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Plans to turn Glasgow bar into nightclub with 4am license refused by council

Plans to open a new nightclub in Glasgow city center have been turned down by Glasgow City Council. A ‘change of use’ application was submitted to the council’s planning department in November last year to turn Cova Glasgow on West Regent Street into a nightclub. The proposed development included extending …

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Batley bar Origin hit back at negative rumors as people call it ‘the proverbial hole’

A five-month-old bar in Batley has defended his reputation after being branded a ‘proverbial hole-in-the-wall’. Origin in Bradford Road opened in October as a live music lounge and bar. The spot was popular and garnered thousands of likes on social media, but has recently come under fire. Read more stories …

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Boston’s new restaurant, open rooftop bar and nightclub which the manager hopes will attract Skegness holidaymakers

The manager of a new Turkish restaurant, nightclub and shisha bar with a retractable roof that will open in Boston in late May says it will be so special it should draw Skegness vacationers to the city. The former West End Furnishings store on West Street is getting a makeover …

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Hero dad ditches opening of new bar in Exeter to rush to Ukraine aid

The opening of a new Latin and Caribbean restaurant and cocktail Bomba inside Exeter Quay’s famous Bierkeller veue is on hold – as the owner travels to Ukraine to help drive refugees to safety. Trained chef Brian Phillips and his friend Simon Robinson, from Bristol, have secured a minibus to …

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Mother’s Day Dublin: The best restaurants to spoil your mum in town

Mother’s Day takes place this year on Sunday, March 27, and with a few weeks to go, it’s probably best to start planning your activities with your mom now. Whether it’s an afternoon tea full of delicious little treats or a magnificent meal that tastes as good as it tastes, …

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“All over town there was graffiti saying ‘Tony Wilson is aw***er'” – Richard Madeley on being a neighbor to former Factory Records boss

Good Morning Britain presenter Richard Madeley has fondly remembered being Tony Wilson’s neighbor in a revealing new interview. The journalists and TV presenters both lived in Didsbury and their children grew up together and are still good friends. Richard, 65, had been based in the area for many years when …

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Additional plans for Nottingham’s hidden venue with rooftop nightclub and bar

Plans have been submitted for community spaces to be used more extensively at a hidden venue which is already used as a nightclub and has a rooftop bar in Nottingham city centre. Hidden Warehouse is a four-story venue at the back of Swann’s Yard, the driveway between Primark and The …

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North Wales bar bans Russian drinks in solidarity with Ukraine as protests take place in the region

A bar and restaurant in North Wales have banned all Russian products from their premises in a bid to show solidarity with Ukraine. The people of Wales have come together to show their support for the people of Ukraine in recent days. On Saturday February 26, around 200 people gathered …

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Meet the amazing Edinburgh couple who run the city’s first ‘queer cafe’

At the height of the pandemic in 2020, an Edinburgh couple launched crowdfunding to help them create the city’s first ‘queer cafe’. After taking over what was known as Greenwoods cafe, Oskar and Zak, both 26, reached out to the community to help transform the site into a “safe and …

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CCTV footage released after reports of street fighting in Nottingham city center

Police have released a selection of CCTV footage after a reported street fight in Nottingham city centre. Two men were allegedly punched in the face during an altercation in Victoria Street around 8.20pm on October 16 last year. One of them reportedly suffered bruises on his cheek and under his …

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Indoor ax throwing and ‘rage room’ venue opening in Swansea city center

A new indoor ax throwing and ‘rage room’ venue is set to open in Swansea city center this spring. The brainchild of Matthew Griffin, a 24-year-old carpenter from Llantrisant, Lumberjack Ax Throwing was first launched in Cardiff in November 2019, and has been so successful that the young businessman is …

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Classrooms planned for downtown site of demolished nightclub

Temporary classrooms are set up on the site of a demolished downtown nightclub. The former Pozition venue on George Street last opened its doors to clubbers on New Year’s Eve in 2017 and was bulldozed almost two years ago. Since then, the cleared site has stood empty. For the latest …

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Irish pubs: The Kilkenny bar which is ‘definitely haunted’ but has been welcoming customers since the 14th century

Kytelers Inn in Kilkenny has changed many hands since it opened in the 14th century, but none have reached the levels of fame enjoyed by its “notorious” founder. Lady Alice of Kyteler established the bar in 1324, making it one of the oldest inns in Ireland. However, it’s not just …

