Police

Christmas trouble: police crack down on crime in pubs to create a merrier Christmas

Troublemakers can expect 13-month pub ban

By Alice Leader

Cumbria Police are knuckling down on drink-fuelled trouble in pubs and clubs across Whitehaven by implementing a bar ban for troublesome customers, spanning both this Christmas and next.

Trouble spot: police were called to pubs after a spate of anti-social behaviour

Antisocial group prompts Cromer pubs to shut early

By Georgina Townshend

Pubs in Cromer, North Norfolk, closed early on Saturday night to “avoid trouble” after several reports of anti-social behaviour and public disorder over the weekend.

Help in a crisis: pubs are 'focal points' for members of the public in need

Pubs praised for helping Manchester terror attack victims

By Georgina Townshend

Hospitality venues such as pubs are “focal points” for members of the public in need of help, providing “assistance and reassurance”, it has been said following the terrorist attack in Manchester on Monday (22 May).

Social media and the law

Technology

Social media and the law

By Poppleston Allen

Whether you are a social media guru or have never posted a tweet in your life, the platform is here to stay.

Planning for Euro 2016 & the Queen's birthday

Sports

Planning for Euro 2016 & the Queen's birthday

By Poppleston Allen

The Government announced last week that pubs will be permitted to sell alcohol on the evenings of Friday 10 and Saturday 11 June until 1am the following morning.

Call for an end to 24-hour licensing

Licensing

Call for an end to 24-hour licensing

By Emily Sutherland

Staff from across all three emergency services have attacked 24-hour licensing, calling for a return to old pub licensing hours amid increasing concerns about the “huge strain” alcohol is putting on police, ambulance staff and firefighters.