The BBC has the story that revered brewer Harvey's of Lewes is to close the Bull's Head, the only pub in a village called Boreham Street in East Sussex. It looks a nice gaff and no doubt there are good reasons why it must go and doubtless it will be offered for sale free of covenants preventing it becoming a pub again. (Well I might be wrong about that.)
The decline in pub going is everywhere, as is its consequences, but it is poignant to see the only pub in a village close. As one local said, "It's part of what makes us who we are, the British pub. I'm really sorry to hear it's closing".
You really do have to use it or lose it.
You can read the story on the BBC here.
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