16 Tuesday, 7 July 2009 London Lite Cucumbers 29p65p Each Pointed Cabbage 39p79p Each Aubergines Prices correct at time of going to print & valid for a limited period only. Offers subject to availability. Not available from stores in N.I & R.O.I. All sizes & measurements may vary. Colours & models may vary. www.lidl.co.uk Available in-store now! Iceberg Lettuce Courgettes New Potatoes 1.5kg Pack 3.9p/100g 89p1.84 Per kg 39p87p Each 59p1.19 Per Pack 39p89p Each Five pints... oh, and the pub please FIVE friends clubbed together to buy their local pub when they feared it would be sold and lose its individuality. Andrew Thornton, 37, James Potts, 38, Nigel Doughty, 39, Damien Brown, 42, and Ben Shaw, 32, raised 175,000 to buy the licence for Islingtons Marquess Tavern when it went up for sale, each putting up 35,000 to outbid rivals for the Regency-style building. The pals, who are all lawyers, are now offering advice to community groups and regulars who want to save their pubs. Mr Thornton said they were on a night out in their local when they heard it would be sold. We were mortified, he said. One of our group said, The only way to keep this a community pub is to buy it. ONLY 18 per cent of Londoners are on the NHS transplant register -- even though nine out of 10 say they support organ donation. A map of the capital shows only one in 10 people in Barking and Dagenham, Brent and Newham has agreed to donate, compared with a third in Richmond and Twickenham. BY GEORGINA LITTLEJOHN Only18% aredonors Were all prepared to wait a few years to get our investments back -- were not out to person- ally make a profit. We just want to keep it in the community. The group spent three months giving the pub a makeover after buying it this time last year, and now they employ 18 staff i n c l u d i n g m a n a g e r Damien Geninqizza. They meet once a week over a beer in the pub to discuss the operation, although their role is mainly backstage. I wont be giving up law. This is just a hobby, said Mr Thornton. Just inn time: manager Damien Geninqizza , left, with Andrew Thornton; inset, the Marquess Palschipintosavelocalboozer Do you tweet? Follow us at: LondonLiteNews index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html