Tag Archives: Community Pub Shares

Community Pub News Update: Refurbishment going well

Shareholders, See attached photos of working progress. I thought that those of you that live so far away would like to see what is happening. I am sure you will agree that the front of the building is already looking … Continue reading

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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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Rory Stewart, MP and Tom Lowther, CC Councillor Purchase Shares

Thanks to those of you who managed to come along to the pub yesterday . There were around 40 people there which was a good turnout considering a large number of people are on holiday at present. Rory Stewart MP … Continue reading

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Message from Kitty Smith, LCP Secretary

There has been a lot happening over the last week ! We have now over £100,000 invested with a month to go. Keep the money coming in, please don’t leave it until the last minute ! We have an investor … Continue reading

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Update – Sunday 17th April 2010 £100,000 Mark Reached!

Update – Sunday 17th April 2010 Welcome to the 2nd update. We have now banked just over £100,000 Individuals have bought between £250 and £10,000 of shares We have another international shareholder this time in Australia We now have an … Continue reading

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