A much-loved pub in the heart of Kingstone, Staffordshire is now under community ownership following a 6-month campaign by locals to save it.
After the success of More Than a Pub Live! Membership Officer Tasha Bevan reports back on the launch of the Community Pubs Membership Network.
The sale of Orleton's Boot Inn to a Community Benefit Society after it closed for 18 months has been completed.
A major new funding programme from Power to Change has been announced to help communities seeking to save their local pub through community ownership.
SaucedHere is collaborating with The Angler's Rest in Bamford to provide a click n' collect delivery service to local people.
Plunkett Foundation, which has been supporting rural communities since 1919, is creating a community pub network funded by Power to Change, the independent trust supporting community businesses in England. The network will offer bespoke support to help community pubs set up and run sustainably. It will provide tailored advice and resources to increase the pub's local social impact, create more formal opportunities for shared learning on top of Plunkett’s existing advisory services and, importantly, raise national awareness of the community-owned pub model.
A major new support and finance programme to help people take control of their local pub for the benefit of the community has been announced today (Wednesday 9 March 2016) by Community Pubs Minister Marcus Jones MP.