Hampshire Yeoman pub in Blackfield to become a Sainsbury's store

The Hampshire Yeoman pub landlord Richard Clark.

The Hampshire Yeoman pub landlord Richard Clark.

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by

A VILLAGE pub is set to close and re-open as a convenience store in a move that will create up to 25 jobs.

Blackfield will lose its only watering hole if planning chiefs call time on the Hampshire Yeoman and approve plans to convert the 60-year-old building into a Sainsbury’s Local.

Parish councillors are backing the scheme, which has sparked mixed views in the area.

One of the letters received by New Forest District Council says: “Anything would be better than the eyesore that is the Hampshire Yeoman.

“I’ve lived near the pub since 1996 and it has gradually got worse. The excessive noise from discos going on until past midnight, and the drunken shouting and abusive language at chucking out time, is terrible.

“People say a pub is the heart of a village. If that is the case, Blackfield needs a transplant.”

But the council has also received a letter from a villager who is strongly against plans to turn the building into a convenience store.

The letter says: “The Hampshire Yeoman plays an important role in village life. If a supermarket replaced the pub it would be the end of many people’s social life.”

Landlord Richard Clark, 50, added: “If the Hampshire Yeoman closes I’ll be homeless as well as unemployed.

“I’ve lived in Blackfield all my life and don’t want to see it go – it holds too many memories. It’s the busiest pub in the area and the only one in the village itself. We don’t have any more trouble than any other pub.”

The Hampshire Yeoman is owned by Punch Taverns.

A spokesman said: “It’s always our preference that our pubs continue to trade as pubs.

However, we review our estate regularly and explore other options around the future of our less sustainable sites.

“Following such a review a decision has been made to put the Hampshire Yeoman on the market and we’re currently speaking to interested parties.”

A Sainsbury’s spokesman said the proposed new shop would open next spring if plans to extend the building were approved.

She added: “We believe the new shop will provide a fresh and convenient alternative for local residents looking to top up their food shopping in the area.”

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3:14pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Huey says...

How unusual to have a a photo of someone on this website scowling with their arms crossed!
If Sainsbury keep the picnic tables outside folk can still sit around drinking, it will just cost a lot less.
How unusual to have a a photo of someone on this website scowling with their arms crossed! If Sainsbury keep the picnic tables outside folk can still sit around drinking, it will just cost a lot less. Huey
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3:21pm Mon 24 Sep 12

loosehead says...

So instead of an establishment where adults can drink they're allowing a store where minors can buy beer & hang around trashing the place?
Punch Taverns get real how much did you get offered for this site?
If the council are correct this place was humming so you must be making a profit so you want to keep pubs as pubs?
Liars give me the money
So instead of an establishment where adults can drink they're allowing a store where minors can buy beer & hang around trashing the place? Punch Taverns get real how much did you get offered for this site? If the council are correct this place was humming so you must be making a profit so you want to keep pubs as pubs? Liars give me the money loosehead
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3:31pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Beer Monster says...

Given that there's already a reasonably sized Tesco, does Blackfield need another supermarket?

Punch Taverns haven't even got the backbone to try and renovate the pub first before selling it on.

We had the same issue a few years ago with the Arena/Waterside/Spla
shes in Hythe - a pub with a slightly less than perfect reputation being used as a cash cow rather than the focal point of a community.

A sad day if it does get closed down.
Given that there's already a reasonably sized Tesco, does Blackfield need another supermarket? Punch Taverns haven't even got the backbone to try and renovate the pub first before selling it on. We had the same issue a few years ago with the Arena/Waterside/Spla shes in Hythe - a pub with a slightly less than perfect reputation being used as a cash cow rather than the focal point of a community. A sad day if it does get closed down. Beer Monster
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4:33pm Mon 24 Sep 12

BenjiWinsor says...

I used to live right by this pub and it was a nightmare. Rowdy noisy drunk people at closing time 2 or 3 times each week. We'd have people urinating in our front garden regularly during those times too. I doubt the new residents at my old house will have the same problem from the Sainsburys customers.
I used to live right by this pub and it was a nightmare. Rowdy noisy drunk people at closing time 2 or 3 times each week. We'd have people urinating in our front garden regularly during those times too. I doubt the new residents at my old house will have the same problem from the Sainsburys customers. BenjiWinsor
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4:36pm Mon 24 Sep 12

bigfella777 says...

