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Winstred Hundred PC Cancellation – 13th September 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon Great Wigborough Little Wigborough Salcott Virley

Meeting Cancellation

Please note as a mark of respect to Her Majesty the Queen the parish council meeting scheduled for 13th September 2022 has now been cancelled.

R. S. Pullen, Parish Council Clerk, Tel. 01206 735367
The Elms, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, CO5 7SB

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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes – 14th June 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall on Tuesday 14th June 2022 at 7.30pm.

Present: Robert Davidson, Liz Davidson, Netty Knill Jones, Catherine Sprott, Phil Gladwin, Jinny Gale (chair), Clare Lauwerys, Roger Pittock

Apologies for absence: Kevin Bentley

Roger Pittock was co-opted on to the parish councillor for Salcott ward and was welcomed by all

The minutes of the meeting of 10th May 2022 were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Borough Councillor Report: Colchester has now gained City status which will help to strength the local economy. The CBC Local Plan is almost ready for completion having approval of the inspector with some minor recommendations to be implemented.

Public-Have Your Say: None.  Roger read out an introduction of himself

Declarations of Interest: None

  1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields are in good order and the grass was in perfect condition for all Jubilee events.   The new Peldon play equipment was officially opened by Robert, who had only just stepped down as Colchester Mayor. There were many children and adults for the occasion with games and fun had by all.  Peldon and Wigboroughs joined forces for many events at Peldon over the Jubilee weekend and Great Wigborough Church held an afternoon tea event with children’s games as did Salcott. All the villages played their part to celebrate this momentous occasion. The parish council gifted commemorative mugs to all the children.
    A new bench has been installed at Salcott next to the playground and Book Box funded by Borough Councillor’s Locality Budget.
    Peldon benches, one for inside the playground and a picnic table are in storage ready for installation in the near future.
    With funding secured adult gym equipment for both Salcott and Peldon is being ordered and sites have been agreed.
  2. Audit Return and Associated Compliances AGAR Part 2 2021/2022 including Internal Audit Report, Certificate of Exemption, Annual Governance Statement and Accounting Statement were agreed by all and signed by the chairman and clerk (as RFO) where appropriate. Steve Copeland was thanked for carrying out the internal audit for us again.
  3. Email Protocol and Complaints Policy: areminder of our email protocol will be sent round again and Complaints Policy will be looked into. Updates will be discussed at the next meeting.
  4. Feasibility Report – Peldon to Salcott – Traffic Management Improvements: our comments and suggestions will be put together for reply. The Head of Essex Highways will be invited for a visit to come and see our roads and problems first hand.
  5. Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall: it was agreed by all that Liz and Phil will continue to be the parish council nominees for the Board of Trustees for Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall.
  6. Essex Bridleway Association: Support was requested from the parish council for horse rider warning signs in specific locations. It was agreed that whilst we support the idea, there are other matters that are of concern with regard to slow moving traffic (including horses) that need addressing and we have requested a visit from Highways to look at these problems but meanwhile Abberton Reservoir Footpath officer will be contacted for their input as funding is still available from the expansion project.  
  7. Actions and reminder List – updated

Planning applications:

221081Proposal: Replacement roof to existing conservatory and raising existing roof to first floor bedroom at Mehalah, The Strood, Peldon
221148Proposal: Two storey rear extension and new detached double garage, following demolition of existing single garage at Hillside House, Church Road, Peldon
221181Proposal: Demolition of old outbuilding and replace with new, change of use of paddock area and new access at Green Farm, Church View, The Street, Salcott
221193
(Listed Building)
Proposal: Installation of cellar at South Barn, Green Farm, Church View, The Street, Salcott
221316 (Listed Building)Proposal: Insertion of 2 x conservation-type roof lights on north elevation at South Barn, Green Farm, Church View, The Street, Salcott

Planning Decisions:

220002Proposal: Outbuilding to rear garden at Fosters, The Street, Salcott – Approve conditional
211105Proposal: Demolition of agricultural building and erection of replacement at Little Doves Day Nursery, Lower Road, Peldon – Approve conditional
211784Proposal: Erection of four holiday lodges, access road and car ports at The Peldon Rose, Colchester Road, Peldon – Refuse

Finances: Payments to be made:

R S Pullen – June salary£525.00
Glasdon UK – benches for Salcott and Peldon£1,806.74
Peldon & Wigs Community Hall – hire£20.00
Tree and Lawn Company Ltd. – Salcott grass cut£192.00
Tree and lawn Company Ltd. – Salcott grass cut (Jubilee)£144.00
R Davidson – removal and disposal of old play equipment£900.00

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 7.30pm, at Great Wigborough Church

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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes 12th July 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

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
221654
(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

220843

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.

