Printer Friendly

Familiar face behind bar.

A TROUBLE-hit pub has a new licensee at the helm.

Victoria Bell, who ran O'Keefe's bar in High Street, Gateshead, for six years until she left for pastures new three years ago, is back.

The 29-year-old took over the pub when the previous landlady surrendered her licence in advance of police action to curb disorder complaints about the premises.

Police say they received numerous complaints about general disorder and after-hours drinking sessions at the pub over the past few months. They were in the process of applying for the licence to be withdrawn, when the licensee voluntarily surrendered it.

Jane Bell, 26, who has joint tenancy of the pub with her sister Victoria, said: "It was always a good pub and we never had any trouble when we ran it before.

"We are determined to keep it trouble-free."
COPYRIGHT 2009 MGN Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2009 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Oct 7, 2009
Words:138
Previous Article:Ice Age a real clue.
Next Article:My dad's great escape; SON UNCOVERS LATE FATHER'S WARTIME MEMOIRS.


Related Articles
SHAMEFUL; Irish priest threatened with prison for exposing horror of children abused behind bars.
If parents are imprisoned, who will provide for the children during Ramadan.
Britney's ex Adnan Ghalib pleads not guilty in felony assault case.
Sadistic playboy guilty of murdering caretaker.
Sadistic playboy guilty of murdering caretaker.
Sadistic playboy guilty of murdering caretaker.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters