Category: Community Services

Pub is The Hub to support Welsh pubs to offer new essential services after being awarded new £25K grant 

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Pub is The Hub will be supporting diversification projects for Welsh pubs after receiving a grant of £25,000 from The Prince’s Countryside Fund. Pub is The Hub is a not-for-profit organisation which offers independent specialist advice to publicans on rural services diversification so they can…

Meet the team: Nicky Harris, Pub is The Hub’s Community Services Fund administrator

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  Nicky shares insights on the work and achievements of the Community Services Fund, including tips to publicans looking to diversify their pub’s services   Getting involved with PiTH: Our chief executive John Longden heard I  had a background in administration, having worked in independent …

Herefordshire publican reopens village store as a lifeline to local residents after it was destroyed by flooding

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In category: Community Services, Retail

Publican Adrian Shaw of the New Harp Inn in Hoarwithy, near Hereford, has reopened the pub’s village store to support local residents and tourists, after it was previously destroyed by flooding. The store, which provides part-time employment for two people, was severely damaged by Storm…

Meet the Regional Advisor: insights from Terry Stork PiTH’s advisor for East Anglia

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Pub is The Hub’s wonderful team of regional advisors continue to help great publicans to diversify and provide essential local services. In the second in our regular series putting a spotlight on our advisors, we learn more about advisor Terry’s industry background, his experiences with pub…

The Prince of Wales visits Ponthir publican who played a vital role in helping local residents during the Covid-19 pandemic

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In category: Community Services, Retail

The Prince of Wales has celebrated the finale of his tour of Wales by pulling a pint at Pub is The Hub project The Ponthir House Inn in Ponthir, in South Wales. Pub is The Hub is a not-for-profit organisation inspired by The Prince of…

Publicans invited to take part in a national ‘Cheers for Volunteers’ on Thank You Day

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 The Royal Voluntary Service and beer-for-good organisation, The Good Beer Co is inviting publicans to get involved in a ‘Cheers for Volunteers’, as part of the national Thank You Day this Sunday (4th July), www.thankyouday.org The Good Beer Co is recruiting pubs and breweries to…

Welsh publican comes to the aid of local residents by opening village store

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In category: Community Services, Retail

Publican Barrie Walden has opened a new village store in a log cabin at The Ponthir House Inn, in Ponthir near Newport in south Wales, to support local residents.   During the previous Covid-19 lockdowns Barrie opened a pop-up village store in the dining area…