LISTEN: Chris Porter, Chair of The Harrow CBS Group, on campaigners winning CAMRA's Pub Saving Award

Dec 27, 2017, 03:58 PM

A plucky band of villagers who saved their local pub from closure have been recognised for their efforts with a national award.

Following months of campaigning, residents of Stockbury purchased The Harrow, a 200-year-old pub that had been put up for sale by brewer Shepherd Neame.

The new owners have now won Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) Pub Saving Award, which recognises communities that prevented the closure of their local.