Here we have assembled links to websites that may be useful.
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The Community Pub Business Support Programme
From the website;
More than a Pub: The Community Pub Business Support Programme is a £3.62 million, 2-year programme that will see a comprehensive package of business development support, advice, and loan and grant funding being delivered to community groups in England to help them establish community-owned pubs that can clearly demonstrate how they will bring significant social, economic and environmental benefits to their communities.
10 March 201

Plunkett Foundation information on the above programme.

£1.5 million Pub Loan Fund
From the website;
The new ‘Pub Loan Fund’ will help community groups take over the running of their much-loved local, by providing small loans to start feasibility work, pay for lawyer’s’ fees or get materials for refurbishment.

Pub is the Hub
From the website;
Inspired by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in 2001, Pub is The Hub operates as a ‘not-for-profit’ organisation dedicated to offering advice and support to licensees, rural pubs and community services as well as to communities considering the options for acquiring their local pub and the range of responsibilities involved.

Save Your Local Pub – Information page
A great step by step information page.

How councils and communities can save pubs
Great information booklet by CAMRA on the legalities and procedures for saving local pubs.

Campaigning for threatened historic buildings
Organisation which helps old building under threat.