Council meeting agenda October


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Notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Westwood Parish Council will be held the Parish Room, Farleigh Lane, Westwood on 1 October 2018 at 7.30pm.


 1.       Welcome and Introductions.

The Chairman to welcome those present.

2.       Apologies.

To receive apologies for non-attendance.

 3.       Declaration of Interests.

Members to declare any interests in accordance with the Code of Conduct 2012.

 4.       Minutes of Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on 10 September 2018.

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

 5.       Wiltshire Council Report.

To receive a report from Cllr. J Kidney.

 6.       Adjournment.

The Meeting will adjourn for members of the public present to raise any points of interest on any matter.

 7.       Community Policing Team (CPT).

a.       To invite the CPT to report on any matters of concern.

b.       To advise the CPT of any matter that needs to be brought to its attention.

 8.       Community Speed Watch (CSW)/Westwood Road Safety.

To receive reports on Road Safety and Community Speed Watch (including the adoption of new CSW locations) and to agree any actions.

 9.       Working Groups Working Group Reports.


a.       To receive a report from the Cemetery Working Group and the Clerk on current key issues and to agree any actions.

b.       To agree the action to be taken, if any, in respect of the recent Memorial Safety Inspection Report noting that there were no safety issues but repair action recommended for some memorials


a.       To note the status of extant planning applications:




Land North of 146 Upper Westwood

Provision of two self-contained camping pods with parking, change of use of land to leisure / tourism. (Resubmission of 17/02852/FUL).







103 Lye Green

Change of use of single storey hobby/storage building into ancillary dwelling annex




14 Staples Hill

Proposed single storey and two storey extensions and alterations to existing dwelling



Iford Lodge Farm

Retrospective application to relocate and widen the existing agricultural access


 Note. Paper copies of planning applications are no longer sent to the Parish Council by Wiltshire Council. To view planning applications it is necessary to access the Wiltshire Council website ( and the planning portal.

 b.       To note the following tree application and to decide the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council.



The Old Vicarage,

Farleigh Lane

1 - 3x Acer Remove to ground level. T1 - 1x Horse Chestnut Remove large deadwood throughout canopy, and reduce height by up to 4m.



 c.       To examine any planning applications received after 24 September 2018 and to agree the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council.

d.       To note Briefing Note No. 368 Wiltshire Local Plan Review Update.

e.       To review/note any other planning matters.


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

b.       To agree the payments to be made.


a.       To receive a report from the Environmental Working Group and to agree any necessary action.

b.       To agree the action to be taken in respect of a ‘Width Restriction’ sign at Jones Hill.

c.       To note any other related matters and to decide the action to be taken.

 Open Spaces.

a.       To receive a report from the Open Spaces Working Group and to agree any necessary action.

b.       To note the inspection/maintenance reports for the Play Equipment (September) including the recent Annual RoSPA Safety Inspection Report and to agree any necessary action.


a.       To receive a report on the Footpath Working Group Rights of Way Survey results (September) and to agree any necessary action.

b.       To note any other related matters and to decide the action to be taken.

 10.     Local Government Boundary Review.

To agree the comments on the Local Government Boundary Review Consultation to be sent to Boundary Commission/Wiltshire Council.

 11.     Bradford on Avon Area Board/Community Area Transport Group (CATG).

To note any other matters relevant to Westwood that were raised at those recent meetings not already reported and/or that need to be presented at the forthcoming meetings.

 12.     Neighbourhood Plan.

To receive a progress report on the Neighbourhood Plan/Rural Housing Needs Survey and to agree any further actions necessary.

 13.     Date of Next Meeting.

To note the date of the next Parish Council Meetings:

·         Ordinary PC Meetings 5 November 2018 and 3 December 2018 at 7.30pm.

 14.     Any Other Business.

Exchange of views on matters not requiring a decision.


Roger Coleman

Clerk to Westwood Parish Council               24 September 2018

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