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Black Country Ales Award Winners

We are very pleased to announce that three of our pubs have won awards this week in CAMRA Pub Of The Year competitions.

The Duke of Cambridge and The Black Country Arms came first and third respectively in Walsall, and The Crystal Fountain, which we opened only very recently, came third in Staffordshire. The awards will be presented at 8pm on 8th February for the Crystal Fountain, at 8 pm on 9th February for the Black Country Arms, and at 8 pm on 23rd February for the Duke.  We hope to see as many of you there as possible to celebrate with us the fantastic achievements of Kim and Roy Langford, Tracey and Craig Hilton, and Chris and Lorraine Plumbley, who , alongside their hard working staff deserve our heartiest congratulations.The Crystal Fountain has also been given the distinction of an entry in the CAMRA Heritage Pubs list. For a full account of its importance as a historical pub sensitively refurbished by Black Country Ales, go to