A PUB near Malvern has celebrated its long-awaited re-opening.

The Plough and Harrow at Guarlford has been re-developed and re-opened by pub company Brunning and Price.

It officially re-opened ay 5pm on September 18.

In a Facebook post, the management said: "It feels really, really good to finally say it’s opening day.

"Thank you to everyone in the local community who have supported us so far and to all the people, colleagues and staff who have made this all possible."

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The opening of the pub is set to create around 50 new jobs in the area.

The old house and the historic pub have been joined and now have the addition of a garden room that will look out onto a stone patio, lawns and a wildflower meadow beyond.

Upstairs there is a Private Dining room that will seat 20 for small gatherings and large family meals.

It also has a private balcony with views across the Malvern Hills.

Josh Nicholson has been hired as manager, moving to Guarlford with his girlfriend Chloe and their 3-month-old baby girl, Isabella.

Brunning and Price is a group of 72 pub restaurants started in the North West of England and North Wales.