North England

Last orders: more pubs will be ordered to close earlier in a fresh set of local measures covering large parts of England.

More pubs hit by curfew measures

By Emily Hawkins

Further restrictions have been announced for parts of north west England, the Midlands and West Yorkshire to curb rising coronavirus cases.

Manager Glenn Farrell and wife Sam (front) pictured with team

Robinsons pumps £1m into Macclesfield pub

By Nicholas Robinson

Brewer and pub operator Robinsons has announced the reopening of the Flower Pot in Macclesfield after ploughing £1m into the venue as part of a long-term plan to invest in its 250-strong stable.