Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Urban Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
Contact: Lynn Cain
Appointment of Chairman
that Councillor Mike Smith be
appointed Chairman for the duration of the meeting.
Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary or Personal Interests and Non Disclosable Pecuniary/Other Interests
Quinn-Wilcox declared a Non Disclosable Pecuniary/Other Interests
regarding her current position as District Ward Councillor for
Hearing for Application for a New Premises Licence - Selston FC (Selston Sports Association) PDF 67 KB
The Chairman introduced himself
and asked the Committee Members, officers and those parties present
to introduce themselves.
In attendance were Mark Wilson,
representative for Selston Football Club and Donald Basdell for
Selston Town Cricket Club.
The Council’s Licensing
Team Leader outlined the application.
He asked all present at the meeting to note that the table entry
regarding Late Night Refreshment (both indoors and outdoors), as
outlined on page 7 of the agenda, should read 23:00 hours and not
0:00 as stated.
The Chairman then invited Mark
Wilson and Donald Basdell, the representatives on behalf of the
Applicant, to put forward their case to the Sub
Following this and in
accordance with adopted procedure, the Sub Committee Members and
the Legal Officer were offered the opportunity to ask questions of
the representatives for the Applicant for the purposes of lucidity
and further explanation.
Due to the fact that no
Interested Parties were in attendance at the meeting, the Legal
Officer outlined the nature of the representation as received and
questions were invited accordingly.
Finally, the Chairman invited
the representatives for the Applicant to sum up their
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
The hearing was adjourned at
The Chairman and the Sub
Committee Members subsequently returned to the room and the hearing
was reconvened at 10.55 p.m.
The Legal Officer delivered the
Sub Committee’s findings, the decision and reasons as
The Sub Committee had taken
into account the evidence put before it at the hearing and also
took into account the contents of the application and written
Findings of the Sub Committee:
No representations were received from any Relevant
No representations were received from
Nottinghamshire Police specifically in connection with anti-social
behaviour or crime & disorder in the area;
The objection received was speculative and there was
no evidence of anti-social behaviour or crime & disorder
connected to this Premises;
There was no evidence to suggest that the Licensing
Objectives would be undermined;
The Premises had been operating 7-8 functions per
year for 10 years with no complaints received.
As to 1 and 2, the conditions proposed by
Nottinghamshire Police and offered by the Applicant were
appropriate for to the promotion of the Licensing
As to 3, in the absence of the objectors, the
Sub-Committee felt that the addition of a condition about signage
should alleviate these concerns;
As to 4 and 5, the Applicant had evidenced and was
willing to continue to work with the responsible authorities etc.
to address any concerns relating to the promotion of the Licensing
Licensing law is not the primary mechanism for the
general control of Anti Social
Behaviour but rather a part of a holistic approach to the
management of the District.
There are other mechanisms available and in place
for controlling problems of crime ...
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