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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Thousands of licences revoked

PLHs caught up in refresher training ‘carnage’ By Gillian McKenzie MORE than 10,000 personal licences are expected to be revoked by boards across Scotland after licence...
• MacDonald opened Glasgow restaurant Ox and Finch in May this year.

Spirits are high at Ox and Finch

CHEF Jonathan MacDonald of Glasgow restaurant Ox and Finch picked up the top food award at this year’s Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards. MacDonald,...
• Celery is one of the 14 ingredients which must be listed under new EU rules.

Food labelling’s cost to industry

By Graeme Murray Allergen legislation will impact bars and restaurants THE introduction of food allergen labelling could cost the trade millions, Scottish restaurant leaders have warned. New...

Rates review is required

BUSINESS groups have called on the Scottish Government to review its business rates structure following George Osborne’s Autumn Statement. The chancellor announced that...
• McCracken with Silvia and Frank Healey at Star Pubs & Bars’ awards.

Star winners in pubco’s awards

SCOTTISH lessees triumphed in several categories at the annual Star Pub awards. Audrey McCracken of the Hill and Sylvia and Frank Healey of...

Support for beer tie ‘break’ grows

By Gillian McKenzie TCB backs market rent only option for pub tenants PROPOSED legislation which could free up the beer tie for pub tenants has been...

Police visits require a ‘fresh approach’

POLICE Scotland should review its approach to premises visits, according to the former head of the force’s national licensing policy unit. Speaking at the...

Fife distillery opens its doors

THE new Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre in Fife has opened its doors. The single malt distillery, which overlooks Kingsbarns golf course, was officially opened...

Kitty’s taste of the Irish

GLASGOW bar Pivo Pivo has relaunched as Irish-themed venue Kitty O’Shea’s. The refurbished bar stocks 11 draught beers, and claims to be the first in...
• Pauline O’Donnell has opened The Lost Lamb at the historic inn.

Arms wide open in East Kilbride

By Graeme Murray The Lost Lamb comes home to open new restaurant venture AS one half of sibling restaurateurs The Sisters, Pauline O’Donnell is a well-kent...

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