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Winstred Hundred PC Agenda – 12th July 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at St Stephens Church, Great Wigborough on Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Everyone attending this meeting is required to wear a mask.  Whilst we appreciate that this is not a legal requirement at this time, as we have vulnerable people amongst us, it is a common courtesy for their safety.

Apologies for absence:
To confirm minutes of the June meeting:
County and Borough Councillor Reports:
Public-Have Your Say:
Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1.  Playgrounds and Playing Fields

  • Reports on both playgrounds and fields
  • Update on adult gym equipment for both sites and to agree ground matting.
  • Decision required: Are we happy to proceed with ordering matting for the gym equipment at a cost of £840 for both sites?
  • Decision required: Anything that needs attention?

2.  Planning Applications

  • To discuss how we should comment on planning applications
  • Decision required: Do we need to make changes to our policy on this?

3.  Email and Complaints Policies

  • To discuss if our policies are current or need adjustments

4.  Cllr Lee Scott – Visit

  • In August the ECC Highways Leader will have a guided tour of our villages and the highways problems that are considered of importance to us
  • To discuss who will be included in the drive-round.

5.  Feasibility Report – Peldon to Salcott – Traffic Managements Improvements

6.  Moss Hay signage

  • Following comments noted that Moss Hay entrances are not clearly visible discuss possible signage.
  • Decision required: Is signage a good idea and if so what and how?

7.  Nuclear Power meeting

  • With meeting at West Mersea attended brief feedback will be given
  • Decision required: Should the parish council have an official representative at future meetings?

8.  Actions and reminder List – update

Planning applications:

221535Proposal: Extension of residential curtilage to East Barn, modifications to outbuilding for ancillary use at Green Farm, Church View, The Street, Salcott
221261Proposal: Remodeling of existing property, construction of first floor extension above existing garage at Chubbins, Church Road, Peldon

Planning Decisions:

221081Proposal: Replacement roof to existing conservatory at Mehalah, The Strood, Peldon – Approve conditional
221148Proposal:  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

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)£6,000.84

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

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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes 10th May 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall (meeting room) on Tuesday 10th May 2022 at 7.30pm

Present: Clare Lauwerys, Jinny Gale, Robert Davidson, Liz Davidson, Phil Gladwin, Andrew Ellis, Kevin Bentley

The Annual Parish Assembly

Everyone was welcomed to the meeting and no-one chose to speak at this time.

Annual Council Meeting (AGM)

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

Election of Officers: Phil proposed, Clare seconded and all agreed for Jinny to take the chair for this coming year, Phil proposed,Jinny seconded and all agreed for Liz tobe vice-chair, it was agreed unanimously for the clerk to continue as Responsible Financial Officer. Declaration of Acceptance of Office forms were duly signed.Robert was welcomed in joining the parish council and thanks wereexpressed to Wendy Ritherdon and Robert Kean for their brilliant contributions to the parish council and the community. Advertisements are displayed to fill the parish councillor vacancy in Salcott.

Parish Council’s Annual Report: Was circulated and will be on the website, the noticeboards and magazines.

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Winstred Hundred PC Agenda 14th June 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Salcott Village Hall on Tuesday 14th June 2022 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Everyone attending this meeting is required to wear a mask.  Whilst we appreciate that this is not a legal requirement at this time, as we have vulnerable people amongst us, it is a common courtesy for their safety.

Apologies for absence and welcome to our new Salcott parish councillor
To confirm minutes of the May meeting:
County and Borough Councillor Reports:
Public-Have Your Say:
Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields

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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes 12th April 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall (meeting room) on Tuesday 12th April 2022 at 7.30pm

Present: Clare Lauwerys (chair), Catherine Sprott, Netty Knill Jones, Liz Davidson, Phil Gladwin, Robert Davidson

Apologies for absence: Jinny Gale, John Walker, Andrew Ellis, Kevin Bentley

To confirm minutes of the March meeting: the minutes were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Borough Councillor Report: The new CBC Executive, Pam Donnelly, is now in office. From 15th April cars will not be allowed to drive along the High Street but buses and taxis will and M & S is moving to Tollgate.

