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Columbo group co-founder Steve Ball said councils should try and rejuvenate, not regulate, areas

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Calls to limit pub numbers slammed

By Emily Sutherland

Calls to give local authorities greater powers to limit the number of pubs and bars in areas where they are concerned about health risks have been criticised by operators.

Live music pub plans praised

Live music pub plans praised

By Joe Lutrario

Two groups representing local government have welcomed the Government's plans for greater consistency on live music licensing. The Local Government...

Councils to adopt softly-softly approach to ban

Councils to adopt softly-softly approach to ban

By Mark Wingett of M&C Report

Local councils are to take a "softly-softly" approach to enforcing the upcoming smoking ban on 1 July. The Local Government Association (LGA) has...