GB Para-swimming star Josef Craig banned over tattoo

Paralympic champion swimmer Josef Craig has been disqualified from a race at the IPC European Championships for failing to cover up a tattoo.The 19-year-old from Jarrow has a motif of the Olympic rings on the left side of his...

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New law affecting tattooing, piercings, pharmacies, public toilets, and e-cigarettes considered by National Assembly committee

  A proposed law that could affect things like tattoos and piercings, local pharmacies and public toilets, and the treatment of e-cigarettes in Wales, has been considered by a National Assembly for Wales committee. The Health and Social Care Committee looked...

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Burlesque barber shop in Bawtry overturns under-18s ban

A barber shop given permission to serve alcohol and host burlesque nights has overturned a ban on letting under-18s in to the premises.The Gentlemans Retreat was granted the licence on the condition no children would be allowed on site.Owner...

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Neck Ink

For some, its a personal boundary of expression and social acceptance.

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Top marks for Swale tattoo artist

The Pearl tattoo studio has become the first to receive a top score under Swale Council’s new tattoo hygiene rating system. The studio on Sheerness High Street received the top score of 4 after an inspection by officers from the...

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