Covid breach north Derbyshire pub handed court date

Bosses at a north Derbyshire pub accused of breaching Covid-19 safety regulations will appear before magistrates later this year.

Tuesday, 18th August 2020, 12:00 pm

The Royal Volunteer, on Market Street, Clay Cross, has appealed after it was stripped of its licence by North East Derbyshire District Council’s licensing sub-committee.

It had been accused of putting people ‘at serious risk of harm’ by staying open on March 21, after the coronavirus lockdown regulations came into effect that day.

The Royal Volunteer in Clay Cross.

The hearing will take place at Chesterfield magistrates’ court on December 6.

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