How can an establishment that sells intoxicating liquor to people possibly be the heart of a community?
If a community can think of nothing better to do than intoxicate themselves then they are quite frankly sick.
The sooner this Victorian tradition of public houses dies out the better.
How can an establishment that sells intoxicating liquor to people possibly be the heart of a community? If a community can think of nothing better to do than intoxicate themselves then they are quite frankly sick. The sooner this Victorian tradition of public houses dies out the better. bigfella777
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4:58pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Georgem says...

bigfella777 wrote:
How can an establishment that sells intoxicating liquor to people possibly be the heart of a community?
If a community can think of nothing better to do than intoxicate themselves then they are quite frankly sick.
The sooner this Victorian tradition of public houses dies out the better.
Too obvious. Troll harder.
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: How can an establishment that sells intoxicating liquor to people possibly be the heart of a community? If a community can think of nothing better to do than intoxicate themselves then they are quite frankly sick. The sooner this Victorian tradition of public houses dies out the better.[/p][/quote]Too obvious. Troll harder. Georgem
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5:35pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Dusty says...

All that aside

You have a Tesco Direct, next door. Post Office over the road, Chemist, Garage selling food etc and a Coop up the road. Blackfield really does not need another Mini market type shop. I live there and i really don't understand this, the catchment area is not that great to warrant it.

I am indifferent about the pub closing, i must say most of the chavs in Heather Road will be disappointed.
All that aside You have a Tesco Direct, next door. Post Office over the road, Chemist, Garage selling food etc and a Coop up the road. Blackfield really does not need another Mini market type shop. I live there and i really don't understand this, the catchment area is not that great to warrant it. I am indifferent about the pub closing, i must say most of the chavs in Heather Road will be disappointed. Dusty
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6:01pm Mon 24 Sep 12

mrsbrown says...

Would be more happy for it to be an asda, the jobs side of it i would say being out here is a good thing! plenty of people out here who need one!, if it is just going to be another convienience store rather then a supermarket (seeing as our nearest supermarket is applemore) then it probaly is not needed.
Would be more happy for it to be an asda, the jobs side of it i would say being out here is a good thing! plenty of people out here who need one!, if it is just going to be another convienience store rather then a supermarket (seeing as our nearest supermarket is applemore) then it probaly is not needed. mrsbrown
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6:43pm Mon 24 Sep 12

4theYEOMAN says...

as for us "chavs" why on earth do we need another over priced convienience store??! if i need to go shopping i have a co-op or a free asda bus to take me to a super market in totton. the HAMPSHIRE YEOMAN has been a part of blackfield for over 60 years, it brings no more hassle than any other pub or the british-legion which remains open supplying "chav drunks" as you put it!!! by opening a sainsburys you will be putting many smaller local business under strain... ie: the bakery, tesco,s, chemist and many more. and as for the job side of it im sure they wont be employing any one local!
as for us "chavs" why on earth do we need another over priced convienience store??! if i need to go shopping i have a co-op or a free asda bus to take me to a super market in totton. the HAMPSHIRE YEOMAN has been a part of blackfield for over 60 years, it brings no more hassle than any other pub or the british-legion which remains open supplying "chav drunks" as you put it!!! by opening a sainsburys you will be putting many smaller local business under strain... ie: the bakery, tesco,s, chemist and many more. and as for the job side of it im sure they wont be employing any one local! 4theYEOMAN
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7:11pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Dusty says...

No more hassle than any other pub, so it does bring hassle?

That surely depends on the clientele
No more hassle than any other pub, so it does bring hassle? That surely depends on the clientele Dusty
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7:11pm Mon 24 Sep 12

bazzeroz says...

Dusty wrote:
All that aside

You have a Tesco Direct, next door. Post Office over the road, Chemist, Garage selling food etc and a Coop up the road. Blackfield really does not need another Mini market type shop. I live there and i really don't understand this, the catchment area is not that great to warrant it.

