Licensing

10 Jul 2019

Successful application in new City of York 'red zone'

City of York Council has included a Cumulative Impact Area (CIA) within its Licensing Policy since 2005. Following statutory changes to CIAs last year the Council reviewed its policy further and recently introduced a new ‘red zone’ are...

26 Jun 2019

Southwark Late Night Levy - Another step closer

At a meeting of the Southwark Licensing Committee on Tuesday 25th June,  it was  resolved to recommend to next month's council assembly meeting that a Late Night Levy be introduced from September this year.As we have previously reporte...

20 Jun 2019

“Smart?” water; Sheffield Licensed Premises get Smartwater Scheme funding from Sheffield BID.

Twenty-Five  Licensed venues  across Sheffield have engaged in a new scheme funded by Sheffield BID (Business Improvement District). Staff at the venues have received training in the use of Smartwater, each batch with its own DNA-...

20 Jun 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 - Reminder

In March we highlighted the potential need for TENs in respect of the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan.With many home nation games kicking off before 10am, UK time, many pubs may need to utilise a TEN in order to allow them to serve alcoholic r...

18 Jun 2019

Bradford launches new scheme targeting retailers selling super strength cans of lager to street drinkers

It has been reported that West Yorkshire Police are involved in a 3 month trial in Bradford’s Top of Town District of ‘tagging’ high strength alcoholic products to aid tracing the product back to the retailer.The scheme, funded...

14 Jun 2019

Scotland - Edinburgh consult on future of theatre licensing

From 27th January 2021 The Theatres Act 1968 (the Act) will no longer be in force in Scotland. This is because of changes brought about by the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 which will be fully implemented from that date.  The ...