Recording the slow, sad death of the British pub
This place was run by Bill Mathieson until he passed away nearly 93 in 2006. I only went in there once the previous year. Amazing place. Because he was unsteady on his feet we had to serve ourselves and leave the money on the bar. He even ran the ancient petrol pump opposite. While we were there some farmer came in to pay his weekly petrol bill.
Has now reopened after 5 years shut.
Great news it was my uncle Bills pub.