Community

Pub is the Hub secures £100k funding

Pub is the Hub secures £100k funding

By Ellie Bothwell

Pub is the Hub has secured a £100,000 injection of funding from the Government for its Community Services Fund that will go directly to pubs that are looking to diversify.

Dr Ignazio Cabras has studied the value of rural pubs to their community

Rural pubs worth up to £120k to community

By James Wallin

The first scientific study of the impact of pubs on rural communities has proved they are “a vital service the countryside cannot afford to lose”.

Peter Couchman: 'The idea that a pub turning into other categories [of use] that are seen as similar is somehow protecting the pub is quite frankly farcical'

Pubs 'three times harder to save' than village shops

By Ellie Bothwell

It is three times harder to “save” a pub than a village shop, despite the fact that an increasing number of communities are willing and able to purchase and run their own local.