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To consider the extent , if any, to which the public and press are to be excluded from the meeting


RESOLVED that as there was restricted information protected by the Data Protection Legislation, any discussions relating to Appendix E to the report, could be held in private session.


Declarations of interest, if any


There were no declarations of interest made at the meeting.


Application for a premises licence for The School House, High Street, Arksey, Doncaster, DN5 0SF pdf icon PDF 453 KB

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The Sub-Committee considered an application for a new Premises Licence in respect of The School House, High Street, Arksey, Doncaster, DN5 0SF.


The Sub-Committee Members, the Applicants, persons making representations and Responsible Authorities, had received the agenda prior to the meeting.  Copies of the representations were attached to the report at Appendix E.


Subsequent to the despatch of the agenda papers, additional information from the Applicant, had been circulated to Members of the Sub-Committee and all relevant parties, prior to the meeting.


At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair welcomed all parties to the meeting, made introductions and outlined the procedure to be followed.


As the hearing was being held via a teleconferencing facility, Members of the Sub-Committee and other parties, were informed by the Chair that she would indicate who would speak next in order to ensure that the meeting ran as smoothly as possible.


The Licensing Officer introduced the report and outlined the salient points in relation to the application.


The Applicants, Mr David Aldred, Mr Jonathan Staniland and Mr Andrew Miller, who was in attendance at the meeting, made representations and answered questions.


Mrs Anastasija Clayton and Dr Karen Davies who had made written representations in respect of the application, outlined their concerns and objections to the application, and answered questions.


All parties were then asked to leave the teleconference meeting whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated on the application and reached a decision.


All parties were then invited back in to the meeting to be informed of the Sub-Committee’s decision.


RESOLVED that the Sub-Committee, having considered the application for a new Premises Licence in respect of The School House, High Street, Arksey, Doncaster, DN5 0SF and have taken into account the written representations made and the evidence presented today, the steps that are appropriate to promote the Licensing Objectives, the Home Office Guidance and our Statement of Licensing Policy, has decided to grant the licence in the terms set out in Appendix B and including the following additional conditions:-


        Outdoor use to cease at 9.00 pm and restrict use to the front yard, other than for use as a smoking/seating area, with no live or recorded music after this time; and


        Live and recorded music to be indoors only.


The Sub-Committee has noted that some modifications to the application have been made following discussions between the Applicant and objectors.  However, some objectors still have concerns about the application particularly in relation to the prevention of public nuisance.


Mrs A Clayton has informed the Sub-Committee that she does not object to the development, rather she has concerns about the noise generated by the premises, particularly as her 8 year old child has a window at the front of his property and he already has night time anxieties.  Mrs Clayton added that this was the first opportunity she had been given to air her comments.  She also mentioned that residents had the protection of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.


Dr K Davies mentioned that her principle concern  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.