Almost a quarter of the UK pubs have closed in the last decade. The number of smaller pubs is dramatically falling while larger ones are still steady. Since 2011, 22% of the UK pubs have closed their doors. According to the Office for National Statistics (OSN), the number of pubs had decreased from 52,500 in 2001 to 38,815 due to various reasons. These include increasing costs and business rates, demand for healthier lifestyle, cheaper alcohol prices in supermarkets and growth of home entertainment. One in four independent pubs has shut down, while the number of boozers such as JD Wetherspoon has stayed almost steady. The closures have hit urban pubs more than the ones in rural areas and villages. Actually, employment in rural pubs has gone up almost 24 per cent. However, Newham ...
A recent UCL study shows more under 25s are choosing not to drink. The study revealed the amount of 16 to 24-year-olds who abstained from drinking went from 18 percent in 2005 to 29 percent in 2015. Binge drinking went down from 27 percent in 2005 to 18 percent to 2015. Researchers suggest the change might be due to changing social norms around drinking. Dr. Linda Ng Fat, the lead researcher, stated in the study: “Increases in non-drinking among young people were found across a broad range of groups, including those living in northern or southern regions of England, among the white population, those in full-time education, in employment and across all social classes and healthier groups.” Callum Denning, 21 years old, abstained from drinking during his fir
Jeanette Winterson once said, "Manchester is in the south of the north of England. Its spirit has a contrariness in it – a south and north bound up together – at once untamed and unmetropolitan; at the same time, connected and wordly." Here's a Vlog showing you the most epic parts of 'the architectonics' city. After all, Mancunians never fail to amaze. Words: Peony Hirwani | Subbing: Tsvetelina Petrova
The idea of sitting outside in the cold that is London during winter seems horrible, but with the right setting, good food and appropriate heating, these rooftops are the best places to be this coming cold season. Dalloway Terrace Dalloway Terrace changes its decor and menu seasonly to give customers the best experience possible. This autumn the terrace has been transformed into a beautiful woodland surrounded with red and green leaves, and sparkling fairy lights ensuring that you will achieve that perfect Instagram picture. Dalloway Terrace will change its appearance again this winter, and we’re eagerly awaiting to see what theme they will choose. Whether you visit Dalloway to drink or dine, it’s guaranteed that you’ll will have the most divine experience. 16-22 Great Ru