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D H CONVENIENCE STORE, 109 HIGH STREET, BANGOR, LL57 1NS
To consider the above application
APPLICATION TO VARY A PREMISES LICENCE – D H Convenience Store, 109 High Street, Bangor, LL57 1NS.
The panel and the officers were introduced to everyone that was present and it was announced that everyone had up to 10 minutes to share their observations on the application.
On behalf of the premises: Mr David James Hughes and Carla Cordeiro
Others invited: Donna Evans (Fair Trading Officer - Gwynedd Council)
Ian Williams (North Wales Police)
a) The report and recommendation of the Licensing Section
Submitted – the report of the Licensing Manager giving details of the application for a premises licence for D H Convenience Store, 109 High Street, Bangor, in relation to the sale of alcohol to be consumed off the premises, recorded music (background music in the shop) and showing of films. The right was sought to supply alcohol between 8:00am and 11:00pm, 7 days a week.
Reference was made to the measures recommended by the applicant to promote the licensing objectives along with the responses that were received during the consultation period. It was noted that neither the Police nor Gwynedd Council Trading Standards objected to the application, but had submitted observations. It was reported that the applicant had agreed, following a visit to the site from the Police, that there was no need to include some licensable activities, namely the showing of films and recorded music, in the application. The applicant also agreed to operate Challenge 25 along with accepting CCTV conditions on the licence. In the context of the Gwynedd Council Trading Standards' observations and recommendations, it was noted that the applicant was subject to a current investigation by service officers and that this was relevant to the licensing objective of preventing crime and disorder.
b) In considering the application, the following procedure was followed:-
· Members of the Sub-committee and the applicant were given an opportunity to ask questions of the Licensing Manager.
· The applicant was invited to expand on the application.
· Consultees were given an opportunity to submit their observations
· The licensee, or his representative, was invited to respond to the observations
· Members of the Sub-committee were given an opportunity to ask questions of the licensee.
· Members of the Sub-committee were given an opportunity to ask questions of the consultees.
c) In elaborating on the application, Ms Cordeiro noted on behalf of the applicant that she was happy with what had been submitted and corroborated the following observations:
· That they agreed with the observations and recommendations of the Police and would operate Challenge 25 and install CCTV
· Their intention would be to sell alcohol to drink outside the premises
· The trading standards service's investigation was related to illegal tobacco
· There would not be any nuisance behaviour permitted on the premises
· Anyone under the influence of alcohol would be sent out - no tolerance
· Satisfied with the content of the application
In response to a question, it was confirmed that they would remove playing films and music from the application. In response to an observation about ... view the full minutes text for item 4.