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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes 12th July 2022


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at St Stephens Church, Great Wigborough on Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 7.30pm

Present: Liz Davidson, Robert Davidson, Roger Pittock, Jinny Gale (chair), Clare Lauwerys

Apologies for absence: Phil Gladwin, Netty Knill Jones, John Walker, Catherine Sprott

The minutes of the meeting of 14th June 2022 were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Borough Councillor Report: CBC Local Plan has been passed and so there will be no more housing, except infill, in our villages for the next 10 years. The clear refuse bags have been delivered and should be enough for a year.

Public-Have Your Say: None

Declarations of Interest: None

  1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields are in good order. Ground matting for the adult gym equipment was agreed at the cost of £840 for both sites. Some Borough Councillor Locality Budget has been secured for the Peldon site, for which we are very grateful, and we are seeking funds for Salcott.
  2. Planning Applications: our policy on how we look at planning application for return comments to CBC will be updated.
  3. Email Policy will be updated and Complaints Policy will be dealt with next meeting giving more time to investigate other such policies.
  4. Cllr Lee Scott Visit: Who will be included in the drive round in August with the ECC Highways Leader was decided and a list of our concerns will be sent to him in advance for his consideration.
  5. Feasibility Report – Peldon to Salcott – Traffic Managements Improvements: This report and our response to it is now on the website winstred100org
  6. Moss Hay signage: Following public comments appropriate signage will be designed and ordered to install at either end of Moss Hay to show where it is and what is there.
  7. Nuclear Power meeting was attended and feedback provided. The matter is considered to be one of personal choice and not something for the PC to have a view on but would be open to any new information if further meetings are attended.
  8. Actions and reminder List – updated

Planning applications:

221535Proposal: Extension of residential curtilage to East Barn, modifications to outbuilding for ancillary use at Green Farm, Church View, The Street, Salcott – the parish council has no objections
221261Proposal: Remodeling of existing property, construction of first floor extension above existing garage at Chubbins, Church Road, Peldon – the parish council has no objections
(LB 221655)
Proposal: Demolition of modern lean-to structures and conversion of barn (grade 2) to dwelling house at Home Farm, Mersea Road, Peldon – the parish council supports reusing listed buildings

Planning Decisions:

221081Proposal: Replacement roof to existing conservatory at Mehalah, The Strood, Peldon – Approve conditional
221148 Proposal:  Two storey rear extension and new detached double garage at Hillside House, Church Road, Peldon – Approve conditional
221126Proposal: Single storey rear extension at Maple Ridge, Church Road, Peldon – Approve conditional


Proposal: Construction of summer house in curtilage of Listed Building at Orchard Cottage, The Street, Salcott – Approve conditional

Finances: Payments to be made:

R S Pullen – July salary£525.00
Tree & Lawn Company – Salcott grass cut£126.00
Tree & Lawn Company – Salcott grass cuts£252.00
The Wigborough Community Group – hire of church£18.00
A Page – Salcott hedge cut£275.00
Colchester Borough Council – election costs£260.00
Fresh-Air Fitness – adult gym (order confirmation)£6,504.84

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 13th September 2022 at 7.30pm, venue to be decided.