I am indifferent about the pub closing, i must say most of the chavs in Heather Road will be disappointed.
The reason Sainsbury's or any other of the 'big 4' wants to open up a store is obvious! They buy up the places so that no other rival can, simple as that. They are all greedy, money grabbing conglomerates who don't really give a flying fcuk about the community just, shareholders. They also do it to farm land as well so no one else can compete. There you are, all explained.
[quote][p][bold]Dusty[/bold] wrote: All that aside You have a Tesco Direct, next door. Post Office over the road, Chemist, Garage selling food etc and a Coop up the road. Blackfield really does not need another Mini market type shop. I live there and i really don't understand this, the catchment area is not that great to warrant it. I am indifferent about the pub closing, i must say most of the chavs in Heather Road will be disappointed.[/p][/quote]The reason Sainsbury's or any other of the 'big 4' wants to open up a store is obvious! They buy up the places so that no other rival can, simple as that. They are all greedy, money grabbing conglomerates who don't really give a flying fcuk about the community just, shareholders. They also do it to farm land as well so no one else can compete. There you are, all explained. bazzeroz
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7:18pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Dusty says...

In that case, Sainsburys should just buy the land and build flats on it. Not a store that will lose money. Just to stop other competitors in the areas. The area does not need another convenient store. Its against the share holders interest to put a shop in an area where it wont make money.

I see where you are coming from, no matter how greedy they are, they dont venture in to building stores at a lose, just so no one else can. The market has been captured in the area by tesco and the coop, sainsburys are to late.
In that case, Sainsburys should just buy the land and build flats on it. Not a store that will lose money. Just to stop other competitors in the areas. The area does not need another convenient store. Its against the share holders interest to put a shop in an area where it wont make money. I see where you are coming from, no matter how greedy they are, they dont venture in to building stores at a lose, just so no one else can. The market has been captured in the area by tesco and the coop, sainsburys are to late. Dusty
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7:49pm Mon 24 Sep 12

skin2000 says...

Punch Taverns share price as dropped from about £12 pounds in 2008 to about 7pence now, that is probably why they are trying to sale. Pubs this size have become uneconomic.
Punch Taverns share price as dropped from about £12 pounds in 2008 to about 7pence now, that is probably why they are trying to sale. Pubs this size have become uneconomic. skin2000
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8:17pm Mon 24 Sep 12

SotonLad says...

Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job. SotonLad
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8:51pm Mon 24 Sep 12

chavfreezone says...

25 jobs but not real jobs.
25 jobs but not real jobs. chavfreezone
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8:56pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Georgem says...

chavfreezone wrote:
25 jobs but not real jobs.
Define 'real job'.
[quote][p][bold]chavfreezone[/bold] wrote: 25 jobs but not real jobs.[/p][/quote]Define 'real job'. Georgem
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9:00pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Tirau Dan says...

A win win solution: looks like there is room for a nice little bistro bar on the end of the supermarket to me but I think the locals may have a say in who should run it.
A win win solution: looks like there is room for a nice little bistro bar on the end of the supermarket to me but I think the locals may have a say in who should run it. Tirau Dan
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9:08pm Mon 24 Sep 12

loosehead says...

BenjiWinsor wrote:
I used to live right by this pub and it was a nightmare. Rowdy noisy drunk people at closing time 2 or 3 times each week. We'd have people urinating in our front garden regularly during those times too. I doubt the new residents at my old house will have the same problem from the Sainsburys customers.
You have a Tesco direct there already?
The manager of sainsbury's in Lordshill blamed the Mountbatten pub for the young getting hold of drinks.
the landlady pointed out that the pub didn't sell the brand of Alcohol that they were drinking & the Supermarket did.
as for drunks being loud ( what time?)
there's a law against that & urinating in the streets or your gardens so exactly where were the police?
if this was such a bad place the police would have opposed the liquor licence & there would be no pub any way.
I get annoyed when people move next to a pub & then complain & try to get it shut why move there?
Surely talk to the landlord & the police & try to stop it happening would be better.
once the pub goes that's it but you will still have a problem.
a pub sells pints & how many adults would need to take out 24 pints to the local yobs or kids?
yet it would only take one idiotic adult to take out several cases of lager so how's the drunkenness going to get better?
[quote][p][bold]BenjiWinsor[/bold] wrote: I used to live right by this pub and it was a nightmare. Rowdy noisy drunk people at closing time 2 or 3 times each week. We'd have people urinating in our front garden regularly during those times too. I doubt the new residents at my old house will have the same problem from the Sainsburys customers.[/p][/quote]You have a Tesco direct there already? The manager of sainsbury's in Lordshill blamed the Mountbatten pub for the young getting hold of drinks. the landlady pointed out that the pub didn't sell the brand of Alcohol that they were drinking & the Supermarket did. as for drunks being loud ( what time?) there's a law against that & urinating in the streets or your gardens so exactly where were the police? if this was such a bad place the police would have opposed the liquor licence & there would be no pub any way. I get annoyed when people move next to a pub & then complain & try to get it shut why move there? Surely talk to the landlord & the police & try to stop it happening would be better. once the pub goes that's it but you will still have a problem. a pub sells pints & how many adults would need to take out 24 pints to the local yobs or kids? yet it would only take one idiotic adult to take out several cases of lager so how's the drunkenness going to get better? loosehead
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10:10pm Mon 24 Sep 12

