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 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?)”