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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes – 14th November 2023

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 November 2023 at 7.30pm

Present: Clare Lauwerys, Roger Pittock, Netty Knill Jones, Catherine Sprott, Phil Gladwin, Jinny Gale (chair), Kevin Bentley

Apologies for absence: Robert Davidson, Liz Davidson, Andrew Ellis

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

County Councillor Report: Work has been taking place on Devolution Level 2 which takes care of all adult skills training including a new aviation college, green technology and catering. A Transportation Plan for all of Essex is being delivered and ECC will be in charge of the bus companies. There is an increase in need of children’s services with individual children for immediate safe placement increasing each year.

Public-Have Your Say:  Request for a hedge trim in Peldon that will be addressed soon.

Declarations of Interest: None

  1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields are both in good order and all minor faults from the Annual Report have been addressed at both sites and thanks were expressed to Rob, also to Jack Newman for adjusting the zip wire at Peldon for us again. Funding will be requested from grants or budgets for two picnic tables for Salcott meadow. The front hedge at Salcott meadow will be addressed in due course.
  2. Affordable Housing Survey will be delivered to all properties in the villages during the second week in January 2024 with a reply/return date later on in February to RCCE (Rural Community Council of Essex). It is hoped for as many as possible to return this so that a reasonably accurate picture of our needs for lower cost housing is shown. Following delivery by the parish council, it has no further involvement until the resulting analysis and figures have been complied by RCCE.
  3. Insurance – all agreed to accept the quotation from Ansvar at £762.99.
  4. Mill Lane Bus Shelter – all agreed to accept the quotation from Men’s Shed for a new shelter for the insurance company to proceed further with our claim
  5. CCC Designated Rural Areas – consultation was discussed and it was considered that no action was required by us at this stage.
  6. Planning Jungle – it was agreed that we should not to subscribe to this as we do not have huge numbers of complicated planning applications to consider and it should be that we can acquire all the knowledge necessary for us to comment from CCC website.
  7. Clerk’s salary – having received Local Government Services Pay Agreement it was proposed, seconded and agreed by all to increase the clerk’s salary to £600 per month back dated to April 2023.
  8. Actions and Reminder List – updated

Planning Applications:

232381Proposal: Erection of one single-storey wheelchair accessible holiday barn and ancillary outbuilding on land east of Whitehouse Hill, Salcott
222407 Appeal Lodged:Proposal: reuse of redundant barn as single dwelling house, resubmission 212513 at Lovedowns Lodge, Barnhall Road, Salcott

Planning Decisions:

231105Proposal: Retrospective application for change of use of farm yard for sales of fencing and timber supplies at Fourways Farm, Barnhall Road, Salcott – Refuse
231582Proposal: Demolition of existing conservatory and erection of a rear single storey link extension and conversion of existing outbuilding to provide additional living accommodation at Glebelands, The Street, Salcott – Approve conditional
232134Proposal: Garage conversion at Chubbins, Church Road, Peldon – Approve conditional

Finances: scheduled November payments:

R S Pullen – clerk’s salary – November£550.00
Tree & Lawn Co. – Salcott grass cut£126.00
Peldon & Wigs Community Hall – meeting room hire£22.00
Anglia Inspection Services Ltd. – annual playgrounds inspections£280.00
CAS Ltd. – Insurance£762.99
Clerk’s expenses – Petrol, ink, paper, repair parts£249.33

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

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Winstred Hundred PC Agenda – 14th November 2023

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 November 2023 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Apologies for absence:
To confirm minutes of the October 2023 meeting:
County and City Councillor Reports:
Public-Have Your Say:
Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields

  • Reports on both play areas and fields and hedges
  • Annual Inspection Report and subsequent items to be addressed
  • Discuss ideas for Locality spend
  • Decision required: Any matters that need immediate attention?

2. Affordable Housing Survey – timetable of events

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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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Winstred 100 PC Agenda 8th March 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 8th March 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 February 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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PC Minutes 10th March 2020

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 10th March 2020

Present: Clare Lauwerys, Liz Davidson, Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin (chair), Wendy Ritherdon, Nett Knill Jones, John Walker, Kevin Bentley

Apologies for absence: Dave Taylor, Robert Kean

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Zone Warden Report: Nothing to report

County and Borough Councillor Report: Essex County Council has been discussing Coronavirus and also with contact Continue reading

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PC Agenda 10th March 2020

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 10th March 2020 to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Apologies for absence:
Minutes of the last meeting:
Zone Warden Report:
County and Borough Councillor Reports:
Public-Have Your Say:
Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1.  Playgrounds and Playing Fields

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PC Minutes 11th September 2018

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 at 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th September 2018

Present: Liz Davidson, Netty Knill-Jones, Clare Lauwerys, Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin (chair), David Taylor, Wendy Ritherdon, Robert Kean

The chairman welcomed our new parish councillors who were duly co-opted onto the Parish Council and completed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office forms. The completed Register of Members’ Interests forms will be sent to CBC in due course.

The chairman expressed the parish council’s sincere sympathy to the Simmons family for their sad loss.  He also spoke of all the work both Lynne and Terry have carried out for the parish council and in particular the residents of Salcott and Virley for many years. Continue reading

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