The vital last funding to enable us to launch our share issue and prepare our application for the major grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund has be awarded to the Society by the AHF on the basis of an application prepared by the Committee. The Project Development Grant of, up to, £7130 match funds equally-appreciated contributions from Suffolk County and Suffolk Coastal District Councils and The Wickham Market Partnership, the Society’s own funds and the proceeds from forthcoming events . AHF had previously, generously supported our feasibility study which apart from the Feasibility Study itself produced a Project Viability Report in the […]
More than 130 local residents attended a presentation held by the George Community Pub team on the afternoon of Saturday 10th February. The purpose of the presentation was to bring everyone up-to-date with the work that had been carried out in determining the future of the George as a community Pub. Chairman Colin Owens led the presentation and introduced two ‘special guests’ who happen to be supporters of community pubs. They were Suffolk County Councillor Alexander Nicoll and Terry Baxter of BBC Radio Suffolk fame. The presentation was given by members of the committee, each an expert in their own […]
The George Quiz Night Gather your team, and join us on Friday 23rd March in Wickham Market Village Hall. 6.30pm for 7pm Tickets £10 per person, including a Fish and Chip Supper from the Flaming Fryer Choice of meals include Cod & Chips, Chicken & Chips, Sausage & Chips and Veggie Burger & Chips. Bar will be available Teams of 4 or 6 persons Register your team by 16th March by contacting Jacky on 07803 907187 / Sophie on 07877 477089 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Tickets will also be available from the Teapot Cafe in Wickham Market We look forward to seeing you […]
Do you want answers to the following questions? Can we buy the Pub, and if so what will we be paying? Can we rebuild the pub and how much will it cost? Where will the money come from? Why does heritage and conservation matter? What do we need Community Shares for? What will the Pub do for the community? When will the Pub be open for business and will it be profitable? Who will run the Pub? What can I do to help make it happen? If so then come to the public meeting on 10th February.