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New ‘high-end’ cocktail bar to open in Stockport town center

A new “high-end” cocktail bar is to open in downtown Stockport. The Town Bar, which promises a “casual lounge atmosphere” to the most “discerning” drinkers, will be based in Lower Hillgate, in the picturesque district of Underbanks. The council granted the venue a premises license, allowing it to open until …

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Teenage Leicester City fan dies in nightclub while celebrating end of college exams

A young Leicester City fan celebrating the end of his exams collapsed in a nightclub and died. Eighteen-year-old George Franks-Herbert, who grew up in Wales and went to Bristol University, has always been a Foxes fan like his father, Peter. In the early hours of Tuesday February 1, he was …

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Nightclub confirms no reports of ‘doped’ drinks after ‘internal investigation’ on Ayr site

An Ayr nightclub confirmed that no reports of “drink spiking” had been made following an “internal investigation”. Club Buf have launched an internal investigation after allegations were made that a young woman had her drink spiked while at their Arthur Street venue. Concerns have been raised by one woman that …

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Just Eat customer complains iced drinks were too cold – and gets a refund

A wily Just Eat customer has demanded a refund for a takeaway from Salford after complaining that his frozen drinks were too cold. Food Station and Shakes, in Ordsall, is the latest business to report a ‘loophole’ that allows customers to get their money back through bogus refund claims. Since …

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Swanky Mill Road cocktail bar serving ‘the best drinks in Cambridge’

A night out in Cambridge wouldn’t be complete without one thing: cocktails! Whether you like to spend your evening dancing, chatting or sipping on something sweet and expensive, Cambridge is full of fun bars that offer something for everyone. But one of our favorites has to be a chic establishment …

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Shisha bar projects for one of Hull’s most distinctive buildings

One of Hull’s most distinctive buildings may soon reopen as a shisha bar. The former National Westminster Bank in Witham is next to North Bridge. Built in 1931 at the same time as the bridge and designed in a neo-classical style, it features a raised stone plinth on which the …

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Opening date announced for Gareth Bale’s highly anticipated Par 59 golf bar

An opening date has been announced for Gareth Bale’s golf-themed bar in Cardiff city centre. The Wales and Real Madrid striker – who celebrated Wales qualifying for Euro 2020 with a flag bearing the now infamous words ‘Wales’. Golf. Madrid’ – is the partner of Par 59, a new bar, …

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Jersey lifts all Covid restrictions in return to pre-pandemic travel guidelines

Jersey has announced that it is officially scrapping testing and isolation for all passengers arriving in Jersey from next week. The island will return to its unrestricted pre-pandemic regulations, with visitors now able to enjoy a hassle-free break. From Monday, all visitors to the island will no longer need to …

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EU streamlines Covid guidelines to try to ease travel between nations

The European Union seeks to facilitate travel between member countries based on a person’s vaccination or infection status rather than a particular country or region. The EU’s 27 European ministers have agreed new guidelines so citizens can avoid travel hassles when planning trips abroad. European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic said: …

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Massive queues in Edinburgh as the city’s nightclubs finally reopen

Huge crowds of young revelers were spotted in Edinburgh on Monday night as they celebrated the reopening of nightclubs. Cold January weather didn’t seem to deter a number of students, who had turned up to line up for the opening event of WhyNot nightclub. READ MORE – Edinburgh residents baffled …

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Glasgow presenter shares funny TikTok reviewing the city’s nightclubs and takeaways

A trip to Glasgow city center can conjure up all sorts of nightlife memories, some good and some not so good. But one thing we love about our nightlife industry is that there’s something for everyone – one’s heaven is another’s hell. This quickly became apparent thanks to a Glasgow …

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Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street should be ‘top of the priority list’ in the city’s covid recovery

A leader of the city center task force has said Sauchiehall Street should be ‘high on the priority list’ in Glasgow’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Marks and Spencer announced plans to close its store – open since 1935 – earlier this week, contributing to the decline of a once …

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Spain issues new Covid vaccine guidelines for UK tourists ahead of mid-term

British holidaymakers planning a sunny break in Spain may need to receive the Covid booster shot as early as early next month. Spain has announced that from February 1 it will only admit travelers with vaccination certificates showing they have been fully vaccinated against the virus in the previous 270 …

