Health & safety

Time to talk: Portman Group chief executive John Timothy saysd he wants to kickstart a

Safe spaces play a vital role in night-time economy

By Stuart Stone

According to a new report by MAKE Associates, safe spaces play a key role in alleviating pressure on police resources and local accident and emergency departments and could return over £100m per year to the NHS.

Repeat offender: thief targeted five pubs across the north-east

Fruit machine raider could face jail

By Stuart Stone

A thief who stole thousands of pounds from five bars and social clubs across Northumberland and Tyneside, pleaded guilty to four counts of burglary and was found guilty of a fifth after a trial.

Pub collisions: police were called to car crashes at the Cinque Port Arms and the Hare & Hounds

Arrests made after multiple car crashes at Kent pubs

By Stuart Stone

Police were called to incidents at the Cinque Port Arms in New Romney and the Hare & Hounds in Ramsgate on Friday night (24 November) and the early hours of Sunday morning (26 November) respectively.