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by Mack E. Avelly
Wed 03 Dec, 2014 1:39 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Bircherley Green Redevelopment
Replies: 77
Views: 77785

Re: Bircherley Green Redevelopment

This weekend I asked the young till lady if the recent minor refurbishment and the impending arrival of an in store cash machine meant they had decided to stay after all. There was a brief discussion amongst the staff as to what the implication might be and the consensus was that they would be aroun...
by Mack E. Avelly
Wed 03 Dec, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: Bars and Pubs
Topic: The White Horse, Castle St.
Replies: 24
Views: 33813

Re: The White Horse, Castle St.

I'm sorry to report that Finbar passed away this evening.

He will be sorely missed by those who were fortunate to know him.
by Mack E. Avelly
Sat 21 Jun, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Bars and Pubs
Topic: The Bridge House
Replies: 7
Views: 10120

The Bridge House

Now proudly displaying "Mick and Sue's Free House" on a board outside, with numerous other "Free House" mentions on their signage.
I expect that Macs would have hung on to the car park if they have disposed of the pub.
Good luck to them. It's a tough market.
by Mack E. Avelly
Thu 29 May, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: Community
Topic: The Harts Horns
Replies: 0
Views: 2791

The Harts Horns

Appears to have been sold off a reduced asking price of £375k according to Fleurets (was £425k initially). Given it's a Punch pub, if the buyer was aware of their rather straitened condition, could have got it for as low as £300k-£325k. Hope is stays as a pub. Any idea if the recent flooding caused ...
by Mack E. Avelly
Fri 07 Feb, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: River lea flood warning
Replies: 38
Views: 39023

Re: River lea flood warning

Apologies for not posting sooner, have only just been approved as a journo on the new site. Someone was complaining about the flood phone calls earlier. The Flood Alerts do not trigger a call, only the Flood Warnings do. These are triggered when your particular river of interest breaches a certain l...