A pub landlord who spent £50,000 on a chalet for food has been told it breaks Covid rules, just days before boozers can start pouring pints again.
Jason Kalen runs The Marlborough in Wiltshire and fitted a bar, pizza oven and a TV in the wooden 'chalet'. The livid landlord reportedly claims he strictly followed Wiltshire Council's advice to comply with the virus regulations.
But he says the council then told him Government guidance was that outdoor roofed structures had to have at least 50 per cent of their walls open when in use.
The council said his did not - so he can't use it on April 12 as planned. Mr Kalen told the BBC: "It's disgusting. Less than a week before we're supposed to open saying it doesn't comply.Read more on mirror.co.uk