Smoke Ban Rebel

Hogan: quit the pub trade

Smoke ban rebel closes pub

By Lesley Foottit

Smoke ban rebel Nick Hogan closed his Lancashire pub for good last night, blaming the smoking ban and cheap supermarket alcohol. He and wife Denise...

Hogan: smoking ban caused problems for staff at his pub

Ejected pub smoker returns with knife

By Lesley Foottit

Nick Hogan became the subject of yet more controversy after a man escorted from his pub for smoking returned with a knife.

Hamish Howitt

Smoke ban rebel fails in High Court

By MA reporter

Blackpool smoke ban rebel Hamish Howitt has failed in a High Court claim that the ban is unlawful and a breach of human rights. Howitt - landlord of...

Hogan: Lost appeal on flouting smoking ban

Smoke ban rebel loses appeal

By John Harrington

Smoke ban rebel licensee Nick Hogan has lost his Crown Court appeal against convictions for flouting the smoking ban. Hogan appealed three of his...

Smoke rebel West: Case adjourned

Smoke rebel West: Case adjourned

The case against smoke ban rebel Dave West has been adjourned until March. Owner of HeyJo club West (pictured), reportedly worth £100m, and...

Smoke ban rebel selling up

Smoke ban rebel selling up

By Ewan Turney

Smoke ban rebel Tony Blows is quitting the trade - an announcement which comes on the day he pleaded not guilty in court for flouting the ban. Blows...