Winstred Hundred PC Minutes – 11th July 2023


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall on Tuesday 11th July 2023 at 7.30pm.

Present: Phil Gladwin (chair), John Walker, Roger Pittock, Robert Davidson

Apologies for absence: Clare Lauwerys, Catherine Sprott, Liz Davidson, Jinny Gale, Kevin Bentley

The minutes of the June 2023 meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

County and City Councillor Reports: None

Public-Have Your Say: None

Declarations of Interest: None

  1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields are in good order and the front roadside hedge at Salcott has been cut back to enable walking on the pavement. A request from a resident at Salcott to have the grass cut and picked up for an event in the summer was agreed by all and the contractor will be booked accordingly.
  2. Outdoor adult exercise bike: it was proposed, seconded and agreed by all for the parish council to contribute the shortfall of £208.30 having secured substantial grant funding for an outdoor adult exercise with matting for Moss Hay.
  3. Peldon Bloomers: following a request for funding towards replacement flower planters it was agreed that the parish council would consider a small contribution to Bloomers following an official request.
  4. Recycling & Refuse Centres Booking System was discussed and any dissatisfied residents should write to ECC expressing their complaints.
  5. Actions and Reminder List – updated

Planning Applications:

231470Proposal: Additional storey to existing bungalow at rear of property at North View, The Street, Salcott – the parish council has no objections
231464Certificate of Lawful Use Consultation at Paynes Farm House, Colchester Road, Virley
2312554Agricultural Determination Consultation at Sampsons Farm, Sampsons Lane, Peldon
231657To determine if Prior Approval is required to proposed change of use of agricultural building to a flexible use within storage or distribution at Kemps Farm, Mersea Road, Peldon

Planning Decision:

230909Proposal: To add internal doorway at The Old School House, The Street, Salcott – Approve conditional

Finances: Schedule for July 2023 payments:

R S Pullen – clerk’s salary – July£550.00
Priory Tree Services – Salcott hedge cut£200.00
P & Ws Community Hall meeting room – hire£22.00

The next meeting will be on Tuesday 12th September 2023 at 7.30pm at St Stephen’s Church, Great Wigborough