December 10, 2006
argue against Burnham Bowling Club's late night opening plan
controversial application to extend opening times until 2am at
Burnham-On-Sea Bowling Club is set to be decided by Sedgemoor
District Council's Licensing and Registration Committee this week.
town's bowling club, in St Andrew's Road, wants to extend its
opening hours from 11.30pm to 2am on 24 nights a year in order
to allow music and entertainment.
also wants to alter the current restrictions on guests who can
use the club; and increase the number of occasions the club can
be hired out.
letter of objection has been sent to the licensing committee by
nearby residents. The premises are surrounded by residential properties
on three sides, with offices to the rear.
the letter, residents say the application should be turned down
on the grounds of 'Prevention of Public Nuisance'.
Bowling Club's late night plans in full:
Bowling Club's licence application is to:
To allow guests
of members to use all the facilities of the club, and to purchase
To be allowed
to hire out the club to non-members on not more than 24 occasions
per calendar year.
To provide indoor
sporting events from 9am to 11.30pm every day, plus up to 2am
on the permitted late nights for live music, recorded music and
To allow the
supply of alcohol to 2am on the permitted late nights.
To increase the
occasions when the club premises may have late night
openings from 10 to 24 occasions per calendar year.
The club proposes
to ensure that only members, guests of members and authorised
visitors are allowed on the premises.
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