Red Lion

The pub name ’George and the Dragon’ became popular under King Edward III

What's in a name? The stories behind pub monikers

By Claire Churchard

Pub names are part of the social fabric of Britain. But have you ever wondered why your local is called what it is or why its name may have changed over the years? Here, we take a look at the stories behind the names

The Red Lion is the only pub in a village of 800

Community group launches share offer for Red Lion in Sidbury

By Ellie Bothwell

Campaigners hoping to save a Devonshire village pub have launched a share offer, after Punch Taverns agreed to sell the property to a community enterprise group for £190,000 — significantly below its original asking price of £295,000.