News

Tenant Found For Kings Arms Inn Stockland

As many readers will know, we have recently undertaken a series of interviews with prospective tenants. We have chosen our preferred team, and we are working with them towards a formal tenancy agreement. We are confident that this team will bring the Kings Arms back […]

Another opportunity to get hands on at the Kings Arms!

Don’t worry, Nigel has done the heavy work, this is another chance for DIYers to get involved! Can you spare a few hours this weekend to help us out? There is more paint prep (cleaning/filling/sanding) to do, and of course more painting. We have topped […]

Thank you to our Thatchers

The re-thatching work on the Kings Arms Inn is complete thanks to the hard work carried out by Master Thatcher Jason Duggan (above right) ably assisted by Simon Towler (above left). This proved to be a very difficult job due to historical issues which had […]

Pub Sign Resurrected – Kings Arms Inn, Stockland

Earlier in August, Stockland’s  very own Three Amigos braved a wobbly tower to hoist the well loved and recently restored pub sign. From left to right they are Mike, John and Brian. (The worried looking chap at the bottom of the picture is Damian). It […]

Behind the scenes at the Kings Arms Inn, Stockland

Those readers who regularly pass through the village will be aware of the activity around the pub as the rethatching progresses and other work is carried out. This week we take a peek behind the scenes and focus on a painstaking project carried out by […]

rebirth of the pub sign

The old sign was in a very bad way before it was taken down and rescued by some of our volunteers. If you are wondering where it has got to, it is safely housed in the village where it has been lovingly restored by Alan […]

Kings Arms Inn Benefit Gig Announced!

Steve Knightley in: ‘old songs & new songs’ For One Night Only – Sat 5th October 2019 7.30pm Steve Knightley is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter/musician and founder member of widely acclaimed folk/acoustic roots trail-blazers ‘Show of Hands’. We are delighted to announce that Steve will […]

Stockland Community Pub Limited – Kings Arms Update 2nd July 2019

Calor Rural Community Fund  The bad news is that despite the best efforts of our supporters, we unfortunately did not receive enough votes to qualify for the final selection process, so we have missed out on this potential grant source.  Renovation Better news is that […]

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 […]