skin2000 says...

I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.
I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer. skin2000
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10:31pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Huffter says...

skin2000 wrote:
I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.
At least 'signing' is a quiet activity.
[quote][p][bold]skin2000[/bold] wrote: I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.[/p][/quote]At least 'signing' is a quiet activity. Huffter
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12:21am Tue 25 Sep 12

new_forest88 says...

best news ever !!!!
best news ever !!!! new_forest88
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12:25am Tue 25 Sep 12

new_forest88 says...

SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
[quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes new_forest88
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6:58am Tue 25 Sep 12

loosehead says...

new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
you're having a laugh aren't you?
Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs).
at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted
[quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]you're having a laugh aren't you? Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs). at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted loosehead
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8:55am Tue 25 Sep 12

skin2000 says...

Huffter wrote:
skin2000 wrote:
I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.
At least 'signing' is a quiet activity.
No Eddie was quite loud, especially in the summer.
[quote][p][bold]Huffter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]skin2000[/bold] wrote: I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.[/p][/quote]At least 'signing' is a quiet activity.[/p][/quote]No Eddie was quite loud, especially in the summer. skin2000
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9:15am Tue 25 Sep 12

Georgem says...

skin2000 wrote:
Huffter wrote:
skin2000 wrote:
I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.
At least 'signing' is a quiet activity.
No Eddie was quite loud, especially in the summer.
Did he have a really huge pen or something?
[quote][p][bold]skin2000[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Huffter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]skin2000[/bold] wrote: I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.[/p][/quote]At least 'signing' is a quiet activity.[/p][/quote]No Eddie was quite loud, especially in the summer.[/p][/quote]Did he have a really huge pen or something? Georgem
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9:39am Tue 25 Sep 12

skin2000 says...

Georgem wrote:
skin2000 wrote:
Huffter wrote:
skin2000 wrote:
I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.
At least 'signing' is a quiet activity.
No Eddie was quite loud, especially in the summer.
Did he have a really huge pen or something?
Didn't see him, only heard him. I wonder what he is doing now?
[quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]skin2000[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Huffter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]skin2000[/bold] wrote: I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.[/p][/quote]At least 'signing' is a quiet activity.[/p][/quote]No Eddie was quite loud, especially in the summer.[/p][/quote]Did he have a really huge pen or something?[/p][/quote]Didn't see him, only heard him. I wonder what he is doing now? skin2000
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10:42am Tue 25 Sep 12

bazzeroz says...

skin2000 wrote:
I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.
What did he 'sign'? Beer mats?
[quote][p][bold]skin2000[/bold] wrote: I used to live next to a pub who had Eddie Smith signing every weekend, now it's a Co Op,I know what I prefer.[/p][/quote]What did he 'sign'? Beer mats? bazzeroz
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10:55am Tue 25 Sep 12

skin2000 says...

