Tag: village shop

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

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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…

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…

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

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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…