DEC 00] NUNEATON & BEDWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL NEWS
Landlord Fined For Noisy Pub
pub landlord must pay more than £2,500 after being convicted of
pestering residents with persistently loud music.
Bratton, of the Old Goose Inn in Orchard Street, Bedworth admitted two
counts of noise nuisance when he appeared in court.
case was brought because he failed to stop amplified music being
played too loudly
in the pub at night.
living nearby were subjected to noise for up to four nights a week
until Environmental Health Officers from Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough
Council stepped in.
was fined a total of £2,250 and was ordered to pay the council’s
costs of £450. Officers believe the fine was high because of a
history of complaints about noise coming from the pub and because the
noise came from a commercial premises.
Pat Henry, chair of the Environmental Health Committee which approved
the prosecution, said:
can be assured that we do take note of their complaints and act on
them whenever possible.
licensees should understand that they cannot simply do what they
wish. They need to account of residents in the vicinity.”