Tag: Pubs

Coronavirus: Alcohol-only pubs can reopen in Northern Ireland

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bars must put safety measures in place About 600 drink-only bars in Northern Ireland can reopen their doors from Wednesday for the first time since March. It had previously been the case that pubs could only sell alcohol if they also served food or if customers were outside. The reopening date for pubs had been… Read more →

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Early closing ‘absolutely devastating’ for some pubs and restaurants

Image copyright Arc Inspirations Image caption Martin Wolstencroft says the new rules are “disastrous news” for businesses like his New rules to curb the spread of coronavirus will be “absolutely devastating” for pubs and restaurants, leaving some businesses unable to cover their costs, the industry is warning. A 10pm curfew will be “disastrous” for some venues, according to Martin Wolstencroft… Read more →

Coronavirus: Give pubs and cafes re-opening date, say unions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Every other UK nation has an indoor restart date for pubs and restaurants The body representing trade unions is urging Welsh ministers to announce a date for the re-opening of the indoor hospitality sector. The Wales TUC said many workers were “anxious” about employment prospects as the UK-wide furlough scheme winds down. Some pubs,… Read more →

Coronavirus lockdown: People rush to town centres as pubs reopen

Image copyright AFP Image caption A waiter serves drinks to diners in the Soho area of London The number of people visiting High Streets surged on “Super Saturday”, as hairdressers, pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants reopened in England after a three-month lockdown. Research firm Springboard said footfall was 19.7% higher than last week, rising sharply after 17:00 BST. Footfall in… Read more →

Coronavirus: Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopen in England

Image copyright Getty Images Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas in England are opening their doors for the first time in three months after a major relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Businesses reopening on Saturday must observe strict social distancing rules. As measures eased, Boris Johnson urged people to act responsibly, while the government’s scientific advisers warned the latest step was… Read more →

Social distancing: Fear pubs will ‘go bust’ unless rules relaxed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSA Brain chief executive Alistair Darby: “The industry is running out of time rapidly” Many Welsh pubs will go bust – putting thousands of jobs at risk – unless social distancing measures are relaxed, the boss of Wales’ biggest brewery has said. Pubs and bars have been closed since the start of… Read more →