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Holy Trinity pipped by Unholy Monopoly?

Herne turns out to be an unsuspected hive of activity. It transpires that the local vicar thought it would be a neat idea to re-establish the centuries old symbiosis between Booze and Pews by nabbing the defunct Red Lion as a vicarage. A vicar has revealed she asked her church to purchase a rundown pub and turn it into a …

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The Upper Red Lion at Herne, Tesco, and Peter Vickery-Jones

What do the locals make of the tale of an old village pub, a greedy supermarket and a local Councillor? Disgusting, stupid, ignorant… and they’re not talking about the pub or the supermarket. Here’s how the tale has been unfolding over the last couple of weeks in the HB Gazette. The pub closed in March 2011, and is up for …

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