Grendon pub to reopen as village volunteers pull together to help new landlady

A Wellingborough village pub is set to reopen after volunteers rallied to help the new landlady get the hostelry ready for the first day of business since before the pandemic.

The much-loved Half Moon public house was the subject of a community campaign to bring the village facility back into use, with many residents pledging financial support to ensure its survival.

In April 2021 it was feared that the former Charles Wells pub could be lost after an application for the ‘erection of four flats and conversion of existing outbuilding to village shop and post office’ was made – but