Another round for landlords

PUBLISHED: 17:36 11 October 2006 | UPDATED: 11:00 06 May 2010

Gloria and Allen Folds outside the Pied Piper

Gloria and Allen Folds outside the Pied Piper

PUB regulars celebrated the success of a petition to bring back their landlords after they were re-appointed by a brewery. Customers of The Pied Piper, in Oaks Cross, Stevenage, were dismayed when landlords Gloria and Allen Foulds were relocated to anothe

PUB regulars celebrated the success of a petition to bring back their landlords after they were re-appointed by a brewery.

Customers of The Pied Piper, in Oaks Cross, Stevenage, were dismayed when landlords Gloria and Allen Foulds were relocated to another pub and over 70 people signed a petition asking for their return.

Regular Denise Lawler said: "There was nothing wrong with the new pub landlords but we missed Gloria and Allen and we wanted them back.

"We phoned the brewery and they said it's not their policy to bring previous landlords back to pubs but they changed their minds when we submitted our petition."

The husband and wife duo, who had been landlords at The Pied Piper for over four years, left the pub in July but were back behind the bar last week.

Gloria said: "We are so pleased and touched by the response we have had from our regulars.

"It is unheard of for a brewery to put landlords back into a pub once they have left. We are so happy to be back.


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