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Prosecution for driving a vehicle in excess of maximum weight

At Llandudno Magistrates Court yesterday (11/09/18) Ms Alison McNicol of 19 Stad Bryn Golau, Tyn Y Gongl, Anglesey pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle that was in excess of both its gross maximum weight and its rear axle maximum weight.

Ms McNicol was fined £113.00, ordered to pay £200.00 costs, and a victim surcharge of £30.00. A total of £343.00.

An operation was carried out between North Wales Police, Denbighshire Trading Standards and Conwy Trading Standards on 11 April 2018 at the weighbridge testing site along the A525 between Rhuddlan and St Asaph.

The gross maximum weight of the vehicle driven by Ms McNicol was 3500kg but the vehicle was found to be weighing 4100kg, which was 600kg overloaded (17.14%). 

Prosecution for driving a vehicle in excess of maximum weight

At Llandudno Magistrates Court yesterday (11/09/18) Mr Neil Stubbington of 40 Owain Glyndwr, Kinmel Bay pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle that was in excess of both its gross maximum weight and its rear axle maximum weight.

Mr Stubbington was fined £516.00, ordered to pay £600.00 costs and a victim surcharge of £51.00. A total of £1167.00.

An operation was carried out between North Wales Police, Denbighshire Trading Standards and Conwy Trading Standards on 11 April 2018 at the weighbridge testing site along the A525 between Rhuddlan and St Asaph.

The gross maximum weight of the vehicle driven by Mr Stubbington was 3500kg but the vehicle was found to be weighing 4860kg, which was 1360kg overloaded (38.85%). The maximum rear axle weight for the vehicle was 2450kg but the rear axle was found to be 3180kg which was 780kg overloaded (29.79%). 

 

Prosecution for failing to produce a full premises licence

Ms Jennifer Stone pleaded guilty by post to not having a premises licence or summary on display and for failing to produce the full premises licence when requested.

At Llandudno Magistrates Court yesterday (11/09/18) Ms Stone was fined £126.00, ordered to pay £332.84 costs and a victim surcharge of £30.00. A total of £488.84.

Ms Stone was the designated premises supervisor responsible for the day to day running of the Colwyn Sea Sports Association in Rhos on Sea. This includes the supply of alcohol and provision of regulated entertainment.

On 9 February 2018 Conwy County Borough Council Licensing Officers visited the premises to carry out a routine inspection. There was no premises licence or summary on display and the full premises licence was not produced on request at the time of the visit.

Under the Licensing Act 2003 Section 57 (4) & 57 (7) it is an offence to have no premises licence or summary on display and for failing to produce the full premises licence when requested.

These same two offences formed part of 5 offences at the premises in April 2017.

On that occasion Ms. Stone received a written warning.

Despite receiving a written warning letter in April 2017 the above two offences were still being committed on the premises following a visit by Licensing Officers on the 9 February 2018

Posted on 13/09/2018

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