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Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Miss Abbie Brown (Environmental Health Officer).

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received at the commencement or during the course of the meeting.

 

3.

APPLICATION FOR A NEW PREMISES LICENCE IN RESPECT OF VALLEY TAVERN, 15 HIGH STREET, FLEUR DE LYS, BLACKWOOD pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

The Chair opened the meeting and introductions were made.

 

            The Legal Advisor to the Sub Committee outlined the procedure for the meeting and reported that Members had previously familiarised themselves with the report of the Licensing Manager, the premises application and supporting documentation, together with the written representations of Responsible Authorities, and from local residents (as defined as Other Persons in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003) who were objecting to the application. 

           

Mr Lee Morgan (Licensing Manager) presented the report and outlined the application submitted by Valley Tavern, 15 High Street, Fleur de Lys, for a new premises licence which sought to permit the following licensable activities:-

 

Supply of Alcohol (on sales only)

·         Sunday to Thursday inclusive, 11:00 to 00:00

·         Friday and Saturday, 11:00 to 01:00 the following morning

·         New Years Eve and Boxing Day 11:00 to 01:00 the following morning

·         On days where live sporting events are broadcast, hours will be 00:01 to 00:00

 

Late Night Refreshment (indoors only)

·         Sunday to Thursday inclusive, 23:00 to 00:00

·         Friday and Saturday, 23:00 to 01:00

 

Performance of Dance (indoors only)

·         Monday to Thursday inclusive, 10:00 to 23:00

·         Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10:00 to 00:00

 

Recorded Music (indoors only)

·         Monday to Thursday inclusive, 10:00 to 23:00

·         Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10:00 to 00:00

 

Live Music (indoors only)

·         Monday to Thursday inclusive, 10:00 to 23:00

·         Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10:00 to 00:00

 

Boxing and Wrestling entertainments (indoors only)

·         Monday to Thursday inclusive, 10:00 to 23:00

·         Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10:00 to 00:00

 

Films (indoors only)

·         Monday to Thursday inclusive, 10:00 to 23:00

·         Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10:00 to 00:00

 

It was noted that the premises had previously operated as the James Club (license surrendered in January 2017) and that the applicant has operated under and applied for Temporary Event Notices which permit them to provide the sale and supply of alcohol for dates between 1st February to 19th February 2019.

 

The Sub Committee were referred to the representations received in relation to the application and it was noted that Trading Standards, Gwent Police, the Health and Safety Team, Social Services and the Health Board had indicated they did not wish to make representations in respect of the application.  Representations were received from the Licensing Authority and Environmental Health and were set out in the Licensing Manager’s report, together with representations from Other Persons, comprising of objections from four local residents and 3 letters in support of the application from local businesses.  Copies of the representations were attached to the report that was circulated with the agenda.    As Environmental Health had given apologies for the meeting, it was explained that Mrs Annette Dicks (representing the Licensing Authority) would present these representations on their behalf.

 

Attention was drawn to the local policy considerations and national guidance as set out in the report and to the way in which the Sub Committee would deal with the application.  It was explained that the Sub Committee must have regard to all the representations made and to the evidence  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.