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No. Item


Election of Chair

To elect a Chair of the Sub-Committee, to serve for the duration of the meeting.



The Committee Officer invited nominations.

RESOLVED that Councillor Neill be elected Chair of the Sub-Committee for the duration of the Meeting.

Record of Voting - for 2, against 0, abstentions 1, absent 0.


Councillor Neill then took the Chair.





No apologies had been received.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest from Members and Officers, relating to items to be considered at the meeting.


No declarations of interest were received from Members.


Mr. Kevin Dunford, Technical Officer, declared an other interest as two objections to the application had been submitted by his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs Housen.



Application for a New Premises Licence - Cotswold Wild Dining, Land at Grid Reference 415420 217305, Farmington, Gloucestershire pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To determine a new Premises Licence Application for the premises known as Cotswold Wild Dining, Land At Grid Reference 415420 217305, Farmington, Gloucestershire.




That the Licensing Sub-Committee is asked, in light of the representations received, to consider the application and determine whether to:-

·         grant the application as requested;

·         grant the application subject to such conditions that are necessary to promote the licensing objectives;

·         refuse the application in whole or in part where it is necessary in order to promote the licensing objectives.

Additional documents:


The Applicant, Mr. Richard Webber, was present for this item


The Sub-Committee was requested to consider an application for a new Premises Licence to supply by retail of alcohol on the premises between the hours of Monday to Sunday 1800hrs to 2300hrs.


Attention was drawn to the circulated procedure for considering applications under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003, the four licensing objectives detailed in the 2003 Act, and the basis on which any decision(s) should be made.  The Members, Officers and the other persons present introduced themselves.

It was reported that there had been 27 resident/property owner representations received in relation to the application.  It was also reported that the following conditions had been submitted by Gloucestershire Police to which the Applicant had agreed  and which were the conditions which would form part of the Operating Schedule on the Premises Licence:


1. The Premises Licence Holder shall ensure that before any events involving adult entertainment commence, any attendee appearing to be under the age of 25 must produce valid photographic ID, namely either a Driving Licence or Passport. Should no ID be produced then the attendee shall be refused entry to the event.


2. The Premises Licence Holder shall ensure that an Incident Log Book is kept at the premises when open for licensable activities. All incidents which impact on any of the four licensing objectives shall be recorded. Each entry shall be recorded as soon as practicable and before the end of each trading session and will include;


·Time, date and nature of the incident


· Name of the person recording the incident and those members of Staff who deal with the incident.


· Actions taken.


This logbook shall be available for inspection by Police or authorised officers of the Licensing Authority upon request.


3. No alcohol to be kept on site when the premises is not open for licensable activities.


The Applicant had also agreed to further conditions suggested by the Licensing Authority:


1. The site will be utilised for a maximum of 56 days over 12 months (January to December)


2. Customers will abide by the business Terms and Conditions when on site. These include a condition, which states that customers cannot bring their own alcohol onto the site. (Copy attached at Annex D)


3. A member of staff will always be on site when in operation.


No representation had been made by the Ward Member Councillor Keeling. Representations had been received from County Councillor Hodgkinson and Clapton Parish Meeting.


Mr. Webber was then invited to address the Sub-Committee to present the application.  Mr Webber advised that he had been a previous licence holder with the Council and that in submitting the application he had considered both the positives and negatives of obtaining a licence against using Temporary Event Notices (TENs) to hold events on the site.  He explained that he had consulted with the Council’s Licensing Officer and wished to apologise for not contacting the Parish Meeting directly to discuss his intentions prior to submitting the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.