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On 17 Jun 2011 at 5:36pm me wrote:
I see Bills is having to apply for retrospective planning permission to become a resteraunt. Can anyone tell me if this includes an application for seating outside or does it already have permission for this?
On 17 Jun 2011 at 6:53pm Long Time Lewes Resident wrote:
Bill's has a Licence for tables and chairs outside of the cafe windows but NOT for the 4 tables and chairs outside of the grocery shop, or for the CART and BLACKBOARDS on the pavement.STILL East Sussex County Council Officers continue to let him get away with it. They also turn a blind eye to the 3 TRESTELS TABLES outside of MAYS They do NOT have a Liecence, and refuse to apply for one.
On 17 Jun 2011 at 7:00pm TDA wrote:
This is the sort of post that puts you off small towns in Britain.
On 17 Jun 2011 at 7:23pm Long Time Lewes Resident wrote:
TDA- Do you not like to read the true facts.If you dont like it get out of Lewes. ASAP bye
On 17 Jun 2011 at 8:13pm Winterbourne Wanderer wrote:
Long Time Lewes Resident (well done for getting that fact in your username!) I don't suppose TDA needs anyone to speak for him/her but I think he wasn't commenting on the trueness or otherwise of the 'facts' but rather, on the staggering small-mindedness of your post.
On 17 Jun 2011 at 10:58pm Ken Wood wrote:
Long Time Lewes Resident - get a life!
On 18 Jun 2011 at 6:48am Bert wrote:
What people should be looking at is what exactly the ESCC officers got for the 'unofficial' arrangement they used to have with Bill about blocking the pavement.
On 18 Jun 2011 at 7:15am 'ere be monsters wrote:
Are you all for a free for all on planning issues then?
On 18 Jun 2011 at 10:18am i dont live in lewes... wrote:
There is already a free for all on planning issues.
On 18 Jun 2011 at 10:56am New to lewes wrote:
Blocking the pavement? How wide are u???
On 18 Jun 2011 at 11:18am Fat git wrote:
It's an issue.
On 18 Jun 2011 at 11:21am skinny gimp wrote:
no it's not
On 18 Jun 2011 at 11:36am TDA wrote:
'Long Time Lewes Resident' - You are of course correct. What was I thinking?
Bill's shouldn't have a CART. Or a TRESTLE TABLE. And a BLACKBOARD!?? MEIN GOTT!! They are NOT PERMITTED. VERBOTEN! They are a SERIOUS HEALTH RISK and as such should be taken to the tidy tip immediately. He must first seek permission to do these things. There are rules for this. Then, and only then, can we deal with the TRESTELS TABLES.
I must leave this place. ASAP. I have let you down, let Lewes down, and myself, that's right, down. I should never have come here - it was all a desperate mistake. I knew the sins of the pedestrianised area would suck me in. Forgive me. I have sinned. I liked the things outside Bill's and I was a fool.
I should go now. Goodbye 'me'! Goodbye 'Long Time Lewes Resident'! Goodbye BLACKBOARD! Goodbye.
On 18 Jun 2011 at 5:10pm 'ere be monsters wrote:
Bye, don't forget to take your tablets with you!
On 18 Jun 2011 at 7:26pm Bring back the 1970s wrote:
I can't think of any good PLANNING reason why tables and chairs shouldn't be allowed outside shops that serve customers who enjoy sitting outside. All that comes to mind is the thought that some folk don't like Bill's.
On 18 Jun 2011 at 7:30pm NCG wrote:
uuuum.....WOW! are these postings the result of long-term affects of the Lewes Ley Lines? i really, really hope not, because i still hope against hope to spend my Golden Years in Lewes!
as ever, fondest regards from my side of the pond,
deb (BTW, it is way too hot and humid to go fishing over here, but i can still dream, can't i?)
On 18 Jun 2011 at 9:44pm Devan Get wrote:
Sounds a good idea.
Let Bills put there table and chairs in the road and motorists can use his store as a drive through..........or garage.
On 19 Jun 2011 at 10:27pm Miscell Any wrote:
I sometimes get the impression that people don't like anyone who is successful.
On 19 Jun 2011 at 10:45pm Bert wrote:
Miscell Any, I sometimes get the impression that people think coming on here and posting one of the oldest cliches think they've added something wise to the debate.
On 26 Jun 2011 at 4:25pm Bea Atch wrote:
I'm more concerned about the fact that the service and the food on offer is utter crap than what's on the pavement.
Just saying.

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