So very Moorish 13 September 2019 Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the North African-inspired cuisine of Fitzrovia’s Norma, the Stafford Collection’s first standalone restaurant
In this week's issue... So very Moorish Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the North African-inspired cuisine of Fitzrovia’s Norma, the Stafford Collection’s first standalone restaurant
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Hackney Council's late-night licence policy – one year later 15 August 2019 by

The borough's late-night licence policy, set in 2018, appears to have added extra layers of bureaucracy to the process for businesses looking to capitalise on the area's late-night economy. Vincent Wood reports

Hackney Council's decision to evolve long-standing powers to limit late-night operators in Shoreditch and Dalston last year was a controversial one.

The two areas of the borough have been hubs for late-night food and beverage operators, drawing revellers from across the capital, while becoming shorthand for a certain type of chic, independent business. It also coincided with a push from the mayor of London's office to optimise the night-time economy in a bid to save the city's high streets. However, more than a year on, the policy does not appear to have caused monumental change to the number of applications.

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