A PUB near a Herefordshire town which has "stood derelict" for six years is forging ahead with fundraising so it can reopen.

The Radnor Arms, near Kington, closed down in 2016 but, in the years since, the village and surrounding area have clubbed together to purchase the building for the community.

Following the closure, by the order of environmental health, in the spring of 2016, the group produced a report on the pub and its future and called a village meeting.


The village said it is delighted to have the opportunity to reinstate its pub.

Now, the community working to return the Radnor Arms Hotel in New Radnor to life has announced a series of upcoming events which everyone is invited to join.

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An online questionnaire to help shape a happy future for the pub is available to complete.

Open now is a photo competition to produce photos of the area around New Radnor at the end of each month for a 2024 calendar which will be available for sale in the Autumn of 2023.


Artwork from an exhibition held throughout November and December is still available for viewing and purchase online. Items include work by a range of artists.

A Sunday night fundraising quiz will take place at The Hub in New Radnor on Sunday, February 5, at 7pm, and it is hoped these will be a feature of the winter months.

Teams of up to six and you can go and join a team on the night, with entry at £2 per person. Prizes, a raffle and drinks will be available from the bar.