Town centre pub closed by police

A PUB has become the first in Ipswich to be closed under new powers given to police to combat violence and disorder.The Spread Eagle in Fore Street was issued with a closure order on Friday evening after police were called to a serious fight which resulted in three men being arrested.

A PUB has become the first in Ipswich to be closed under new powers given to police to combat violence and disorder.

The Spread Eagle in Fore Street was issued with a closure order on Friday evening after police were called to a serious fight which resulted in three men being arrested.

All three men have now been charged with grievous bodily harm and the pub will remain closed until a review of its licence is made.

For the full story see Tuesday's Evening Star.

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