Richard Fletcher

Richard Fletcher

Richard Fletcher is our online content writer, producing information & video about North East people, places & events. He has been with us since 2008.

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Ewan McCann from Three Kings Brewery

Three years in for Three Kings - and the signs are good in North Shields

Three Kings Brewery is looking to expand for the second time in three years. Ewan McCann talks us through the development

The Stables Brewery, from left, Dave Porter and Master Brewer John Taylor

Russian export will give North East flavour to Moscow

Exported beers from the Stables Brewery will take taste of the North East to Russia

Ross Holland from Box Social Brewing

Newburn's Box Social Brewing enters the fray with their own style of beer

Ross Holland from Box Social Brewing explains how the friendly nature of the Newcastle brewers helped their launch

Gateshead Beer Festival

Impressive line up of barrels makes Gateshead Beer Festival a popular draw this weekend

The annual event has become a 'must-do' event for beer lovers in the North East and will be showcasing an array of local casks

Newcastle's Free Trade pub refurbishment means more of what you love

The big brewery t-bars have been cleared away - to be replaced with even more awesomeness

Wylam Brewery's Haxan Black Wit beer is heading to BeerX in Sheffield

North East breweries fly the flag for the North East at premium beer competition BeerX

Local breweries have made it through to the judging finals of BeerX, one of the largest beer competition's in the country

One of Camerons Brewery's interactive pumpclips to mark their 150th year

Camerons Brewery try something new as part of 150th anniversary celebrations

Too many pumpclips on bars across the country down the years have simply been rectangular pieces of card, and it’s an area more brewers are beginning to think about

Pints of beer

Craft beers from around the world at Newcastle festival

The inagural Craft Beer Calling festival is drawing beer loves from all corner of the region and way beyond

John Bull Inn in Alnwick

Best of the North East beer industry gets the recognition it deserves

North East pubs and breweries get a good showing in the latest Good Beer Guide which is published this week

Berwick Beer Festival

Berwick Beer Festival returns with a strong line-up

The holy trinity of good beer, food and music with fill the marquees at Berwick Beer Festival

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