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Toppesfield villagers band together in to buy their pub

14 December 2012 Last updated at 14:11 GMT

People living in an Essex village have pooled more than £150,000 to help buy their pub.

The rest of the money for the Admiral Taverns pub, The Green Man, in Toppesfield, near Halstead, was raised by a mortgage and a "substantial donation" from a charity with links to the village.

Kevin Burch reports.