Pub handed Sky-high £6,125 fine
Date published: 21 August 2014
THE landlady of an Oldham pub has been fined £6,125 for showing Sky Sports football without permission.
The the Weavers Answer in Milnrow Road was twice caught showing games it didn’t have an agreement to broadcast.
Landlady Carrie Boyce was found guilty in her absence at Oldham Magistrates Court yesterday.
Not only did Ms Boyce not pay for a licence to broadcast the games, but even advertised the games outside the pub. The pub had been caught in similar offences in the past - and Boyce had been given a presentation on how to legally broadcast games, following a previous offence
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