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This page features Pub and Brewery news from around the Leeds area, plus one or two newsworthy snippets from the Leeds CAMRA branch.


For national CAMRA news, click here.


To see local news from the past year, see our News Archive.


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October  2019


The latest Head of Steam bar to open in the city centre is situated  on Park Row. It is

a massive venue with a central bar serving 8 cask ales, bottled and canned craft ales.

There's a gaming zone and a private hire tasting room.


The Scarbrough Taps is closed until the end of October for a £225k refurb. Planned to re-open on 29th Oct.


Tony, long standing licensee of 15 years, at  the Junction, Otley is retiring. It is being run under temporary management until a new licensee takes over.


Foleys Tap House in Leeds was voted September Pub of the Month. The photo below

shows the Manager, Ellis, receiving the award.





















Drinks supplier Beer Hawk have set up a "pour your own beer" wall in Leeds Trinity Kitchen. 5 taps mounted on the wall each with a pay point, choice from North Brew Co and Camden brewery there during October.


The Bay Horse in Otley has re-opened after 6 months closure. It has been redecorated inside,  new floor covering,  revamped cellar and toilets. 4 cask ales on the bar.


In Leeds, the Cross Keys is to close temporarily from 22nd Oct before re-opening under new owners Water Lane Pub Co.