Alcohol and entertainment

We issue licences for pubs, clubs, off-licences and other entertainment venues (eg cinemas and theatres).

If your business sells alcohol, you need a premises licence.  Those who sell alcohol need a personal licence.

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Review of Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles - Public Consultation

We are consulting on the update of the Council's Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles 2019-21 and would like your feedback.

The consultation runs from 13 August 2018 to 5 November 2018 when we will consider all the responses and amend the draft policy as appropriate. 

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About licences and registrations

We issue a variety of licences including those for taxis, alcohol, animal welfare, charity collections, health and safety and street trading. For a full list of all  licences please see the Licensing directory.

Use the to find issued temporary event notices, premise licences, registers of licenses and consultations.