Agenda for 16th Oct 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, 16th October 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, 18th September 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 – Update, Cllr Adeney

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 the 2nd quarterly report.

6 Update on Projects Relating to the Section 106 Funding.

a) Cricket Club: Update on the project

b) Parish Council: Reimbursement of funding

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

14/01182/FUL – Yew Tree Farm, Hanley Swan

Erection of polytunnel

14/01315/HOU – The Coach House, Hanley Castle WR8 0BJ

Single storey lean-to extension to the rear of the house

14/01316/LBC – The Coach House, Hanley Castle

Single storey lean-to extension to the rear of the house

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

1. Details of Decision Notices Received to-date:

14/00027/HOU Woodbine Cottage, Hanley Swan WR8 0DN

2 storey extension to the rear and single storey extension to side with new porch

APPROVED 24th September

14/01030/LBC The Vineyard Barn, Severn End, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0BW Relocation of first floor windows.

APPROVED 24th September

14/01048/LBC – Hanley Hall, Gilberts End, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0ASReplacement windows & doors, upgrading of floor construction with insulation to walls and floors. Reworking of ground floor, remove later interventions. Installation of new services. Re-modelling of certain areas to create separate bedrooms/bathrooms. Replacement of external drainage and rainwater goods

APPROVED 24th September

Albion Lodge, Hanley Swan, WR8 0DN –
Single and three storey extensions

APPROVED 25th September

1 Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date

e) Details of enforcement action

8 Highways Matters

a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman – i) Hanley Castle to Upton Cycle Path, ii) VAS Battery

b) Update on items reported to WCC – Speed Changes (David Jew)

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:

a) SWDP – Update from Cllr Lamb following meeting on 25th September and Joint Core Strategy meeting on 2nd October

b) Milestone Replating – Email from David Beacham

14 To Receive the Report of the Local Police Officers

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

a) Replacement Baby Swings

b) Benches – Cllr Bass

c) Ken Nottage – Invitation to November Meeting

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 20th November 2014

Signed: Rebecca Abunassar Date: 5th October 2014

The public and press are cordially invited to attend

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