pubs in staffordshire

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A week in pubs: w/c 31 May 2010

Pub visits this week: 7 The other week, you may remember, some of you joined me in a little discussion of towns and cities that are especially good for pubs. This week I’ve taken in two superlative boozers in the Potteries (see Saturday and Sunday below). With the Coachmakers Arms still hanging on, maybe Stoke-on-Trent … Continue reading

Coopers Tavern, Cross Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffs

Visited: Saturday 8 May 2010 It’s early in a long day. Mark and I are off to watch our football team, Grimsby Town, in their last hurrah before relegation out of the Football League. At the other end of our carriage on the train, a dozen or so other Town fans, who look about sixteen … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 3 May 2010

Pub visits this week: 7 Some weeks are just bad weeks. But they’d be even worse without pubs. Wednesday The Broadfield, Abbeydale Road, Sheffield. One of the many tributes to my adopted home city is the number of people who come here from elsewhere and stay around. People not just from abroad but, like me, … Continue reading

Coachmakers Arms, Lichfield Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

Visited: Saturday 12 December 2009 It’s tempting sometimes to be a little blasé about the mass closure of pubs that Britain is suffering. I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but when I see the boards go up at the windows here in Sheffield and shake my head in dismay as another licensed … Continue reading