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Number of Members now 156
A Great Reaction to the ‘Crunch Time’ leaflet has led to a dramatic increase in sales of Community Shares in the Henry Jenkins. The total, as of 30th November, now stands at £170,750.00 which is 74% of our ambitious target! WELL DONE EVERYONE! The target figure we set – £230,000 – now really does seem achievable. Our membership figure has risen to 149, which is fantastic Read more about A Great Reaction!![…]
On Monday 13th November, Janet, Dave (Chairman) and Bryan (Treasurer) attended a seminar in Leeds, hosted by the Plunkett Foundation. Attendees from a number of Community Shops and Pubs from a wide area discussed their own particular situations and received information and support from specialist advisors. One fantastic success story came from the team from Read more about Plunkett Seminar in Leeds[…]
A meeting between HJCP and officers of the HBC to discuss the decision not to reinstate the ACV on the ‘eastern-annexe’ of the Henry Jenkins Inn, has been arranged at the Council Offices in Harrogate for 11.00 am on 4th December 2019.
On 30th August HBC informed the HJCP that their application to have the ACV reinstated on the ‘eastern-annexe’ of the Henry Jenkins had been unsuccessful. The letter stated that we have provided insufficient evidence to prove that: a) That primary use of the building in the recent past furthers the social well-being or social Read more about ACV application refused by HBC[…]
Following the vote by members of the Henry Jenkins Community Pub Ltd to campaign for the whole of thel Henry Jenkins Pub, the updated Business Plan and Community Share offer are now available online. You can view them on our KEY DOCUMENTS page.
A decision whether to grant our application for an ACV on the ‘eastern annexe’ of the Henry Jenkins will be decided by HBC on 30th August
KM PC discussed the ACV application at their monthly meeting at Greygarth Chapel, Dallowgill with a view to their making a response to HBC, which we hope and expect to be positive for us…
Mr Fielder rejected our offer to purchase the Pub which we sent July 3. He was quite open in telling us he wants to sell at a price that recoups ALL of the costs he has incurred over the last 8 years, including the costs of his failed appeals! This is the second time an Read more about Pub purchase offer rejected[…]
An offer to purchase both parts of the pub was placed with the owners, David Fielder & Justin Claybourn. Copies were sent to Harrogate Borough Council and the local Parish Council were notified. This bid falls within the moratorium time given after the owner of the Pub notified that it was for sale.
We wrote to David Fielder requesting a meeting to negotiate the purchase of the pub. Unfortunately, he replied with preconditions, insisting that any such meeting include a justification by us of our future plans, followed by an offer of £250k (or close to) for half of the pub! Of course, these preconditions were totally unacceptable Read more about Preconditions to meeting unacceptable[…]