WANSFORD PARISH COUNCIL
Clerk: Wendy Gray
25 Windsurf Bank, Tallington
Tel: 01778 341496
MINUTES OF MEETING HELD IN THE WANSFORD COMMUNITY HALL ON MONDAY 16TH APRIL 2012 AT 7.30 P.M.
Present: Cllr J Burrows
Cllr R Clarke
Cllr T Pearson – Chairman
Cllr J Stannage
Cllr G Stevens
In Attendance: Wendy Gray Parish Clerk, Mr G Bedford
12/00467/HHFUL – Consultation on Householder (Full) – Single Storey
rear extension and internal works at18 Old Leicester Road,WansfordPE8 6JR– no
objections were raised.
Two further planning applications had been received since agenda was posted and a decision
was made to look at these in more detail at a further meeting to be held on Monday 23rd
Parish Clerk – Salary – £136.64
Parish Clerk – Tax (Jan/Feb/March) – £95.65
St Mary’s Church, Floodlighting – £120.00
CPALC Affiliation Fee – £164.75
All the above payments were agreed for payment.
Landing Stage – Cllr Clarke reported that to progress we need to get a certificate to build within 9 metres of the riverbank and we
have to supply a plan and site drawings to Christine Hardwick at the Environment Agency. Cllr Clarke had spoken with a Mr
Barnard and Mr Smith within the Environment Agency clarifying what we would like to do and obtain their support. Funding is
available from various sources. If we are going to install ramp the Environment Agency asked that it is kept locked with a key
access system. Investigate putting reinforced edge. Cllr Clarke will complete drawings and produce at next meeting before
submitting to the Environment Agency.
e-mail received from new PCSO.
The following was reported by a member of the public:
The underpass is in a dreadful state, 10 lights out, need painting and cleaning, full of
leaves and drains are blocked, quite dangerous around the area.
Roundabout – a suggestion was put forward to contact Mick George to see if they would
consider contributing to the upkeep of the roundabout. Cllr Stevens will add on to his list
for discussions with highways. Agenda item for next meeting.
Bus Stops – villagers who use the bus have a long walk to north end of roundabout unless
you use your car and park near bus stop (opposite Black Swan Spinney). It was
suggested item for Living Villages re Call Connect Service, PCC to be contacted to
obtain bus leaflets.
Post Box – have to go over bridge to use post box – could we look at post box on this side
of the bridge. Parish Clerk to contact Royal Mail.
Cllr Clarke attended Rural North meeting, nothing of great consequence was reported.
Talk of splitting into three areas which would be more beneficial.
Ivy on the wall – Cllr Stevens asked what was happening. PCC to be asked who owns
the land, trees and verges and footpath under the bridge.
11. Dates of next meetings in the Community Hall:
Monday 23rd April 2012 – New planning applications
Monday 14th May 2012:
The meeting closed at 9 p.m.