Category: Retail

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

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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…

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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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…

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

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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…

Oxfordshire pub offers post-lockdown lifeline to locals with library and IT hub

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Oxfordshire publican Dan Redfern is opening a library and IT hub at his pub The Cherry Tree Inn in Stoke Row to help support local residents as the country moves out of lockdown. Dan Redfern, who runs the Brakspear pub with his partner Natalie Redfern,…

Pub opens village shop in record time to help local community through second national lockdown and beyond

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In category: Pub Is The Hub, Retail

Enterprising husband and wife team Emma and John Hitchins have created a village store in only two weeks, opening in time for England’s second national lockdown. The shop opened with the support of Pub is The Hub, the not-for-profit organisation that helps pubs to diversify…

Bouncing back with new shop

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The Green Man in Scamblesby near Louth has opened a permanent village shop, providing new employment for two local people. The Village Shop Scamblesby is situated in an old storeroom next to the pub with its own separate entrance and is open from 8.30am to…