove me to the pub

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9:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

How social media can revolutionise your drinking habits

10 years in and many more ahead, for goalscoring landlord

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12:42pm Saturday 26th July 2014

We talk to a pub landlord who has gone from hitting the net to hitting the bar.

Historic pub stories to be re-told in York

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10:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STORIES of long-lost brewers and pub landlords will be recounted this Sunday, when a new guided walk is held at York Cemetery.

Fossgate Social offers the best of both worlds

York Press: BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: The Fossgate Social   Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

12:36pm Saturday 19th July 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON mixes his drinks at a trendy new hang-out in York.

York pub re-opens after £160,000 refurb

York Press: The newly refurbished Fulford Arms with (l-r), Rob abbey, Steph Collinson, Chris Tuke, Ellie Cox and Chris Sherrington   Picture Frank Dwyer (8111134)

12:59pm Saturday 12th July 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON welcomes the dawn of a new era at a popular York pub.

The Jolly Farmers in Leavening to host beer festival

York Press: Landlord Dan Farrall (correct) who is holding a beer festival at the Jolly Farmers Leavening .Nigel Holland (7976433)

9:10am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THERE will be bitter and batter galore at a village beer festival this week.

New brewery launches in York

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2:14pm Saturday 5th July 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON reports on York's new brewery

The wheel ale revolution

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1:10pm Saturday 28th June 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON revisits a favourite haunt and finds things twice as nice

UPDATED: Huge refurbishments for 3 York pubs

York Press:

11:40am Friday 20th June 2014

Three York pubs have undergone major refurbishments, costing a total of £3 million

All set for the Poppleton Peleton

York Press: Poppleton Beer Festival Committee, from left ; Mike Walshaw, Jean-Paul Gordon, John Boyle and Rich Fox who have laid on special beers to commemorate the World Cup and the Tour de France for the festival on June 20th and 21st. Pic by Jo Hughes (7113639)

11:41am Saturday 14th June 2014

In this week’s PINTS OF VIEW, Gavin Aitchison blows the whistle for a summer of sport and beer.

6 beer festivals in or near York

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Beer lovers are spoilt for choice for festivals in our region over the next few weeks.

Boom time for beer lovers

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12:28pm Saturday 7th June 2014

GAVIN FROST enjoys the burgeoning beer scene in Harrogate.

Brewery near York wins first award

York Press: Jackie and Tony Rogers of the Half Moon Brewery in Ellerton

2:32pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A NEW brewery that opened near York has won its first award.

Welcome to a world of pint-sized pubs

York Press: The Chequers

1:22pm Saturday 31st May 2014

Gavin Aitchison looks at micropubs that once used to have other lives.

A lost pub remembered - 20 years on

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9:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

FORMER regulars recall a famous York pub, 20 years on from its demolition

York pub reopens

York Press: Landlord Giles Seddon in the refurbished bar at the Fox

11:55am Saturday 17th May 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON reports on the restoration of a classic York pub.

A great pub to enjoy - eventually!

York Press: The Plough in Fulford

1:12pm Saturday 10th May 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON enjoys a homely pub in York - eventually!

York pubs to host pint-sized festival of science

York Press: (From left) University of York scientists Elizabeth Gothard and Dr Gareth Evans from the department of Biology with 'Brian' the model brain cell at the Fulford Arms as they prepare for the 'Pint of Science' event. Picture : Garry Atkinson

8:51am Saturday 10th May 2014

THERE'S something different on offer besides the usual at three York pubs this month.

Selby beer festival tickets go on sale

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7:42am Saturday 10th May 2014

TICKETS are available for the annual Selby Town Council Beer Festival.

Stillingfleet Beer Festival to include live music and food

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8:18am Thursday 8th May 2014

The barrels are being rolled out for the fourth annual Stillingfleet Beer Festival at Stillingfleet on Saturday, May 24, to raise funds for the village hall.

Brew la la

York Press: Singer-songwriter Alistair Griffin (foreground) at the launch of York Brewery’s Velo-City ale to commemorate the Grand Depart, with Neil Arden (left) from the brewery and Julian Sturdy MP

1:14pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON looks forwards to special beers for the Tour de France

Beer in ruins

York Press: The Stone Trough Inn at Kirkham

11:55am Saturday 26th April 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON experiences mixed fortunes when he goes in search of a pint...

Black Sheep's Best Bitter now available on keg

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10:53am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NORTH Yorkshire brewery Black Sheep has made its most famous beer available on keg as well as cask, 22 years after its launch.

Beer festival to support Lord Mayor’s chosen charities

York Press: Lord Mayor Coun Julie Gunnell pulls a pint at The Knavesmire pub watched by landlord Stuart Weston and his wife Lindsay.Nigel Holland. (5593836)

9:14am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ALE fans are invited to head along to a York pub this weekend, for its spring beer festival.

