Licensing committee – June 2018

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Considering drafts of updated policies on gambling and drinks & entertainment licensing, before public consultation, with an extra statement for the cumulative impact of licensed businesses near to each other.
Night-time entertainment employs thousands of people, serving tens of thousands  on the busiest evenings.   It makes Nottingham city centre exciting, but loads has to be done to keep it safe, which is what licensing aims to help achieve.
A saturation zone is recognised for the city centre, and may need to grow as the city centre grows southwards.

Per Rail portrays Nottingham in 1913

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A book from Edwardian times comprising of a series of articles on cities and towns along the Great Central Line, with 4 pages on Nottingham’s history and the offices, platforms and yards of the freight operations along Queens Walk.
Scans of the pages are available.  Interesting insights into the industries of “Nottingham – the Capital of the Lace World”.