Monthly Archives: August 2020

Blackburn’s illegal wedding venue risks council sanction

A RESTAURANT that violated coronavirus lockdown restrictions by hosting a wedding reception for 100 people should be punished. The Waheed Buffet and Banquet Hall in Randal Street, Blackburn, hosted a wedding party of 100 to 120 people on Sunday evening before drawing the attention of authorities. Following several calls of concern, officers entered the building […]

Party venue closed for breaking lockdown rules

A PARTY venue was closed for breaking lockdown rules. Gray Area Party Room, in Heywood, was forced to close for a month after evidence came to light that she was ignoring Covid-19 regulations. Investigations by police and licensing officials revealed that it was rented out for receptions and parties despite the current ban on such […]