Agenda for 15th Jan 2015


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, 15th January 2015 in Hanley Swan Village Hall


1 Welcome & Apologies – To Welcome Ken Nottage from The Three Counties Showground

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 Ken Nottage, Chief Executive from The Three Counties Showground

4 Minutes: To consider the approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 20th November 2014 (circulated prior to the meeting)

5 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 Cllr Lamb

Min 164/14: Cemex Applicaction – Update Cllr Lamb

6 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

7 Update on Projects Relating to the Section 106 Funding.

a) Cricket Club: Update if available

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

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

14/01694/ENF The Orchards House, Haylers End, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0AL Without planning permission the erection of an incomplete dwellinghouse.
14/01729/REM Booth End Cottage, 45 Gilberts End Lane, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0BX Reserved matters following outline approval 14/00273/OUT for a new dwelling for access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale.
14/01641/FUL Albion Lodge, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, WR8 0DN Widen and formalise the entrance to Albion Lodge onto the B4209. Alter the carpark to include turning area and landscaping.
14/01534/HOU Baytree Cottage, Gilberts End, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0AS Erect an oak framed carport over an existing parking space.
14/01497/OUT The Paddocks off the B4211, Hanley Castle, Reconsultation following amendments Outline application, with Layout, Appearance, Landscaping and Scale reserved, for residential development of 4 dwellings with associated access (existing access off B4211), amenity space and car parking.

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:

14/01378/FUL – The Orchards House, Haylers End, Hanley Castle, 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)

Approved 15th December 2014

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

Approved 5th December 2014

14/01445/HOU – Russell Lodge, Roberts End, Hanley Swan, WR8 0DL


Approved 2nd December 2014

14/01446/HOU – Russell Lodge, Roberts End, Hanley Swan, WR8 0DL

Refurbish, modernise and extend bungalow.

Approved 11th December 2014

Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date: None received

e) Details of enforcement action: a) The Orchards House Haylers End (see above)

9 Highways Matters

a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman

b) Update on reported issues

10 District & County Councillors Reports: for information

a. District Cllrs Mike Morgan & Tim Perry

b. County Cllr Tom Wells

11 Report of the:

a) Parish Paths Warden – (Peter Goodyear)

b) Pond Wardens (Neil & Gigi Verlander)

c) Playing Field Warden (Graham Holmes)

d) Local Police

12 Environmental Matters

a) Report of the Environmental Working Group – to include verge project & Chapmans Orchard

13 Neighbourhood Development Plan – Update by Cllr Lamb

14 Correspondence

a) 14/000028/CM – Neighbouring parish application that may require comment

15 Topics raised by Councillors, Committees, Clerk & Parishioners

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 19th February 2015

Signed: Rebecca Abunassar Date: 04th January 2015

The public and press are cordially invited to attend