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24 Oct 2018

Scotland - West Lothian Festive Extensions

The West Lothian Board has now formerly announced their general festive extension for 2018.For all on sale premises in West Lothian The terminal hour for the sale of alcohol to be consumed on the premises is extended for the following days durin...

22 Oct 2018

Consultation on banning the distribution of plastic straws

The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has today launched a consultation to “gather views from stakeholders on the proposals to ban the distribution and/or sale of plastic straws, plastic - stemmed cotton buds a...

18 Oct 2018

Licensed Trade Charity

The Licence Trade Charity provides support to people in the pub trade in many different forms but has recently launched a new service particularly geared towards supporting those persons working within the licensed trade experiencing mental health...

13 Oct 2018

National Pubwatch produce Conflict Management Film

National Pubwatch have tackled the issue of conflict management in their latest training film.The promotion of a safe drinking environment for customers and staff, is at the heart of the message in the video, alongside:Looking at the trigger...

12 Oct 2018

Over 100,000 Signatures and counting for the Long Live The Local Campaign

With three weeks to go before the budget, support continues to be shown for the Long Live The Local Campaign.MP’s across the country have also been contacted by the public with an estimated 42,000 letters having been sent.To see the supp...

09 Oct 2018

'Local partnership working for a vibrant night time economy' - report issued

LGiU and Portman Group recently conducted a survey of over 100 council leaders, cabinet members, chief officers and service directors in English Local Authorities on their approach to managing the evening and night time economy. The survey wa...