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Pewter At The Manchester Arms

The pewter mug from the Manchester Arms measures approximately 4 4/3 inches and 3 3/4 inches in diameter at the mouth.

On the lip just to the left of the handle there is a “PINT” stamp, and to the left the makers mark, the letter “E”, a picture of a crown, and the letter “R”. 21 more words


The Gas Lamp

There are so many quirky, atmospheric, out-of-the-way pubs in Manchester. The Gas Lamp is my latest discovery. Part of the attraction is its hidden gem mystery. 103 more words


Croydon's dirty two dozen food outlets worst in outer London

Croydon has more restaurants and takeaways with zero-star hygiene ratings than any other outer London borough.

According to a report by ITV, there’s a dirty two dozen Croydon eateries which have scored a blank with the Food Standards Agency. 330 more words


beer garden

The term beer garden was familiar to me, but I was never sure exactly was it meant. Is it a garden? What is grown there, other than beer? 118 more words

Tess Kincaid

Norbury pub scheme blocked by Town Hall planning officials

Local resident PAUL ORGANE wants to know why Croydon Council has blocked the creation of a community hub

I use Norbury daily, for the railway station to get to work, the bank, the park and the post office. 567 more words

Croydon Council

Eggs: pickled and otherwise

I noticed a big jar of pickled eggs on the shelf in The Castle Hotel pub, and wondered if people actually eat them with a pint. 192 more words

Tess Kincaid