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Re: Northumberland Arms at Risk!
« Reply #58 on: October 01, 2018, 02:35:48 PM »
Amazon I have to agree 100% with you comment. 

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« Reply #57 on: October 01, 2018, 11:25:34 AM »
Enticed by the prospect of some Malaysian 'street food' and a pizza Mrs barndoor and I called into The Thumb the other weekend (the first time we've been since its renovation, as it happens). The beer was great, we loved its new decor, and the lingering odour of stale B.O. in the front room has gone. The place has much to commend it.

But that infernal slamming front door! We had planned on staying for the evening, but its relentless bone-shaking 'bang!' as people entered and left - which was frequently - quickly became too much to bear, and we left after just one drink. Perhaps the proprietors might want to consider ways of minimising its noise impact, because we certainly won't be returning until it's been addressed.
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« Reply #56 on: October 01, 2018, 08:56:30 AM »
But that infernal slamming front door! We had planned on staying for the evening, but its relentless bone-shaking 'bang!' as people entered and left - which was frequently - quickly became too much to bear, and we left after just one drink. Perhaps the proprietors might want to consider ways of minimising its noise impact, because we certainly won't be returning until it's been addressed.
I've passed that comment onto a member of the Thumb management committee.
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« Reply #55 on: September 30, 2018, 08:40:14 PM »
Enticed by the prospect of some Malaysian 'street food' and a pizza Mrs barndoor and I called into The Thumb the other weekend (the first time we've been since its renovation, as it happens). The beer was great, we loved its new decor, and the lingering odour of stale B.O. in the front room has gone. The place has much to commend it.

But that infernal slamming front door! We had planned on staying for the evening, but its relentless bone-shaking 'bang!' as people entered and left - which was frequently - quickly became too much to bear, and we left after just one drink. Perhaps the proprietors might want to consider ways of minimising its noise impact, because we certainly won't be returning until it's been addressed.

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Re: Northumberland Arms at Risk!
« Reply #54 on: January 16, 2018, 05:56:18 AM »
Here's another little video about the Thumb from Manchester TV:

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« Reply #53 on: December 27, 2017, 08:24:15 AM »
The Thumb made the national news yesterday. Here's an ITV clip and I believe a different version was on BBC too:

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« Reply #52 on: December 16, 2017, 09:32:34 PM »
Had the pleasure of visiting the Thumb this afternoon, and of a chat with some of the customers.

Rick, the chairman of the society that now owns the pub, admitted freely that their communication has been terrible, but that basically there was just so much to do.  As such they have concentrated on just getting everything that needed to be done, done so they could open.

For my money, they have done a grand job and I hope the pub has a good future ahead of it.  It's a great pub for young and old, and without a lot of hard work and dedication, it would have been lost forever.

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« Reply #51 on: December 14, 2017, 12:04:21 PM »
Good luck to all involved with all the hard work you have put into this.  Here's to a successful New Year.  Cheers! :)

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« Reply #50 on: December 14, 2017, 09:07:15 AM »
We now have full details of the Thumb opening times over Christmas:



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Re: Northumberland Arms at Risk!
« Reply #49 on: December 13, 2017, 07:39:49 PM »
On one hand, I think the communication could have been a lot better with shareholders.
On the other hand, I've never tried to re-open a pub that's been been closed for some time, and do all the work that this requires!

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« Reply #48 on: December 13, 2017, 09:51:50 AM »
anyone received their share certificate and invite to Saturday yet ?

In a word, no, neither have some others I know.

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« Reply #47 on: December 13, 2017, 08:53:21 AM »
They are replying to questions on their FB page saying that the pub will be open from 4pm on Saturday.

When I added a comment and a link to this thread it was deleted, which is a bit disappointing but never mind.

I haven't seen a full announcement anywhere yet but if / when I do I'll pop the details here.


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« Reply #46 on: December 12, 2017, 08:47:10 PM »
anyone received their share certificate and invite to Saturday yet ?

No not here yet.
I spoke to someone on the committee on Saturday and he seemed fairly sure that they would open on Saturday and they have just posted a video of beer coming out of a tap!
Hopefully will get the details for Saturday soon........
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« Reply #45 on: December 12, 2017, 08:38:44 PM »
anyone received their share certificate and invite to Saturday yet ?

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« Reply #44 on: December 03, 2017, 10:32:07 AM »
Latest news is that the Thumb reopening will now be Saturday 16th December. They were aiming for the 9th but there has just been too much to do!

More details a bit nearer the time.

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