Tuesday’s headlines, from huge Glasgow pub brawl to PIP backlogs
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The best stories so far include; footage of a huge fight between punters in a busy Glasgow pub, the latest DWP changes which could see PIP refunds of over £12,000 issued and an ‘appalling’ assault on the station.
Here’s the headline to keep you posted.
Shocking footage shows the moment a huge fight breaks out between punters in a busy Glasgow pub
Shocking footage has shown the moment a fight broke out in the middle of a busy pub in Glasgow.
Police were called to the Montford Bar and Kitchen in Toryglen at around 3.40pm to report a “disturbance” in the venue.
CCTV footage shows a man punching another man as they stand together in the crowded bar.
A fight then ensues between the two men, with both men throwing punches at the other.
Punters and staff attempt to intervene in the fight, but not before one of the offenders picks up a drink from a nearby table and throws it in the man’s direction.
Gang shout ‘do it now’ as they chase staff in ‘appalling’ assault
Shocking mobile phone footage has emerged showing a gang of around six thugs threatening, kicking and chasing two station workers.
British Transport Police received a report of staff being attacked at Formby station at 7.37pm on Sunday April 3.
Footage shows six individuals dressed in black, believed to be teenagers, walking towards a security guard and another member of staff on the platform.
One of the youngsters can hear yelling “get off our guy from the station” as they terrorize the men.
People on PIP may have to repay up to £12,865 after DWP assessment rule change
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced a review of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claims from people who are deaf or hard of hearing who may be affected by a higher court decision regarding safe washing or bathing. security.
Following the court ruling, effective August 21, 2020, there has been a change in how the DWP considers whether it is safe for someone to wash or bathe, as part of the PEP assessment.
If a deaf or hard of hearing applicant is unable to hear a standard fire alarm while bathing or bathing, despite the low fire risk, the DWP will now consider whether a visual alarm – such that an aid or device – is required, or supervision if a visual alarm would not be appropriate, in order to wash or bathe safely.
Dad turns garden into £20,000 car park for hospital staff charging £5 per space
A homeowner turned his garden into a car park to reduce parking costs at the hospital across from his home.
Akeel Ahmed has spent £20,000 transforming the driveway of his Birmingham home, directly opposite Heartlands Hospital, into a car park for up to 20 vehicles.
All-day parking costs just £5, almost half of what the hospital charges, where motorists have to spend £10.20 to leave their vehicle for 24 hours.
The father-of-three is also targeting parents, with offers of £2 drop-off and pick-up slots for those at school.
To secure a parking spot, drivers simply drop some cash in the mailbox before setting off for the day.
Scottish couple win fight to have neighbours’ 36ft hedge cut after ‘energy bills soar’
A Scottish couple who claimed their neighbour’s 36ft hedge caused their energy bills to skyrocket have won a fight to have it knocked down.
Gary and Joanna Short insisted they were left out due to rising utility costs due to trees owned by Eliza Wylie.
They said trees between their properties in Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire, ruined their enjoyment of their £500,000 family home.
It was also claimed that the foliage of the trees blocked the drains and damaged their property.
They applied to Renfrewshire Council to have the hedge cut, but were disappointed when the decision was overruled.
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