Logo 468


Advertisement:

Job section - 468

New compromise in club opening hour debate


Ben Kendall 2012-04-12

Open till 3 am on Saturdays and 5 am on Sundays. This is the new compromised proposal from the Social Democrats (S), Gothenburg's largest political party, in the ongoing club opening hours debate.

”Fridays is maybe when there are the most problems, and not Saturdays. After many discussions in the delegate body and with the Social Democrats' youth association we have arrived at this compromised proposal,” said Dario Espiga from the Social Democrats to P4 Göteborg.

The Social Democrats also believe that the new proposal will not lead to more illegal clubs opening up in Gothenburg, which is one of the concerns of a 3 am closing time.

The new proposal also includes greater monitoring of clubs with the 5 am licence - once a month as opposed to the current once every six-month inspections. It also includes a clampdown on ”black taxis” and improved safety on the Avenyn through collaborations with different organisations.

"The opening hours is just a small part of it all,” said Dario Espiga to Göteborgs-Posten.

The Moderats and the Liberals are still against a 3 am closure.

The municipal council will make a decision on the proposal on April 25.

Related articles

2012-03-27 16:55
Police oppose renewal of alcohol service permits

2012-03-14 12:54
Hulthén wants to see more alternatives

2012-03-12 17:20
Decision delayed on early closing times


Post comment     Tip a friend     Print




Comments
1. Has anyone said that it is just ridiculous? Mikolaj 2012-04-12


News (SECTION BANNER)

Whole families leave Gothenburg to join Islamic State


A number of families are thought to be uprooting their lives in Gothenburg to go live and fight with IS ...

More

Lindholmen to get a makeover


New apartments, shops, restaurants and a preschool are all part of the plan to reinvent Lindholmen, reports...

More

C1

Unaccompanied refugee children desperate for housing


Communities in Sweden are seeing an influx of unaccompanied refugee children and lack of accommodation has...

More

Government project helps the unemployed


The municipal project ‘social considerations’ ('social hänsyn') is proving to be a...

More

New housing in Heden


Plans have been made for two new tower blocks to be built on Bohusgatan east of Heden, reports local media.

More

Warnings of icy conditions across West Sweden

<span>Lisa Williams/Flickr (</span>CC BY 2.0<span>)</span>

Traffic officials warn drivers that road conditions in West Sweden are icy and proving treacherous after...

More

Positive outlook for refugee children


Over 150 unaccompanied refugee children are estimated to make the move to Gothenburg in 2015, reports local...

More

SKF announces job cuts 


Bearing maker SKF plans to lay-off 200 white collar workers in Sweden, the most of which are in Gothenburg.

More

MC club in court over shooting


Today the trial begins against a Gothenburg based MC club with associations to Hells Angels after more than...

More

More stormy weather for Gothenburg


Rain, snow and icy conditions; more winter weather on the way across west Sweden, reports local newspaper...

More

Envelope full of powder tested harmless


Police have confirmed that the suspicious powder delivered to the company Collector in Nordstan has been...

More

Apartment scam cons 15 people


Up to fifteen people have fallen victim to yet another Blocket apartment scam, some losing thousands of...

More

New collective apartments in Kortedala


Permits have been granted for a new tower block of family flats to be built in Kortedala, a number of which...

More

Ryanair to remain in Gothenburg


Airlines Ryanair and Gotlandsflyg plan to continue flying to and from Gothenburg, however ticket prices may...

More

Airport closure won’t hurt Gothenburg, say officials


The closing of commercial operations at Göteborg City Airport shouldn’t have any serious...

More

Slippery roads cause accidents in West Sweden


At least 20 traffic accidents have occurred in West Sweden following slippery road conditions on Wednesday,...

More

Gothenburg airport to close down

Photo: Adnan Erkocevic and Mattias Gulleberg / Göteborg City Airport

Göteborg City Airport will be closed down for passenger traffic as it is too costly to save, says...

More

Big differences in life expectancy


Residents in wealthy parts of Gothenburg have a life expectancy of up to nine years more than those in areas...

More

Volvo Cars presents new models

Volvo's new S60 Inscription, a premium sedan for the US market

Plans to export Chinese-made vehicles to US. Volvo Cars is unveiling at least two new models for the US market which it hopes will help drive a sales turnaround...

More

Gothenburg’s most powerful in 2014

Håkan Samuelsson, president and CEO of Volvo Cars, who topped this year's list

A carmaker’s CEO, an EU commissioner and a musician – these are some of Gothenburg’s most...

More

Planes hit by laser lights


Four aircraft flying over Orust, north of Gothenburg, were struck by lasers on Sunday evening, according to...

More

Homes still without power after storm Egon

Rail services disrupted. Around 8,000 households in Västra Götaland and Halland, West Sweden, were still without power on Monday morning...

More
More articles (for front page)

Manifestation after France shootings

A third of Gothenburg members leave Boplats

Gang members appeal sentences

Tram accidents on the rise

Peaceful demonstration for religious freedom

Trafikverket investigate railyard death

Schools and homes targeted by fireworks

Prison sentence for young robbers

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Young conmen face trial

Government plans to scrap successful grant

New centre to support Roma community


Main partners:

Main Partners (uni collaboration)

Social media:

Linda's twitter logo 2

Facebook






BRG Expat Guide



Advertisements:

Business Region Göteborg

Nordstan D

Most read