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little message on my Wall
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donation to our current charity, The Royal British Legion, we have a collection box in the
Katrina in Lloyds
You know why
Happy 1st Wedding Anniversary
Lots of love
|Mary Tonge 16th July
|To Evey-Baby, Vic & G
Looking forward to living with you ladies!! Bring it on, Burton Road
Love Kezza XXX
|Graham Saul 40 years old on 10th July
|As you may know, the Government is moving the
responsibility for the issue of liquor licences and late-night refreshment house licences,
from the Licensing Magistrates to the District Council. The move will come in two
parts, known as the first and second appointed days The first
appointed day is expected to be in October or November 2004, and the second in June or
July 2005. From the first appointed day, the range of different licences for alcohol
and public entertainment in pubs, restaurants and hotels will be replaced with a single
premises licence. From that date, North Norfolk District Council will be
dealing with changing these existing licences into premises licences. What those licensees
have now will be re-issued without challenge. Until the second date, magistrates
will still be dealing with the day-to-day issuing of any new licences, but
variation to licences (like changes of hours) will be dealt with by NNDC.
From the second date NNDC will have full responsibility, and all licence-holders
for licensed premises will obtain from the Council exactly what they have, in the past,
from the Magistrates Courts. It is the intention of the Licensing Act to extend
permitted hours- and it is possible that some establishments will seek 24 /7 licences,
though it is unlikely. First indications are that the licensing trade is looking to extend
its hours, in the case of pubs possibly by two or three hours, so closing time could be
1am or 2am in some cases, instead of the current 11pm. The applicant must submit a
business plan which covers the four points of the Act:
1) the prevention of crime and disorder.
2) Public safety.
3) The prevention of public nuisance.
4) The protection of children from harm.
Anyone may object to a variation request, and those objections should be presented to
NNDC. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure an A3-sized notice is displayed
on their premises and that a public notice is placed in two local newspapers. Objections
must relate to the four points above, and must be made on the basis of evidence. The
new Act requires the Council to prepare a policy document, in consultation with relevant
bodies. The policy is renewable every three years, so consultation will be ongoing.
Having consulted with all the parish and town councils, and major partners such as police,
NNDC would like to hear the views of the general public, the people most likely to be
affected by the day-to-day activities of the Act. If you would like a copy of North
Norfolk District Councils draft policy, further information, or to arrange a public
meeting at which Council officers can speak in more depth about this subject, please phone
me on 01263 516268. If you have a strong view you wish to express, you can write to me at
the Licensing Department, Council Offices, Holt Road, Cromer. This Act and its
ramifications will affect you and now is the time to let us know how you feel, and have
your questions answered and your doubts removed. Yours faithfully, Tony Gent.
Licensing Team Leader. North Norfolk District Council.
Twill be to our advantage to book in Free at Lloyds Super Chemist, so they can give us a
small M.O.T. The Americans have a similar "Look ahead and take care of yourselves in
a Healthier way". Spect these busy days, while we can still run around it's a big
bother, but well worth it! Poppy