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Apologies for absence


No apologies for absence were received as all Members were present.


Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct




(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and


(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave


No Declarations of Interest were made.


Application for a New Premises Licence - The Taffy, Bethesda Brasserie, Bethesda Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8LR pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

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The Chair welcomed the applicant Shirley Hier to the Meeting.


Simon Jones then outlined the procedure for the hearing.


Jo Baber then led the Committee in detail through the report in relation to an  application for a New Premises Licence – The Taffy, Bethesda Brasserie, Bethesda Street.


Simon Jones then referred to an objection that had been received in relation to the application and read out the objection in full for the information of the Committee.


The applicant then advised that a smoking shelter would be constructed at the the side entrance and smokers would have to stay in that confined area.  No smoking would be allowed on the road and only four persons would be allowed in the smoking area and that she was trying to work with neighbouring parties.


Simon Jones then referred the Committee to Appendix D of the report that illustrated the layout of the proposed Smoking Shelter.


The applicant then gave details of how the smoking area had been blocked off and that customers would not be able to walk up the steps due to the fence.  There would also be an awning erected to cover the proposed smoking area.


Only the ground floor of the premises would be used with stop tap at 11.00 pm and that it would be run as a small pub with no food or a disco.


The applicant also advised that she had run the ‘Lanterns’ for many years until it’s closure. 


Simon Jones then advised that the Committee would consider the application in line with the Licensing Objectives.


All parties then left the Meeting.


The Committee then considered and debated the application and it was


Resolved that:


The Licence be granted subject to such conditions modified to such extent as the Authority considers necessary for the promotion of the Licensing objectives.


Any other business deemed Urgent by the Chair


The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.


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