We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supported the Golden Harp campaign, and those hard-working residents who became part of the FPAG family.
As from April 5th 2015, where a pub is listed as an Asset of Community Value, a planning application will be required for the change of use or demolition of that pub. It falls short of putting pubs in a sui generis category, but it is clearly a step in the right direction and a fitting end to our campaign.
If you are interested in pubs and real ale, we would encourage you to join your local CAMRA branch, and maybe even get involved with helping out at a beer festival (this year’s Maidenhead Beer Festival is on July 24th-26th).
With the election just around the corner, we would also urge voters to join the debate on local and national issues, perhaps with the help of 38 Degrees. Our Chairman, Mark Newcombe, is organising a 38 Degrees meet-up in Maidenhead soon, so please visit their website, or get in touch if you would like to know more. Let us get together and ensure make sure that the issues we care about are top of the winning politicians’ agenda