Royal bar­gain

Kyabram Free Press - - NEWS -

THE LOCALS up at Sea Lake have solved their dilemma of hav­ing no lo­cal pub.

They have bought the town’s mag­nif­i­cent Royal Ho­tel, which stopped trading 12 months ago.

Locals formed a co-op to buy the 36-bed two-storey pub re­cently for what seems a bar­gain price of $180,000.

And with nearby Lake Tyrell draw­ing big crowds of tourists, many from China, the new own­ers are con­fi­dent the former pop­u­lar town meet­ing place will ex­pe­ri­ence boom times again.

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