Community Archive

A Good News Story

Community pub wins pub of the year 2017. This good news story shows how it is possible to resurrect your local pub. It takes time, money and an
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Planning Refused!

SKDC has refused planning permission to convert our pub into a house. This is wonderful news for the community! Please read the full SKDC Decision Notice. Thank you
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The New Owner

The Pub has been bought by a Developer. The new owner of The Thorold Arms is Cape Designs Limited, an Essex based company incorporated on the 20th February
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Our Pub’s Future

Housing or our Pub? We were outbid at auction in July. There was only one other bidder and, without them, we might have bought the pub for less
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BBC Look North

The BBC came to Marston twice in one week! Victoria Holland, Video Journalist and Presenter at BBC Look North, came to Marston to meet villagers working to save
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BBC Breakfast

Did you see our brief mention on BBC Breakfast on Good Friday? The BBC did a piece on the new £3.6m fund set up by the government and
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The Journal Reports Again

A Grantham Journal Update on our Progress. Judith Hawkins updates Grantham on the progress we have made getting ready to buy the pub for the community. Villagers are
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The Survey is Done

The condition report survey has been carried out today. J Hallam Associates have just carried out a survey on The Thorold Arms for us. This is breaking news
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More Press Coverage

The Lincolnshire Echo and Grantham Target have picked up our story. The first Line of the article is a bit over optimistic, suggesting that we’re close to our
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