Monthly Archives: February 2016

Rise of the Micro Pub in East Lancashire

Rise of the Micro Pub in East Lancashire

This week I wish to highlight the growth of the locality’s Micro Pub – an alternative type of drinking destination, usually a small free house, devoid of musical entertainment, Sky TV, fizzy lager and gaming machines. It’s a social hub where conversation is paramount.

These type of establishments appear to be opening in most of our local towns – and it leads me to believe that our social drinking habits could be changing.

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Micro Pub plan for Thorngumbald

Micro Pub plan for Thorngumbald

Villagers in Thorngumbald have been campaigning to save the Royal Mail pub after proposals to turn it into a Co-Operative store were revealed.

But planning permission was granted last month, prompting campaigners to look for an alternative place to sup pints.

Now, Paul Smith, licensee of the Royal Mail pub, has submitted plans to turn a former sorting office in the village into a Micro Pub.

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