Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE : Bethersden community pub allocated £250,000 funding [January 2023]

The press release issued by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on 17 January 2023.

The George Pub in Bethersden, Kent has been allocated £250,000 from the Community Ownership Fund.

The pub is a seventeenth century building that needs an upgrade after been closed since October 2020.

The George’s future plans

Once it reopens, the pub will provide facilities for the community. This will include support to combat social isolation for vulnerable groups and a place for local groups to socialise.