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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 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 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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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes 8th February 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 8th February 2022 at 7.30pm

Present: Netty Knill Jones, Catherine Sprott, John Walker, Phil Gladwin, Clare Lauwerys (chair), Wendy Ritherdon, Robert Kean

Apologies for absence: Liz Davidson, Jinny Gale, Robert Davidson
Minutes of the January meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman.
County and Borough Councillor Reports: None
Public-Have Your Say: None
Declarations of Interest: None

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Winstred 100 PC Agenda 8th February 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 8th February 2022 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend

Masks are mandatory unless exempt

Apologies for absence:
To confirm minutes of the January 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 11th January 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 11th January 2022 at 7.30pm

Chair: All agreed for Phil to be elected to chair the meeting in the absence of Clare and Jinny (chair and vice).

Present: John Walker, Catherine Sprott, Wendy Ritherdon, Phil Gladwin, Liz Davidson, Netty Knill Jones, Robert Davidson and Kevin Bentley

Apologies for absence: Clare Lauwerys, Jinny Gale, Robert Kean, Andrew Ellis

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

December meeting was cancelled owing to Covid and other illnesses.

County Councillor Report: Council tax will be increased not least because social care is an ever-growing expense. Where private companies are unable to continue operating owing to rising costs or staff shortages ECC must pick up the pieces and do what is necessary to take care of all those who need it.

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