Agenda for 19th Mar 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, 19th March 2015 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 February 2015 (copy attached)

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 164/14: Cemex Application – Update Cllr Lamb

5 Finance:

a) To consider and APPROVE any payments notified in writing prior to the meeting.
b) To receive notification of receipts received.

6 Update on Projects Relating to the Section 106 Funding.

a) Cricket Club: Update if available

b) Parish Council: Update on benches

7 Planning:

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

15/00152/FUL – The Summer House at Blackmore House, Blackmore Park
Change of use of land to residential to include conversion of a studio workshop into ancillary dwelling for family members.

15/00115/FUL – AALPS College (Midlands), The Rhydd, Hanley Castle
Installation of 2 x 300KW Hertz Firematic Biomass heating System

15/00006/CM – Tarmac – Severn Stoke
Gravel extraction application

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:

14/01659/FUL – Hanley Castle High School
Installation of 12 no. 5m tall lighting columns
REFUSED 5th March 2015

d) Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date:

None received

e) Details of enforcement action:

None received

8 Highways Matters

a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman

b) Update on reported issues

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) Pond Wardens (Neil & Gigi Verlander)

c) Playing Field Warden (Graham Holmes)

d) Local Police

11 Environmental Matters

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

b) Parish Litter Collection Day

12 Neighbourhood Development Plan – Update by Cllr Lamb

13 Correspondence

a) Elections – Candidate nomination packs

b) Proposed Bus Stop Change at Blackmore Park

14 Topics raised by Councillors, Committees, Clerk & Parishioners

a) SWDP CIL – Seminar update – Cllr Lamb & the Clerk

b) Date for Annual Parish meeting

15 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.

16 Date of next meeting: To confirm the date of the next scheduled meeting as 16th April 2015

Signed: Rebecca Abunassar Date: 10th March 2015

The public and press are cordially invited to attend