Love Island’s Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling reveal they’ve built a PUB in their back garden

They kept fans entertained over the summer, when they shared snaps of videos of their fun-filled times at home together during the COVID-19 lockdown.

And Laura Whitmore and her fiancé Iain Stirling have revealed that they’ve made their home all the more entertaining, as they’ve built a pub in their back garden.

Love Island host Laura, 35, took to Instagram on Saturday to share a snapshot of herself enjoying drinks with Iain, 32, and a small group of friends.

Home comforts: Laura Whitmore and her fiancé Iain Stirling have revealed that they've made their home all the more entertaining, as they've built a pub in their back garden

Home comforts: Laura Whitmore and her fiancé Iain Stirling have revealed that they’ve made their home all the more entertaining, as they’ve built a pub in their back garden

Wearing a striped sweater, the blonde beauty was seen cuddling her beloved pet pooch as the group enjoyed drinks and snacks.

Love Island narrator Iain took the snap, which showed their pals giving the thumbs up as they sat by the bar, which included a Guinness tap, glasses and bottle of liquor.

Captioning the image, Laura partially quoted classic sitcom Cheers, as she wrote: ‘Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name and they’re always glad you came… The Snug EST 2020.’

Snug: The Irish broadcaster also geotagged the new bar's location as The Snug, while she shared another snap showing that the name had been placed above the double door entrance

Snug: The Irish broadcaster also geotagged the new bar’s location as The Snug, while she shared another snap showing that the name had been placed above the double door entrance

The Irish broadcaster also geotagged the new bar’s location as The Snug, while she shared another snap showing that the name had been placed above the double door entrance to the construction, which included bar stools.   

Laura has much to celebrate, as she’s set to begin filming Celebrity Juice alongside Emily Atack next week, after they were announced as new team captains. 

The stars joined show host Keith Lemon, real name Leigh Francis, for a celebratory night out on Thursday after they their new roles were publicly announced. 

The trio were also joined by Laura’s fiancé Iain, who was pictured arriving at the venue with footballer Robbie Keane after working together on Soccer Aid. 

Show: Laura has much to celebrate, as she's set to begin filming Celebrity Juice with Emily Atack next week, after they were announced as new team captains. Pictured with Keith Lemon

Show: Laura has much to celebrate, as she’s set to begin filming Celebrity Juice with Emily Atack next week, after they were announced as new team captains. Pictured with Keith Lemon 

Celebrate: Keith, real name Leigh Francis, documented their celebratory drinks on Instagram

Celebrate: Keith, real name Leigh Francis, documented their celebratory drinks on Instagram 

The trio appeared in great spirits after it was announced that they would be making up the new team of Celebrity Juice.

Taking to Instagram, Laura, Emily and Keith documented their night out where they enjoyed celebratory Champagne and margarita cocktails.

Although Emily joked on Friday morning that she was feeling hungover as she shared a video of herself sipping water with a GIF of a cocktail with a red X next to it. 

It was recently announced that Emily and Laura would be Holly Willouhgby’s replacements on Celebrity Juice, four months after she left her 12-year stint. 

Giddy: Presenter Laura and actress Emily appeared giddy in one fun video shared by Keith

Giddy: Presenter Laura and actress Emily appeared giddy in one fun video shared by Keith 

Cheers! Laura toasted her flute of Champagne

Fun: She took a swig as she celebrated the news

Cheers! Laura toasted her flute of Champagne and took

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Lawmakers hope Ohio voters won’t notice they’ve done nothing about House Bill 6

Ohio’s Republican-run House and Senate returned to the Statehouse Tuesday and said, in so many words, they need more time to think about repealing the $60 million Ohio purchase – House Bill 6. It requires Ohio electricity consumers to bail out two nuclear power plants.

State legislators seem to think they know better than voters do what’s good for Ohioans. That’s the same patronizing attitude that got HB 6 passed last year. When working Ohioans want something, the General Assembly’s reply always seems to be, “What’s the big rush?” But when the Powers That Be want something, General Assembly’s reply always seems to be, “Yes, sir!”

The U.S. attorney’s office for Southern Ohio has called HB 6 a “racketeering conspiracy involving approximately $60 million … to pass and uphold a billion-dollar nuclear plant bailout.” That alleged conspiracy led a federal grand jury to indict Republican ex-House Speaker Larry Householder, of Perry County’s Glenford, and four other Ohio political figures. Householder and the others are presumed innocent unless convicted.

HB 6 requires Ohio electricity consumers to bail out the Perry and Davis-Besse nuclear power plants, once owned by Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp., plus two coal-fueled power plants owned by a group of utilities, including FirstEnergy and American Electric Power Co.

New House Speaker Robert Cupp, a Lima Republican, sent proposed HB 6 repeals to a new House Select Committee on Energy Policy and Oversight. Otherwise, the repeal bills might have landed in one of two standing committees: Public Utilities (chaired by Rep. Jamie Callender, a Lake County Republican who co-sponsored HB 6; the Perry nuclear plant is in his district), or Energy and Natural Resources, chaired by Rep. Nino Vitale, an Urbana Republican with a zest for publicity.

Northeast Ohio Republicans whom Cupp named to the special House HB 6 committee are Rep. Mark Romanchuck, of Mansfield, who’s running for an open Senate seat that represents Medina and Ashland counties; and fellow GOP Reps. Dick Stein, of Norwalk, and Scott Wiggam, of Wooster. Romanchuck voted “no” on HB 6 last year; Stein and Wiggam voted “yes.”

Northeast Ohio Democrats Cupp named to the HB 6 committee are Reps. Kent Smith, of Euclid, and Casey Weinstein, of Hudson. They both voted “no” on HB 6 last year.

The state Senate’s HB 6 repeal bills were sent to the Senate’s Energy and Public Utilities Committee, chaired by Republican Sen. Steve Wilson, a Warren County banker. Wilson said in July that Householder had “breached the trust of Ohioans” but that HB 6 “was good public policy for the future of energy in our state, [and] I was proud to work on it.” Questions, ratepayers?

Perhaps General Assembly Republicans who voted for HB 6 – 42 of the House’s 61 Republicans, 16 of the Senate’s 24 Republicans – may bet the presidential campaign will distract anti-HB 6 voters. A presidential winner can bolster his or her party at the Statehouse. When President Donald Trump carried Ohio in 2016, Republicans captured 66 Ohio House seats, their post-1966

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