Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Items of Urgent Business

To determine any other items of business which the Chair decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

3.

Declarations of Interests

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.

Minutes:

There was no declarations of interest.

4.

To consider an application for 100 Acres, Cowles Drove, Hockwold cum Wilton

Minutes:

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The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and declared that the Sub-Committee was sitting to consider an application for a premises licence in respect of Paradise Gardens Hydro and Urban Lifestyle Show, 100 Acres, Cowles Drove, Hockwold cum Wilton.

 

The Chair informed those present that a site visit had been conducted prior to the Hearing.

 

The Sub-Committee, the Borough Council officers and the Legal Advisor were introduced and explained their roles.

 

Representatives from the Police and the Community Safety and Neighbourhood Nuisance Team were also present at the Hearing and introduced themselves.

 

The Chair explained that the meeting was being broadcast on You Tube.

 

All parties were introduced and asked if fifteen minutes was sufficient to present their case.

5.

Procedure which will be followed at the Hearing pdf icon PDF 218 KB

Minutes:

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At the request of the Chair, the Legal Advisor outlined the procedure which would be followed at the Hearing.

 

Those present were informed that the decision would not be read out at the Hearing today, but would follow in writing within five working days.

6.

Report of the Licensing Officer pdf icon PDF 12 MB

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Minutes:

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At the request of the Chair, the Licensing Officer presented her report to the Sub-Committee as included in the Agenda.

 

Questions were invited from all parties and the Licensing Officer.  There were no questions.

7.

The Applicants Case

Minutes:

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At the request of the Chair, the Applicant’s representative, on behalf of the Applicant presented their case.  He provided detail of the Event Management Plan and the steps the applicant had taken to address resident concerns.

 

The applicant and the applicants representative responded to questions from all parties.

 

8.

Interested Parties Case

Minutes:

a) Lesley Randall – Hockwold Parish Council

 

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b) Toni Cobbold – representing self, Pamela Cobbold and Mr and Mrs Brown

 

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c) Mr D and Mrs B Pountney

 

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The Interested Parties responded to questions from all parties and the Licensing Officer provided detail of the concerns raised by Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service and how these had been considered.

 

9.

Summing Up - The Licensing Officer

Minutes:

10.

Summing Up - Interested Parties

Minutes:

The Interested Parties confirmed that they had nothing further to add.

11.

Summing Up - The Applicant

Minutes:

12.

Outstanding Matters

Minutes:

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The Legal Advisor outlined outstanding matters and provided detail of the Legal Advice she would be providing to the Sub-Committee Members whilst they retired to make their decision.

13.

Decision Notice pdf icon PDF 606 KB

Minutes:

The Chair closed the meeting and the Panel retired to consider its decision in private, accompanied by the Democratic Services Officer for administration purposes and the Legal Advisor for specific points of law and procedure.

 

After the Hearing the decision notice was circulated to all parties.  A copy of the decision notice is attached.