Drinkers pack into pubs and clubs after a day on beaches – but where’s the social distancing?

Britons flocked to pubs and bars this evening after yet another day of scorching weather – defying social distancing measures as they packed into clubs after a day spent in the sunshine. Revellers were seen enjoying a drink after thousands crowded on beaches and gathered in parks with friends to soak up temperatures of 95F (35C). … Read more Drinkers pack into pubs and clubs after a day on beaches – but where’s the social distancing?

Drinkers pack into pubs and clubs after a day on beaches – but where’s the social distancing?

Britons flocked to pubs and bars this evening after yet another day of scorching weather – defying social distancing measures as they packed into clubs after a day spent in the sunshine. Revellers were seen enjoying a drink after thousands crowded on beaches and gathered in parks with friends to soak up temperatures of 95F (35C). … Read more Drinkers pack into pubs and clubs after a day on beaches – but where’s the social distancing?

JANET STREET-PORTER: We must shut down city pubs if selfish young drinkers can’t keep distance

Pubs are where you meet people and it’s well documented that at least 90% of all relationships start by getting drunk – usually where alcohol is readily available in unlimited amounts.  Was it a smart move by Boris Johnson to reopen pubs and bars as the weather warmed up and the holiday season (at least … Read more JANET STREET-PORTER: We must shut down city pubs if selfish young drinkers can’t keep distance

JANET STREET-PORTER: We must shut down city pubs if selfish young drinkers can’t keep distance

Pubs are where you meet people and it’s well documented that at least 90% of all relationships start by getting drunk – usually where alcohol is readily available in unlimited amounts.  Was it a smart move by Boris Johnson to reopen pubs and bars as the weather warmed up and the holiday season (at least … Read more JANET STREET-PORTER: We must shut down city pubs if selfish young drinkers can’t keep distance

Pubs COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools, says Neil Ferguson

Ministers today vowed to push ahead with reopening schools despite warnings they will have to close pubs or impose other curbs to keep coronavirus under control.  Neil Ferguson – known as ‘Professor Lockdown’ for his role in modelling the impact of the disease – said the ‘R’ rate could rise by as much as half … Read more Pubs COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools, says Neil Ferguson

Aberdeen is put into lockdown: Nicola Sturgeon orders all pubs in the city to close

Aberdeen has been put back into lockdown as pubs were shut and people were banned from travelling in and out. Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the restrictions were brought back after 54 new coronavirus cases emerged after bars were packed over the weekend. She said 191 contacts have been traced in relation to the … Read more Aberdeen is put into lockdown: Nicola Sturgeon orders all pubs in the city to close

Pubs COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools, says Neil Ferguson

Ministers must be ready to close pubs or impose other curbs next month because reopening schools full-time will drive up coronavirus cases, a leading expert warned today.  Neil Ferguson – known as ‘Professor Lockdown’ for his role in modelling the impact of the disease – said the ‘R’ rate could rise by as much as … Read more Pubs COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools, says Neil Ferguson

Schools must stay open ahead of pubs and shops, Children’s Commissioner says 

Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs or shops in any future coronavirus lockdown, the Children’s Commissioner for England has warned. In a major intervention, Anne Longfield said children had been treated as an ‘after-thought’ in the first lockdown and insisted they must be at the heart of future plans. She said schools should … Read more Schools must stay open ahead of pubs and shops, Children’s Commissioner says 

Revellers flock to Manchester’s pubs and bars for a night on the tiles despite lockdown rules

Revellers flocked to Manchester’s pubs and bars for a night out on the tiles despite new stricter lockdown rules imposed just days ago.  Partygoers took advantage of the hot weather this weekend to head out drinking, but many people were spotted close together, contrary to recommendations from the government to help stop the spread of … Read more Revellers flock to Manchester’s pubs and bars for a night on the tiles despite lockdown rules

Postcode checker shows which pubs and restaurants are offering up to £10 off meals in August

Look away Boris! Postcode checker shows which pubs and restaurants are offering up to £10 off meals in August under Rishi Sunak’s new scheme – and it doesn’t look like it will help much with the government’s anti-obesity drive! Diners will receive a 50 per cent discount, up to a maximum of £10 per head … Read more Postcode checker shows which pubs and restaurants are offering up to £10 off meals in August