Leeds pub facing calls from police for licence to be revoked - 10 things you said
Police are urging council licensing chiefs to shut down an east Leeds pub, following attacks and reports of antisocial behaviour around the premises.
But regulars at the Old Red Lion in Whinmoor are fighting back, as dozens have written letters of support for the landlord and landlady.
They say the venue is a lifeline for some living in the area, with one regular claiming the clientèle are “like a family”.
Here's what you had to say about...
Joyce Mcclelland: "The landlord and landlady have done their best in that pub. Can’t help what goes off outside. Leave it open."
Steph Reynolds: "The pub has always been lovely when I’ve been in. My family members go regularly and have never had any issues."
Melanie Hindley: "Such a shame. The landlord has tried to make it a nice pub . A few as usual spoil it for the rest."
Kris Brown: "Used to drink here as a young lad. Always needed to be careful what you said and to who, but never this bad."
Tony Craven: "I used to go when it had a restaurant and had a great Sunday lunch. Them days have gone."
Chris Howley: "Better management and policing resources and it won’t be an issue."
Kathleen Walpole: "Used to be a lovely place to go for a meal. Shame it ends up like this."
Lee Lifeson-Peart: "Used to be a cracking pint back in the day."
Helen Yardley: "Close one pub, it’ll just go on to another pub."
Andy Wakefield: "Get bouncer and up-to-date CCTV in as part of their licence. Job done."
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