First look at York's new pub

York Press: Operations director Gary Roberts at the new bar in Micklegate

9:59am Saturday 19th April 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON checks out York's newest pub.

New café bar opens in city-centre

York Press: Sarah Lakin of The Fossgate Social

10:02am Saturday 19th April 2014

A NEW café bar has opened in York city-centre.

Delivery of Yorkshire beer on sale in the Falkland Islands

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9:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A delivery of beer that was brewed in North Yorkshire has reached its destination in the Falkland Islands.

Pub events coming up...

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3:04pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MALTON brewers will take over a York pub's bar this week, to showcase their beer range.

A fisherman walks into a bar...

York Press: Wesley Chamberlain, landlord of The White Swan in Wighill, who is introducing a bartering system for drinks

1:54pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Fancy swapping some berries for beers? GAVIN AITCHISON knows just the place...

Beer festival for Fulford

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7:53am Friday 11th April 2014

FULFORD Football Club and Fulford Sports Club are to host a beer festival at Fulfordgate Sports Pavilion on June 21 to raise money to improve local sports facilities.

Five years of beers and cheers

York Press: The bar at Pivní, in Patrick Pool, York

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

IN our 250th column, we reflect on a spectacular five years for York beer lovers

29 pictures that capture the rise and rise of York's beer scene....

York Press: Neil Arden and Sam Russell of York Brewery with two of the new range of beers

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

We take a pictorial look at the rise and rise of York's beer scene over the past five years.

Brothers set up brewing business

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10:54am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

WHEN someone says they run a brewery the image of a huge factory with giant steel tumblers often comes to mind, but for two brothers their home became their brewery.

Brewery party at York pub

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10:10am Tuesday 1st April 2014

A BREWERY is holding a party at a York pub next Wednesday to celebrate its Yorkshire launch.

Two new beers and two new-look pubs in York

York Press: Jack Merry, of the Yorkshire Terrier on Stonegate, with the two new beers from York Brewery

2:33pm Saturday 29th March 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON tries the latest additions to York's beer scene

World tour of York...

York Press: STUDY TIME: Guzzlin' Gav  Aitchison swots up on his geography ahead of the World beer festival. Picture: Mike Tipping

1:23pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON enjoys a beer tour of the world, without leaving York

Special brew for Scarborough’s literary festival

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8:01am Friday 21st March 2014

HUNMANBY-based Wold Top Brewery is producing a special beer for Scarborough’s literary festival.

New Wetherspoon's pub to open

York Press: JD Wetherspoon opened its first pub in 1979, and now has 714

4:07pm Monday 17th March 2014

Nearly 50 new jobs will be created by a new £1.4 million pub in Knaresborough.

Let's see what the fuss is about....

York Press: (From left) Ian Goodall, Chris Waplington, James Broad and Phil Saltonstall from the Malton Breweries Brass Castle and Bad Seed, who are staging the BeerTown event at the Milton Rooms in Malton

2:46pm Saturday 15th March 2014

IT’S time to see what all the fuss is about. After all the excitement and bold fighting talk, we’re about to see what Malton is made of.

Historic pub under threat of demolition

York Press: The Odddfellows Arms in Carlton High Street, near Goole

9:22am Tuesday 11th March 2014

AN historic North Yorkshire pub with an unusual name is under threat of demolition again after planners said seven new houses should be built on the site.

Local breweries join in Budget call for a freeze on beer duty

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7:43am Tuesday 11th March 2014

TWO York breweries are adding their support to a call for a freeze on beer duty.

Prisoners, pints and pies

York Press: Lynne Wains, barmaid at the Buck Inn, Wrelton, with the old Pickering Police Station witness box

1:10pm Saturday 8th March 2014

GAVIN AITCHISON finds a historic spot in a delightful country pub

Remembering the heady days of 10p a pint

York Press: Sandra Hall in 1974

9:50am Thursday 6th March 2014

ALE enthusiasts in York are taking a trip down memory lane, to celebrate the anniversary of a landmark moment in the city’s beer history.

Beer festival in York this weekend

York Press: The Phoenix Pub in York.  Picture: Imogen Heaven

5:57pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A PUB beside York’s Bar Walls will hold its spring ‘festiv-ale’ this weekend.

Wood you believe it?

York Press: Brewer Dave Shaw with one of his wooden casks at The Hop Studio on the Elvington Industrial Estate, with his assistant Jack Walker

2:24pm Saturday 1st March 2014

Old meets new at a brewery near York

Malton brewery’s ale in national beer final

York Press: Phil Saltonstall head brewer at Brass Castle Brewery

8:10am Wednesday 26th February 2014

A RYEDALE brewer has reached the finals of a national beer competition.

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