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Pub Owners ban British Soldiers
Posted on August 16, 2013 by thedailybale
The Globe Pub in Leicester has recently enforced a new scheme which seeks to ban all British military personnel from entering their premises in fear of upsetting local non British citizens.
Christine & Thomas Hamilton, owners of the Globe pub have issued the following statement,
“In this modern era we must be respectful of the ever expanding multicultural society in Britain, we live in quite a diverse and beautiful land where the slightest thing can upset many people. We have taken the brave step to enforce a military ban at the Globe, tensions are currently high with the local Islamic community and out of respect it’s the least we can do”.
(Christine & Thomas Hamilton pictured)
the story regarding banning ex-military from the globe is absolute rubbish, we are currently seeking legal advice. please shareThe malicious rumours reportedly started after the Pub's Facebook Page was hacked and the fake military ban message was posted by an unknown offender. The story was then reiterated by the Daily Bale blog.
Owner Everards Brewery said it shut the pub for a short time on Saturday while more security staff were brought in.
Leicestershire Police are investigating an offence of malicious communication.
Everards managing director, Stephen Gould, said: "We were placed in a position that throughout the day our staff had to respond to very aggressive people obviously believing that the policy was true. [.....]
He added: "We have no idea why The Globe was targeted but we will be working with police to find out why this happened."
Moreover, the photograph in the message does not show the owners of The Globe at all. The image was stolen and reused in the hoax message from an unrelated 2012 news article that discussed a couple who managed a pub in Knutsford, Cheshire.Even though the lies were quickly exposed, the Daily Bale published a follow-up article reiterating its original claims and adding even more lies to the mix.
Last updated: August 19, 2013
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