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Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary or Personal Interests and Non Disclosable Pecuniary/Other Interests


No declarations of interest were made.


Hearing for an Application for a New Premises Licence: Door 57, Nabbs Lane, Hucknall pdf icon PDF 233 KB

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The Chairman introduced himself and asked the Committee Members, Officers and those parties present to introduce themselves.


In attendance were Mr. Brian Willows (Applicant) and Interested Parties Mr. Kevin Breedon and Mr. Mick Green.


The Chairman explained the procedure to be followed throughout the hearing. 


The Licensing Team Leader then proceeded to outline the application for a Premises Licence.


The Chairman then invited the Applicant, Mr. David Willows, to put forward his case to the Sub Committee.  Following this and in accordance with adopted procedure, the Interested Parties, Sub-Committee Members and Legal Officer were given the opportunity to ask questions of the Applicant for the purposes of clarity and further explanation.


Mr Kevin Breedon, representing the Interested Parties, was then invited to put forward his case, on behalf of himself and the local residents he was representing.  Mr Breedon outlined the nature of the representations and concerns regarding the application for a new Premises Licence. 


Following this and in accordance with adopted procedure the Applicants, the Sub Committee Members and Legal Officer were given the opportunity to ask questions of the Interested Parties for the purposes of clarity and further explanation.


Finally, the Chairman invited the Applicant and the representative for the Interested Parties to sum up their respective cases.


The Chairman and Members of the Sub Committee then withdrew from the hearing in order to deliberate upon the application and representations made in respect of it.


The hearing was adjourned at 10.25 a.m.


The Chairman and Sub Committee Members subsequently returned to the room and the hearing reconvened at 10.50 a.m.


The Legal Officer delivered the Sub Committee’s findings, the decision and the reason as follows:-



that the decision of the Licensing Sub Committee (in exercise of its powers delegated by Ashfield District Council as Licensing Authority), was to:


Grant the application for a premises licence subject to the following conditions:


A.        The mandatory conditions applicable under the Licensing Act 2003; and


B.        The following conditions put forward by the Applicant following consultation with the Licensing Authority in the Revised Operating Schedule:


1.            The Premises Licence Holder shall ensure that all staff employed at the premises whose duties include the sale or supply of alcohol shall undertake and complete a relevant programme of training prior to them being authorised to sell or supply alcohol. Such training shall consist of providing staff with an understanding of:


·           The need to ensure the responsible sale and supply of alcohol

·           The need to refuse the sale and supply of alcohol to persons who are intoxicated or underage

·           The need to seek credible age verification from persons seeking to be sold or supplied alcohol who may appear under the age of 18 years old


Records of the training programme shall be maintained and made available to Authorised Officers upon request.


The Premises Licence holder shall provide a “refresher” training session to all relevant staff members as and when deemed necessary on a case by case evaluation, but as a minimum requirement the  ...  view the full minutes text for item LSC.9