Meet Up Mondays start at the Chequer Inn

On Monday 30 th September we are opening the doors of the pub to run 'Meet Up Mondays' from 9,30-11-30 am. Whats is that I hear you ask? MeetUpMondays is an idea created by publican Mick Dore, of The Alexandra in Wimbledon, to address loneliness. For two hours on a...
Support from BBC Radio Kent

Support from BBC Radio Kent

BBC Radio Kent Dominic King chats to one of the original campaigners who is hoping the community will buy back the Chequer Inn. With £320k accounted for, only £100k is left to be found by villagers. Listen here...   Penny Bernard joins Anna Cookson on the...

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We are in the Kent Online paper

We are in the Kent Online paper

A great article in this weeks East Kent Mercury. With £212,000 raised by over 200 residents of Ash, we now only have £118,000 to reach our target to buy back the Chequers as a community hub. Thanks to Plunkett Foundation supporting our request of an additional £50,000...

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Loan and Grant application accepted!

Loan and Grant application accepted!

MORE GOOD NEWS!!!! Letter received from the Plunkett Foundation today :- "I’m pleased to be able to confirm that, following the recent Loan and Grant panel, your application was successful and the panel have agreed a conditional offer for your group. " A grant of...

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We have made the 200k mark!

We have made the 200k mark!

Thank you to all shareholders that attended our meeting on Monday. Due to some very generous additional share applications by our shareholders, we now raised an additional £60k in one week, and now have £208,150 in share applications!! Well done to all for a great...

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We reached the 150 K mark! Thank you!

We reached the 150 K mark! Thank you!

A great big thank-you to a recent big investor who has got on-board with us to bring our total now over £152,000. Fantastic amount for a community to raise. We are looking forward to meeting all investors next Monday at our first internal meeting to discuss future...

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Tribute to Swing …and Pies Next Friday 10th March

Tribute to Swing …and Pies Next Friday 10th March

Our next Chequer Inn Pub Night is only a week away! Come and enjoy a tasty pie, a good beer and live music!   The male singing trio “Our Way” will be entertaining the pub singing tunes from the Swing era (Sinatra and the Rat Pack style).   You will also hear...

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