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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

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A week in pubs: w/c 16 May 2011

Pub visits this week 5 Location Sheffield This week in pubs begins on Tuesday evening. I have two tickets for the first leg of the FA Youth Cup final in my pocket and a burning thirst in my throat. The match being at Bramall Lane, it becomes a straightforward enough decision to spend pre-match at … Continue reading

Two weeks in pubs: 25 April–8 May 2011

Pub visits this fortnight 9 Locations Sheffield, London Gah, sorry! The days have been running away with me lately. Or I haven’t felt very inspired to write. Or I’ve had too much else to do. Or I’ve spent too much time down the pub. Whatever it is, this blog hasn’t been updated with its usual … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 18 April 2011

Pub visits this week 5 Location Sheffield There are the spring and autumn equinoxes. There’s the longest day and the shortest day, midsummer and midwinter. There are winter festivals of light in cultures all over the world. But, as we saw last week, the most significant annual milestone of all, as the earth orbits the … Continue reading