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A Fond Farewell To The Licensee Of A Local Hostelry – 60 Years Ago

18th April 2022 | Letters

I read with interest the letter sent in last month by Glynn Tunneycliff concerning ‘The Railway Arms’. This prompted me to get in touch as I recently acquired a copy of the Leicester Evening Mail newspaper dated Tuesday October 16th 1962. The front page showed a photograph of Mrs Florence Barratt saying farewell to her customers at The Railway Arms in Kibworth Beauchamp. Florence and her late husband George ran the pub together for 16 years, having taken up the licence in 1946. Sadly, George passed away in 1954. But Florence took over the business and continued to run the establishment in her own name.

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17th March 2022 | Letters

I was interested in reaction to my attempt in the February issue, at offering a litany of Kibworth Plans. TWENTY YEARS OF THEM - and to what purpose or whose benefit?

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