Community rallies to save Isham’s last pub



Pints will be pulled at an Isham pub once more after villagers clubbed together to buy it.
The Lilacs in Church Street closed earlier this year after a failed planning application to build two houses in its large car park.
Having previously been listed as an asset of community value, almost 70 families pooled their resources to come up with the £400,000-plus needed to buy and refurbish it.
And after contracts were exchanged last month work is ongoing to return the pub to its former glory ahead of a potential re-opening in March.
John Davis, chairman of Friends of The Lilacs Inn, said: “It... read more

 
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