Health & safety

Pub loses licence after knife attack

By Stuart Stone

The Prince of Wales, in Rochester, Kent, has had its licence revoked with immediate effect following a knife attack on 10 March.

Safe havens: MPs, NHS, police and businesses celebrate safe spaces

Impact of safe spaces recognised at parliamentary reception

By Stuart Stone

Multi-agency partnership schemes that reduce crime and vulnerability in the night-time economy were celebrated by MPs, members of the NHS and police, and businesses at a parliamentary reception hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group and Portman...

New standards: as of 1 April low energy ratings could block the letting of pubs

Low energy ratings to block pub lets

By Stuart Stone

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations are coming into force on the 1 April changing the rules on around whether a pub can be let to a tenant or not.

Shut up: the Mill pub in Salisbury has been closed as part of police investigations (image credit: Chris Talbot)

Diners warned to wash clothes after poisoned spy incident

By Nikkie Sutton

Customers of a pub and a restaurant that were closed as part of investigations into the poisoning for a former Russian spy and his daughter have been advised to wash their possessions after nerve agents traces were discovered.

Sleeves rolled up: the staff at the Lindisfarne Inn provided 50 motorists with shelter from the wintry weather

Room at the inn for stranded motorists

By Stuart Stone

The Lindisfarne Inn, just south of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, opened its doors to 50 motorists stranded in the snow despite rooms being fully booked.