New research highlights the importance of the local pub in our lives. The Campaign for Real Ale, which says 26 are closing every week, is now highlighting how often people use their local for special events. Our region has lost nearly 2,500 pubs over the past 200 years.
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Forecast for tonight and tomorrow in the west of the region
Forecast for tonight and tomorrow in the east of the region
It's feared those who have been attending the centre for over a decade, may have no where to go this Christmas.