Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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Brighton Palace Pier opens Starlings Roost observation post

Brighton Palace Pier starling murmuration observation
Brighton Palace Pier has unveiled a new ornithological attraction on its pier boardwalk, with a new cafe and observation post for those keen to watch the evening murmurations of starlings over the pier.

Campaign to cut Vat on tourism books a trip to Parliament

Brighton deckchairs vat tourism hospitality
Caroline Lucas MP wants VAT cut and a year long financial package to resuscitate UK tourism and the hospitality sector. It’s a tax reduction call with a long track record, but in a post-Coronavirus world, the case has never been as strong.

CAMRA campaign against “ticking time bomb” pub rates garners parliamentary support

caroline lucas real ale camra
The budget in March was a mixed bag for pubs, with minor rates relief for many dampened by increased beer duty for all. Before the next budget on 22 November, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has piled on pressure for further relief.   The Campaign for Real Ale has warned that pub business rates are a “ticking time bomb” as...