Health & safety

Violent storms: pubs suffer floods, roofs collapse, fallen trees and submerged beer gardens as Storm Ciara hits the UK

Storm Ciara

Storm Ciara wreaks havoc on pubs

By Alice Leader

Britain saw quite the blustery weekend as Storm Ciara ripped through the country with up to 80mph winds, inflicting havoc on some of the UK’s beloved pubs.

Danger to all: the inspection found serious deficiencies that put residents, hotel guests and staff members at risk

Publican sentenced over fire safety breaches

By Alice Leader

The owner of the Foresters Arms pub and hotel has been convicted after admitting serious breaches of fire safety law after its standards “fell far short”.

Australia ablaze: pubs are raising money to help fight the wildfires in Australia (image credit:

How are pubs battling Australian bushfires?

By Alice Leader

As the bushfires continue to wreak damage and destroy wildlife, native Australian animals need more help than ever spurring various pubs to do their charitable bit to help.

Breaking and entering: a licensee held a burglar to the ground after he broke into his pub and tried to smash a fruit machine open

Licensee catches burglar red handed

By Alice Leader

A licensee pinned a burglar to the floor after the intruder smashed through a window and began attacking a fruit machine with half a paving slab.

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