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Marking a troublesome week…

A blog in two parts as we discuss the current concern of womens safety, and mark 1 year since THAT address to the nation…

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Welcome to the Last Chance Saloon

Could this become the busiest bar in town?

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Is that light at the end of the tunnel?

(or is it an oncoming train?)

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Covid, Christmas & The Great Scotch Egg Strategy

  Here at the Tuppenny we are very good at putting a brave face on things, at just cracking on with what needs to be done, at keeping calm and carrying on. Anything that has been thrown at us, or put out to trip us up, has been dealt with, overcome, or circumvented, always with […]

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Lockdown Two musings from Linda

Here we are again. There have been a few tears from me tonight, partly because of the genuine love in the building all evening and partly because of the heartbreak of closing again.  Hopefully just for 4 weeks, but what follows here is the emotional outburst after an amazingly busy night to say thank you […]

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Here we go again…

Lockdown is upon us again. Like your favourite pair of slippers, familiar and snug, but tatty, a bit whiffy and generally distasteful to the rest of society. As you were then folks… For us at first glance, from Thursday it is pretty much going to be business as usual, but the April to June model. […]

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The View from Under the Bus

  The news today announcing the 10pm curfew for pubs and bars, the Governments latest “finger-in-the-air” scheme to control the spread of Covid-19, initially came as another demoralising hammer-blow to us, losing us what on paper are nine of our often most profitable hours of trade. However, we realise it could have been worse for […]

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How hard is it to follow a simple rule?

  We are a long way into this lockdown thing now. It has been nigh on six months in fact. You would have thought we would be used to it and in control. But apparently not. Infection rates are climbing, there are localised breakouts, and a trip round town, day or night, illustrates how much […]

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Is Live Music Back?

  The more alert of you will have noticed we recently snuck up a new event. An event that features some live music. Those of you with long memories will realise that this is auspicious as it will be our first live music since mid-March. However, do not get too excited in thinking this marks […]

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Don’t Forget – We still have the Tuppenny Shop & DeliverBrew

I just wanted to pen a quick reminder that even though full lockdown is (for the moment) over you can have your slice of the Tuppenny at home still as the shop is very much an ongoing thing, and something we are slowly developing. Since we re-opened the bar we took the decision to treat […]