The Cross Keys Pub in Redgrave officially becomes the community’s pub after they receive the keys
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After seven busy months of planning and fundraising to save their village pub a community has finally received the keys.
The Cross Keys pub in Redgrave, near Diss, was originally offered to the community by vendor for £300,000 in April.
Villagers' rallied to buy shares, donate money and hold fundraising events.
At the end of October residents celebrated taking ownership of pub subject to legal matters.
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And on November 24 Redgrave Community Society Limited were given the keys.
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Fiona Kenworthy, who is a committee member, said: 'The pub will remain closed for refurbishment, but the new owners now look forward to proudly opening the doors again in the new year as a free house, with a new look, and owned and run by the community.'
Further details on the plans for re-opening will be available on the website.