Hucknall councillor apologises for Covid breach

A Hucknall councillor has apologised for breaking Covid-19 regulations.

Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 1:23 pm

Coun Phil Rostance (Con), who represents Hucknall West on Ashfield District Council, was out with friends when the breach occurred and one of the group posted a photo of them on social media.

He said: “I was out celebrating a friends stag do whose wedding had previously been postponed due to the pandemic.

"We’d been for a walk in the Peak District, then stopped off at a pub and had a few drinks outside for the majority of the evening.

Coun Phil Rostance has apologised for the breach

"Once inside the bar it was a strictly six to a table.

"At the end of the evening somebody suggested a group photo – this is where the breach happened.

"We were in the wrong and I apologise wholeheartedly for this.”