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Popular landlords retire after 17 years

By Carolyn Thorpe Wednesday 12th March 2014
Sue and Ron Speed, with son Scott, after the couple retired from running the Travellers Inn, Oxspring following 17 years in charge.

A COUPLE who have run a pub in Oxspring for over 17 years have retired.

 

Sue and Ron Speed said farewell to the Travellers last week.


The pub has been run as a family business with son Scott in the kitchen, daughter Melanie Parry acting as head waitress and barmaid, while grandchildren Becky and Reece also helped out.


Over the years the pub has also become widely known for its annual harvest auctions which have raised more than £25,000 for charity.

 

Pub company Punch Taverns is planning to invest £150,000 in the pub and is searching for a new a landlord.

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