Vintage Organic Granted Alcohol Licence

Monday, July 26, 2021 Editor 0

Rochford District Council’s licencing sub-committee has granted the yet to trade, ‘Vintage Organic’ shop on Grange Parade, London Rd, an alcohol licence. Reacting to residents concerns about anti-social behaviour, the store will have security persons operating on Friday and Saturday evenings in addition to other licencing conditions. The full decision […]

Popular Bar Gets Licence Extension Till 0230

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Editor 0

At a recent licencing hearing, Rochford District Councillors determined to allow the application for a licence extension until 0230 (alcohol till 0200) for the Red Door in Rayleigh High Street. Concerns were raised by one ward Councillor but weren’t deemed enough of a concern for the committee to make changes […]

Plans to Increase Taxi Fares Stall

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Editor 0

At a meeting of the Licencing and Appeals committee today, the proposal by the trade, to increase taxi fares (in some cases by up to 8%) stalled after the committee voted to refuse the proposal by a vote of 11 for refusal and 1 abstention. Members of the committee raised […]

Taxis Apply To Drive Up Fares In The Rochford District

Sunday, June 28, 2020 Editor 0

Rochford District Council has received an application from the Hackney Carriage licensed trade to increased the tariffs that they currently charge. The application is planned to be heard on 1st July by the Licencing & Appeals committee. The proposed fares are shown in the table below Representations have been received […]

Consultation on Gambling Policy

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Editor 0

Rochford District Council is currently running a consultation on its gambling policy until 19th September 2018.  More details can be found here on the policy.  

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Asda Apply Again for A 24 Hour Alcohol License

Sunday, December 14, 2008 admin 38

You may have seen the folowing comment left on onlinefocus today by a Rawreth Lane Resident. We thought it was important enough to highlight it here: “ANOTHER APPLICATION RE 24 HOUR LICENSE On picking up the ASDA rubbish from my front garden I picked up a Licensing Notification re ASDA […]

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Licensing Hearing

Thursday, March 13, 2014 admin 0

The district council licensing sub-committee meets at 10 am tomorrow morning at the Civic Suite in Rayleigh. It will determine an application at the Crouch Valley Showground for an event from 1100 hours on Friday 16 May until Midnight on Sunday 18th May, for local live acoustic music. The applicant […]

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New Rules For Licensing Scrap Metal Dealers Come Into Force

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 admin 2

Essex County Council Lib Dems have welcomed a new law giving councils greater powers to combat the blight of scrap metal thefts on communities across the country. Every scrap metal dealer is having to obtain a licence to trade from their local authority under the new Scrap Metal Dealers Act […]

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No Roulette For Rochford…

Sunday, December 16, 2012 admin 0

When the council is considering specific licensing applications for gambling , it isn’t allowed to take moral objections into account. BUT it can decide, every three years, that it simply doesn’t want to allow casinos in the district!? And that puts a total block on any applications. The next three […]

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Asda Licensing Application

Saturday, October 27, 2012 admin 6

We’ve had a few people contact us about a licensing application from Asda in Priory Chase, Rayleigh. It is licensing application 12/00667/LAPREV and you can find it on the District Council website here. The application is for : Supply of Alcohol – Time period : Everyday, 06:00 to 00:00 (we […]

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Interested In Licensing?

Friday, August 24, 2012 admin 0

Chris Black writes: The District Council issues licenses for: * the sale of alcohol, the provision of regulated entertainment and late night refreshment; * betting, gaming and lotteries; * making charitable collections; * carrying out motor salvage operations or scrap metal dealing; * street trading (including use of pavements) and […]