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Revolution cocktail bar is getting closer to replacing Las Iguanas Exeter

Detailed plans have been submitted to convert Exeter’s former Las Iguanas restaurant into a Revolution nightclub, bar and restaurant. The Grade II listed building on Queen Street has been empty for nearly two years. But a breath of fresh air is hoping to be brought back there by the chain …

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Gareth Bale’s new golf-themed bar receives part of £2.35m council funding

A golf-themed bar in Cardiff, jointly owned by Welsh footballer Gareth Bale, is one of three businesses in the city center sharing £2.35million from a buildings transformation fund. The funding, which is interest-free and due to be repaid over the next three to four years, was provided by Cardiff Council …

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Scottish nightclubs will reopen and bar service will resume as restrictions ease

Bar service is due to resume at pubs and clubs across Scotland after the Prime Minister announced restrictions were eased. Measures such as social distancing between groups in venues, mandatory table service and attendance limits for live indoor events – 100 at indoor standing events and 200 at seated events …

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£142 drinks fridge for ‘wine hour Fridays’: new party claims breaking the rules at number 10 every week

Boris Johnson faces yet more claims of parties breaking the rules in Downing Street tonight. The Prime Minister is said to have seen staff socialize indoors at ‘wine Friday’ events held every WEEK. Sources said to the mirror that the Prime Minister encouraged his aides to ‘let off steam’ despite …

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Doctor explains how using tap water or fizzy drinks will give a false positive Covid lateral flow test

An NHS doctor has explained why using tap water or carbonated drinks on a Covid lateral flow test can give you a positive result. A number of conspiracy theorists have claimed the coronavirus pandemic isn’t real by showing their positive result after pouring a fizzy drink on their rapid test. …

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Explosive email inviting 100 No 10 staff to ‘BYOB’ party during first lockdown

More than 100 Downing Street workers were invited to a ‘bring your own booze’ party during the first lockdown, according to a bombshell email. The message, which surfaced tonight, said staff should ‘make the most of the good weather’ – although the rest of the country is banned from meeting …

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Pampered MPs enjoy discounted meals and discounted drinks at parliamentary restaurants paid for by taxpayers

Pampered MPs are enjoying cut-price apple crumbles, steak dinners and discounted drinks at taxpayer-paid parliamentary restaurants – at a time when food prices are skyrocketing. Research shows popular items on House of Commons restaurant menus are getting cheaper. In 2016, a grilled ribeye steak and chips at the exclusive Adjournment …

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Golfgate lawsuit hears Supreme Court judge had ‘fuzzy knowledge’ of Covid guidelines before dinner

A Supreme Court judge has testified in the trial of four men accused of breaking Covid-19 regulations, saying he had a “vague and broad knowledge” of guidelines for reopening the hospitality sector. Seamus Woulfe told the trial of two politicians and two hoteliers that the guidelines had been approved by …

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Popular Cardiff bar temporarily closes due to Covid restrictions, says patrons are heading to England

A popular Cardiff nightclub announced its temporary closure citing Covid restrictions in Wales and said patrons were heading to England instead. Pulse announced its social media shutdown earlier this week, which will last until January 12, and a spokesperson for the club has since explained in more detail the reasons …

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Man City said to follow Sir Alex Ferguson’s David Beckham lead to reap Jack Grealish profits

Former West Ham defender Alvin Martin believes Manchester City playmaker Jack Grealish can follow David Beckham’s lead to give his best. The former Aston Villa star is in the spotlight for the wrong reasons as his performances on the pitch have coincided with the headlines off the pitch. He was …

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Full back-to-school rules and guidelines as classrooms prepare for possible covid disruptions

Many classrooms on Teesside will see a staggered return this week, with mass testing among older pupils – as Omicron cases continue to rise. Back to school is set to look very different with face mask rules, the threat of significant staff absences and the possibility of online learning. Secondary …

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Manchester city center nightclub forced to close early after ‘hostile’ mobs turned on police

A nightclub had to close early when police faced “growing hostility” during an early morning “disruption”. Tribeca made a “voluntary decision” to shut down following the incident outside the nightclub at around 12:20 am this morning (January 2). Officers were called to Sackville Street, on the outskirts of Manchester’s gay …

