Minute of Meeting of Skye and Lochalsh Divisional Licensing Board held at Portree on 19 January 2004 at 10.30 am

Present

Mr Andrew M Millar, Chairman in the Chair, Mr Iain MacDonald, Mr John Laing, Mr Hamish Fraser

Officials in attendance:

Mr Alaisdair H Mackenzie, Depute Clerk
Mrs Carol Nicolson, Administrative Assistant

Also in attendance:

Inspector A Brown, Northern Constabulary

1 Apologies for Absence

Apologies were intimated on behalf of Mr William Fulton and Mrs Isabelle Campbell.

2 Confirmation of Minutes

There had been circulated for confirmation the Minutes of the Divisional Licensing Board on 20 October 2003.

The Minutes were held as read and approved.

3 Consents to Reconstruction Etc and Finalisation of Provisional Grant of Licence

There had been circulated Report No. LB/01/04 by the Depute Clerk detailing Consents to Reconstruction Etc. and Finalisation of Provisional Grant of Licence granted by the Chairman between 13 October 2003 and 9 January 2004.

The Board noted the Report.

4 Highland Drugs and Alcohol Team Action

There had been circulated Report No. LB/02/04 by the Clerk detailing proposed presentations by the Highland Drug and Alcohol Action Team.

The Board noted the Report.

Applications for Decision

5.1 Applications for Renewals

The Board APPROVED applications for Renewal of Licence as follows:-



NAME OF APPLICANT
ADDRESS OF PREMISES TO WHICH APPLICATIONS RELATES

TYPE OF LICENCE
1 Mark Curtis
Sconser Lodge Hotel
SCONSER
Isle of Skye
Hotel

2

Co-Operative Group (CWS) Limited
(Employee/Agent:
Mrs Marina M MacLeod)

Scottish Co-op
KYLE OF LOCHALSH
Ross-shire

Off-Sale

3

Donald D Matheson

Pier Hotel
PORTREE
Isle of Skye

Public House
(with Sunday Opening)

4

William Park

Castle Moil Restaurant
KYLEAKIN
Isle of Skye

Public House
(with Sunday Opening)
(Section 119 applying)
(Provisional Grant -
Section 26(1))

5

John M Martin


The Fig Tree
BROADFORD
Isle of Skye

Restaurant
6 Thomas Pearson
Plockton Hotel
PLOCKTON
Ross-shire
Hotel

7

Jacqueline C Boon

Sleat Trading
Armadale Pier
SLEAT
Isle of Skye

Off-Sale

8

Andrew Butler

Flodigarry Country House Hotel
STAFFIN
Isle of Skye

Hotel


5.2 Applications for Regular Extension of Permitted Hours

The following Regular Extensions were GRANTED subject to the following condition:-

That Notices shall be displayed prominently both inside and outside the premises detailing the extended hours permitted by the Regular Extension.


NAME OF APPLICANT
ADDRESS OF PREMISES TO WHICH APPLICATION RELATES
DETAILS OF EXTENSION

1

Kintail Lodge Hotel Ltd
(Employee/Agent:
Mrs Michele C Philp)

Kintail Lodge Hotel
GLENSHIEL
Ross-shire
(HOTEL)

19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Tuesdays and Thursdays:
11.00 pm - 12 Midnight
Fridays:
11.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 11.30 pm


The Board GRANTED the application.


2

North British Trust Hotels Limited
(Employee/Agent:
Donald Hugh Livingstone)

Dunollie Hotel
BROADFORD
Isle of Skye
(HOTEL)

19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Mondays to Fridays:
11.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12.30 am

The Board GRANTED the application.

3 Maureen Duffin
Kyle Hotel
Main Street
KYLE OF LOCHALSH
Ross-shire
(HOTEL)
19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Mondays to Fridays:
11.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12.30 am

The Board GRANTED the application.

4 Peter E Holmes
Broadford Hotel
BROADFORD
Isle of Skye
(HOTEL)
19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Mondays to Thursdays:
11.00 pm - 12 Midnight
Fridays:
11.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12.30 am


The Board GRANTED the application.


5

Wendy Pearce

Uig Hotel
UIG
Isle of Skye
(HOTEL)

19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Mondays to Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12 Midnight

The Board GRANTED the application.

6 Scott Montgomerie t/a
Tartan Hotels Limited
(Employee/Agent:
Peter Edward Meechan
Hotel Manager)
Balmacara Hotel
BALMACARA
By Kyle
(HOTEL)
19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Mondays to Fridays:
11.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12.30 am


The Board AGREED to defer consideration of this application to a Hearing to take place on 16 FEBRUARY 2004 at 10.30 am.


