Angry pubs accuse council jobsworths of sabotaging plans for Alfresco April

Pub and restaurant bosses are facing a red-tape nightmare from town hall bureaucrats ahead of the big reopening of the hospitality industry in April, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Venues will be allowed to offer a takeaway menu and serve people outdoors from April 12, but customers will not be allowed inside until mid-May … Read more

Angry pubs accuse council jobsworths of sabotaging plans for Alfresco April

Pub and restaurant bosses are facing a red-tape nightmare from town hall bureaucrats ahead of the big reopening of the hospitality industry in April, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Venues will be allowed to offer a takeaway menu and serve people outdoors from April 12, but customers will not be allowed inside until mid-May … Read more

Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes £5billion pledge to pubs and high street shops

Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes £5billion pledge to pubs and high street shops to ‘get the tills ringing once again’ High streets and pubs to be thrown a lifeline in Rishi Sunak’s Budget on March 3 Chancellor says  firms, shops, pubs cafes and restaurants will ‘open doors again’ Comes amid warning about the scale of economic damage … Read more

Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes £5billion pledge to pubs and high street shops

Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes £5billion pledge to pubs and high street shops to ‘get the tills ringing once again’ High streets and pubs to be thrown a lifeline in Rishi Sunak’s Budget on March 3 Chancellor says  firms, shops, pubs cafes and restaurants will ‘open doors again’ Comes amid warning about the scale of economic damage … Read more

Churches, pubs and schools could be told to make counter-terror plans

Churches, pubs and schools could be told to make counter-terror plans so they are prepared for any attack Businesses in public places will be told to draw up counter-terrorism plans They must set out what to do in the event of a terror attack under a ‘Protect Duty’ Consultation paper suggests that this includes shops … Read more

Churches, pubs and schools could be told to make counter-terror plans

Churches, pubs and schools could be told to make counter-terror plans so they are prepared for any attack Businesses in public places will be told to draw up counter-terrorism plans They must set out what to do in the event of a terror attack under a ‘Protect Duty’ Consultation paper suggests that this includes shops … Read more

‘Call me when Selfridges and the pubs open’: Olivia Attwood SLAMS tentative easing of lockdown

Olivia Attwood has insisted ‘most of the country’ are already going out for walks with people as she hit out at the government’s plans to cautiously loosen lockdown. The TOWIE star, 29, took to her Instagram Stories and shared a snap that read: ‘People in England could be allowed to meet with a friend from March … Read more

Tory MPs and hospitality leaders unite to urge PM to be bold and allow pubs to reopen by Easter 

Tory MPs lined up with business leaders last night to urge Boris Johnson to ‘be bold’ and accelerate the lifting of all lockdown restrictions. Pubs and restaurant owners said they needed to see light at the end of the tunnel after a devastating year for the hospitality industry. Former Conservative leader Lord Hague heaped further … Read more

Tory MPs and hospitality leaders unite to urge PM to be bold and allow pubs to reopen by Easter 

Tory MPs lined up with business leaders last night to urge Boris Johnson to ‘be bold’ and accelerate the lifting of all lockdown restrictions. Pubs and restaurant owners said they needed to see light at the end of the tunnel after a devastating year for the hospitality industry. Former Conservative leader Lord Hague heaped further … Read more

Young’s boss hopes pubs re-open in spring but warns punters will still face restrictions

The boss of Young’s has warned drinkers they will almost certainly face the same restrictions as last summer when Boris Johnson finally lets pubs re-open.  Patrick Dardis, chief executive officer for the pub chain, said that implementing anything less than the restrictions seen last summer would be ‘unviable’ if pub doors are kept shut until … Read more