‘A small start to a New Year’

A New Year and a new start.  What a fabulous time we had at last nights party…and what a hangover.  The Star Inn was completely packed out and everyone was in the party mood.  But now it’s time to get down to some normality: business as usual.  To be truthful, I’ll be glad to getContinue reading “‘A small start to a New Year’”

The Star Inn Reopens -Oh What an Atmosphere!

A very quick one tonight, but I will do a more in-depth one tomorrow.  The Star Inn opened it’s doors yesterday – or should I say ‘reopend’ it’s doors.  What a fantastic day it was, and a lovely turn out.  As you can see the bar looks fab doesn’t it and very contemporary.  The atmosphere,Continue reading “The Star Inn Reopens -Oh What an Atmosphere!”

Rounding up: Loose ends

 This post is one  in a special week of  celebrating Echostains I year Birthday blog The last couple of days have been a bit hectic.  I’ve not even twittered!   The concert last night  for the toilets at The Star Inn  went down really well.  Did we achieve the money we needed for BOG AID? clickContinue reading “Rounding up: Loose ends”

The Star Inn: We got Friends, We had Ale, But we need a Toilet Quickly!

What a great meeting it was last night at the Star Inn, Back Hope Street, Salford.  A very good turn out indeed: wall to wall people!  There have been many developments since the locals bought the pub.  As you can see from the picture, the black gloss mock Tudor beams have gone.  There are aContinue reading “The Star Inn: We got Friends, We had Ale, But we need a Toilet Quickly!”

The Star Inn: Resurgence!

The weather may have been windy, wild and blustering: the rain pelting down, but what an exciting day it was for The Star Inn!  Today another door opened on a new  exciting chapter in the pubs history!  They thought it was all over – but it wasn’t!  In truth, it’s only just starting!   The people enteredContinue reading “The Star Inn: Resurgence!”

The Star Inn: A Cliff Hanger…

 What a great meeting it was last night in the Friendship pub, Prestwich Manchester.  The Star committee were well organised.  There were five groups , ranging from Finance to Community.  The builder’s group, which were the largest was very busy: packed with men offering their ideas and services.  One of the proposals, and first on the agenda Continue reading “The Star Inn: A Cliff Hanger…”

The Star Inn Salford: It’s all Over………

Yes, the proverbial Fat Lady has just sang, and it’s not last orders!  The regulars have only been and gone and done it….saved the Star from being flattend or converted or whatever unknown fate awaited it!  Regulars got together and bid at for their beloved local when it came up at auction.  They put theirContinue reading “The Star Inn Salford: It’s all Over………”

The Star Inn, Salford: Time for Last Orders (or is It?)

The Star Inn back Hope Street Salford up for auction It is nearly 30 years since my father and I discovered this pub.  It became a firm favorite of ours and saw many a family celebration.  I’ve not been in for a few years, but I’m going in tonight.  It may be to say goodbye…but Continue reading “The Star Inn, Salford: Time for Last Orders (or is It?)”