Each week, more than a dozen pubs shut their doors for good in towns and villages across the country. That equals hundreds every year and many of those that don't shut up shop end up in the hands of the big brewery chains.
But as Dave Mason reports, one community in Bath is hoping to retain the character of its local pub by persuading regulars to buy it between them.
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