In July 2018, the company MaryGold Hfd Ltd was dissolved. And as a consequence the premises licence lapsed.
However, Mr Deen believed the premises licence still applied to the new company which was now trading at the site.Of course he did. It makes perfect sense that a brand new company would be subject to everything the old company had.
I mean, if no-one told him th...
Sergeant Duncan Reynolds said: “...the authority wrote to the main licence holder and the premises in January pointing out the situation and encouraging them to apply for a new licence.
“It is clear that the advice was ignored and the premises continued to operate outside of the law,” he said.
“As a consequence, the police visited the premises on two occasions.
“On both occasions the premises was open with customers with alcohol being sold or supplied.”Whoops! Caught bang to rights!
Mr Deen, who was the designated premises supervisor, said it was not his intention to sell alcohol without a licence.
“The first time I ever heard about this was when I spoke to a police officer over the phone,” he said.
He said he stopped serving as soon as he was informed by the police over the phone.Errr, No. No, you didn't. You'd have to be a moron to sw..
Herefordshire Council’s licensing sub-committee granted the licence for the sale and supply of alcohol for consumption at the premises seven days a week from 10am until 11.30pm./facepalm
H/T: Fahrenheit211 via Gab