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A Temporary Event Notice (TEN) is a notification given by an individual to the Licensing Authority giving notice of a proposal to use premises for one or more licensable activities during a period not exceeding 168 hours with less than 499 attendees. TENs replace the existing 'occasional permissions' and 'occasional licences' systems. Licensable activities are:
Businesses can now apply for a single new premises licence to cover all the licensable activities they wish to carry on. One premises licence can authorise the sale or supply of alcohol, the provision of entertainment (including plays and showing of films as well as music and dancing) and the provision of food from 11pm…

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The controls introduced by the Licensing Act 2003 for the regulation of the supply of alcohol include a regime for the granting of personal licences to individuals allowing them to supply, or to authorise the supply of alcohol. The personal licence is separate from the licence which authorises the premises to be used for…

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The Licensing Act 2003 requires thorough scrutiny of applications both by experts and by residents and businesses. Responsible authorities such as the police, fire authorities, health and safety and environmental health authorities, and others, will be notified of every application for a new premises licence, or variation of existing licences. They will have the opportunity…

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The Live Music Act 2012

Live music in licensed venues

Live music has ceased to be regulated entertainment in venues licensed for the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises in the following situations: • when it is unamplified and takes place between 8am and 11pm; and • when it is amplified and takes place in the presence…

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In 2005, the Licensing Act came into effect, and Fylde Borough Council took over responsibility for issuing licences for the sale of alcohol, from the Magistrates. After asking residents, businesses and the statutory authorities for their opinions about what we planned to do, we issued our first Statement of Licensing Policy in January 2005. This…

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You will need a licence from us if you plan to carry on a licensable activity, as listed on this page. The legislation also sets out a number of exemptions, for situations in which licences will not be required, and we have outlined these on this page as well. This area of regulation has become increasingly…

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