Nightspot may close after cops block extra hours bid

By Jamie Buchan

Published: 28/02/2014

A north-east nightspot could be forced to close after police blocked its bid for extended opening hours – amid fears the move could stretch resources.

The force said extra officers would have to be drafted in if The Cube Bar in Peterhead town centre was allowed to trade into the early hours every weekend.

In an objection to the club’s plan, police said any hours extension could tie-up officers and even prevent them from attending emergency calls.

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