Sorry, meant to say sing
Sorry, meant to say sing skin2000
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12:44pm Tue 25 Sep 12

Irate Wintonian says...

loosehead wrote:
So instead of an establishment where adults can drink they're allowing a store where minors can buy beer & hang around trashing the place? Punch Taverns get real how much did you get offered for this site? If the council are correct this place was humming so you must be making a profit so you want to keep pubs as pubs? Liars give me the money
Newsflash - minors cannot buy beer, whether it is in a pub, club or supermarket!
I used to hang around with my mates at my local shops 25 years ago. We didn't trash the place (much). What is wrong with a group of youths congregating in a well lit area where there is most likely going to be CCTV too?
[quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: So instead of an establishment where adults can drink they're allowing a store where minors can buy beer & hang around trashing the place? Punch Taverns get real how much did you get offered for this site? If the council are correct this place was humming so you must be making a profit so you want to keep pubs as pubs? Liars give me the money[/p][/quote]Newsflash - minors cannot buy beer, whether it is in a pub, club or supermarket! I used to hang around with my mates at my local shops 25 years ago. We didn't trash the place (much). What is wrong with a group of youths congregating in a well lit area where there is most likely going to be CCTV too? Irate Wintonian
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1:10pm Tue 25 Sep 12

mattbennett999 says...

The pub has always had a bit of a reputation but I still feel that local communities should have a pub, I am not a big drinker and have only been to the Yeoman for pool matches in years gone by. IMO if people want to drink they will but by removing places within walking distance all that will be achieved is making more people who think it is ok to drink and drive.
The pub has always had a bit of a reputation but I still feel that local communities should have a pub, I am not a big drinker and have only been to the Yeoman for pool matches in years gone by. IMO if people want to drink they will but by removing places within walking distance all that will be achieved is making more people who think it is ok to drink and drive. mattbennett999
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3:12pm Tue 25 Sep 12

new_forest88 says...

loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
you're having a laugh aren't you?
Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs).
at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted
has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening
[quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]you're having a laugh aren't you? Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs). at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted[/p][/quote]has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening new_forest88
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3:19pm Tue 25 Sep 12

loosehead says...

new_forest88 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
you're having a laugh aren't you?
Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs).
at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted
has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening
So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?
[quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]you're having a laugh aren't you? Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs). at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted[/p][/quote]has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening[/p][/quote]So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing? loosehead
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3:27pm Tue 25 Sep 12

loosehead says...

Irate Wintonian wrote:
loosehead wrote:
So instead of an establishment where adults can drink they're allowing a store where minors can buy beer & hang around trashing the place? Punch Taverns get real how much did you get offered for this site? If the council are correct this place was humming so you must be making a profit so you want to keep pubs as pubs? Liars give me the money
Newsflash - minors cannot buy beer, whether it is in a pub, club or supermarket!
I used to hang around with my mates at my local shops 25 years ago. We didn't trash the place (much). What is wrong with a group of youths congregating in a well lit area where there is most likely going to be CCTV too?
Newsflash you're having a laugh aren't you?
Minors who look older than they are buy alcohol in supermarkets.
Adults ( if you can call them that) buy alcohol for minors.
In a pub a landlord or bar staff can be prosecuted for selling to a minor.
If an adult is caught buying for a minor in a pub he can be rejected from the establishment.
All Landlords Bar Staff have the right to refuse to serve you if they believe you've had enough.
most Supermarkets don't see you drinking alcohol in store do they so they have no clue who's going to drink it have they?
So they have absolutely no responsibility do they?
Then we get idiots calling for the price to rise which shuts even the responsible pubs yet the supermarkets can continue to offer knock down alcohol to any one who looks old enough
[quote][p][bold]Irate Wintonian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: So instead of an establishment where adults can drink they're allowing a store where minors can buy beer & hang around trashing the place? Punch Taverns get real how much did you get offered for this site? If the council are correct this place was humming so you must be making a profit so you want to keep pubs as pubs? Liars give me the money[/p][/quote]Newsflash - minors cannot buy beer, whether it is in a pub, club or supermarket! I used to hang around with my mates at my local shops 25 years ago. We didn't trash the place (much). What is wrong with a group of youths congregating in a well lit area where there is most likely going to be CCTV too?[/p][/quote]Newsflash you're having a laugh aren't you? Minors who look older than they are buy alcohol in supermarkets. Adults ( if you can call them that) buy alcohol for minors. In a pub a landlord or bar staff can be prosecuted for selling to a minor. If an adult is caught buying for a minor in a pub he can be rejected from the establishment. All Landlords Bar Staff have the right to refuse to serve you if they believe you've had enough. most Supermarkets don't see you drinking alcohol in store do they so they have no clue who's going to drink it have they? So they have absolutely no responsibility do they? Then we get idiots calling for the price to rise which shuts even the responsible pubs yet the supermarkets can continue to offer knock down alcohol to any one who looks old enough loosehead
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10:23am Wed 26 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