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Dramatic scenes as 170 revelers evacuated from bar and two taken to hospital after New Years Eve fire

About 170 revelers were evacuated from a bar and two men were rushed to hospital after a fire broke out during New Year’s celebrations. A huge emergency response was triggered after the incident at the One Eight Six bar on Deansgate last night. Firefighters, police and paramedics rushed to the …

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The Edinburgh crimes that rocked the city in 2021, from gangsters to bus attacks

In a mixed year for the most part in Edinburgh, there were unfortunately huge stories of crime that rocked the city. From the cold-blooded murder of Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh to the barrage of cutting-edge incidents at Edinburgh nightclubs, 2021 is sure to be a year to be forgotten for …

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Bale bars and multi-million pound investments – How Newcastle city center changed in 2021

It has been a year of change in Newcastle city center. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, it has been heartening to see new stores, restaurants and businesses investing in the city we love. Newcastle’s nightlife was boosted significantly when the North East’s leisure operator, the Apartment Group, invested …

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Sergio Aguero wins final Man City award as Pep Guardiola’s Champions League run is recognized – Alex Brotherton

Hello and welcome to the City Is Ours 2021 awards, the most prestigious self-proclaimed awards in world football – as far as Manchester City is concerned, anyway. 2021 has been an incredible year for City, a year that will be remembered for a long time for many different reasons. Because …

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Alan Shearer’s overwhelming assessment of Jack Grealish after Man City win

Alan Shearer believes Manchester City playmaker Jack Grealish “too often takes the easy option” after the summer signing continues to find its footing alongside Pep Guardiola. He was brought back into the starting lineup after missing their previous two wins following action by Spain boss over Grealish and Phil Foden …

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Bristol bar owner denounces Boris Johnson over ‘parties are organized’ comments because ‘we lost them’

The Bristol bar owner has slammed Boris Johnson and the government over the latest ‘parties are on’ headlines yesterday (December 26). While pubs, restaurants and nightclub staff are expected to gear up for New Years Eve, those in England are still waiting to see if covid restrictions are going to …

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Aleksandar Kolarov’s five Christmas cookies for Man City that made fans love him – Dominic Farrell

Christmas means a lot of things to a lot of people, but for Manchester City fans, it’s time to bust out Aleksandar Kolarov’s festive songs and terrify the kids. The inimitable Serbian left-back gave his unique take on Jingle Bells as part of the city club’s 2012 advent calendar and …

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New cocktail bar and concert hall opens in Swansea’s Wind Street

A shiny new house music venue and cocktail bar has been launched in Swansea – just days before Wales’ covid nightclub restrictions went into effect. Heaven Swansea replaces the old La Cantina unit on Wind Street and aims to bring something completely different to Swansea’s hotel scene. Local residents Greg …

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Man City ‘surprise Serie A star’ as Liverpool ace want Pep Guardiola lead man at Anfield – Renuka Odedra

Welcome to the latest edition of The city is our Daily roundup, where we take a look at some of the best Manchester City stories you might have missed. Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold has revealed the City player he would like to see wearing a red jersey. Kevin De Bruyne was …

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How the Man City Hacienda hero emerged from David Silva’s shadow to cast Grealish in a nightclub kit – Dominic Farrell

Reach PLC partners with Shelter to support the homeless charity #NoHomeKit campaign this Christmas. Since the start of the pandemic, more than 180,000 families have lost their homes. #NoHomeKit will be supported by a slew of EFL and non-league clubs donning their jerseys outside on Boxing Day and December 27 …

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Bristol’s new Marquee late-night bar will ‘breathe new life’ into Park Street

A brand new bar is coming to Bristol that will ‘breathe new life’ into the city center. Marquee is opening in place of The Elbow Room on Park Street, which fell victim to the coronavirus pandemic last year, and will be split over two floors with a separate bar on …

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Rivalry between Mahrez and Jesus fuels Man City double-trophy chase – Stuart Brennan

Riyad Mahrez and Gabriel Jesus appearing in the same starting XI is a rarity in football these days. The pair were in the Manchester City roster at Newcastle this weekend as Pep Guardiola took a hard line with Phil Foden and Jack Grealish over their going to a nightclub after …

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Social Welfare Ireland: Publication of new guidelines for the Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme

