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Charles Wells smashes fundraising target for Macmillan

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Charles Wells, who have been Charity Partners with Macmillan Cancer Support for the past three years, are celebrating having raised £150,000 smashing their original target of £50,000. The money raised will now fund a Macmillan nurse for three years. Charles Wells head office staff joined over 200pubs across the UK in a drive to organise… Read more »

Charles Wells brings distinctive US ‘flavoured craft beer’ favourite Not Your Father’s Root Beer to England and Wales

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US favourite, Not Your Father’s Root Beer, has officially landed in England and Wales, signalling what is likely to be the next trend amongst craft beer lovers this side of the pond, thanks to a partnership between brewers Small Town Brewery and Britain’s largest independent brewery Charles Wells. Inspired by the centuries old “gruit” brewing… Read more »

American Craft Brewery, Founders Brewing Co., announces new UK distribution partnership with UK family brewer, Charles Wells

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Founders Brewing Co., widely acknowledged as one of the outstanding innovators of craft beer in the USA, has announced that it is to up weight its UK distribution ambitions through a new partnership with Bedford based family brewery, Charles Wells.  Founders has evolved into one of the highest recognised breweries in the United States by… Read more »

Charles Wells helps young pub company to revitalise new pub and create local jobs

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Independent Bedford brewer, Charles Wells has partnered with Fitzrovia Pub Company and jointly invested £600k into the refurbishment and reopening of The Anchor at Aspley Guise, near Milton Keynes, to create a destination pub that the local area can be proud of. The Anchor is currently undergoing significant refurbishment and is due to open in… Read more »

Charles Wells continues investment in its French pubs after Brexit vote

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Britain’s largest independent brewer, Bedford-based Charles Wells, will continue to invest in its French business following the referendum vote to leave the EU. The confirmation comes as it updates on trading performance during the European Football Championships and the announcement of a new Director of Charles Wells France combining their Managed Pubs in the UK… Read more »

New look for The Pantry brings coffee and cake to the riverside

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The Pantry, located within Cox’s Yard in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, is the first phase of Apostrophe Pubs re-development of the site since taking over in September 2016. Craig Mayes, Director of Apostrophe Pubs said “We’ve taken a bit of time getting to know the site and what the demand is from our… Read more »

Charles Wells partners St Killian as its new importer in USA sales drive

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Charles Wells, the Bedford (UK) brewer has announced the latest stage of its North America sales drive with its portfolio moving to St Killian Importing Co as its Importer for the USA. The move follows a similar change in Canada in 2015 when the Charles Wells brands were moved from Bruce Ashley Group to Kirkwood… Read more »