7

John Nicholson

Isle of Raasay Hotel
ISLE OF RAASAY
By Kyle
(HOTEL)

19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
EVENINGS:
Mondays to Fridays:
11.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12.30 am


The Board GRANTED the application.


8

Michael Bulcock

Taigh Ailean Hotel
PORTNALONG
Isle of Skye
(HOTEL (SECTION 119
APPLYING))

19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Mondays to Fridays:
11.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12.30 am


The Board GRANTED the application.


9

Andrew Butler

Flodigarry Country House Hotel
STAFFIN
Isle of Skye
(HOTEL)

19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Mondays to Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12.30 am


The Board GRANTED the application.


10

Nigel and Mrs Mena Wilson t/a Portree House
(Employee/Agent:
Nigel Wilson)




Portree House
PORTREE
Isle of Skye
(HOTEL)

19.01.04 - BOARD MEETING IN JANUARY 2005:
AFTERNOONS:
Sundays:
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm

EVENINGS:
Mondays to Saturdays:
11.00 pm - 12 Midnight

The Board GRANTED the application.

5.3 Applications for Permanent Transfer of Licence following Temporary Transfer


NAME OF APPLICANT
ADDRESS OF PREMISES TO WHICH APPLICATION RELATES


TYPE OF LICENCE
1 Donald D Matheson
Pier Hotel
PORTREE
Isle of Skye
Public House
(with Sunday Opening)


After hearing representations from the Applicant including his willingness to undertake training, the Board GRANTED the application subject to him completing training in accordance with the Board's Policy on Fit and Proper Persons.


2

Scott Montgomerie t/a
Tartan Hotels Limited
(Employee/Agent:
Peter Edward Meechan)

Balmacara Hotel
BALMACARA
By Kyle

Hotel


The Board AGREED to defer consideration of this application to a Hearing to take place on 16 FEBRUARY 2004 at 10.30 am.


3

The Firm of the Dunorin House Hotel
(Employee/Agent:
Thomas C O'Brien)

Dunorin House Hotel
Herebost
DUNVEGAN
Isle of Skye


Restricted Hotel


Mr Sorley Henderson, Messrs Ferguson, MacSween & Stewart, appeared on behalf of the Applicant who was also present. After hearing representations from Mr Henderson, including his client's willingness to undertake training, the Board GRANTED the application subject to him completing training in accordance with the Board's Policy on Fit and Proper Persons.


4

The Three Chimneys (Scotland) Ltd
(Employee/Agent:
Edward A Spear)

Three Chimneys Restaurant
Colbost
DUNVEGAN
Isle of Skye

Hotel


Mr Sorley Henderson, Messrs Ferguson, MacSween & Stewart, appeared on behalf of the Applicant. After hearing representations from Mr Henderson the Board GRANTED the application.


5

Elizabeth Anne Gracie

Toravaig Hotel
Teangue
SLEAT
Isle of Skye

Hotel


After hearing representations from the Applicant, the Board GRANTED the application.

5.4 Application for Permit for Machine for Gaming by Way of Amusement with Prizes

NAME OF APPLICANT

PREMISES

NO. OF MACHINES
1 Donald W MacLeod
Bosville Hotel
PORTREE
Isle of Skye
One (New application)

The Depute Clerk advised that this application had been withdrawn.

5.5 Applications for Children's Certificates


NAME OF APPLICANT
ADDRESS OF PREMISES TO WHICH APPLICATION RELATES

TYPE OF LICENCE
1
Mark Curtis

Sconser Lodge Hotel
SCONSER
Isle of Skye
(WHOLE OF PREMISES)
Hotel

The Board GRANTED the application.

2 Thomas Pearson
Plockton Hotel
PLOCKTON
Ross-shire
(WHOLE OF PREMISES
EXCEPT PUBLIC BAR)
Hotel


The Board GRANTED the application.


3

Andrew Butler

Flodigarry Country House Hotel
STAFFIN
Isle of Skye
(BAR AND SNUG AREA)

Hotel


The Board GRANTED the application.


4

Ishak Ahahamad

The Cabin
Bayfield
PORTREE
Isle of Skye
(WHOLE OF PREMISES)

Public House with Sunday Opening


The Depute Clerk advised that this application had been withdrawn.

5.6 Applications for a New Licence 


NAME OF APPLICANT
ADDRESS OF PREMISES TO WHICH APPLICATION RELATES

TYPE OF LICENCE

1

Ishak Ahahamad

The Cabin
Bayfield
PORTREE
Isle of Skye

Public House with Sunday Opening

The Depute Clerk advised that this application had been withdrawn.