Roundup of June's Pub News
The long-term tenant at The Blacksmiths , Barwell has left. There's a temp in at the moment and it is expected that someone is to take the place over shortly, on a permanent basis
Angie at The Weavers is now free of tie with Marston’s and is apparently the only pub in Hinckley to be in this situation. This means that they now just rent the building from Marston’s and can source beer etc from elsewhere
The Nags Head, Stapleton is still closed. Both directors, Jason Sealey and Mark John Horner of the company running the pub resigned in March 2018
There are plans to demolish The Prince of Wales, Hinckley and build 12 apartments. The council Conservation officer (Paul Grundy) along with CAMRA are objecting to this. The landlady, Jackie, believes that the pub is a viable business
The Red Lion, Earl Shilton is still closed
Golden Duck Brewery are opening a cellar bar at The Sir John Moore Foundation school next door
The Ashby Tavern has a “to let” sign. The lease is for sale for £35,000, if it is not let then a manager will be put in
The Black Horse at Sheepy Magna is also trying to become free of tie.
The Bulls Head, Nailstone is due to get a new landlady at the end of July
John and Sue from the Pestle & Mortar are taking on The Bank in Earl Shilton and will open it as a micropub called Shilton Vaults in August. The Bank has been closed for about a month.
Many thanks to our pubs officer Adrian for the update. Note: If anyone has pub or club news that may be of interest to the Branch, please contact Adrian on:-
ku.gro.armac.htrowsobdnayelkcnih@reciffosbup or 01455 610932