Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee 8 June Resumption, Licensing Committee - Wednesday, 10th June, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Remote Access via webex

Contact: Duncan Jowitt  Democratic Services Officer

Link: Minutes of adjourned meeting

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Minutes of the adjourned meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 8 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the adjourned meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 8 June 2020.


The minutes of the adjourned meeting of 8 June were agreed as a correct record.


Objections to a Temporary Event Notice submitted by Max Fox in respect of Trapp Farm, 176 Fleetwood Road South, Thornton Cleveleys pdf icon PDF 847 KB

Report of the Corporate Director Environment, attached.

Additional documents:


The Corporate Director Environment submitted a report to provide members of the Licensing Sub-Committee with information to assist them to consider two objection notices received from Environmental Health and Lancashire Police, who are Relevant Persons under the 2003 Licensing Act (the Act) to allow them to decide whether or not to serve a counter notice on the event organiser in accordance with Section 105 of the Act. The objections were to a proposed temporary event, scheduled to run from Saturday 4 July to Friday 10 July at Trapps Farm in Thornton.


The meeting on 8 June 2020 was adjourned at 7.21pm due to technical issues and resumed at 6pm on 10 June 2020. Over the course of the meeting, the Sub-Committee considered the following documents:


  • the report of the Corporate Director Environment,
  • an additional report of the Corporate Director Environment dated 5 June 2020 containing the additional information submitted by the Applicant on Thursday 4June and
  • a Power Point presentation submitted by the Applicant.


The Sub-Committee also heard oral evidence by video link from:


  • the Applicant - Max Fox, James Atha and Sarah Millard,
  • the Police’s solicitor - Chris Kehoe and PC 4107 Emma Pritchard,
  • the Environmental Health Officer - Nick Clayton.


In reaching its decision, the Sub-Committee had regard to:


1. The Licensing Act 2003 (the Act),

2. The Guidance published by the Secretary of State under s182 of the Act,

3. The Council’s Licensing Policy,

4. Human Rights Act 1998.




After due deliberation, the Sub-Committee concluded that granting the application would undermine the prevention of public nuisance and considered that it was appropriate for the promotion of this licensing objective, to issue a counter notice under section 105 of the Licensing Act 2003.