News

Peter Maitland

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our dear friend and colleague Peter Maitland, on Monday 13th May. Peter was well known in the Parish of Stockland for his long-term service to the local community, as a Parish Councillor and member […]

Please support our kitchen project!

We have applied for a grant from the Calor Rural Community Fund for help with the Kings Arms kitchen refurbishment project. Our initial application has been accepted, but in order to get to the next phase of the funding process, we need members of the […]

Happy Easter from SCPL

Easter news Management Committee We are delighted to announce that local retired businessman John Vickery has recently been co-opted onto the management committee.   This is a welcome boost to our numbers at this very busy time. Renovation The second Listed Building Consent from East Devon […]

The Day Fyfe Robertson Played Skittles at the Kings Arms

Those of our readers of a certain age will remember the BBC roving reporter Fyfe Robertson, a distinguished figure who graced our TV screens during the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Check out the video below to look back to 1964 when Fyfe visited Stockland, to […]

Report on AMM and Accounts for 2018

The Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) of the Society took place on 7th February and was attended by at least 70 members. The Management Committee reported on the Society’s performance for the year ending 30th September 2018, and plans for the current and future years. The […]

SCPL ANNOUNCEMENT – THE KINGS ARMS INN, STOCKLAND, IS NOW UNDER COMMUNITY OWNERSHIP!

SOCIETY’S FIVE YEAR CAMPAIGN FINALLY BEARS FRUIT The photo above shows the moment Mike Pugh (centre) handed the keys of the Kings arms to the Chairman of SCPL, Peter Maitland, with the other members of the Management Committee alongside, suitably attired for a very cold […]

Kings Arms Stockland – Garden Makeover Begins

taming the jungle at the heart of stockland! A big Thank You to all our volunteers who helped at various times throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday last! Saturday morning in particular was very cold, but the team soon warmed up once the work […]

A NEW YEAR BRINGS NEW LIFE TO THE KINGS ARMS INN, STOCKLAND

Opportunity Knocks….. The re-birth of the pub has reached a very exciting stage.  Having recently exchanged contracts with the current owners, Stockland Community Pub Limited will soon take full ownership of the Kings Arms Inn. We have a whole range of opportunities for Members and […]

Stockland Community Pub

scpl featured in paper for honiton Stockland Community Pub Limited (SCPL) were featured in last week’s edition of the paper for Honiton. Editor Tim Dixon believes that Stockland provides a perfect example of what can be achieved when a community comes together to save vital […]

SCPL EXCHANGES CONTRACTS ON THE KINGS ARMS INN

INTEREST RATE ON LOAN FROM HORATIO REDUCED SCPL exchanged contracts for the purchase of the Kings Arms Inn, Stockland on 30th November 2018.  Completion is expected to occur on or before 18th January 2019.  We appreciate this is later than anticipated, however the transaction has […]