The Tumbledown Dick is an historic Farnborough pub thought to date back to the 1600s. It was closed down in 2008 after failing a health inspection. Controversy has surrounded a bid to turn it into a McDonalds restaurant, with the Friends of the Tumbledown Dick group campaigning for the pub to be turned into a community and live music venue.
As a decision looms on the future of the old Tumbledown Dick pub, here are the arguments of the people campaigning for it to become a community music and arts venue and those who think McDonald's is the best option for the site
Marnie has been Editorial Director of the Surrey and Hampshire titles for eight years. The titles were originally part of the Guardian Media Group's regional division before being sold to Trinity Mirror in 2010. Before that she worked at the BBC as a producer for 5 Live having moved to national radio from BBC Sussex and Surrey.