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DnAuK

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    Beer, TV, movies, music, sport. Oh, and beer!
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  1. I was up in the north east yesterday, visiting the outlaws, so thought i might pop a long to see these poor sould and have a laugh... https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1101391/brexit-march-leave-eu-nigel-farage-march-to-leave-brexit-news-latest QUOTE: "the protestors were forced into taking a five-mile detour after forgetting the Tees Transporter Bridge is closed on Sundays."
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    Term time school holidays

    My bold and corrections in same for you. Amazing how your kids could learn that studd when clearly you didn't though...
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    Ask for Angela Scheme Sheffield

    Did you expect more? Though I suspect that the idea is that the party feeling that they need to use said service will excuse themselves for a moment and go to the bar, then ask out of earshot of the other. You'd be rather worried if your date asked in front of you, after dinner when the bill turned up, wouldn't you? Especially if you've done nothing wrong and they just decided they don't like you. But on the whole it has to be a good thing.
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    Ecclesall Road in trouble

    Kelham Island was mental this last weekend. Queues to get in Peddler and no room in some of the places around it - including the Workshop and the various brewery taps. This was as early as 5-6pm. Whilst queueing I also noticed a little antiques / curio shop had opened up opposite Peddler as well, so not just the bars doing trade. Though I do wonder whether they will get anything on a wet Monday afternoon. Good to see, though. Yes, it's literally NOT the Champs Elysees
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    The Crow

    According to a conversation a friend of mine had with Chris and Kate last week, they are hoping for it to be open in 6 WEEKS not months. It does sound a tad ambitious to me. But then I guess as long as the bar area is done, they can always do the upstairs while it is operating.
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    Ecclesall Road in trouble

    You forgot the chocolate shop, the party shop, the gunsmiths, the music shop, the jewellery shop and the wedding shop. But yeah, like 'literally' none
  7. Try this one - which is on Stoney Streey - in the Lace Market... https://www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/car-parks/nottingham-stoney-street/ 1 hour £4.00 1 to 2 hours £8.00 2 to 3 hours £13.00 3 to 4 hours £17.00 4 to 24 hours £22.00 Earlybird £7.50
  8. Yep. The £120m revamp of the town centre looks actually to be mostly on track with the new town square and indoor shopping centre linking the new Market and old Alhambra centre due to be completed by the end of next year - something SCC will be wondering how is possible! Whether it improves the overall feel of the town one can only hope. It might just end up giveing the spice-heads something nice to look at.
  9. Darn straight. The Lace market NCP in Nottingham charges £17 for 3-5 hours .£30 for 24. Now THAT is expensive. I drive in to Sheffield for work most week days - down Penistone Road, up Netherthorpe Road, Along Hannover Way to St Mary's Gate where you have a choice of 3 (yes 3) car parks. All of which offer concessionary parking for £5-£6 a day if you get in early enough, and cheaper on Saturdays. Now admittedly I travel in at 7am and back home at 4pm to avoid the worst of the rush hour, but only tens to take me 40-45 mins each way from Barnsley. So not sure how other's are having so much difficulty from that end of town.
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    A new micropub in Hillsborough

    Yes indeed. Let me know if you ever go into a 'Chinese Restaurant' that doesn't serve much in the way of Chinese food, and whether you would be happy with that.
  11. Well we had the lovely experience of the last bus to Barnsley on Saturday (No.2 at 21:55) driving straight past the stop at the Rutland with the driver waving his hand to indicate that he couldn't pick up. With no trains, this meant a £27.50 taxi home. Something I am currently in the process of claiming back from Stagecoach and requesting a full explanation. The bus had the right number and destination on it and the lights were on. The driver clearly saw us. So will be interested to hear what the explanation is. But either way it doesn't inspire confidence in bus services at the mo.
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    The Crow

    That is good news at any rate. Any ideas on rough timing of these openings? I kinda agree with you on the clientelle going into the new Crow place. However, I do reserve the right to predict that the Kommune place might be nice to pop in, but I bet it's not going to be comfortable. In the same way that the Cutlery Works and Assembly Underground in Leeds operate, it will probably involve long bench style seating and tables that you have to share with excitable teenagers who can't keep still. I can just about manage enough patience to sup a schooner before I have to leave. It's just not conducive to enjoying a nice beer. I just hope I am wrong.
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    A new micropub in Hillsborough

    I think sadly, the term 'craft beer' has been watered down a lot in recent years. Even the likes of Greene King and Acorn manage to get the word 'crafted' on their labels. As though that is going to fool anyone. And whilst I can't knock the likes on Beavertown and Brewdog for getting into bed with the big boys in order to get their beers into more places, it does seem like anyone that puts on a few cask ales and supplements it with a Beavertown Neck Oil and Meantime Lager on their kegs, along with a few bottles of Brewdog in the fridge, can claim it is a 'craft beer bar'.
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    Sentinel brewhouse and eatery

    Just make sure the apres-ski is up to snuff!
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    The Crow

    More to the point, are Chris and Kate opening this place in addition to the Rutland, or instead of?
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