Council Meeting News Story (Draft)


Applicants who were proposing a Late Night Café in Hull have been illegally trading for the passed 2 months. Now are seeking to get a License to sell and serve food after 11pm.  Shop owner Mr Genc, wants the premises to be open till 4am each night. The premises are currently used as an adult social club where people go play cards, dominoes , etc. Over the last 2 months they have been open 4pm till 4am.

Humberside Police, have set out their conditions if granted the License. Some of these consist of No alcohol to be consumed on premises, people under the ages of 18 must leave at 23:00 hours and Food only to be consumed on the site.

Fellow traders Mr and Mrs Brine shared there concerns saying “at the moment noise levels are quite high with male groups congregating on the pavements on the street corner”

Many other Residents are unhappy about the noise levels in the area with anti social behaviour taking place.

Resident Miss D. Snowball states “the noise is so bad in the area, it keeps us awake, My partner is a driving instructor and has caused him to cancel sessions due to lack of sleep”

The Hull City Council Licensing Committee, has postponed the application due to there findings. Mr Genc has been advised to take legal advice on the matter.



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