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 93 KB

Minute of Meeting held on 20 December 2019 to be approved and signed by the Convener.  (Copy attached).


Licences dealt with under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 77 KB

(Copies attached).

Additional documents:


Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005: pdf icon PDF 1 MB

(i)    Section 29:  Applications for Variation of Premises Licence. Consider the following application for Variation of Premises Licence (applicant cited to attend).  (Copies attached).


(a)  Peebles Bowling Club                                  Peebles Bowling Club




Amendments to Operating Plan:

    Change core hours:  

    On Sale –

    11.00am - 12.00midnight Monday to Wednesday (currently 11.00am - 11.00pm);

    11.00am -1.00am Thursday to Saturday (currently 11.00am - 11.00pm Thursday and 11.00am - 12.00midnight Friday and Saturday);

    11.00am - 12.00midnight Sunday (currently 12.00noon - 12.00midnight)

         Off Sale –

        11.00am - 10.00pm Sunday (currently 12.00noon - 10.00pm)

    Change Seasonal Variation to Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day open until 1.00am or within any other Licensing Board policy.

    Change Listed Activities to include the following within and outwith core licensed hours:

    restaurant facilities, recorded music, films and televised sport.

    Include current Listed Activities in outwith core licensed hours column:

    Receptions etc, club or other group meetings, live performance, dance facilities, indoor and outdoor sport and change explanation.

    Change question 5(f) – further details to:

    These activities may commence prior to core hours but will not extend beyond without the benefit of a late hours extension.  No alcohol will be sold or consumed other than within core hours.


        Representations received:

        Police Scotland - none.

        Licensing Standards Officer - none.

        Health - none.

Other - none.

Additional documents:


Joint Board/Local Licensing Forum Meeting

Consider date for annual joint meeting following postponement of meeting previously scheduled for 4 December 2019.


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 (Scotland) 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”



Private Section of Minute of Meeting held on 20 December 2019 to be approved and signed by the Convener.  (Copy attached).


Any other items previously circulated


Any other items which the Convener decides are Urgent



Scottish Borders Council

Council Headquarters Newtown St. Boswells Melrose TD6 0SA

Tel: 0300 100 1800


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