The New Inn

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A vibrant and enterprising community pub for villagers with a café, shop, playground and a range of community activities

Sector

Community Pub

Location

Norton Lindsey, West Midlands

Grant awarded

£52,000

Key objectives & Outcomes

Grant purpose

To open a community pub which offers much more than a pub, becoming a space for community activities and services which promote social cohesion and citizenship.

Broad community impact

Not only is the pub a place where local people can relax and socialise, the cafe offers opportunities to gain computer skills, attend coffee mornings, memory groups and hold community events.

Leverage

The More than a Pub programme and funding helped Warwick District Council to recognise the community value of the New Inn and contribute a grant of £38,500.