Hunting Down The Beerhunter In Aston On Trent

Derbyshire Evening Telegraph pub legend – The Beerhunter – has been promoting boozers in Derbyshire for decades. I am happy to confirm I will often visit pubs on his recommendation and his column is still the essential read in the local rag. The word on the street is that whilst he is a man who… Continue reading Hunting Down The Beerhunter In Aston On Trent

Ha…Ha…Ha…Ha Staying Alive Staying Alive (Just) In Coxbench

Coxbench is a tiny village situated next to Little Eaton in Derbyshire and is doing remarkably well to retain a village pub. It doesn’t have a huge amount of chimney pots but there are enough to keep it going with its close proximity to Little Eaton and Holbrook and with a bit of council support… Continue reading Ha…Ha…Ha…Ha Staying Alive Staying Alive (Just) In Coxbench

Blue Is The Colour: Celebrating Survival In Thrussington

Some facts about Thrussington (a) It’s got a population of around 600 people (b) it has two pubs (c) it’s got a bus service to Melton Mowbray and (d) it’s next door to Brooksby Melton College, home of Mansfield Town’s Academy. The fourth fact might be the most surprising considering The Stags ground is around… Continue reading Blue Is The Colour: Celebrating Survival In Thrussington