Cabinet has agreed on an enhanced range of measures to support businesses affected by the restrictions introduced yesterday. The EWSS is now ready to remain open and accept new applications from businesses whose staff are suffering from the new restrictions, while the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme will enable them to …

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Prestwick pub boss calls Covid hospitality guidelines ‘stupid’ after new advice arrives

A South Ayrshire pub owner has called the latest batch of Covid-19 hospitality guidelines “stupid” after new advice was put in place. Prestwick Golf Inn boss Raymond Cooper has said the Scottish Government is “bringing in restrictions without really thinking about it” as his family pub received 60 party cancellations …

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George Clooney’s tequila adds star quality to exotic party drink choices

Partygoers can add an exotic flavor to their Christmas celebrations with a selection of glamorous spirits. Tequila and rum have become the popular base for various cocktails with distinguished imported brands – including a tequila launched by A-list movie star George Clooney – providing an alternative to the mass market …

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Paramedic accused in Belfast city center appears in court

A man has appeared in court for offenses related to an alleged attack on paramedics and police. James Mongan, 26, living in Beechmount Walk in west Belfast, was released on bail following his court appearance in Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Saturday. He faced a number of charges, including assaulting paramedics …

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Rivers of urine on the streets of a Birmingham hookah bar as violence is uncovered

A hookah bar in Hockley is set to have its license revoked after being associated with a series of assaults, stabbing and anti-social behavior, it has been claimed. Elite Bar and Lounge on St George’s Street is due for review by the council’s licensing committee next week after police, firefighters …

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Government issues updated covid guidelines for schools as omicron sweeps Scotland

Government guidance for curbing the spread of covid in schools has been updated as omicron sweeps the country. Security mitigations that were already in place must be strictly followed and some measures that were previously relaxed are being reintroduced, Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville has announced. Local authorities and schools are …

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Wave Bar – a mainstay of cheap drinks, DJs and karaoke – closed “until further notice”

Bar Wave – a mainstay of cheap drinks, DJs, and karaoke seems to have closed to the public. A sign on the door says Waves is now saying goodbye … The popular Portland Street bar, located under the Britannia Hotel and identified by its large blue banners and eye-catching signs …

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Last building in the city center authorized to be transformed into apartments

A building in downtown Newport is expected to be converted into apartments after approval from Newport City Council. Planners have given the green light to turn 131-132 Lower Dock Street into seven apartments this week. The building is currently the base of Shepherds Christian Bookshop on the ground floor and …

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Glasgow’s newest bar and club, Kong, opens on Royal Exchange Square

Glasgow’s last ‘day and night destination’ has arrived with the opening of Kong in Royal Exchange Square. Located at the old One Up location in the heart of downtown, the exciting new venue features two bars, three separate outdoor winter terraces and a nightclub. Kong celebrated its opening last weekend, …

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“Forgotten” murals set to be unveiled as part of a major downtown development project

New images have revealed what two murals, not seen in public for more than 30 years, could look like as part of the Albion Square development project in the city center. The City Council’s flagship regeneration program aims to conserve the mural of the three Grade II listed ships overlooking …

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The golf club offers free drinks after the “inconveniences” of the night of the fireworks

A golf club has apologized to neighbors for the “inconvenience” caused by its nightly fireworks display, inviting neighbors for a drink. In a letter to residents of Braid Park in Tiverton, the neighboring Tiverton Golf Club, which hosted the bonfire evening on Friday November 5, said “everyone needs good neighbours”. …

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London bar that broke Covid rules allowed new bar to open next door

A businessman whose South London bar broke Covid rules saw his offer to open a second nightclub next door accepted. Southwark Council approved George Nwachukwa’s request to open a 100-person venue, The Executive Lounge, next to his existing bar on Old Kent Road in Southwark. The Contractor’s new nightclub will …

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Plan B: concerns over the impact of “a few drinks” on Covid passports

Concerns have been expressed about how nightclubs and other venues will cope with the government’s latest coronavirus measures. Plan B rules unveiled by Boris Johnson will see Covid passports required from next week in an attempt to slow the spread of the Omicron variant. Similar measures have already been in …

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Leeds bar says he won’t enforce ‘ridiculous rules’ in angry rant at Boris Johnson

