So many pubs are no more

On a visit to Berwick on Saturday, March 4, I decided to take a nostalgic tour to see the pubs and clubs I enjoyed so much in the 1960s.

Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 8:00 am

I was both saddened and surprised to see how many of these establishments were no more.

However, my cherished memories remain, memories of really happy times.

I was pleased to see that two of these pubs still remain, namely The Thatch and Free Trade.

As for another remaining pub, the Brown Bear, I have no hesitation in stating that mine host Alec Gibson was one of the best publicans I have ever met, and believe me I have met a few.

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