Agenda for 17th Jul 2014


Clerk to the Parish Council: Rebecca Abunassar, 12 Court Road, Strensham, Worcester WR8 9LP
Tel: 01684 292115, email:

To: All Members of Hanley Castle Parish Council

You are duly required to attend the Meeting of Hanley Castle Parish Council to be held at 7.00pm on Thursday, 17th July 2014 in Hanley Swan Village Hall.


1 Welcome & Apologies

2 Declarations of Interest & Dispensation Requests from Councillors

a) Register of Interests: Councillors are reminded of the need to update their register of interests.

b) To declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests in items on the agenda and their nature.

c) To declare any Other Disclosable Interests in items on the agenda and their nature.

d) To Consider Written Requests from Councillors for the Council to Grant a Dispensation (S33 of the Localism Act 2011) – written requests to be with the clerk at least 4 days prior to a meeting.

 Councillors who have declared a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, or an Other Disclosable Interest which falls within the terms of paragraph 12(4)(b) of the Code of Conduct, must leave the room for the relevant items. Failure to register or declare a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest may result in the commission of a criminal offence.

Closure of the meeting to allow parishioners present to speak on any matters relating to the Parish. This item to be limited at the discretion of the chairman.

3 Minutes:

To consider the approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 19th June 2014 (circulated prior to the meeting).

4 Matters Arising and Progress Reports for information:

 Min 69c/13: Anne Ballinger gift, to propose ideas for usage of the money gifted to the Parish Council and discuss previous proposals.

 Min 70d/13: Cycle Route.

5 Finance:

a) To consider and APPROVE any payments notified in writing prior to the meeting.

b) To receive notification of receipts received.

c) To receive and approve 1st Quarterly Report – Circulated prior to the meeting.

d) To consider Annual Insurance Policy – Renewal notice received (due 1st September).

6 Update on Projects Relating to the Section 106 Funding.

a) Cricket Club:
Update on the project.

b) Parish Council:
Update on the project.

7 Planning:

a) To Consider the following application referred by MHDC for consultation:

 14/00676/HOU – 1, Villa Cottages, Gilberts End, Oak framed garden room

 14/00706/HOU – Beech House, Roberts End – Extension to form porch canopy

 14/00718/FUL – Brickwalls Barn, Gilberts End, Hanley Castle – Erection of two holiday chalets (reconsultation)

b) To consider under the Scheme of Delegation any Planning Applications received between the publication of this agenda and the Meeting

c) Details of Decision Notices Received to-date:

 14/00543/HOU – Church End Farm, Hanley Castle – extension to side and rear

 APPROVED: 1st July 2014

 14/00363/FUL – Hanley Castle High School – 6th Form Block and Sports Hall alterations

 APPROVED: 20th June 2014

 (The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until the applicant has submitted to and have approved in writing a travel plan that promotes sustainable forms of travel to the site with the Local Planning Authority. This plan thereafter will be implemented and updated in agreement with the Local Planning Authority.

 Reason: To reduce vehicle movements and promote sustainable access in accordance with Policies DS1and DS3 of the Malvern Hills District Local Plan.)

d) Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date:

 APP/J1860/A/14/2219247 – Appeal following refusal. The Orchards, Haylers End, Hanley Castle – Retrospective application to replace stable block and hay store with 2 bed holiday let. (13/01245/FUL)

e) Details of enforcement action:

8 Highways Matters

a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman

b) Update on items reported to WCC

9 District & County Councillors Reports:

 for information

a) District Cllrs Mike Morgan & Tim Perry

b)  County Cllr Tom Wells

10 Report of the:

a) Parish Paths Warden (Peter Goodyear)

b) Tree Warden (Peter Goodyear)

c) Pond Wardens (Neil & Gigi Verlander)

d) Playing Field Warden (Graham Holmes)

11 Environmental Matters:

a) Report of the Environmental Working Group

12 Neighbourhood Development Plan:

Update by Cllr Lamb.

13 Correspondence:

14 To Receive the Report of the Local Police Officers

15 Topics raised by Councillors, Committees, Clerk & Parishioners:

a) Replacement Swing Quotation.

16 Councillors reports and items for future agenda:

Each Councillor is requested to use this opportunity to report minor matters of information not included elsewhere on the agenda and to raise items for future agendas.

17 Date of next meeting:

To confirm the date of the next scheduled meeting as 18th September 2014.

Signed: Rebecca Abunassar Date: 7th July 2014

The public and press are cordially invited to attend

For further information, please visit the main Hanley Castle Parish Council page.