'Plans to force pubs to use CCTV under fire'

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Big Brother-style plans to force pubs to install CCTV cameras raise 'serious privacy concerns', the surveillance watchdog has warned. Police are...

Big Brother-style plans to force pubs to install CCTV cameras raise 'serious privacy concerns', the surveillance watchdog has warned. Police are telling pubs, clubs, restaurants and off-licences they will not support their licensing applications unless they agree to train the intrusive cameras on their customers - The Daily Mail

A workman had to have his leg and arm amputated after he was crushed by a falling chimney at a pub in Newcastle. The victim was renovating the old Centurion pub in Throckley when the accident happened and doctors had to remove his leg at the scene on Tuesday - BBC

A city councillor is doing his bit to help struggling pubs by pledging not to buy alcohol from supermarkets for a year - and is asking for 500 more people to join him.Stephen Little, Green Party councillor for Town Close ward, has also set up a group on Facebook called 'Save the pub - no alcohol from supermarkets', as part of his bid to help the city's struggling watering holes - Norwich Evening News

A pub which allowed punters to decide how much to pay for their meals has been forced to close its doors.The Bull's Head pub in Newton-le-Willows shut less than 12 months after running an innovative 'Fix your own price' night - St Helens Today

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