BenjiWinsor wrote:
I used to live right by this pub and it was a nightmare. Rowdy noisy drunk people at closing time 2 or 3 times each week. We'd have people urinating in our front garden regularly during those times too. I doubt the new residents at my old house will have the same problem from the Sainsburys customers.
No your right, with Sainsburys opening at 6am and being allowed to serve alcohol from this time it'll be 10am not 10pm that people will be urinating and being sick in the garden!!!!!
[quote][p][bold]BenjiWinsor[/bold] wrote: I used to live right by this pub and it was a nightmare. Rowdy noisy drunk people at closing time 2 or 3 times each week. We'd have people urinating in our front garden regularly during those times too. I doubt the new residents at my old house will have the same problem from the Sainsburys customers.[/p][/quote]No your right, with Sainsburys opening at 6am and being allowed to serve alcohol from this time it'll be 10am not 10pm that people will be urinating and being sick in the garden!!!!! katrina_27
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10:31am Wed 26 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
Ha Ha what a joke you are!!!!!! clearly you don't know the landlord or the pub otherwise you wouldn't have written this poor excuse of a comment, the pub has a policy like all pubs NOT to serve alcohol to those who are intoxicated and abusive thugs???? Licensed door staff are in the pub friday and saturday nights but they are NOT responible for these people once out of the grounds!!!!!!
[quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]Ha Ha what a joke you are!!!!!! clearly you don't know the landlord or the pub otherwise you wouldn't have written this poor excuse of a comment, the pub has a policy like all pubs NOT to serve alcohol to those who are intoxicated and abusive thugs???? Licensed door staff are in the pub friday and saturday nights but they are NOT responible for these people once out of the grounds!!!!!! katrina_27
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10:33am Wed 26 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
How is this???????
[quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]How is this??????? katrina_27
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10:46am Wed 26 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

Dusty wrote:
No more hassle than any other pub, so it does bring hassle?

That surely depends on the clientele
Name a local pub in the area that doesn't have any hassle??
[quote][p][bold]Dusty[/bold] wrote: No more hassle than any other pub, so it does bring hassle? That surely depends on the clientele[/p][/quote]Name a local pub in the area that doesn't have any hassle?? katrina_27
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10:55am Wed 26 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
you're having a laugh aren't you?
Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs).
at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted
has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening
So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?
I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??
[quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]you're having a laugh aren't you? Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs). at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted[/p][/quote]has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening[/p][/quote]So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?[/p][/quote]I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis?? katrina_27
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10:57am Wed 26 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

bigfella777 wrote:
How can an establishment that sells intoxicating liquor to people possibly be the heart of a community?
If a community can think of nothing better to do than intoxicate themselves then they are quite frankly sick.
The sooner this Victorian tradition of public houses dies out the better.
Not every person that drinks here intoxicates themselves, like ALL pubs people have abit too much, but yes your right, Sainsburys will bring the whole community together!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: How can an establishment that sells intoxicating liquor to people possibly be the heart of a community? If a community can think of nothing better to do than intoxicate themselves then they are quite frankly sick. The sooner this Victorian tradition of public houses dies out the better.[/p][/quote]Not every person that drinks here intoxicates themselves, like ALL pubs people have abit too much, but yes your right, Sainsburys will bring the whole community together!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!! katrina_27
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1:55pm Wed 26 Sep 12

lowe esteem says...

katrina_27 wrote:
Dusty wrote:
No more hassle than any other pub, so it does bring hassle?

That surely depends on the clientele
Name a local pub in the area that doesn't have any hassle??
Insert the name of a pub that you know that specialises in Real Ale or Good Food or Entertainment that doesn't have Lager or Alcopops as it's main sale.

