Suffolk pub opens village store, café and new community seating space to support local residents

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In category: Pub Is The Hub

The Queen in Brandeston, Suffolk has opened a village store, café and new community seating area to help local residents. The pub, which is run by publican Caroline Aitchison, with her daughter Harriet and son Alexander, opened a village shop during the first Covid-19 lockdown and…

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…

Seeding connections: publicans encouraged to get local people involved in national #BillionSeedChallenge

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In category: Join Inn, Pub Is The Hub

Together Coalition,, an organisation that brings individuals, community groups/organisations and businesses together to help build kinder, more connected communities, is calling on publicans to bring their customers together behind its new #BillionSeedChallenge, using the pub as a hub for planting initiatives in their local…

North Yorkshire pub attracts groups and homeworkers with new AV facilities

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The Exelby Green Dragon, near Bedale, is increasing its support for local residents with the opening of a new room with AV facilities to attract groups and homeworkers.  The room is well-equipped to offer video conference and out of home working facilities. Publicans Tom and…