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PC Minutes 11th December 2018


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th December 2018.

Present: John Walker, Wendy Ritherdon, Phil Gladwin, Clare Lauwerys, Dave Taylor, Robert Kean

Apologies for absence: Liz Davidson, Jinny Gale, Netty Knill-Jones, Robert Davidson

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Zone Warden Report: None

County and Borough Councillor Reports: The parish council will write as requested to ECC in support of keeping open both West Mersea and Tiptree libraries as they face possible closure. The parish council will also write to Abberton and Langenhoe Parish Council in support of a shop for the Lion pub site subject to providing suitable parking.

Public-Have Your Say: None

Declarations of Interest: Phil for item 2.

  1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields are in good order except that the cable wire at Peldon has broken and will be repaired shortly. No work has been carried out recently by the Community Group.
  2. Precept 2019/2020 was explained and discussed with the financial report to date in readiness for the decision at the January meeting for the precept required for the following year having received notification from CBC including grant contribution.
  3. Planning Training Session held by CBC was attended by parish councillors and considered to be worthwhile, the presentation was circulated.  
  4. Actions and Reminder List – updated

Planning Applications:

Certificate of Lawful Use Consultation (Ref. no. 182743)

Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for existing use of outbuilding for B1 (a & c) commercial use purposes. Resubmission of 180376 at Ransomes Cottage, Wigborough Road, Peldon

182823 Proposal: Revised description of Listed Building application for reinforcement of timber frame to barn and installation of new oil fuel storage tank at New Hall, Copt Hall Lane, Little Wigborough
182816 Proposal: Revised description of Listed Building consent for reinforcing the timbers in the existing barn, externally sited fuel oil storage tank and 1.8 metre fencing at New Hall, Copt Hall Lane, Little Wigborough
182975 Proposal: Overhead lines: 11KV OHL Division at The Street, Salcott

Planning Decisions:

182457 Proposal: Listed Building application for internal alterations at Wayside Cottage, Church Road, Peldon – Approve conditional


101996 Society of Local Council Clerks – annual subs£76.50
101997 R J Playle – Moss Hay hedge cutting£144.00
101998 Essex Wildlife Trust Ltd. – meeting room hire£144.00
101999 Peldon Village Hall – hire£20.00
102000 R Davidson & Son – Moss Hay grass cuts£324.00
102001 WW1 Mersea’s Fallen – Silent Soldiers£180.00
102002 Wicksteed Leisure Ltd. – shackle for zip wire£23.40
102003 R S Pullen – Clerk’s December salary£439.73
102004 Notice Me – Peldon noticeboard£448.31

The next meeting will be on Tuesday 8th January 2019 at 7.30pm at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough