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PC Minutes 14th April 2020


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes for Winstred Hundred Parish Council meeting scheduled to be held at Salcott Village Hall on Tuesday 14th April 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.

Planning Applications:

200226 Proposal: Replacement of septic tank with modern sewage treatment plant at The Kings, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough – parish council comments-no objections
200617 Proposal: Continued use of steel containers for storage purposes at New Hall, Copt Hall Lane, Little Wigborough – parish council comments-no objections
200631 (Listed Building 200632) Proposal: Conversion of agricultural building to dwelling at Kemps Farm, Mersea Road, Peldon – parish council comments-no objections
200626 Proposal: Replacement building at Virley Hall Farm, Mill Lane, Virley

Planning decision:

193057 Proposal: Erection of single dwelling and garage. Amended Scheme previously approved 182272 at Green Farm, The Street, Salcott – Refused

Finances: cheques as follows to be signed at a later date

102071 Mr T Newman – play insp x 3£90.00
102072 EALC & NALC – subs£330.79
102073 R S Pullen – Clerk’s salary – April£455.14
102074 R S Pullen – office costs (heat, light, etc.)£250.00
102075 R S Pullen – expenses (paper, ink, petrol, webhost, etc.)£290.61

The next meeting, including the Annual Assembly will take place on Tuesday 12th May 2020 at 7.30 pm at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough subject to government ruling.








PAWS August – Sad Farewell to Sue Copeland

Fond Memories of Sue Copeland

I am sure that most of you will have heard the sad news about Sue Copeland’s untimely death on the 15th August.  Sue was a member of Peldon, Abberton & Wigborough W.I. for many years and indeed a founder member of PAWS.

It was a fitting tribute to her, that there must have been over 250 people who attended the service of celebration of her life on the 3rd September. Steve and her family did her proud and she would have loved it. The following are a few tributes from members:


Sue Copeland in Hong Kong 2008

Let’s remember Sue with a smile and the return of smile to us from a very talented, love for life lady. Someone you can say, I am so very pleased to have known her.

Sue was a wonderful, clever, sparkly lady and we will miss her.

I didn’t know Sue very well but know how much she meant to many people in PAWS.

I remember when I first met her she was so friendly and kind.

We will all miss her so much.

She was always so happy and smiling, a really lovely lady.

Lots of lovely memories of a very special lady.

Sue was always so cheerful and hardworking for so many causes, so full of sensible and new bright ideas, all held together with such a wonderful sense of fun and humour.

I am sure that we all have fond memories of her care and wonderful sense of fun. Thank you Sue, it was a pleasure to have known you.

Our next get together is on the  22nd September when Edward Lubbock and Sue Kidd will tell us about “Hot Air Ballooning”. Visitors are welcome at a cost of £5.00.

Details of all our meetings and speakers can be found on the diary of the home page of the Winstred 100 website. If you would like further information about P.A.W.S please ring either of the following committee members: Alice Holmes 01206 735510 or Jane Anderson 01206 735505.