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A Final Update

Dear Investors and Villagers, We wanted to take a moment to update you all on the progress that the Community Benefit Society has made following our last update. As you know we commissioned a survey and received back the results which alerted us to the very poor condition of the structure of the building. Subsequent […]

Survey Results: an update

Dear All, We have now had a chance to go through the full survey report and want to let you know that it has given rise to several new areas of major concern.  There are a number of new issues with both the main building and outbuildings that have been reported, each of these have […]

What a result!

The people of Marsh Gibbon have delivered us an incredible totaliser result. Your belief in the project is outstanding and we thank you sincerely. What an incredible amount – well done Marsh Gibbon!!!We will now begin the process of working through the necessary legal arrangements,. Keep everything is crossed for our final survey next Tues, […]

We’ve done it!

What a community response!! We’ve done it! Our first level target of £160,000 has been achieved – THANK YOU! To all of you who invested early, thank you. You quickly established us as a credible and real option and without you our negotiations would not have been possible. To all of you who provided input and […]

Share Offer Extension: what you need to know …

The Greyhound Community Pub Share Offer was set to end on 1st March, 2022. Throughout the share offer it had become obvious that two key things were stopping us from reaching our target: The community expected both Ewelme and the current tenants to make significant contributions towards the dilapidation costs Unless these contributions were negotiated, […]

The Greyhound Inn Community Pub Update

Dear Investors, For those of you who invested after the last email update, or who weren’t at the village hall update last Saturday, we thought it would be useful to confirm where we have got to and the decision which has been made to extend the share offer, to the end of March, in order […]

Open letter to the Marsh Gibbon community

As we are less than 2 weeks from the end of the Community Share offer, the Community Benefit Society wanted to update you on the status of the fundraising campaign and the negotiations with Ewelme and the current tenants of the pub. Thank you to everyone who has invested thus far – your commitment is […]

You asked, we listened …

We know our community is passionate about our project to save the pub but we also acknowledge it has many questions about the Community Share Offer and our battle to save and reopen The Greyhound Inn. We have been listening to you, and have compiled a list of frequently asked questions that we hope will […]

Public Meeting Notification

The Steering Group is holding a public meeting on Saturday 29th January at The Village Hall at 6pm. The team will be there to answer any questions you night have and to give you an update on progress and where the share offer stands so far. What is more, the ‘Pop-Inn’ will be open and […]