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Black Country pub cuts prices of pints to under £3 and invites community to 'come and drink with us'

An old-fashioned Black Country pub has slashed its prices and invited people to 'come and drink with us' to 'give back' to the area during the cost of living crisis.

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Mandy Merrix behind the bar

The Waggon and Horses in Oldbury has reached out to the community to come and see the traditional pub for themselves – tempting them with lower prices on all draft beers, taking them below £3 a pint.

The leaseholder, who asked not to be named, said he wants to 'give back' to the area and those who might be struggling with the cost of living crisis but still want to visit their local.

"I've had this pub for seven years, and it's a proper locals pub," he said. "It deserves to be busy every day.