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PC Agenda 4th May 2021


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 4th May 2021 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend and the public are welcome to participate.

The Zoom meeting details are: Meeting ID: 814 3164 2997 Passcode: pcmay

The Annual Parish Assembly

Electors and Organisations are invited and can contribute to this meeting.

Addresses from any of the following may take part: County Councillors, Borough Councillors, Police and any other body or organisation.

Followed by:

Annual Council Meeting (AGM)

Apologies for absence:

Election of Chairman, Vice Chairman, Financial and Responsible Officer, resignations, co-options, elections of Parish Councillors, signing of all necessary forms and declarations, welcomings and thank yous accordingly.  

Parish Council’s Annual Report

Financial Report

Confirmation of membership to EALC, NALC, CALC, SLCC

Ordinary Council Meeting

To confirm minutes of March meeting and cancellation notes of April meeting:

County and Borough Councillor Reports:

Public-Have Your Say:

Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1.  Audit Return and Associated Compliances AGAR Part 2 2020/2021

  • To note internal auditor report
  • To agree and sign Certificate of Exemption   
  • To agree and sign Annual Governance Statement
  • To agree and sign Accounting Statement

2.  Playgrounds and Playing Fields

  • Reports on both play areas and fields
  • Update on grants for funding Peldon playground project
  • To note repairs and new zip wire seat fitted (no dog chewing, please!)
  • Decision required: Any matters of concern, covid-related or otherwise?

3.  Salcott Bus Stops and Footpaths

  • Following the parish council requesting that both bus stops at the Salcott crossroads are made accessible for wheelchair users we are pleased to say the work has now been completed.
  • Following the parish council requesting better footpath entrances with new stiles, gates, etc they are all being gradually renewed or improved.

4.  Meetings

  • To note the following:  the parish council was instructed to cancel the April meeting at the last minute.
  • To note reason for moving this May meeting forward a week.
  • Future meetings re online or face to face, are still being discussed by the government and other interested parties.

5.  Actions and Reminder List – update

Planning Applications:


Notification for Prior Approval for agricultural buildings to residential dwelling house (Class C3) and for associated operational development at Nightingale Farm, School Lane – the parish council responded with no comment to this application


Proposal: Demolition of existing summer house and erection of new garden room at Teal Cottage, School Lane, Great Wigborough – the parish council has no objection to this application

211055 (& 211056
Listed Building) Proposal

Conversion of barn to residential dwelling, erection of single storey side extension and detached car port. Internal and external works to barn to facilitate change of use at South Barn, Green Farm, The Street, Salcott  

Planning Decisions:


Prior Approval of agricultural or forestry development – proposed building at Hill Farm, School Lane, Great Wigborough – Prior approval not required


Proposal: Replacement of a commercial building with a single dwelling at land adjacent to Ransomes Cottage, Wigborough Road, Peldon – Approve conditional

Finances: Schedule for payments online:

R S Pullen – clerk’s salary – May       £500.00

The next meeting will be on Tues 8th June 2021 at 7.30pm and as yet undecided as to being held via Zoom or otherwise.