Almost one in three said they had made five or more friends, while Camra
said its study also suggested that people who have a pub in their area are happier, more trusting and betterconnected to their local community.
Chairman of the Dumfries and Stewartry CAMRA
group, Trevor Hayward, said: "We have around 120 members in our branch and they are all invited to vote for their nominated Pub of the Year.
The Waggon and Horses is the Stourbridge and Halesowen branch of Camra
's champion pub for 2019 - the third year in a row it has been judged the best in the area.
national director Ben Wilkinson said: "The clearest way we can demonstrate how much we value our community pubs and want them to remain part of the social fabric of our country is by using them."
said its study revealed the "devastating" impact of rate increases on jobs and investment.
The letter, in Camra
's monthly newspaper, expressed "concern" that efforts to attract younger members are being blocked.
As the UK prepares to leave the EU, Camra
says ministers have a "once in a generation" opportunity" to slash duty in pubs - creating a level playing field with off licences and supermarkets.
Nick Bosley, CAMRA
regional director for Merseyside and Cheshire, said: "Very much at the heart of the community for the village, the hall hosts multiple community events such as pre-school, school of dance, mums and tots, guides, brownies and rainbows, yoga and even a rehearsal room for Vale Royal String Orchestra!
The Lord of the Isles in King's Inch Road, Renfrew,The Last Post in County Square, Paisley, ANDTHE Sandpiper at Glasgow Airport are all listed in CAMRA
's Good Beer Guide 2019.
Here they are: Nottinghamshire Nottingham Camra
: The Station Hotel, Hucknall The pub has been operated by the local Lincoln Green brewery since February 2017 following a refurbishment.
The figures compiled by Camra
's WhatPub online pub guide show 460 UK boozers closed between July and December last year alone.
called for greater support for pubs, saying they are under threat as never before.