Stalybridge store subject of licence review

A STALYBRIDGE store is being investigated by council officers, who say its licence is under review.


Jit’s Super Shop, on Market Street, is at the centre of the probe, with consultation set to end on December 21.

Jits Super Shop, Market Street, Stalybridge (Photo by Gemma Carter)

Tameside Council’s licensing department is leading the investigation, with three criteria at its heart.


It says: “The review is sought for failing to promote the following licensing objective(s): 1) The Prevention of Crime and Disorder, 2) Public Safety, 3) The Protection Of Children From Harm.”


Jit’s, which stands yards from Stalybridge’s railway station, has had a notice of the review placed on its window.

A Council notice has been place in the window of the Market Street store. (Photo by Gemma Carter)

Tameside Council’s speakers panel (licensing) committee is set to make the decision whether to maintain, suspend or revoke the licence.


And the current consultation is being led by the authority’s licensing department, which has not been afraid to make decisions in the past.


A Tameside Council spokesman said: “The review has been called in response to matters originally raised by members of the public. There is now a consultation period in place which ends on December 21, and a hearing has been provisionally set for the next meeting of speakers panel (licensing) on January 11. Anyone requiring further information should email


Recently, the licence of The Billy Goat pub in Mossley was revoked after being found to have breached lockdown regulations.


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