Raise a glass to happiness at your local pub.
There’s a great article in today’s Telegraph which reports research suggesting that living near a pub is good for you.
So, if anyone has any doubts whether it is worth saving The Thororld Arms as both a pub and shop – it is. You will be healthier and happier and it’s in the papers, so it must be true!
If you don’t believe it, you only have to read the article. Here’s a brief extract:
Living near a pub makes you happier and will help you cut down on your drinking, a study has shown.
The research by Oxford University found that people with a pub nearby are “significantly” happier, have more friends, better life satisfaction and drink less…
Prof Robin Dunbar of Oxford University said: “Friendship and community are probably the two most important factors influencing our health and wellbeing…”
Please read the full article by Helena Horton on the Telegraph website. The original report by Professor Robin Dunbar called “Friends on Tap” is available from the CAMRA website.