pubs under threat

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Nobody wants this Sainsbury’s

The Hadfield is another pub we’ve lost… but the people living nearby still want to have their say Continue reading

This is what we’re losing

As Sheffield’s defunct Old Heavygate Inn is dismantled, a 300-year-old foundation stone reminds us of all that disappears when a pub breathes its last Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 28 March 2011

Pub visits this week 1 Location Sheffield Whoever you are, whatever the reason you’re here, the next thing you should read is the most recent column by Karen Black. Karen took over a Nottinghamshire boozer a few months ago – her first job in the pub business – and has been writing about her experiences … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 29 November 2010

Pub visits this week 3 Location Sheffield This ‘big society’ thing, then. It looks to me for all the world like a painfully transparent, back-of-a-fag-packet effort to paste some philosophical and moral validity on to a snarling Thatcherite agenda of slash and burn, fuck the poor, and every man for himself. The idea of schools … Continue reading