Not just me then?
[quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dusty[/bold] wrote: No more hassle than any other pub, so it does bring hassle? That surely depends on the clientele[/p][/quote]Name a local pub in the area that doesn't have any hassle??[/p][/quote]Insert the name of a pub that you know that specialises in Real Ale or Good Food or Entertainment that doesn't have Lager or Alcopops as it's main sale. Not just me then? lowe esteem
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2:11pm Wed 26 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

I think you should read your comment, then mine. The pub unfortunately like most places that sell alcohol including those that sell real ales and hold entertainment licenses all have hassle. I asked you to name a local pub that doesn't??
I think you should read your comment, then mine. The pub unfortunately like most places that sell alcohol including those that sell real ales and hold entertainment licenses all have hassle. I asked you to name a local pub that doesn't?? katrina_27
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2:35pm Wed 26 Sep 12

lowe esteem says...

katrina_27 wrote:
I think you should read your comment, then mine. The pub unfortunately like most places that sell alcohol including those that sell real ales and hold entertainment licenses all have hassle. I asked you to name a local pub that doesn't??
I don't live local to you(waterside), but there are nice pubs in your locality surely?-Marchwood, Aslett and Hythe have good pubs I have visited, but you really need to do your own research.
Think you should read other people's comments more thoroughly too.
[quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: I think you should read your comment, then mine. The pub unfortunately like most places that sell alcohol including those that sell real ales and hold entertainment licenses all have hassle. I asked you to name a local pub that doesn't??[/p][/quote]I don't live local to you(waterside), but there are nice pubs in your locality surely?-Marchwood, Aslett and Hythe have good pubs I have visited, but you really need to do your own research. Think you should read other people's comments more thoroughly too. lowe esteem
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3:27pm Wed 26 Sep 12

loosehead says...

katrina_27 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
you're having a laugh aren't you?
Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs).
at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted
has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening
So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?
I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??
Katrina if you read my post properly I was saying kids that by alcohol from supermarkets were drinking it at the same time as taking drugs.
I was supporting the pub so why the attack?
I do talk from experience as I was a doorman on the Southerners in town & I saw it all.
[quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]you're having a laugh aren't you? Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs). at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted[/p][/quote]has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening[/p][/quote]So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?[/p][/quote]I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??[/p][/quote]Katrina if you read my post properly I was saying kids that by alcohol from supermarkets were drinking it at the same time as taking drugs. I was supporting the pub so why the attack? I do talk from experience as I was a doorman on the Southerners in town & I saw it all. loosehead
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4:51pm Wed 26 Sep 12

endzone says...

Punch Taverns spokesman.''It is always our preference that our pubs continue to trade as pubs''.You couldn't make it up!!
Punch Taverns spokesman.''It is always our preference that our pubs continue to trade as pubs''.You couldn't make it up!! endzone
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9:58am Thu 27 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

lowe esteem wrote:
katrina_27 wrote:
I think you should read your comment, then mine. The pub unfortunately like most places that sell alcohol including those that sell real ales and hold entertainment licenses all have hassle. I asked you to name a local pub that doesn't??
I don't live local to you(waterside), but there are nice pubs in your locality surely?-Marchwood, Aslett and Hythe have good pubs I have visited, but you really need to do your own research.
Think you should read other people's comments more thoroughly too.
I read the comment thoroughly, again you haven't named a pub that hasn't had any trouble, agreed there are a few nice pubs but they do have issues from time to time and in all the area's you have named the police have been called to on numerous occasions! I have done my research which is why i don't agree with comments made, just because the pub has had a bad reputation in the past doesn't mean it is still the same place, the current landlord has done an amazing job since taking over and mindless comments from people who don't even drink in the place infuriates me!
[quote][p][bold]lowe esteem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: I think you should read your comment, then mine. The pub unfortunately like most places that sell alcohol including those that sell real ales and hold entertainment licenses all have hassle. I asked you to name a local pub that doesn't??[/p][/quote]I don't live local to you(waterside), but there are nice pubs in your locality surely?-Marchwood, Aslett and Hythe have good pubs I have visited, but you really need to do your own research. Think you should read other people's comments more thoroughly too.[/p][/quote]I read the comment thoroughly, again you haven't named a pub that hasn't had any trouble, agreed there are a few nice pubs but they do have issues from time to time and in all the area's you have named the police have been called to on numerous occasions! I have done my research which is why i don't agree with comments made, just because the pub has had a bad reputation in the past doesn't mean it is still the same place, the current landlord has done an amazing job since taking over and mindless comments from people who don't even drink in the place infuriates me! katrina_27
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10:05am Thu 27 Sep 12

katrina_27 says...

