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PC Minutes 9th February 2021

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held via Zoom on Tuesday 9th February 2021 at 7.30pm.

Present: Clare Lauwerys (chair), Netty Knill Jones, Wendy Ritherdon, Jinny Gale, Catherine Sprott, John Walker, Liz Davidson, Robert Kean, Andrew Ellis, Robert Davidson and 3 members of the public

Apologies for absence: Phil Gladwin, Kevin Bentley

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and will be signed in due course

County Councillor Report: Covid cases are reducing now, vaccinations are going well but any over 70s who have not received an invitation yet should contact their GP to book their vaccination.

Borough Councillors Reports: Thanks were expressed to Kevin for organising drain jetting and sucking out both in Peldon and Salcott.

Owing to the poor weather conditions if any refuse sacks are not collected by 5pm on the expected day they will be collected on the next appropriate week, either blue or green.

Part 1 of Draft Local Plan has been approved by CBC and will keep the number of new houses built to 920 per year. Part 2 will be examined in a couple of months, there is no housing proposed in our villages.

CBC Planning meeting is scheduled to take place on Zoom in June. There are no site visits taking place at present with regard to applications.

Council tax will probably rise as funding to services such as police will be increased.

The rainfall lately has been at least double the normal amount and therefore there has been excessive flooding everywhere.

Various matters reported to the parish council are being dealt with by CBC Enforcement.

Public-Have Your Say: Questions were asked by parish councillors with regard to planning application 210080 and a screen share was presented by the applicants to explain and discuss possible proposals which are still in early stages as yet.

Certain ditches in Peldon are blocked and the owners will be written to requesting clearance work to take place.

Declarations of Interest: None

  1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields are in good order for this time of the year with a small repair job pending at Moss Hay when it’s drier. A new maintenance person will be sought for Moss Hay and the parish council expressed thanks to Jack for his services. More consultation and discussing is to take place with regard to the new equipment. Residents will be asked for their views before any final decision is taken. The signs will be renewed with the guidelines for careful usage during this pandemic.
  2. On- Line Planning Briefing which was attended by 3 parish councillors was considered to be very good and informative and following this certain information with be requested from CBC.
  3. Flooding at Salcott: there had been 3 major flooding problems at Salcott recently and with the help from parish councillors, residents and Highways the problems have been dealt with satisfactorily. There will be a thorough investigation with remedial work by Highways into the cause of the flooding problems at Salcott. We do not have any time scale for this.
  4. Peldon Village Sign – will be taken down for refurbishment shortly.
  5. Actions and reminder List – updated

Planning Applications:

210080 Proposal: Outline application for permission for erection of 4 two storey dwellings and up to 7 car parking places and related hard and soft landscaping at land opposite St Mary’s Church, The Street, Salcott – the parish council comments are on the CBC website.

Planning Decisions:

202704  Proposal: Rear single storey kitchen extension and utility room side extension at Hall Barn, Peldon Road, Peldon – Approve conditional
202716  Proposal: Single storey rear extension to replace existing lean-to extension at The Haven, Colchester Road, Great Wigborough – Approve conditional

Finances: Schedule for payments online:

Mr T NewmanMoss Hay maintenance x 4£120.00
EALCPlanning briefing x 3£252.00
R S PullenFebruary salary£500.00

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 9th March 2021 at 7.30pm via Zoom. Meeting ID: 820 6283 1393 Passcode: pcmarch

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PC Minutes 12th January 2021

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held via Zoom on Tuesday 12th January 2021 at 7.30pm

Present: Clare Lauwerys (chair), Jinny Gale, Wendy Ritherdon, Phil Gladwin, Netty Knill Jones, John Walker, Liz Davidson, Catherine Sprott, Robert Davidson, Andrew Ellis, Kevin Bentley and 2 members of the public

Apologies for absence: None

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and will be signed in due course

Borough Councillor Reports: The flooding from both sewage and surface water at Salcott were addressed as a matter of urgency by Anglian Water and ECC Highways, but further work needs to be carried out. Continue reading

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PC Agenda 12th January 2021

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 12th January 2021 at 7.30 pm to which the Councillors are requested to attend and the public are welcome to participate. The Zoom meeting details are as follows: Meeting ID: 860 7394 3342 Passcode: pcjan

Apologies for absence:

Minutes of the last 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 Agenda 17th November 2020

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 17th November 2020 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are requested to attend and the public are welcome to participate.

This meeting was originally scheduled for 10th November but maintenance on the local broadband services prevented it taking place. The Zoom meeting details are as follows: Meeting ID: 821 9461 1218 Passcode: winnov.

Apologies for absence:

Minutes of the last 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 8th September 2020

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held via Zoom on Tuesday 8th September 2020 at 7.30pm.  The Zoom meeting details were available from the clerk.

Present: John Walker, Clare Lauwerys (chair), Liz Davidson, Phil Gladwin, Netty Knill-Jones, Jinny Gale, Robert Kean, Kevin Bentley, Robert Davidson

Apologies for absence: Wendy Ritherdon

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and will be signed by the chairman in due course.

County Councillor Report: The road surface along this stretch mainly from the Kings Head to Peldon is full of subsidence areas and is under investigation by Highways to establish the reason for this before repair work can take place. The most serious pot holes will be reported to the County Councillors before Friday for immediate attention.

Suggested 20 mph speed limit is deemed not suitable for villages and is generally only installed in urban areas and often just in cul-de-sacs, Continue reading

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PC Minutes 12th May 2020

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

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.

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PC Minutes 10th December 2019

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 at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10th December 2019.

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

Apologies for absence: Dave Taylor

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

Zone Warden Report: No report sent and no issues at present. The Zone Wardens are being rearranged and probably with the new title of Neighbourhood Wardens.

Borough Councillor Report: Certain car parks in town are operating free parking after 3 pm in the run-up to Christmas.  CBC are giving away free trees in support of the nation-wide campaign for planting more trees everywhere.  Refuse collections will be Continue reading

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PC Agenda 10th December 2019

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 at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 10th December 2019 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 – 12th November 2019

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 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th November 2019

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

Apologies for absence: Andrew Ellis, Jackie McClean, Kevin Bentley, Dave Taylor

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

Zone Warden Report: None sent but to note the asbestos and other rubbish dumped at Pete Tye Common car park has now been removed. Also, the parish council would like to thank our many Litter Warriors who do a splendid job of keeping our villages litter-free and tidy, it makes such a difference to everyone’s surroundings.

Borough Councillor Report: The illegal transferring of soil to a property at Great Wigborough has now been curtailed and is being investigated for lack of appropriate documentation for such an activity. Continue reading

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PC Minutes – 10th September 2019

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 at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10th September 2019.

Present: Dave Taylor, Phil Gladwin, Clare Lauwerys, Robert Kean, Jinny Gale, Wendy Ritherdon, John Walker, Netty Knill-Jones and one member of the public

Apologies for absence: Liz Davidson, Robert Davidson, Jackie McClean, Andrew Ellis, Kevin Bentley

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

Zone Warden Report: None received but to note fly-tipping at Pete Tye Common contains asbestos therefore will be being dealt with by a specialist company. Other unpleasant litter Continue reading

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