Jokers paint pub pink .. and send landlord a bill

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: Floor, Building, Storey

A historic pub was given an overnight makeover - and the landlord is far from tickled pink. Pranksters turned up in the dead of night and transformed...

A historic pub was given an overnight makeover - and the landlord is far from tickled pink. Pranksters turned up in the dead of night and transformed the Prince of Wales, which was built in 1540. Now the traditional black and white inn, part of a row of historic Tudor buildings, is a vivid candyfloss pink - Mirror

A derelict pub in east Devon has been severely damaged by fire. Six fire crews, using breathing apparatus and an aerial platform, tackled the blaze at the Royal Oak in Exminster, near Exeter. The fire started in the early hours of Sunday and destroyed much of the roof and the first floor. The ground floor was damaged by smoke and water. The cause of the fire is still being investigated. Police officers were also at the scene - BBC

Compliance with the workplace smoking ban increased to an all-time high of 97 per cent last year, the Office of Tobacco Control said yesterday as it marked the fifth anniversary of the ban.A year after the ban was introduced, some 94 per cent of premises inspected were found to be obeying the new law.The Vintners Federation of Ireland said the spirit of the legislation had been accepted by publicans and it was now time to review what constitutes an acceptable outdoor smoking area. Publicans can allow smoking in an outdoor area provided that not more than 50 per cent of the structure's perimeter is covered by a wall, window, gate or other structure - The Irish Times

Drambuie: The liqueur maker has signed a deal to shift its whisky procurement, blending, bottling, warehousing and logistics from Glenmorangie to Morrison Bowmore Distillers early next year - The Times

Related topics: Other operators

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Pub Trade Guides

View more