Public-Have Your Say: None

Declarations of Interest: None

  1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields are in good order. Benches have been ordered for both sites. Slabs will be installed for the picnic table on Moss Hay. Funding for gym equipment for older children and adults for both Salcott and Peldon is being applied for. The increase in grass cutting cost at Salcott was discussed and agreed by all to accept and continue with the present contractor. Three Jubilee trees have been ordered for the villages and sites for planting have been agreed, plaques etc will be looked into.
  2. Forthcoming Elections – the appropriate number seats of parish councillors for each village have been filled with the exception of one vacancy at Salcott which will be advertised accordingly. The chair and vice-chair positions were discussed for the next year commencing at this coming May meeting.
  3. Bus shelters – Refurbishment of Mill Lane bus shelter has begun. The insurance claim for storm damage to the Great and Little Wigborough bus shelter roofs has been accepted by our insurance company, so repairs will follow shortly.
  4. Jubilee Celebrations –there has been a very good uptake for the parish council’s offer of Jubilee commemorative mugs for all the children in our villages which will be distributed at village events over the Jubilee weekend. We are discussing having a much-delayed Grand Opening for the new playground on Moss Hay in conjunction with events for the Jubilee celebrations.
  5. Salcott Book Box – Slabs have been installed at Salcott Book Box for easy access from the pavement and the box is in full working order.
  6. Annual Report – was discussed for items suitable for inclusion.
  7. Clerk’s salary – Phil proposed, Clare seconded and all agreed for the clerk’s salary to increase by £25 per month from April 2022.
  8. Actions and reminder List – updated

Planning applications:

220597Proposal: Building an additional storey on to a bungalow at North View, The Street, Salcott – the parish council has no objection
220612Proposal: Application for prior Approval for the conversion of two former agricultural livestock and storage buildings at Nightingale Farm, School Lane, Great Wigborough – the parish council has no objection
220682Proposal: Demolition of old dilapidated outbuilding and replace with new. The footprint to remain the same but will be slightly higher to accommodate vehicle access and slope to roof at Church View, Green Farm, The Street, Salcott – the parish council has no objection
202790Appeal Lodged against CBC refusal for erection of 2 dwellings at Whitehouse Hill, Salcott
220843Proposal: Construction of summer house in curtilage of a listed building at Orchard Cottage, The Street, Salcott – the parish council has no objection

Planning Decisions:

211341 (& Listed Building 211342)Proposal: Demolition of modern lean-to structure. Conversion of barn at Home Farm, Mersea Road, Peldon – Refuse
220009Proposal: Single storey Cartlodge at The Briars, Peldon Road, Peldon – Approve conditional
213054Proposal: Replacement of agricultural building with a new dwelling at Nightingales Farm, School Lane, Great Wigborough – Approve conditional
220300Proposal: Construction of rear single storey corner extension with balcony at Rosefield, Lodge Lane, Peldon

Finances: Payments to be made:

Insignia Ltd. – Jubilee mugs£537.60
R S Pullen – April salary£525.00
R S Pullen – expenses, office heating lighting, etc.£250.00
Tree & Lawn Co. – Salcott grass cutting£228.00
EALC – annul subs to include NALC membership£334.01
Peldon & Wigs Comm Hall – hire£20.00
Kevin Harris – installing slabs at Salcott Book Box£417.74

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 10th May 2022 at 7.30pm and will commence with the Annual Parish Assembly, venue yet to be decided.

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Winstred 100 PC Minutes 10th May 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall (meeting room) on Tuesday 10th May 2022 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Everyone attending this meeting is required to wear a mask.  Whilst we appreciate that this is not a legal requirement at this time, as we have vulnerable people amongst us, it is a common courtesy for their safety.

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)

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Winstred 100 PC Agenda 12th April 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall (meeting room) on Tuesday 12th April 2022 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Everyone attending this meeting is required to wear a mask.  Whilst we appreciate that this is not a legal requirement at this time, as we have vulnerable people amongst us, it is a common courtesy for their safety.

Apologies for absence:
To confirm minutes of the March meeting:
County and Borough Councillor Reports:
Public-Have Your Say:
Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields

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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes 8th March 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall (meeting room) on Tuesday 8th March 2022 at 7.30pm

Present: Clare Lauwerys (chair), Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin, John Walker

Apologies for absence: Wendy Ritherdon, Catherine Sprott, Netty Knill Jones, Liz Davidson, Robert Davidson

To confirm minutes of the February meeting: the minutes were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

County and Borough Councillor Reports: Colchester Borough Council will be gifting trees, one for each village, to mark this forthcoming commemorative occasion.

Public-Have Your Say: None

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