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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…

Village pub transforms outbuilding into farm shop and community Cafe

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A Kent pub has transformed a disused outbuilding into a farm shop and community café, thanks to the expert help and a Community Services Fund grant from Pub is The Hub, the not-for-profit organisation that helps pubs to diversify and provide essential local services. Licensee…

Call to action poem and new guide launched for Loneliness Awareness Week to encourage publicans to help call ‘Last Orders for Loneliness’

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In category: Join Inn, Pub Is The Hub

Pub is The Hub has launched a new call to action poem and advice guide for Loneliness Awareness Week, which runs from today (Monday, 14 June) until Friday, to encourage more publicans to think about how they can help tackle loneliness in their local areas.…

Volunteer Voices – the benefits of ‘joining inn’ through volunteering

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In category: Join Inn, Pub Is The Hub

Its National Volunteering Week and with volunteering offering a great way to connect with others and also help support those in need of connection, PiTH’s 'Join Inn - Last Orders for Loneliness' campaign team talk to volunteers about the benefits of helping support essential services…

Suffolk publicans open community café for local residents following successful takeaway launch

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In category: Community Services

Publicans Chris Nilsson and Beverley Cooper have opened a new community café at the White Horse in Corton, Suffolk, to support local residents. The publicans, who have run the pub for five years, rallied to help people in the local area during lockdown by delivering…