Here’s a little information about the team behind Littlehempston Community Pub Ltd.:
Accountant trying to retire and CAMRA member.
First visited the Tally in the ’50s as a 13 year old. Spent 34 years in the Royal Navy, rising from baby stoker to Warrant Officer. Spent 27 months on Loan Service, to the Sultan of Brunei’s Armed Forces as Technical Planning Officer for The Flotilla. Appointed MBE in 1991 following service as Squadron Marine Engineer Officer to Mine Counter Measures Operations during the First Gulf War. Started a small coach business called Moor to Sea which was eventually sold to Girlings of Plymouth, and finished with them as a Transport Manager. Can often be found on a bicycle wobbling around the local lanes with my chums from Teign Valley Pedal Bashers after happy sessions at The Tally!
A finance professional who until recent retirement owned a Business Development Consultancy company. Prior to that was employed as CEO of an AB Electrolux subsidiary. Early career was spent as Management Accountant / Financial Director working for companies in both the manufacturing and service industries.
Currently Secretary and Main Branch Contact of the South Devon Branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale).
HND in Hotel and Catering Management and trained at the Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London. Previously owned and managed the Sea Trout Inn, Staverton and Maltsters Arms, Tuckenhay and currently partner in the Smugglers Inn, Dawlish. Director of Exeter Inn LLP, Smuggler’s and Pirates Inns Limited, and Roseberry Estates Limited.
Worked for many years in music promotions for companies including Stiff Records, Island Records, Bullet, IRS Records and EMI, and with artists such as Madness, Kirsty McColl, Tracy Ullman, The Alarm, Jools Holland, Squeeze, Peter Frampton, Go-Go’s, Robbie Williams, Crowded House, Diana Ross, Jon Secada, Starsailor, Cold Play, Supergrass, Pink Floyd and many others.