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Town and village greens: recent significant cases for landowners

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2011

Land can be registered as a new town or village green (TVG) "if for not less than twenty years a significant number of the inhabitants of any locality, or of any neighbourhood within a locality, have indulged in lawful sports and pastimes on it as of right"

Fancy a flutter on the Gambling Act 2005?

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 10 2007

Having successfully transferred alcohol and entertainment licensing to local councils the Government is preparing the industry for a similar exercise for gambling

Nottingham City Council backs late-night levy plan

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2014

The licensing committee at Nottingham City Council has supported proposals to introduce a late-night levy in the area. Under the proposals, 260

When will the courts leave matters to Parliament?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 26 2012

A recent decision of the Administrative Court provides guidance on when objections to regulatory decisions and statutory regulatory schemes can be resolved through judicial review, and when they should more properly be addressed to Parliament

Milton Keynes Council v Leisure Connection Ltd

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 10 2009

Milton Keynes Council has successfully appealed a magistrates’ court decision that a leisure centre business had no case to answer following a prosecution under section 34(1)(b) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (the EPA

“Minister for licensing” and new culture secretary appointed

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 1 2010

John Penrose, recently appointed as Minister for Tourism and Heritage, has taken on responsibility for alcohol and entertainment licensing

Does Bear Grylls really hate health and safety?

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2012

At a recent event in Birmingham Bear Grylls was quoted as saying “I hate health and safety and all of that”

The Olympic economic legacy

  • Davenport Lyons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 6 2012

An overwhelming majority of Londoners are now in agreement that the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympics were a resounding success

Late night drinking bans proposed

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 29 2010

An amendment to the Crime and Security Bill, if approved by Parliament, will give local authorities the power to apply a blanket ban on premises opening for the sale of alcohol between 3am and 6am, by specifying streets or areas, rather than premises, where it is considered necessary to promote the licensing objectives

Investing in leisure

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2009

Encouraging the local community to use its leisure facilities improves communities’ health and well-being fact