September 2, 2018

The first dinner guests at The Winterbourne were treated to a delicious tasting menu last night to launch the dining by head chef Roger Hawkshaw.  Several members of WBCP managed to get one of the 40 places to enjoy the first food prepared on the premises in nearly 11...

July 17, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Roger and Emie Hawkshaw as the tenants to run our pub.

Roger and Emie met in 2000 working together in a two AA Rosette restaurant in Dartmouth.  Roger then went on to become Sous Chef to John Burton-Race, in the Michel...

June 12, 2018

The scaffolding has at last come down allowing the new windows to be fitted and our decorators to finish the exterior decoration.  Our pub is starting to look fantastic!

Inside, work has started on fitting our new kitchen.  Just at the first fix stage at the moment but...

April 28, 2018

We have now owned the pub nearly two months and a lot has been going on inside and out!


Our decorators are working their way round the outside of the pub applying our new colour scheme:


Volunteers have helped to clear the grounds and started cutting the grass!


We have...

March 24, 2018

Our community volunteers and contracted trades have been making great progress over the past two weeks in preparing The Winterbourne for reopening.

Outside, the new roof on the older part of the building is complete:

Inside, Phil and his team of helpers have done the mes...

February 14, 2018

At our last shareholder meeting we outlined three key outstanding actions to complete the purchase of our pub. We are delighted to confirm that:

- We are now registered as a Community Benefit Society - FCA ref 7716

- We have clarified the position re VAT and have sub...

January 16, 2018

We hope that you enjoyed the festive season, and we wish all our followers a belated happy new year.

Our progress towards saving our pub is moving forward well and we wanted to share some of the progress with you here:

- Our work towards converting to a Community Benefit...

January 10, 2018

To date, we have been posting news on our Facebook page at but we realise not all our supporters use this form of social media so going forward we will also post news updates here.

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