A bar in Leeds has assured patrons it “will not change” after the Prime Minister announced new restrictions to deal with rising Covid cases. Distrikt Bar Leeds has announced that it will not need Covid passports – as it is a bar, not a nightclub. Under the new restrictions announced …

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Court date for Brixham bar owner struggling to get his license back

The man whose Brixham bar was stripped of his license after police claimed knives, drugs and assaults there will have his day in court to try to clear his name. Owner Ross Hennessey has said the original case against Jackz Bar was a “travesty” and said he plans to appeal. …

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Huge Edinburgh scuffle breaks out in the city center as volunteers take three people to hospital

Police were called to Edinburgh city center on Sunday morning after a massive scuffle broke out on one of the capital’s busiest streets. Officers were seen dealing with the altercation in the early hours of the morning after it appeared to have erupted at the corner of George Street and …

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Truth: Aldershot Cocktail Bar That Was Once A Nepalese Restaurant For Sale On Rightmove

A bar and nightclub in the heart of a Hampshire town are now available for purchase. Truth on Victoria Road in Aldershot has been operating in the city since June 2018. In 2020, the site converted to a Nepalese restaurant before operating as a cocktail bar again in August this …

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How Newcastle city center was hit by its biggest fire in years ahead of Christmas

Callers was a well-established furniture store in Newcastle whose annual Christmas window displays were popular long before Fenwick’s over the road began theirs. On this day in 1969, however, a mechanical figure in the display caught fire, causing one of the worst fires ever seen in the city. It was …

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Costa is giving away a million free drinks to Scots – here’s how to get one

Coffee lovers can rejoice as Costa has announced that it will be giving Scots a million free drinks in December – perfectly in time for your Gingerbread Latte. The popular coffee shop chain will spread the holiday cheer by rewarding Costa Coffee Club app members with “free” drink vouchers that …

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Costa offers free drinks to a million people in December

The Costa street cafe chain has said it will offer free coffee to a million Britons in December. People will be able to order any drink with the offer – including Costa’s Christmas coffee and hot chocolate drinks. Starting tomorrow, December 1, Costa Club customers might have a nice little …

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Costa Coffee offers a million free drinks

Costa Coffee, offers one million free drink vouchers to Costa Club app members between Wednesday December 1 and Friday December 17, 2021. Members of the Costa Club app lucky enough to receive one of the millions of free drink vouchers will have four weeks from the date the voucher is …

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Luka Modric to reject Newcastle move as he ‘contemplates’ Man City move

Luka Modric is set to snub Newcastle but is reportedly open to a Premier League return with champions Manchester City. The Croatian spent four impressive seasons in England’s top flight with Tottenham after joining Dinamo Zagreb in 2008. After making more than 150 appearances for north London, Modric won £ …

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Government issues new Christmas covid guidelines

The government is now advising people to take a covid test before enjoying Christmas celebrations. Included in the latest guidelines also suggests taking tests before Christmas parties and family gatherings. This advice becomes the first time the government has advised taking a lateral flow test before potentially busy or crowded …

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Work begins on a new office project at the former Swansea Town Center nightclub site

Construction is underway on a new office development at the former Oceana nightclub site in central Swansea. The project at 71/72 The Kingsway will provide 114,000 square feet of space providing flexible work and office opportunities for companies in the tech, digital and creative industries. Due for completion in the …

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JD Wetherspoon’s 99p drinks sale in November will continue until 2022

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has announced that it will extend its November drink price reduction until the end of February 2022. The measure was originally introduced as a November sale, with the price of some drinks – including selected beers – reduced to just 99p. All Wetherspoon pubs in England, …

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Extension of vaccination passport would ban “a third of young Scots from pubs”, warned Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has been warned that extending the controversial covid vaccine passport program to the entire hospitality industry would effectively bar a third of young Scots from accessing pubs. Under current rules, Scots must prove they are vaccinated before they can enter a nightclub, concert hall or large outdoor sporting …

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Rugby club bar will not function as a nightclub, says woman who hired him to give back to community

A rugby club that is said to be “the absolute hub of the community” has a new premises license, despite a resident’s concerns about noise and anti-social behavior. Meinir Thomas told a Carmarthenshire licensing subcommittee that she and her husband David took the rental from Llandybie RFC to give something …

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Listed Victorian building in downtown Newport to be converted into apartments

