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Declaration of Interests
That the minutes of the above meeting, having been previously circulated, are agreed as a correct record.
The Panel considered an application for a premises licence at the Freshpol in accordance with the agreed procedure.
Grant the application for a premises licence, subject to the Licensing Act 2003 mandatory conditions, and the conditions agreed with the Police and set out below;
1) A Challenge 25 scheme shall operate at the premises. Any person who appears to be under 25 years of age shall not be allowed to purchase alcohol unless they produce an acceptable form of photo identification. (eg passport, driving licence, Military ID or PASS accredited card).
2) Challenge 25 notices shall be displayed in prominent positions throughout the premises.
3) A CCTV system with recording equipment shall be installed and maintained at all times in working order. All recordings used in conjunction with CCTV shall:
• Be of evidential quality
• Cover the point of sale, entrance and exit
• Indicate the time and date
• Be retained for a period of 30 days
• Sufficient staff will be trained to use the system
• The original images will be made available for inspection immediately upon the request of police officers, or other authorised officers.
• copies of recordings shall be provided in a format which can be viewed on readily available equipment without the need for specialist software.
4) All members of staff shall be fully trained in the retail sale of alcohol. The training shall be ongoing and each member of staff shall be reviewed every 6 months. All details of the level of training shall be recorded in a book or electronic record. This information shall be made available for inspection and copying by the Police or any other authorised person on request and all such records shall be retained at the premises for at least 12 months.
5) A bound and sequentially paginated refusals book or electronic record shall be kept at the premises to record all instances where admission or service is refused. Such records shall show:
• The basis for the refusal
• The person making the decision to refuse; and
• The date and time of refusal.
Such records shall be retained at the Premises for at least 12 months, and shall be made available for inspection and copying by the Police or any other authorised person on request.
The licence permits the supply of alcohol as set out in the application, between the hours of 06:30 – 23:00 Monday to Saturday and 09:00 – 23:00 on Sunday during which times the Premises will be open to the public.
The Panel heard from the Applicant’s representative that there is already a premises licence in place at 56 Victoria Road, which is currently a convenience store run by the Applicant and this application is to facilitate a change of premises for the store from 56 to 54 Victoria Road Netherfield. As such a new application for a premises licence has been made for 54 Victoria Road, this is not an increase in the number of ... view the full minutes text for item 8.