Agenda for 20th Nov 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, 20th November 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

a) Potential Development of Albion Lodge, presented by Andrew Darwent.

3 Minutes: To consider the approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 16th October 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

Min 148/14: Superfast Broadband – Update

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 consider the precept requirements for 2015-2016

6 Update on Projects Relating to the Section 106 Funding.

a) Cricket Club: Update on the project if available

b) Parish Council: To consider seating options for the play area

7 Planning:

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

14/01378/FUL The Orchards House, Haylers End, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0AL Erection of ancillary building to provide domestic storage, home office and library and associated change of use of land from paddock to residential curtilage. (Retrospective)
14/01497/OUT The Paddocks off the B4211, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, Outline application, with Appearance, Landscaping and Scale reserved, for residential development of 4 dwellings with associated access (existing access off B4211), amenity space and car parking.
14/01498/OUT Land At (Os 8113 4257), Welland Road, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, Change of use from unused green field land to four, 4 bed dwelling houses.
14/01441/FUL Swan Inn, Worcester Road, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, WR8 0EA Erection of single storey dining extension, service yard enclosure, disabled access ramp, patio with path and car park extension. Replacement kitchen extract ducting
14/01445/HOU Russell Lodge, Roberts End, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, WR8 0DL Garage.
14/01446/HOU Russell Lodge, Roberts End, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, WR8 0DL Refurbish, modernise and extend bungalow.
14/01380/HOU Meadow Lodge, Roberts End, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, WR8 0DL First floor front extension and new dormer window.

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

Details of Decision Notices Received to-date:

14/01315/HOU & 14/01316/LBC Single storey lean-to extension to the rear

The Coach House, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0BJ

Both approved 10/11/2014

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

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) Ken Nottage – To attend January meeting

14 To Receive the Report of the Local Police Officers

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

a) Cemex proposal presentation – 14th November 2014

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 at 15th January 2015

Signed: Rebecca Abunassar Date: 10th November 2014


The public and press are cordially invited to attend