New licensees take over The Ship Inn, Axmouth

PUBLISHED: 11:45 19 June 2009 | UPDATED: 23:43 15 June 2010

THE Ship Inn is now running under new licensees Dave Searle and Ruth Hansford. The couple took over the lease on June 18 and are holding an opening party with a free buffet at 8pm, on Monday, June 22. Both have been working in bars since t

THE Ship Inn is now running under new licensees Dave Searle and Ruth Hansford.

The couple took over the lease on June 18 and are holding an opening party with a free buffet at 8pm, on Monday, June 22.

Both have been working in bars since they were 18 and Ruth previously ran a pub in Bishopswood.

She said: "The pub trade is in my blood. I'm glad to get The Ship Inn up and running and hope to get all the locals back."

There will be live music, a curry and pint on Friday and Saturday nights and pensioner meals at discount prices.


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