Council meeting agenda December


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Notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Westwood Parish Council will be held in the Parish Room, Farleigh Lane, Westwood on Monday 6 December 2021. (See below)

 NOTE.  This meeting will strictly observe the extant regulations regarding COVID-19 Security which may include maintaining social distancing, hand cleansing, face coverings and imposing a limit on the number of persons occupying the Parish Room.


7.30pm - Westwood Biodiversity Group. The Biodiversity Group will give a presentation entitled ‘A vision for Westwood’. 

8.00pm to 8.15pm - Public Participation. Members of the public will be given the opportunity to make any representations that they wish the Parish Council to note.

 PARISH COUNCIL MEETING (commencing at 8.15pm)

 1.           Apologies.

To receive and to accept apologies for non-attendance.

 2.           Co-option of a New Member.

a.           To decide whether to co-opt a new member Andrew Dale - as a parish councillor.

b.           To co-opt a new member (subject to the decision at 2a above).

 3.           Declaration of Interests.

Councillors to declare any interests.

 4.           Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on 1 November 2021.

To agree and sign the minutes of the meeting as an accurate record.

 5.           Wiltshire Council Report.

To receive a report from Wiltshire Council, Cllr. J Kidney.

 6.           Working Group Formation.

To agree the number of Working Groups, their titles, and membership.

 7.           Highways and Environmental (including Biodiversity).

a.           To note the Westwood Biodiversity Group proposals described in their paper ‘A Vision for Westwood’ ( and to decide the following:

·         To tidy up the Park Building garden A short term project to be led by the Westwood Biodiversity Group.

·         To create a wildflower meadow in the Park.

·         To create a village pond / wet area.

 b.           To note the request for allotments and to agree the required action.

c.           To note any specific Highways issues and to agree any necessary action.

d.           To decide the action to be taken in respect of the recent Westwood Park tree survey, including any remedial tree/hedgerow planting.

e.           To agree to tree planting in SW corner of the Playing Field.

f.             To note any other matters and to decide any necessary action.

 8.           Planning.

a.           To note the status of extant planning applications:


Planning Application No.


Details of Application

Planning Decision




109 Upper Westwood BA15 2DP

Installation of Solar Array and Ground Source Heat Pump





55 Lower Westwood

BA15 2AE

Related to approved planning application for the erection of a single story double garage etc.





44 Lower Westwood

BA15 2AR

Demolition of existing porch and conservatory, and construction of single storey extension etc.




70 Elms Cross BA15 2AL

Proposed new ground floor extension, including internal and external alterations etc.




120 Upper Westwood

Variation of Condition 8 and Removal of Condition 9 of 20/01308/FUL etc.



20 Linden Crescent

Rear single storey extension with roof terrace, rear dormers etc. 




Elms Cross and Westwood Road,

Removal of Condition 1 on W/11/02028/FUL to allow for some livestock to be housed.




54 Lower Westwood, BA15 2AE

T1 Bay Tree - Fell


 b.           To agree the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council in respect of the following planning applications:



109 Upper Westwood

BA15 2DP

Extension and improvement of existing field track to run from existing gateway plus replacement, resiting and upgrading of existing field shelter.



46 Lower Westwood, Westwood BA15 2AQ

Removal of old timber outbuildings and construction of new tractor shed.



c.           To decide the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council in respect of any planning applications received after 30 November 2021.

d.           To note any other planning related matter and other current consultations.

 9.           Finance.

a.           To note the report from the Clerk on the current financial position.

b.           To note the possibility of a donation from Westwood Women’s’ Institute.

c.           To agree the payments to be made.

 10.         Cemetery.

a.           To note the recent interments, to receive a report on the condition of the cemetery and to agree any necessary action.

b.           To agree to extend the Garden of Remembrance.

 11.         Park Building (ex. Nursery School Building).

a.           To receive a report on the condition of the building.

b.           To decide how to proceed regarding the future use of the building including reviewing any proposals received for its future use, including the ‘Community Shed Business Plan’ proposal.

 12.         Footpaths.

To note any concerns and to agree any necessary action.

 13.         Play Area.

To decide whether to install a new boundary fence and gate(s).

 14.         Neighbourhood Plan.

To receive a report on the progress of developing a Neighbourhood Plan for Westwood.

 15.         Date of the next meetings.

a.             To note the date for the next Meeting of the Parish Council TUESDAY 4 January 2022.

b.              To agree a date for a Community meeting/Annual Parish Meeting.


Roger Coleman.

Clerk to Westwood Parish Council                                                                               30 November 2021

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