Agenda for 16th June 2016


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 on Thursday, 16th June 2016 in Hanley Swan Village Hall at 19.00.


1 Welcome & Apologies

2 Co-Option of vacancy

3 Declarations of Interest & Dispensation Requests from Councillors:

a) Register of Interests: Councillors are reminded of the need to update their register of interests, new ones were required to be sent to MHDC after previous meeting.

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 and agree all requests from Councillors for the Council to Grant a Dispensation (S33 of the Localism Act 2011) for the term of office post election – Councillors to consider all committees/groups they are involved with

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.

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

4 Minutes:

To consider the approval of the Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 19th May 2016 (copy attached)

5 Matters Arising and Progress Reports for information:

Min 69c/13: Anne Ballinger gift – Update on Noticeboards & Plaques (S Darwent)
Min 98c/15: Speed Check on Welland Road
Min 176b/15: Road safety improvements at Cross Hands
Min 45a/16: Café Market’s proposal to purchase of a VAS

6 Finance:

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

b) To receive notification of receipts received.

7 Planning:

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

16/00690/HOU Rhydd Gardens , Worcester Road, Hanley Castle, WR8 0AB
Extension at rear

16/00706/FUL Land At (Os 8365 4239), Gilberts End Lane, Hanley Castle,
Proposed amendment to previously approved scheme (15/00808/FUL) dwellings and creation of new vehicular access.

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

16/00566/FUL Home Farm, Blackmore Park, Hanley Swan, WR8 0EF
Erection of a timber framed general purpose agricultural building (retrospective)
Approved 25th May 2016

16/00556/FUL Offices Rear Of, The Balconies, Hanley Swan, WR8 0DN
Change of use of existing first floor office to domestic study in association with the Dwelling.
Approved 1st June 2016

d) Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date:

Proposed Certificate of Lawfulness of existing use or development relating to the use of a Waste Incinerator at land at Hangman’s Lane, Hanley Castle,

e) Details of enforcement action:

Mortimer Lodge

8 Highways Matters

a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman

VAS rota request

b) Update on reported issues

i) Roberts End pothole

ii) Coverfield section – road ownership and pothole repair

9 District & County Councillors Reports: for information

a) District Cllrs Mike Morgan & Andrea Morgan

b) County Cllr Tom Wells – Unable to attend

10 Report of the:

a) Parish Paths Warden – (Peter Goodyear)

Amanda Hill’s Email P3 Agreement & Community Orchard path

b) Pond Wardens (Neil & Gigi Verlander)

Email regarding potholes, welcome gates and ducks

c) Playing Field Warden (Graham Holmes)

d) Local Police

11 Environmental Matters:

a) Report of the Environmental Working Group

12 Neighbourhood Development Plan:

Update by Cllr Lamb

13 Correspondence:

a) Flood Alleviation Conference

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

a) Councillor lead on planning issues

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 21st July 2016

The public and press are cordially invited to attend