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08 Oct 2019

Scotland - Fireworks - consultation outcome

The Scottish Government has just published the results of its recent consultation on fireworks. The focus of the consultation was on gathering the public's views on the use and regulation of fireworks in Scotland.In total, 16,420 responses were ...

04 Oct 2019

British Summer Time ends at 2am Sunday 27 October 2019

A reminder that British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) ends at 2am Sunday 27 October 2019. This means that at 2am on that Sunday, the time becomes 1am and premises entitled to trade to 2am or later can enjo...

20 Sep 2019

“Your starter for ten…” - register your interest for PubAID “Worlds Biggest Pub Quiz”

The World’s Biggest Pub Quiz will return next year with a new official charity partner – Action Against Hunger. This year’s quiz involved 1,400 pubs and raised more than £230,000 for Prostate Cancer UKThe event, organized...

20 Sep 2019

Food Standards Agency (FSA) announces new plans to enhance protection for people with food allergies and intolerances

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board  have confirmed a series of new measures to protect those with food allergies and intolerances.The measures were discussed as part of their quarterly Board meeting on Wednesday 18 September in Belfast. ...

10 Sep 2019

Report on Local Authority Food Law Enforcement Published by FSA

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has just published official statistics on food law enforcement by local authorities for the year ending March 2019.The information provided by local authorities and compiled by the FSA, gives a detailed breakdown ...

04 Sep 2019

Airport Clampdown On Drunken Passengers leads to fall in arrest figures

We have previously reported on campaigns introduced by Airports,  to try and reduce the number of alcohol related incidents and arrests at airports.New figures have revealed a fall in arrests in 2018/19 compared to the previous year;117...