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Police object to Plungington off-licence due to high anti-social behaviour levels

Posted on - 26th November, 2020 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Plungington, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
Former B&D Newsagents premises
Eldon Local will occupy the former B&D Newsagents premises

Police have expressed their objection to a Plungington shop being granted a premises licence.

Eldon Local, which is due to open next month in what was B&D Newsagents, has applied for a licence to sell alcohol for consumption off the premises from 6am to midnight every day.

The shop applied for the licence at the beginning of October, but police objected shortly thereafter due to the high level of anti-social behaviour currently happening in Plungington.

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The police objection letter said: “This new premise is located in an area of Preston that currently has an extremely high volume of both anti-social behaviour and associated crime.

“Police and other agencies are spending a large amount of time dealing with incidents and a high proportion of these are alcohol-related problems.



“Without risk assessments Police believe this will lead to a poorly, uncontrolled premise licence that will cause an increase in the number of incidents at the premise and in the immediate residential vicinity.”

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The decision meeting is due to be held Tuesday 1 December.

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