Prescot’s first ever micropub, a real ale haven with capacity for 50 people, has been given the go-ahead by council planning officers. An empty unit at 57 High Street will be converted into a pub, called The Bard, serving real ales from across the country, alongside craft beers, wine, spirits and soft drinks.
Today is Equal Pay Day, which sounds like a good thing but really isn’t. At 3.34pm today, women in the UK will theoretically be working for free for the rest of the year, such is the gap between their earnings compared to their male counterparts. In property and construction, the situation is even worse.