Health & safety

'Huge blow': the Black Lion in Anglesey will close for the next few week after a car crashed into it

Pub hit by car to close for ‘next few weeks’

By Stuart Stone

The Black Lion pub in Llanfaethlu, near Holyhead in Anglesey, north Wales, will close for the ‘next few weeks’ after a car crashed into the Grade II-listed building’s façade.

Quick evacuation: more than 70 fire officers battled the blaze at Yummy Pub Co's Somers Town Coffee House

'Serious' blaze at Yummy Pub Co site

By Nikkie Sutton

A serious fire has damaged the roof and second floor of Yummy Pub Co's Somers Town Coffee House pub in Euston, central London, forcing it to close.

Staying on track: what responsibility pub operators have to ensure that cyclists don’t exceed legal drinking limits?

What do pubs need to know about alcohol and cycling?

By Stuart Stone

What are the laws on cycling and alcohol consumption, and what responsibility do pub operators have to ensure cyclists don’t exceed legal drinking limits if they are riding their bike to and from the pub?

Private conveniences: At least 1,782 public toilets have closed across the UK between 2006 and 2017, freedom of information requests revealed.

Private conveniences: Open-door policy?

By Stuart Stone

Need to spend a penny? You don’t even have to spend that much to use the toilets at US branches of Starbucks now, but what does it means for UK pubs?