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PC Minutes 9th November 2021

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 9th November 2021 at 7.30pm

Present: Robert Kean, John Walker, Wendy Ritherdon, Phil Gladwin, Clare Lauwerys (chair), Catherine Sprott, Jinny Gale, Liz Davidson, Robert Davidson, Kevin Bentley

Apologies for absence: None

Minutes of September meeting and cancellation notice of October meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Borough Councillor Report: CBC Planning Department is struggling to keep up to date owing to a shortage of workforce. The Chief Executive is retiring and applications for the position are now being accepted. CBC is now operating a click and collect system for extra bins, bags. etc. Mersea Council Office being one of the collection points. The parish council soldiers are still out for this year but will be collected later in the year for storage and safe keeping.

County Councillor Report: ECC is dealing with climate change and one of the projects is an aim to have electric car battery charging points in all towns across Essex. Levelling up and equal opportunities is another main focus with deprivation in all forms such as education, living affordability including giving out meal vouchers for eligible children, isolation with regard to lack of accessible amenities and public transport.

Public-Have Your Say: None

Declarations of Interest: Liz Davidson for item 1. grass cutting.

1.  Playgrounds and Playing Fields

  • Salcott playground and field are in good order.
  • Peldon new playground project began this week and so the field may suffer from vehicles being driven on it but will recover in time.
  • Special thanks were expressed to James Faulkner and Gary Taylor for their brilliant dismantling and disposing work. A small charge was agreed and will be paid for labour.
  • The new Peldon playground will be opened by Robert Davidson, Colchester Mayor with as many local children in attendance as possible to help with the opening. We will have a better idea shortly of when this might be for advertising purposes.
  • Quotes for grass cutting have been received and it is hoped for more and then will be discussed via email so that a decision can be made reasonably soon.

2.  Speed Camera:

We will revisit the possibility of purchasing a Radar Speen Sign for somewhere in the parish in the new year when we have a clearer vision of the total cost of sign and installation and therefore, affordability.

3.  Great Wigborough Village Sign

is being refurbished and will be reinstated in due course. The total cost has been reclaimed from the car driver who drove into it through our insurance company.

4.  Actions and reminder List –

Updated

Planning Applications:

210943

Appeal Lodged against refusal by CBC for retrospective application for demolition of 1.8m (6ft) fence and replacement with brick wall at Pete Tye Cottage, Colchester Road, Peldon

213054

Proposal: Replacement of an agricultural building with a new dwelling (in lieu of Prior Approval subject of application 210657) at Nightingale Farm, School Lane, Great Wigborough – the parish council has no objection

Planning Decisions:

211343

Proposal:  Erection of rear two storey extension to dwelling. Demolition of   existing garage and erection of detached 2 bay garage structure at Hillside House, Church Road, Peldon – Approve conditional

212502

Proposal: Construction of 1.5 storey ancillary accommodation at The Plough, Lower Road, Peldon – Approve conditional

212582

Proposal: Vary condition 2 of permission 192329 at Great Wigborough Village Hall site, School Lane Approve conditional

212008

Proposal: Redevelopment of extension and existing offices at Island Landscapes, Mersea Road, Peldon – Withdrawn

Finances: Summary to date plus schedule for payments:

Tree & Lawn Company Ltd. – Salcott grass cuts (878)

£96.00

R S Pullen – November salary

£500.00

D A Page – Moss Hay grass cutting

£288.00

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 14th December 2021 at 7.30pm in the meeting room Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall

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PC Meeting 12th October 2021

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

The meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council scheduled to be held at Salcott Village Hall on Tuesday 12th October 2021 at 7.30 pm was cancelled at short notice owing to sickness and Covid-related issues.

Any matters needing immediate attention will be discussed via email and dealt with accordingly, as per normal.

The clerk and councillors are always available to be contacted on any matter/issues.  

Planning Applications:

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PC Agenda 14th September 2021

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 September 2021 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.   

