Health & safety

Best Bar None continues to soar

Best Bar None continues to soar

By Georgina Townshend

Best Bar None (BBN) has continued to roll out new schemes across the country, and now operates in 70 towns and cities.

Trouble spot: police were called to pubs after a spate of anti-social behaviour

Antisocial group prompts Cromer pubs to shut early

By Georgina Townshend

Pubs in Cromer, North Norfolk, closed early on Saturday night to “avoid trouble” after several reports of anti-social behaviour and public disorder over the weekend.

Calculated attack: CCTV footage of Jason Fossett setting fire to the Two Brewers. Image provided by Metropolitan Police.

Man who set fire to a Stonegate LGBT bar receives life imprisonment

By Georgina Townshend

Staff from the Clapham-based Two Brewers, owned by pubco Stonegate, have been praised for their cooperation with the police after a man set fire to the bar in a “carefully calculated attack” – the second time he has tried to torch the venue.

Liberation Group is the latest pubco to ban plastic straws

Liberation Group bans plastic straws

By Michelle Perrett

Liberation Group is the latest pub chain to stop offering plastic straws in its pubs to help fight environmental waste.