A listed building in central Newport is expected to be converted into apartments as part of plans to transform most of the street. Plans have been filed to convert the listed second class Victorian building known as Highbury Chambers on Skinner Street into six apartments. The proposals, submitted by Newport …

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Wales’ coarsest chicken teams up with Gareth Bale’s golf bar

South Wales street food veteran Dirty Bird are set to open a Dirty Birdie fried chicken restaurant at Gareth Bale’s new golf bar in Cardiff, Par 59. With its brand name and logo laden with innuendo, Dirty Bird is one of the most familiar faces on Cardiff’s street food scene. …

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Liverpool Christmas Market drink prices 2021

Liverpool Christmas Market is back for 2021 after opening in the city yesterday. The festive market was unable to take place last year during the pandemic, but returned for a six-week run during the festive season. Liverpool Christmas Market has around 40 stalls selling a mix of sweets, street food …

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Edinburgh bar The Alchemist to launch new drinks terrace overlooking the city

The Alchemist Edinburgh will launch a new drinks terrace later this month as part of the new St James Quarter development. After their official opening in October, the bar will open an outdoor terrace on the fourth floor of the building, which connects from their restaurant. Launched in conjunction with …

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New nightclub’s cocktail bar closed for several weeks after an early morning fire

A cocktail bar inside Middlesbrough’s new superclub was closed several weeks after a fire. Love & Potions inside the downtown STEREO club was hit by fire around 4:15 am. Cleveland firefighters attended the scene on Zetland Road and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Go here for …

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Former Bristol city center nightclub may reopen as new Adventure Bar venue

A chic cocktail bar could replace an old Bristol city center nightclub. Plans have been submitted for Adventure Bar to move into Timbuk2’s former location on Small Street, which also once housed a 24-hour cafe. The company, which has a series of locations in London and Birmingham, has applied to …

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The festive menu of Pret A Manger returns with new hot drinks and a festive toast

Pret A Manger is the latest retailer to launch its festive menu to help shoppers get a taste of Christmas before the big day arrives. The popular sandwich shop’s Christmas menu officially landed in stores across Scotland this morning and features a range of new festive hot drinks and toasts, …

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Former Bristol South Pub reopens as new sports bar and nightclub

A South Bristol pub that closed two months ago has reopened as a new sports bar and nightclub. Owner Andy Clark decided to close The Assembly on East Street in September and now reopened it as the Cheekies, which houses a pool table, sports memorabilia and a dance floor that …

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Dublin pubs: Incredible return receipt shows staggering amount of drinks that can be had for under £20

A pint of Guinness fifty years ago cost just 19 pence, according to an incredible pub receipt from the 1970s. The receipt, dated 1/6/1971, is from Leixlip United Football Club and shows how the cost of a night out has changed over the years. There were 42 pints of Guinness …

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Bord Gais theater confirms Covid-19 guidelines for the availability of alcohol while wearing a mask

The Bord Gais Energy Theater has confirmed the Covid-19 guidelines under which they will operate as the shows return to the venue. In accordance with government guidelines, the Bord Gais Energy Theater will enforce regulations relating to capacity, mask wear, availability of alcohol and vaccination criteria. Some of the biggest …

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Nine Dublin bars and cafes serving delicious hot drinks this winter

There are a variety of bars and cafes in Dublin ready to serve all your hot drink needs this winter. From the best Irish whiskey to hot chocolate to some pretty unique concoctions, here are our top picks for Dublin bars and restaurants serving the best hot drinks. Woolshed Baa …

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Starbucks fans are ‘super excited’ for the return of the limited-edition Christmas drinks that went viral last year

With Christmas on the horizon, that means the long-awaited return of Starbucks’ winter drinks menu. Although it’s only the beginning of November, the famous coffee chain has already announced its Christmas menu, which includes two delicious new drinks. According to The ExpressStarbucks will offer two new hot beverages this holiday …

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Leicestershire Wetherspoons will be offering 99 pence pints and other drinks throughout November

Leicestershire Wetherspoons Pubs are expected to offer 99+ pints throughout November. The street pub chain is once again offering significantly reduced prices on a number of alcoholic drinks, including beer, whiskey, gin and wine. The deal starts Monday, November 1 and lasts until Tuesday, November 30, and features top brands …

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