The Gunner gets a make-over

Much-loved and longest standing regular John Hall found himself on the other side of the bar when he was guest of honour at his local pub's re-opening.

Thursday, 10th November 2016, 11:18 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:39 pm
John Hall the pub's longest standing regular, pulls the first pint at the refurbished The Gunner, North Shields. Picture by Michael Baister Photography.

The 84-year-old was invited to pull the first pint in the refurbished The Gunner in North Shields.

The pub, owned by Greene King, has received a full make-over, with a new colour scheme, televisions and menu, and extra beer garden seating.

Ten new jobs have been created.