Monthly Archives: May 2011

Another successful fundraiser!

Yet another successful pub night to raise funds for the Butchers Arms at Crosby Ravensworth Village Hall Sunday 29th May. It was nice to meet some of the new investors, it was a relaxed evening & the real ales were … Continue reading

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GREAT NEWS !!

WE NOW HAVE THE FUNDS TO PURCHASE “THE BUTCHER’S ARMS” COMMUNITY PUB. WE ARE STILL GATHERING SHARES OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS TO TAKE TO US TO £290,000, TO COVER LEGAL COSTS & STAMP DUTY & SO THAT THE … Continue reading

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News from Kitty: £237,000 raised – Pub Night A Great Success

WE ARE WELL ON THE WAY TO BEING OWNERS OF THE BUTCHERS ARMS. TOTAL INVESTMENT SO FAR INCLUDING GRANT FUNDING IS £ 237,000. WE HAVE 167 SHAREHOLDERS SO FAR FROM ALASKA, AUSTRALIA, SINGAPORE, THE ISLE OF HARRIS & ALL OVER … Continue reading

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£235,000 raised through share purchases so far – more needed

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Crosby Ravensworth Parish Council Voice Their Support For Community Pub Share Purchase

At Crosby Ravensworth Parish Council Meeting ,Wednesday 11th May, David Graham presented a news update on the efforts to purchase The Butcher’s Arms to all gathered, and the council unanimously voiced their support for the community pub share purchase. It … Continue reading

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News From Kitty:

Just to let you know  I have just spoken to a reporter from The Guardian newspaper, they are going to do an article in this weekend’s edition about The Butcher’s Arms, it will be in the  “Money ” section,  hopefully … Continue reading

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Message from Our Secretary: THE BUTCHERS ARMS UPDATE

WE HAVE REACHED  £180,000 SO FAR,  WHICH IS GREAT NEWS  BUT KEEP IT COMING ! THIS IS A COMBINATION OF BOTH INVESTORS MONEY & GRANT MONIES FROM CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL, EDEN DISTRICT COUNCIL & THE KEY FUND. UNFORTUNATELY WE WERE … Continue reading

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The Fox & Hounds, Ennerdale Bridge – Raise a glass for co-op pubs

Villagers purchase, renovate and open the Fox and Hounds pub in six weeks May 03 2011 It is perhaps not too surprising, but it appears there are few businesses that matter more to communities than their local pubs. Further evidence … Continue reading

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Update – Sunday 8th May 2010, £180,000 Mark Reached

Update – Sunday, 8th May 2010, £180,000 Mark Reached We have had another successful week. Apart from share funds we have now secured the following grants / equity and loans: Cumbria County Council    £15k Eden District Council    £5,800 to be … Continue reading

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Radio 4 – In Business – Thursday 6th May 2011

Radio 4 – In Business – Thursday 6th May 2011 Did you miss the “In Business” radio programme on Thursday? The show is definitely worth listening to with contributions from Cameron Smith (the Lyvennet Community Pub Treasurer) and Martin Booth … Continue reading

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