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New Licensing Applications.

Discussion in 'Pubs and Eating Out' started by Noah, Mar 24, 2021.

  1. JulietTango

    JulietTango A few posts under my belt

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    I suppose that’s something that will come out at the licensing hearing, of which I can’t seem to fathom why the application wouldn’t go through?
     
  2. ATJ

    ATJ Well-Known Forumite

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    Seems like that's the place for Jack to make his arguments, not Facebook.
     
  3. JulietTango

    JulietTango A few posts under my belt

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    That’s your opinion, but with the support he’s got on Facebook etc seems like the majority are with him. Ahh well, clearly you don’t support local small businesses.
     
  4. ATJ

    ATJ Well-Known Forumite

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    My point is that the opinion of the facebook mob doesn't matter to the planning committee and Jane from Parkside calling something a discrace doesn't actually influence the outcome. I'm actually trying to help Jack realise he needs to present a more professional face to his business.

    I'd ask you not to cast aspersions but that's clearly the order of the day.

    I'm out.
     
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  5. proactive

    proactive Enjoying a drop of red.

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    Oh dear...
     
  6. JulietTango

    JulietTango A few posts under my belt

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    Then contact jack directly instead of sitting behind a fake alias, unless you don’t have the interest in, as you say, helping him...
     
  7. PeterD

    PeterD ST16 Represent.

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    Woah there JT, there is a right way and a wrong way, I have objected to planning permission in the past and as such would be very uncomfortable with a developer setting a facebook mob on me. There is a system to deal with objections that should be played out and that is not on Facebook. Your escalation because someone disagrees with you is very much out of proportion.
     
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  8. ATJ

    ATJ Well-Known Forumite

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    Oh I'm sure you can pass the message on for me JT :)
     
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  9. Thehooperman

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    It's one thing to name and shame but to then call it a vendetta is totally unprofessional and I would expect better from Jack to be honest.

    Regardless I hope the application goes through for him and I look forward to visiting his establishment(s) soon.
     
  10. bunique

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    Based on Jack’s own comments on Facebook the objections from Express Curtains do not appear to be remotely malicious or personal. It appears they are just fed up of being increasingly surrounded by bars and takeaways and the hassle that can bring. Obviously it’s a business decision for them to remain there given that end of the high street is increasingly the nightlife “hub” of the town. But the licensing application process exists for people to state their objections and summoning a mob rather than explaining why your business won’t be contributing to the kinds of activity described by the objector is very poor.
     
  11. Mudgie

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    Is Gentleman Jacks anything to do with the Devils Taphouse ?
     
  12. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Surely being opposite casa, next to the grapes and just round the corner from icon means they'll already have way more idiotic drunks than their doorway can house any day of the week? I can't see how a real ale off license will have any effect whatsoever.
     
  13. Thehooperman

    Thehooperman Well-Known Forumite

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    Oi, you're discriminating against the idiotic Spoons drunks there!!!
     
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  14. Mudgie

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    I remember in the 1970s being told "If you can't beat 'em Join 'em".
    Maybe Express Curtains should consider if it's time for them to change direction, say "curtains to curtains", apply for a license to serve alcohol and actively become part of the nightlife “hub” of the town.
     
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  15. Thehooperman

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    And they could call the shop Curtain Sup :)
     
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  16. Noah

    Noah Well-Known Forumite

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    Yes. Not sure of the details but I believe that GBBC is to be a bottle shop type premises for the Devil's Taphouse
     
  17. Wormella

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    I'm not sure the one in in Ecclesall (Gentleman Jack's) is connected to the Devil's Taphouse - only because I'm sure he would have mentioned it on his Facebook page.

    I'm assuming that's an entirely different concern.
     
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  18. Noah

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    Don't think there is any connection, Gentleman Jack's appears to be a mens' hairdressers with a sideline in Belgian beer.
     
  19. bunique

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    Well, precisely. It would appear to be a very straightforward argument for Jack to make to the licensing committee. But instead he decided to take it to Facebook, like a teenager. If teenagers still used Facebook :rolleyes:
     
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  20. littleme

    littleme 250,000th poster!

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    You never know what 'teenagers' are capable of....
     

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