Agenda for 15th September 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, 15th September 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.

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 – Andrew Darwent to discuss Albion Lodge proposals

3 Minutes:

To consider the approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 21st July 2016 (copy attached)

4 Matters Arising and Progress Reports for information:

Min 69c/13: Anne Ballinger gift – Update on Noticeboards & Plaques (S Darwent)

Min 45a/16: Proposal to purchase of a VAS

Min 98c/15: Speed Check on Welland Road & Min 88b/16: The issues around the Pond, Coverfield & the Green to include Melanie Baker’s attendance.

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:

16/01108/FUL White Cottage, Gilberts End, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0AS Change of use of land from agricultural land to form part of residential curtilage of property known as “White Cottage”.

16/01068/HOU Willow End Farm Cottage, Blackmore Park Road, Welland, WR13 6NN Single storey extension to form conservatory

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:

16/00847/S73 White Cottage, Gilberts End
Amendment to conditions – inclusion of solar panels
APPROVED 02/09/2016

16/00937/LBC Cliffey Farm, Worcester Road, Hanley Castle, WR8 0AB
General alterations to internal layout, new windows and doors, new insulated infill panels, new roof coverings, new barge boards, new pentice boards
APPROVED 02/09/2016

d) Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date:

e) Details of enforcement action:

7 Highways Matters:

a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman

b) Update on reported issues – village sign & potholes along the cycle path

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): Feedback on the oak tree & Community Orchard path way.

b) Pond Wardens (Neil & Gigi Verlander)

c) Playing Field Warden (Graham Holmes)

d) Local Police –

10 Environmental Matters:

a) Report of the Environmental Working Group

11 Neighbourhood Development Plan:

Update by Cllr Lamb

12 Correspondence:

a) Hanley Road Car Park – New Street Closure

Request for Parish Council’s View by Upton Town Partnership

b) Royal British Legion Subsidence Claim

c) Launch of Thunderclap – Power Cut 105 telephone number

d) MHDC Parish & Town Council Conference 17th October


e) Malvern Observer newspaper

Email from Craig Gibbons requesting copies of agenda and minutes for reporting purposes

f) Safer West Mercia Plan Consultation – Document sent out with agenda

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

a) Autumn Show Tickets

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 20th October 2016.

The public and press are cordially invited to attend