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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were submitted from Greater Manchester Police.
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Members of the Licensing Hearing Sub Committee are asked to consider whether they have an interest in any matter on the agenda, and, if so, to formally declare that interest.
There were no declarations of interest made.
The Minutes of the last Licensing Hearing Sub Committee meeting held at 10.00am on the 14th December 2021 are attached.
The minutes of the last Licensing Hearing Panel held virtually at 10.00am on the 14th December 2021 were attached to the agenda.
Resolved:- That the minutes of the Licensing Hearing Sub Committeeheld virtually at 10.00am on the 14th December 2021 be approved as a correct record.
Report from the Executive Director (Operations) is attached:-
The Licensing Authority received an application to vary a Premises Licence under section 34 of the Licensing Act 2003 in relation to Carmelo's & Bilardi's Bar, 1 Chapel Street, Tottington, Bury, BL8 4AL. Representations had been received from a Responsible Authority, namely Greater Manchester Police (GMP) and two interested parties, namely members of the public.
The Applicant in respect of the above premises is Mr Carmelo Bilardi. Mr Bilardi is also the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) at these premises.
The Applicant had complied with all the necessary procedural requirements laid down by the Act.
Representations were received within the appropriate period by the Licensing Authority from GMP and 2 other interested parties.
All representations were contained within the written submissions provided in the report to the Sub-Committee.
All documentary evidence provided with the agenda pack comprising the application, the report and representations were served on all parties in advance of the hearing.
The proposed variation of the operating schedule requested was as follows:
Supply of Alcohol - For consumption On the Premises
Sunday to Thursday 11.00 until 00.00
Friday and Saturday 11.00 until 01.30
Provision of Live Music (Indoors)
Sunday to Thursday 23:00 until 00.00
Friday and Saturday 23.00 until 01.30
Hours open to the Public
Sunday to Thursday 11.00 until 00.30
Friday and Saturday 11.00 until 02.00
The Deputy Licensing Officer confirmed the above hours were correct and the report in the agenda packs was incorrect which contained a 14.00 start time for the above. It was also reported that GMP had been mediating during the representation period with the Applicant prior to the hearing and they have agreed and accepted the conditions contained at Appendix 1.
The Deputy Licensing Officer presented a report and the operating schedule with conditions attached in Appendix 1 of the report.
Appendix 2 of the report contained information in relation to the interested parties who had made representations to this application.
Mr Gareth Williams, representing the Applicant advised the Sub-Committee that the main time extension was for a Friday and Saturday night of one and half hours, with an increase on Sundays of 30 minutes and that there had been no reported problems with the current operating times. He explained that the reasoning behind the extension was that customers who had eaten their meal could enjoy a drink afterwards in the bar area beyond the current midnight deadline. He went on to refer to some of the representations received and stated that the use of the restaurant’s car park for drop offs and pick ups could be a condition or policy so door staff would be instructed to advise people stopping at the front to go to the car park, in order to avoid the road junction being blocked by vehicles and to help with any possible noise issues.
Mr Williams noted that it was believed that the loud noises reported would more than likely be from other establishments with an outdoor venue further along the road. He advised that the bar area at ... view the full minutes text for item 4.