Premises Licence

19 Jul 2019

Southwark - Unanimously approve introduction of Late Night Levy

We have previously reported on the progress of a proposed Southwark Late Night Levy Scheme (Levy).  On Wednesday evening (17th July), at a full Council Assembly, Southwark councillors unanimously approved the introduction of a Levy in respect...

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...

10 Jun 2019

Early May bank holiday in 2020 to move to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day

Last week the Government confirmed that the early May bank holiday in 2020 will move from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, which takes place on 8th May.This will be only the second time that the early May bank...

06 Jun 2019

We Love Hackney Residents Group Judicial Review rumoured to be over?

We previously reported on the residents group “We Love Hackney” ( WLH ) and their challenge to Hackney Councils new Licensing rules introduced last year.Local media outlet The Hackney Citizen has been reporting that the groups c...

17 May 2019

Durham - Licensing Policy

Durham County Council has recently closed their consultation on their new proposed licensing statement for the next 5 years.  The Policy which covers the entire County has been recently criticised by Durham City’s Labour MP, Dr. Roberta...

29 Apr 2019

National Pubwatch – ‘Pubwatch Awards 2019’ launched

The National Pubwatch Awards were established to encourage and recognise the work of local Pubwatch schemes throughout the United Kingdom and their efforts to provide safe drinking environments for customers and staff. The 2019 Awards have just be...