loosehead wrote:
katrina_27 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
you're having a laugh aren't you?
Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs).
at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted
has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening
So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?
I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??
Katrina if you read my post properly I was saying kids that by alcohol from supermarkets were drinking it at the same time as taking drugs.
I was supporting the pub so why the attack?
I do talk from experience as I was a doorman on the Southerners in town & I saw it all.
This comment was not aimed at you loosehead , so apologises if it offended you.
[quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]you're having a laugh aren't you? Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs). at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted[/p][/quote]has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening[/p][/quote]So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?[/p][/quote]I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??[/p][/quote]Katrina if you read my post properly I was saying kids that by alcohol from supermarkets were drinking it at the same time as taking drugs. I was supporting the pub so why the attack? I do talk from experience as I was a doorman on the Southerners in town & I saw it all.[/p][/quote]This comment was not aimed at you loosehead , so apologises if it offended you. katrina_27
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3:51pm Thu 27 Sep 12

loosehead says...

katrina_27 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
katrina_27 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
you're having a laugh aren't you?
Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs).
at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted
has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening
So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?
I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??
Katrina if you read my post properly I was saying kids that by alcohol from supermarkets were drinking it at the same time as taking drugs.
I was supporting the pub so why the attack?
I do talk from experience as I was a doorman on the Southerners in town & I saw it all.
This comment was not aimed at you loosehead , so apologises if it offended you.
Thank You!
[quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]you're having a laugh aren't you? Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs). at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted[/p][/quote]has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening[/p][/quote]So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?[/p][/quote]I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??[/p][/quote]Katrina if you read my post properly I was saying kids that by alcohol from supermarkets were drinking it at the same time as taking drugs. I was supporting the pub so why the attack? I do talk from experience as I was a doorman on the Southerners in town & I saw it all.[/p][/quote]This comment was not aimed at you loosehead , so apologises if it offended you.[/p][/quote]Thank You! loosehead
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3:51pm Thu 27 Sep 12

loosehead says...

katrina_27 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
katrina_27 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
loosehead wrote:
new_forest88 wrote:
SotonLad wrote:
Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.
my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes
you're having a laugh aren't you?
Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs).
at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted
has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening
So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?
I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??
Katrina if you read my post properly I was saying kids that by alcohol from supermarkets were drinking it at the same time as taking drugs.
I was supporting the pub so why the attack?
I do talk from experience as I was a doorman on the Southerners in town & I saw it all.
This comment was not aimed at you loosehead , so apologises if it offended you.
Thank You!
[quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]katrina_27[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loosehead[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]new_forest88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Perhaps if the landlord had run a better pub, didn't allow drunks and abusive thugs to behave the way they did when they left then he would still have a job.[/p][/quote]my thoughts exactly it will stop most the trouble in blackfield if that place goes[/p][/quote]you're having a laugh aren't you? Where ever you find a supermarket style shop you find under age drinkers ( to mask the drugs). at least with the pubs raids can happen & landlords prosecuted[/p][/quote]has the landlord ever been prosecuted then .... nope for all the fights and drugs taken in that place and dont say no one takes drugs in there ive been there there all off there face and wanna fight if u ask me the pub should shut down and the people that drink in there should grow up and maybe none of this would be happening[/p][/quote]So as I've asked before exactly what have the police been doing?[/p][/quote]I didn't realise drugs could only be used in pubs!!!!!!!!!!! More likely taken before entering the pub and if you knew the landlord or the staff these people are asked to leave! And why if you were under suspicion of drug use did you not call the police? No of course not, rather bad mouth something you actually haven't got a clue about on the internet!! The police?? The police have been called to this pub once this year, what about other pubs in the area that police are called to on a regular basis??[/p][/quote]Katrina if you read my post properly I was saying kids that by alcohol from supermarkets were drinking it at the same time as taking drugs. I was supporting the pub so why the attack? I do talk from experience as I was a doorman on the Southerners in town & I saw it all.[/p][/quote]This comment was not aimed at you loosehead , so apologises if it offended you.[/p][/quote]Thank You! loosehead
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