THE pub of the year contest for 2012 has now finished.
The votes have been counted and we can now reveal that this year’s winning pub is The Sun Inn, Main Street, South Hiendley.
More than 600 votes were cast from the Express area.
Terry Mason, landlord of The Sun Inn received an engraved trophy and an Express vinyl banner to display for all to see.
The runner-up from the Pontefract and Castleford Express area was The Olde Tavern at South Baileygate, Pontefract who also received a banner.
Thank you to all the readers across both districts who took the time to send us their votes and to the 42 pubs for taking part, displaying posters and vote boxes and getting into the spirit of the competition.
We received more than 2,100 voting slips this year!