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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 Agenda 9th February 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 9th February 2021 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are requested to attend and the public are welcome to participate.

The Zoom meeting details are: Meeting ID: 895 5539 2874 Passcode: pcfeb.

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

  • Reports on both playgrounds and fields
  • Discuss alternative possibilities for Moss Hay maintenance
  • Having studied the different quotes and equipment for Peldon playground discuss preferences. Are we able to make any decisions as yet?
  • Decision required: What are we going to do with regard to maintenance at Moss Hay?
  • Decision required: Any further measures required with regard to Covid-19 and current government guidelines

2.  On- Line Planning Briefing

  • Report following 3 parish councillors having attended.

3.  Flooding at Salcott

  • There have been various flooding issues/problems at Salcott recently and particularly during this very wet weather which have been dealt with accordingly.  A major contribution of organisation has taken place from Salcott and Virley Parish Councillors mediating with ECC Highways, Anglian Water and Environment Agency and with help from local residents. Issues are still being dealt with as and when they arise.

4.  Peldon Village Sign – will be taken down for refurbishment shortly.

5.  Actions and reminder List – update

Planning Applications:

210080Proposal: 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:

202704Proposal: Rear single storey kitchen extension and utility room side extension at Hall Barn, Peldon Road, Peldon – 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

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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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Annual Report 2019-2020

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Annual Report of the Parish Council for year 2019-2020

Over the last year we have dealt with the usual complaints of speeding traffic, dog fouling, various noise related problems, potholes, flooding, planning issues and much more. Many of these are outside our powers and were passed on to our Borough and County Councillors to whom we owe sincere thanks.

Speeding through the village caused ongoing concern. We organised a successful public meeting chaired by Kevin Bentley (ECC Highways portfolio holder) and attended by Police and Highways officers. Several strategies to improve matters were identified and we await their fuller investigation and implementation by ECC Highways.

Numerous complaints concerning behaviour around the National Trust land at Copt Hall Lane led us to Continue reading

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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 14th January 2020

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 7.30 pm on Tuesday 14th January 2020

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

Apologies for absence: Dave Taylor, Robert Davidson

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

Zone Warden Report: No issues have been reported

Borough Councillor Report: Owing to endless rain there has been flooding and subsequent damage to roads. Maldon Road in particular is suffering from fallen road sides in places and the usual pot holes all of which are Continue reading

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PC Minutes 11th April 2017

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 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th April 2017

Present: Nicky Ellis, Bob Holmes, Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin, Lynne Simmons, Netty Knill-Jones, John Walker, Kevin Bentley, 2 Zone Wardens, 5 members of the public

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

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

Zone Warden Report: Unfortunately there are still many vehicles speeding Continue reading

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PC Agenda 11th April 2017

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 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th April 2017 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.  Changes to the Waste Collection Service

  • CBC Zone Warden in attendance to explain changes beginning in June

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PC Agenda 14th March 2017

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held in Peldon Church 7.30pm on Tuesday 14th March 2017 to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Apologies for absence: Bob Holmes

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

  • Reports on both play areas and fields
  • Decision required: Any matters that require attention?

2.  Virley Brook Flood Modelling Study Meeting – Report

  • Meeting at Environment Agency offices on 9th March 2017

3.  Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Centre

  • To note matters to date of the PC’s role in this.

4.  Actions and Reminder List

  • Update

Correspondence:

  • National Plant Monitoring Scheme [email protected] or phone 01722 342743
  • Victim Support Volunteer Recruitment www.victimsupport.org.uk  01277 357557
  • RCCE 2017 Essex Village of the Year competition entry form
  • Essex Coastal Forum Meeting at County Hall 6th March 2017
  • Mersea Island Courier – invitation to enter articles of interest

Planning Decisions:

Planning Enforcement Appeal against Enforcement Notice has been lodged (Ref: 091167)Appeal ref: APP/A1530/C/17/3168882 at Mehalah, The Strood, Peldon
170063 Proposal: Fenestration adjustments and inclusion of attic storage space to family leisure activity at Fourways Farm, Barnhall Road, Salcott – Approve Conditional
163076 Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for an existing caravan to be positioned on site and the use of a storage building that has been used to store outboard engines, oars and other owner paraphernalia at Bennysteins, The Strood, Peldon – Refuse Certificate of Lawful Use or Development
163103 Proposal: 1.2m extension to existing domestic garage and garden screen wall to existing patio at Willow Creek Farm, Colchester Road, Virley – Approve Conditional

Finances:

101916 R S Pullen – Webhosting (101915 cancelled)£38.97
101917 R S Pullen – clerk’s salary March£426.82
101918 R S Pullen – clerk’s expenses£172.48

The next meeting will be on Tues 11th April 2017 at 7.30pm at Salcott Village Hall  

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