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Community hero cuts the ribbon for refurbished Coventry pub

Coventry Editorial 19th Mar, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A COVENTRY hero who has gone above and beyond to spread joy was honoured at a special ceremony to reopen a city pub.

Paula Twigg was invited to be a VIP at the Phantom Coach pub on Fletchamstead Highway and officially relaunch the refurbished pub by cutting the ribbon last week.

Paula was made a local hero for being a great help and solid support at Leigh Church of England Primary School, where she has worked as a receptionist for nine years.

She was nominated by pupils for always being ‘smiley’ and ‘making everyone happy’.

The celebration at the Phantom Coach follows a recent make over, which saw the pub refreshed as a ‘Sizzling Pub and Grill’ with a new look and updated menu.

Sallie Jones, general manager, said when we were discussing the pub reopening, we decided we would really like to give back to someone in the local community who constantly goes the extra mile, and we definitely found that in Paula Twigg.

“She has worked at Leigh Church of England Primary School, for over nine years and it was brilliant that we were able to spoil her for the evening,” she added.

“The pub has been given a fantastic new look, great products and a brand new menu, incorporating pub favourites from the UK and around the world, and we’re thrilled to be able to give back to the local community by finding Coventry’s local hero.”