Past Parish Council Reports for Barnack, Bainton and Ufford

Parish Council Meetings October 2017

Barnack Parish Council

The council met on 11th September.  To read the full Minutes, please visit www.barnackparishcouncil.org, view them on the Village noticeboards or request a copy via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Items discussed included:

Outstanding Items
The Post Box - due to be installed by October.
School Grounds – the Parish Council are meeting with School and PCC later this month.
Church wall – the Archdeacon has granted approval for repair work to be carried out.
Bus Shelters – the Parish Council are finalising details with PCC.

Current Planning Applications
17/01418/HHFUL, 21 Bainton Road, Two storey and single storey extension. Permitted.
17/01160/WCPP, Barnack Methodist Chapel, Variation of Condition C7 (plans) of planning permission 16/02067/FUL. Awaiting Decision.
17/01087/FUL, Erection of temporary timber dwelling and agricultural building, Land to the West of Uffington Road, Barnack. Awaiting Decision.
17/01636/CTR, 12 Whitman Close, Common Beech - Reduce crown and side reduction. Copper Beech - Reduce crown and side reduction. Laburnam - Reduce crown.
17/01730/CTR, The Rectory, Millstone Lane, Ash tree - Fell.
17/01628/CTR, Nethercott, Stamford Road, Cherry Tree - reduce by 2-3 metres away from house.

Reports
The rural crime prevention team report that beauty spots continue to be targeted for vehicle crime.  A black Chrysler people carrier is possibly responsible.  The police believe the vehicle may be using different index plates.  Please report sightings of the vehicle via 101 or www.contactcambspolice.uk/Report/.
Hills and Holes – Please ensure your dogs are on leads as sheep have now arrived on Hills and Holes. 
Traffic Calming – the PC met with LDA Designs to discuss improving the layout of the War Memorial Junction.  Awaiting initial drawings. 

Other Items
Orchard Road – Cross Keys are unable to provide lighting for the garage area due to no electricity supply.
Neighbourhood Plan – Information will be circulated to residents over the next few weeks.
Bonfire Night – The Millstone are looking into organising an event this year.
The next Parish Council Meeting will take place at 7pm on Monday 9th October in the Village Hall. 

Ufford Parish Council

The council met on 12th September.  To read the full Minutes, please visit www.uffordparishcouncil.org.uk, view them on the Village noticeboards or contact the Clerk via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Items discussed included:
The Rural Crime Police team have reported that beauty spots continue to be hit for vehicle crime and a black Chrysler people carrier is possibly responsible.  The Police believe the vehicle may be using different index plates.  If you see the vehicle please report it via 101 or www.contactcambspolice.co.uk/Report/.  
A resident at the meeting reported the break-in of an outdoor building on 6th Sept on Walcot Road.  There have also been thefts from sheds in Bainton.  Councillor David Over reported that there have been incidents involving tree branches/logs being pulled in front of cars along High Field Road in Ashton to intimidate women.  Please report any incidents to the Police.
The Parish Council have approved a donation towards cricket balls for Ufford Cricket Club.
The Parish Council met with Highways to discuss traffic calming measures for the Village.  Highways are looking into relocating the speed limit sign on Marholm Road to farther out of the Village for better visibility, as well as the possible installation of two sets of speed cushions close to Newport Way. 
Ward Councillor David Over reported that the Mayor of the Devolved Authority has the power to issue a precept which may come in for next Financial Year.  
The Local Plan is out for Public Consultation in November and still contains plans for 2,500 houses in Castor.
The PC have applied for a grant to install a defibrillator in the telephone box.

Current planning applications:
15/00307/ENFOTH Compass Barn – skateboard ramp enforcement notice.  The ramp has been removed.
17/00564/FUL Sherwood, Marholm Road – Demolition of existing bungalow with a new two storey dwelling. Permitted.
17/00696/HHFUL Highlands – Construction of garage. Awaiting Decision.
17/01526/HHFUL Highlands – Demolition of existing conservatory to rear, two storey side and rear extentions, single storey side extension and increase in the height and length of wall that is to project rearwards from east facing elevation of singe story side extension.  Awaiting Decision.
Residents are invited to attend the next Parish Council meeting on Tuesday 10th October at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.