Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Takeaway Gets Green Light to Sell Alcohol with Food Orders

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Takeaway Gets Green Light to Sell Alcohol with Food Orders

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A NORTHUMBERLAND takeaway's bid to sell alcohol has been given the go-ahead, despite residents' fears of an increase in underage drinking and disorder.

Pizza Royale, in Alnwick, was yesterday given a licence by Northumberland County Council's licensing sub-committee following a hearing in the town, becoming only the second takeaway in the county to be allowed to sell alcohol.

The Clayport Street business applied for a licence which would allow it to sell booze for consumption off the premises.

Shop bosses Morteza Leylabi and Farzad Ramezan Pour Ahangar agreed only to sell drink with food and not to serve under-21s, in response to concerns from Northumbria Police.

But residents living near the shop still objected, with 13 having signed letters to the council.

They voiced fears that alcohol would still get into the hands of those too young to buy drink, despite the age restriction, and be consumed on the town's streets, leading to disorder. …

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