Scottish Borders Council


Venue: Committee Rooms 2 and 3, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells

Contact: Eileen Graham Tele: 01835 826585  E-mail:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Order of Business


Declarations of Interest


Minute pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minute of Meeting held on 23 August to be approved and signed by the Convener.   (Copy attached.)


Licences dealt with under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 309 KB

(Copy attached.)


Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005:


Section 29: Application for Variation of Premises Licence. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Consider the following applications for variation of Premises Licence (applicants cited to attend.)  (Copy attached.)


(i)    Peter Tyler                                                                     Denholm Meet




            Amendments to licence and operating plan, which include the following:


·          a change to the core On Sale Hours –

                      Current On Sale Hours                        Proposed On Sale Hours

                      12.30pm – 11.00pm Sun                      11.00am – 12 midnight Sun to Thurs

                      11.00am – 11.00pm Mon to Sat          11.00am – 1.00am Fri & Sat


·          the addition of core Off Sale Hours –

                      Current Off Sale Hours                        Proposed Off Sale Hours

                      None                                                     10.00am – 10.00pm Sun to Sat


·           the addition of a seasonal variation ‘Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day open until 1.00am or within any other Licensing Board Policy’;

·           the addition to the permitted activities referred to in question 5 (Yes in column 4 – outwith core hours) of the Operating Plan, to include restaurant facilities, receptions (including weddings, funerals, birthdays, retirements etc), club or other group meetings etc, recorded music, live performances, dance facilities and outdoor drinking facilities;

·          the addition of appropriate explanation/terms at question 5(e) of the Operating Plan relating to the list of permitted activities (as to ‘Yes’ in column 4); and

·          the addition of appropriate explanation/terms at question 5(f) of the Operating Plan relating to any other activities.


     Representations received:

     Police Scotland - none.

     Licensing Standards Officer - none.

     Health - none.

     Other - none.



(ii)   Buccleuch Recreational Enterprises Ltd       Bowhill



Amendment to operating plan and layout plan:

·         Change core hours to commence at 11.00am Sunday for on sale (currently 12.00noon); and 10.00am on Sunday for off sale (currently 12.00 noon).

·         Change terminal core hours for on sale to 12.00midnight Sunday to Wednesday and 1.00am Thursday to Saturday (currently 11.00pm each evening).

·         Change the terms of the seasonal variation in line with the Board’s policy over the festive period.

·         Change question 5 listed activities outwith core hours to include conference facilities, restaurant facilities, club or other group meetings, live performance, dance facilities, theatre, films, indoor and outdoor sports, and outdoor drinking facilities.

·         Change question 5 listed activities to include both within and outwith core hours receptions etc, recorded music and televised sport.

·         Change question 5 listed activities to include gaming within core hours.

·         Change the explanation of activities outwith core hours and amend the statement under any other activities at question 5(f)

·         Change the children and young persons access statement to permit children for the purposes of using any of the facilities for the duration of their visit whilst accompanied by an adult and young persons for the same reasons without the need to be accompanied.

·         Amended layout plan showing re-arranged and re-located shop premises, etc.


Representations received:

Police Scotland - none.

Licensing Standards Officer - none.

Health - none.

Other - none.


(iii)  St Boswells Rugby Football Club                               Jenny Moores Road

                                                                                                St Boswells


Amendment to operating plan:

·         Amend explanation at question 5(f) as to other activities to include use as a pre and  ...  view the full agenda text for item 6a

Additional documents:


Items likely to be Taken in Private

Before proceeding with the private business, the following motion should be approved:


“That under Section 50A(4) of the Local Government 9Scotland) Act 1973 the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 14 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A to the aforementioned Act”


Licensing Scotland Act 2005

Personal Licence Hearing

Section 84A: Hearing to consider review of Personal Licence on report of conduct inconsistent with licensing objectives received from Police Scotland.  (Police Scotland notification attached.) (licence holder cited to attend.)



Private Section of Minute of meeting held on 23 August to be approved and signed by the Convener. (Copy attached.)


Any other items previously circulated


Any other items which the Convener decides are Urgent



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