Legal battle over former pub
PROTESTERS fighting to keep their local pub open are mired in a legal battle with its owners over their campaign website.
The Save the Halfway House group's website was taken down after the trust which owns the former pub threatened legal action against the company which hosts it.
A similar demand has been made to a new host for the site, but as Stroud Life went to press, it remained online.
The Novalis Trust and some villagers are locked in a dispute over the pub in Box on Minchinhampton Common.
Sunday and Monday evenings £12.00 per head for an all inclusive meal with Indian and Thai cuisine (normal price £14.50).
Bring this voucher to the restaurant complete with your name and email address on it.
Terms: Expires 31st July
Contact: 01452 223782
Valid until: Wednesday, July 31 2013
The trust, which runs the next door Cotswold Chine School, said it wishes to use the building as a cafe where its older students could have cookery and catering training.
But some residents want the pub returned to private ownership and re-opened.
Trust CEO Jake Lukas said it instructed solicitors to issue a notice to take the site down because it believed statements on it were defamatory. He also said the trust does not intend to reverse the decision to close the pub.