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'You ran a great friendly place and made everyone feel welcome': Tributes to pub set to close soon

Pub regulars have expressed their sadness after it was announced that their beloved local is to close after the brewery sold the premises.

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The proprietor of the Old Chainyard, on Castle Street, Coseley, said she will soon shut up shop and that Red Oak Taverns, which owns the building, was selling up to supermarket chain Asda.

Amanda Fisher, landlady, took to Facebook to announce the impending closure of the pub, thanking her 'loyal customers' and asking people to share their memories of the times they spent there.

In the days since the initial post, dozens of people have shared their experiences and offered their condolences.

On Facebook, Stacey Daly said it was 'a great friendly place' that 'made everyone feel welcome'.