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

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PC Minutes 13th July 2021

Meeting cancelled due to illness.
18:55 12th October 2021

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Drat minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall on Tuesday 13th July 2021 at 7.30pm

Present: John Walker, Wendy Ritherdon, Clare Lauwerys (chair), Borough Councillor Pat Moore and one member of the public

Apologies for absence: Catherine Sprott, Liz Davidson, Jinny Gale, Netty Knill Jones, Phil Gladwin, Robert Davidson, Kevin Bentley, Andrew Ellis

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

Borough Councillor Report: Suggestions and requests are welcome from all the villages for their wants and needs for possible inclusion in the new Conservative Policy for Colchester. The Queen’s Jubilee will be celebrated in the town centre with bunting, flags etc. The pilot scheme for E-Scooters is still ongoing. The consultation for proposed changes to parliamentary boundaries is on-going and people can see the proposed changes and respond here: https://www.bcereviews.org.uk/

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PC Minutes 8th June 2021

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 on Tuesday 8th June 2021 at 7.30pm.

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

Apologies for absence: Jinny Gale, Kevin Bentley

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

Borough Councillor Report: Since the elections the new set up of both CBC and ECC was explained and many of the councillors are new to their roles and so will need to learn quickly as they go along.

Public-Have Your Say: Footpath signage at Salcott will be looked into.

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PC Agenda 8th June 2021

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 on Tuesday 8th June 2021 at 7.30 pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.   All Covid-19 related rules and regulations will be adhered to.

The main hall can provide a spacious venue with good ventilation for the present situation with doors and windows left open when required.

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PC Agenda 4th May 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 4th May 2021 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend and the public are welcome to participate.

The Zoom meeting details are: Meeting ID: 814 3164 2997 Passcode: pcmay

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.

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PC Cancelled Meeting 13th April 2021

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

The meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council scheduled to be held via Zoom on Tuesday 13th April 2021 at 7.30pm was cancelled at the last-minute owing to guidance received informing that there is an official period of mourning which impacted on the notice period for calling the meeting.

Planning Applications

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PC Minutes 9th March 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 March 2021 at 7.30pm

Present: Clare Lauwerys (chair), Phil Gladwin, Netty Knill Jones, Jinny Gale, Wendy Ritherdon, Liz Davidson, John Walker, Kevin Bentley and one member of the public

Apologies for absence: Catherine Sprott, Andrew Ellis, Robert Davidson

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

County Councillor Report: Council tax will be increased by 1.5% for the adult social care precept only.  The virus is still diminishing in our area but everyone must remain vigilant. Schools are open now with the necessary precautions in place. Roads and signage are being mended but with restrictions from the virus making everything take that bit longer. Blocked ditches in Peldon will be dealt with accordingly. Continue reading

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PC Agenda 9th March 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 March 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: 820 6283 1393 Passcode: pcmar.

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 any update on alternative arrangements for Moss Hay maintenance
  • Any updates re the different quotes and equipment for Peldon playground, discuss preferences, etc.
  • Decision required: What are we going to do with regard to maintenance at Moss Hay, should we advertise?
  • Decision required: Any further measures required with regard to Covid-19 and current government guidelines

2.  Ditches and flooding issues at Peldon

  • Thanks to Highways and resident co-operation the problems have hopefully been resolved

3.  Communication and Engagement

  • Discuss how the parish council can best engage and communicate with our residents of all ages

4.  Actions and reminder List – update

Planning Applications:

210326 Proposal: Erection of carport/workshop ancillary to dwelling at The King, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough – the parish council has no objections to this application
210503 Proposal: Replacement of a commercial building with a single dwelling (in lieu of Prior Approval for extension and conversion of building into a dwelling subject of application 200890 and 202176 at adjacent to Ransomes Cottage, Wig Road, Peldon

Finances: Schedule for payments online:

R S PullenMarch salary£500.00

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 13th April 2021 at 7.30pm via Zoom

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