Agenda for 21st July 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, 21st July 2016 in Hanley Swan Village Hall at 7:00pm.


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, 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

3 Minutes:

To consider the approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 16th June 2016 (copy attached).

4 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 45a/16: Proposal to purchase of a VAS
Min 88b/16: Site visit to the Pond, Coverfield & the Green

5 Finance:

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

b) To receive notification of receipts received.

6 Planning:

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

16/00847/S73 White Cottage, Gilberts End
Amendment to conditions – inclusion of solar panels

16/00937/LBC Cliffey Farm, Worcester Road, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0AB
General alterations to internal layout, new windows and doors, new
insulated infill panels, new roof coverings, new barge boards, new pentice boards

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

d) Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date:

APP/J1860/W/15/3136752 – Old Incineration Unit, Hangmans Lane, Hanley Castle
15/00685/OUT – Outline for 4 dwellings

e) Details of enforcement action:

Mortimer Lodge update from DCllr A Morgan.

7 Highways Matters

a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman

b) Update on reported issues

i) Roberts End pothole

ii) Coverfield section – road ownership and pothole repair

iii) Duck Signage

8 District & County Councillors Reports: for information

a) District Cllrs Mike Morgan & Andrea Morgan

b) County Cllr Tom Wells

9 Report of the:

a) Parish Paths Warden – (Peter Goodyear)

Community Orchard path following email from Jackie Bass

b) Pond Wardens (Neil & Gigi Verlander)

c) Playing Field Warden (Graham Holmes)

d) Local Police

Email received, they are unable to attend any 2016 meeting

10 Environmental Matters:

a) Report of the Environmental Working Group

11 Neighbourhood Development Plan:

Update by Cllr Lamb

12 Correspondence:

a) MHDC Town and Parish Conference provisional date of 17th October 6-8.30pm

b) Royal British Legion Subsidence Claim

c) Highway Sign Clearance Programme

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

a) Village Day 23rd July

14 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.

15 Date of next meeting:

To confirm the date of the next scheduled meeting as 15th September 2016

The public and press are cordially invited to attend