Village meeting at 7.30pm on Monday 5th December in Harlton Village Hall

A meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Monday 5th December in Harlton Village Hall. At this meeting, we shall be seeking approval from our pledgers for the bid we plan to submit on Tuesday 6th December. Everyone is welcome to the meeting on the 5th December, so please come along and hear all the latest information: the current state of pledging and other fund-raising; […]

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Deadline for pledges extended to 5th December

The deadline for receiving pledges to invest in the pub has been extended from 20th November to 5th December. The original deadline was set to enable the Steering Group to assess the level of support for the campaign before putting together a bid to buy the pub. Now that we are confident we shall be able to submit a bid, we have extended the pledge […]

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Next Pop-up Pub to be held on Friday 9th December

Harlton Village Hall, 6.00pm to 11.00pm. Drinks, food, games, music – come and meet your friends – and make some new ones!

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Second pledge update of the day – now past £275k

Good news on the pledging front for the second time today. We’ve now passed £275k in pledges. Total amount pledged so far stands at £278,650. We’re making great progress towards reopening the Hare and Hounds.

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Pledges have passed £250k

We’ve passed £250k in pledges to re-open the Hare and Hounds. As of 23rd November £258,650 has been pledged. We’re making great progress, but still have a way to go. Please keep supporting the effort.

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Steering Group visits The Green Man, Thriplow

Members of the Steering Group visited The Green man at Thriplow last week to learn more about the their community purchase of the pub. There are great local examples of communities buying their local pub, and a wealth of knowledge and experience that we can call upon.    

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Pledge tracker

We’ve posted a pledge tracker to the pledges page which we’ll update regularly. It shows where we’re at and where we need to be. It’s a big task but with strong support from the community we’re confident we can get there.

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Public meeting on 2nd November at 7.30pm

There is a meeting on Wednesday 2nd November at 7.30pm at the Harlton Village Hall. The material from the first meeting will be covered, and any new information will also be shared. It will be another opportunity to speak with members of the Steering Group and to share your ideas for the pub. We are particularly keen to welcome residents from surrounding villages who may […]

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Public meeting updates – 20th October at 7.30pm

Preparations are underway for the meeting at the Harlton Village Hall on Thursday 20th October at 7.30pm. The meeting will be a major milestone, with pledge forms being distributed at the meeting. Below is what you can expect at the meeting: A presentation from Patrick Phelan with updates on the bid and how you can support it. Meet with members of the Steering Group. Bernard Lee from […]

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We’re visiting the Plough and Fleece at Horningsea

Members of the Steering Committee are visiting the Plough and Fleece at Horningsea next week. The Plough and Fleece was purchased by the community in December 2013. We’re looking forward to learning more about how they structured their community purchase, their business plan, the charities that supported the purchase, and to generally take advantage of their valuable experience.  

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