Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Act 2003 Sub Committee - Friday, 8th October, 2021 10.00 am



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Appointment of Chair

To consider the appointment of Chair for the meeting


Councillor Frank Cant was appointed as Chair for this meeting.





Minutes of the last Meeting pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the last Licensing Act 2003  Sub Committee meeting held on 13th August 2021.


The Minutes of the last Meeting held on the 13th August 2021 were agreed as a correct record.


Exclusion of the Public

To determine during which items, if any, the public are to be excluded from the meeting


It was determined that the hearing would be held in public.


Determination of Temporary Event Notices Application- Ships and Giggles, Hammerton Street, Burnley. pdf icon PDF 49 KB

To determine a Temporary Event Notices Application following receipt of notices of objection under the Licensing Act 2003, relating to the Ships and Giggles, 10-14 Hammerton Street, Burnley.BB11 1NA.

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The Sub Committee considered a report to determine six Temporary Event Notice (TEN) applications from Sam Fairclough for Ships and Giggles at 10-14 Hammerton Street, Burnley.


Written objections had been received from Lancashire Constabulary and Environmental Health at Burnley Council.


Pc Michael Jones (Lancashire Constabulary), Jill Wolfendale (Environmental Health), Sam Fairclough and Jaimme O`Brien (Ship and Giggles) attended the hearing and presented their cases in turn regarding the applications for the six Temporary Event Notices, and Members and all parties present asked questions.


Members RESOLVED to go into private session to consider the Temporary Event Notice applications, and to receive legal advice.





Regarding the Ships and Giggles, 10-14 Hammerton Street, Burnley, The  Temporary Event Notices have been determined with a view to promoting the four licensing objectives, but in particular, the licensing objectives relating to the Prevention of Crime and Disorder, Public Safety and the Prevention of Public Nuisance.


The Sub-Committee carefully considered the report of the Licensing Officer, the representations made by the Police and Environmental Health and the representations put forward by the Applicant.


The Sub Committee have had regard to the Temporary Event Notices and the relevant representations received.


The Sub Committee have had regard to the s182 Guidance issued by the Government.


The Sub Committee have had regard to its own Statement of Licensing Policy.


Having taken all of the above into consideration, the Council have decided to grant the applications for the six Temporary Event Notices applied for on the 31/10/21, 7/11/21, 14/11/21, 21/11/21, 18/12/21 and 27/12/21, subject to the same conditions which are attached to the Premises Licence PLA0391 being attached to those Temporary Event Notices.


In addition the Sub Committee suggested a recommendation that there be a two tier system whereby one floor was closed off at 4am and that the ticketed event took place on the other floor.