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PC Minutes 12th May 2020


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes for Winstred Hundred Parish Council meeting scheduled to be held at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough on Tuesday 12th May 2020.

This meeting did not take place owing to Covid-19, a Coronavirus, following government guidelines/ruling.

All enquiries and matters requiring attention are being dealt with as and when they happen via email discussion amongst the parish councillors and actioned wherever possible safely within the current restrictions.

Matters dealt with during the month are as follows:

  1. Playgrounds are still shut and fields are being checked.
  2. Grass on both fields has been cut by contractors.
  3. Grass and hedge cuts have taken place in Salcott by volunteers (insurance covered).
  4. Branches blocking Salcott creek, EA informed and came to do the job.
  5. ECC Footpath Officer is coming to look at Salcott footpaths and access.
  6. Noise nuisance and possible unauthorised car repairs at Peldon has been reported.
  7. PC books and finances for the year ending 2019/20 (AGAR) are with the internal auditor. A financial report will follow when the internal auditor has approved and signed them off.

Planning Applications:

200666 Proposal: Change of use from agricultural land to an outdoor forest school nursery at Essex Wildlife Trust, Abbotts Hall, Great Wigborough – the parish council has no objections
200890 Notification of prior approval for a change of use from light industrial (class B1(c)) and land within its curtilage to dwelling house at Ransomes Cottage, Wigborough Road, Peldon – the parish council has no objections

Planning decision:

192367: Proposal Construction of private lake at Hillside Cottage, Colchester Road, Great Wigborough – Approve conditional
200617 Proposal: Continued use of steel containers for storage purposes at New Hall Farm, Copt Hall Lane, Little Wigborough – Approve conditional

Finances: Cheques to be signed at a later date

102076 Design Clark Ltd. – Great Wigborough village sign refurbish£250.00
102077 Moss Hay grass cuts x 3£288.00
102078 R S Pullen – Clerk’s salary – May£455.14

The next meeting is scheduled to be held on 9th June 2020 at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall subject to government ruling/guidance.