It seems Tesco have a solution to the perception that their pub take-overs aren’t all about the community and philanthropy.
The solution? throw £500 into the opening budget, and hand it to someone local, who will inevitably be grateful and provide a suitable photo opportunity for the local press.
In Hutton of course it was St Francis Hopsice who were the recipients of the ‘commitment to the community’ donation
Undoubtedly some suitable cause will benefit for the benefit of Tesco when (if) they arrive in Warley – remember it’s by no means a foregone conclusion – other places have succeeded in halting the shopping leviathan…