The Mortimer Community Benefit Society was founded in May 2018 to purchase the Bell at Yarpole, a community owned pub in North Herefordshire situated midway between the market towns of Ludlow and Leominster. 257 people have become shareholders and work together to ensure the long term survival of the Bell at Yarpole. Would you like to join us? For £100.00 you can be a part owner in this 17th century heritage pub. By becoming a shareholder you are able to vote at the AGM and help direct and preserve the building. Download a Share Application form.

The MCBS held its Annual Members Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 19th October. 

The Accounts for 2022 – 23 can be viewed here.

The Minutes of the AGM can be viewed here. The Discussion on the future of the Bell can be viewed here.

The Bell at Yarpole plans to re-open under community management every Friday evening from December 1st.


Offering a warm welcome at the heart of our community.

Registered with the Financial Conduct Authority No: 7793

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