Number of Haxey Hood pubs could be halved as former winner faces demolition



The number of pubs taking part in the historic Haxey Hood could be reduced to just two next year after plans were announced to demolish one of the game's former winners.
The Duke William in Haxey - the pub closest to the site of where the ancient game is played - is earmarked for closure and demolition after plans were unveiled to build new homes on the Church Street site.
And the fate of the pub - which last won the famed game in 2012 - could mean the number of venues taking part in the traditional post-Christmas rugby-style scrum could see the event reduced to just two following the... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 17
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