Menu
News

Couple outraged by description on pub receipt

A couple was outraged when they received their bar receipt. Picture: FacebookSource:Facebook
A couple was outraged when they received their bar receipt. Picture: FacebookSource:Facebook

A horrified couple got a bar receipt with the word "lesbians" on it.

Belinda Mulcah, 46, and Joanne Sheperd, 41, were out to celebrate Belinda's birthday.

They found the barman's crass note on their drinks bill at the Hafan y Mor holiday park near Pwllheli, North Wales.

But when they asked for the bill and paid, Jo was stunned to be handed a receipt with the description "lesbians" under their table number.

NHS worker Jo, of Whixall, Shropshire, said: "Belinda looked at me and she said, 'Are you all right?' I showed her and she was speechless.

"We hadn't done anything overt. We hadn't been kissing or holding hands. We could have been friends.

"So the fact he decided to identify us as lesbians was a bit horrifying. We were shocked."

The couple complained to the bar manager who they say tried to take the receipt away before offering them some free drinks as an apology for the incident.

The park is one of 36 UK Haven sites operated by Bourne Leisure Group, which also owns Butlins.

A spokesman said: "This incident should not have occurred and we are sorry for any distress caused.

"Following an investigation conducted by management, the individual concerned has been subject to internal disciplinary action."

- The Sun

Topics:  lgbti offbeat world

News Corp Australia


Axemen start season with bang in 9s

The Hoey Moey Tooheys Coffs Coast 9s final at Geoff King Motors Park was played between Group 2 rivals the Coffs Harbour Comets and the Orara Valley Axemen who won 12-10. Nines rugby league 17 February 2018 Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate

Promised improvement more than just empty words after Coffs Coast 9s

REVEALED: Rental numbers rise at the start of the year

RENTAL RISE: The number of residential rentals available in Coffs Harbour rose marginally since the end of 2017.

Coffs records marginal rise in number of rentals

Local Partners