Pub’s quiz finds the answer

A small pub in the New Forest has built an unlikely worldwide following through its weekly lockdown quizzes broadcast over Facebook. Entrants from as far north as the Shetland Islands and as far south as Australia log on to watch the landlord of the London Tavern host the competition.

Santa swiped

A pub landlord is calling on a customer to return a stolen Santa that was swiped from the hostelry. Phil Hoyle, who runs the award-winning London Tavern in Poulner, Ringwood, bought the jolly figure for his Alpine Bar that he’s building in the beer garden.