03 September 2018 (1)
LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 3rd September 2018
Leigh Village Hall commencing 7.30pm.
Councillor E Beaman
Councillor J Beaman Chairman
Councillor T Collins
Councillor E Durose
Councillor A Raby
Councillor M Snowden
District Councillor Councillor C Whittaker
Parishioners Mrs W Lewis, Mrs V Johnson, Mrs P Bowers, Mr J Slater,
Mr D Wilson, Mrs L Craven, Mr L Craven
Clerk B A Boughey
18/058 Apologies Councillor B Barker (Holiday)
18/059 Chairman’s Announcements None
18/060 Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Personal Interests, other Interests
18/061.1 COUNCIL RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting
of 6th August 2018 be signed by the meeting Chairman.
18/062 Outstanding Matters
18/063.1 Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.
Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.
18/064 Planning Applications
18/064.1 Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited
18/064.1.1 P/2018/00779 Manor Farm, Upper Leigh. Listed Building Amended Scheme.
18/064.1.2 P/2018/00780 Willow Barn, School Lane, Lower Leigh. Extensions & Access
18/064.1.3 P/2018/00896 Wood View, Morrilow Heath. Agricultural Livestock Building.
18/064.2 Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council
18/064.2.1 P/2018/00080 Permit Waterloo Farm, Beamhurst. JCB application
18/064.2.2 P/2018/00750 Permit Rose Cottage, Dodsleigh Lane, Lower Leigh. Extensions
18/064.3 Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation
18/064.3.1 P/2018/00975 Manor Farm, Upper Leigh. Demolition & Replacement of an
existing attached outbuilding & erection of side and rear extension.
18/064.3.2 P/2018/00989 Land at Church View Meadow, Dodsleigh. Agricultural Building
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18/064.3.3 P/2018/01004 Stable Block adjoining Little Headlands Barn, Withington
Conversion and Alteration to form Illustration and Design Studio.
18/064.3.4 P/2018/01072 Greenlea, Nobut Road to Withington Green
Conversion of Agricultural Building to Dwelling.
No objections raised to any of the four Planning Applications submitted.
18/064.4 Planning Appeals None in progress.
18/064.5 Planning Queries None
18/065.1 County Council
18/065.1.1 Alleged Footpath Consultation. Roundhouse to Gratwich via Shaw Farm
RESOLVED that there were no issues effecting Leigh Parish
18/065.1.2 A50 Update. For information.
18/065.2 East Staffordshire Borough Council None
18/065.3 Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association
18/065.3.1 Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.
18/066 Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk
18/066.1 Councillor E Beaman.
18/066.1.1 Query raised by a parishioner relating to development at the Old Stables, Manor Lane e.g. the “menage”, wood piles and building rubbish.
Councillor J Beaman outlined the history of the site. No further action required.
18/066.1.2 Hill Lane adjacent to Sherratts Wood Road in Middleton Green.
Overgrown roadside hedge between Sherratts Wood Farm land and the crossroads.
RESOLVED to write and deliver letter to the gate postbox.
18/066.1.3 Planning Application 00896, Wood View, Morrilow Heath. Agricultural Building.
Additional information received from Mr. Wilson.
Planning comment response date now passed.
Additional information to be forwarded to Councillor Whittaker.
18/066.2 Councillor Collins. School traffic / Children’s Safety issues at starting and finishing times.
Discussion on the following matters :- Inconsiderate parking, other parking options,
controlled road crossings, road markings, introduction of Speed Indicating Devices.
18/066.2.1 Primarily it was a matter for the School to take the initiative with regard vehicle parking and its associated children’s safety issues with involvement and cooperation of parents and those who accompany children to school.
18/066.2.2 RESOLVED to write to the School and also contact County Highways regarding the
installation of Speed Indication Devices (SID’s)
18/067 Date of Next Meeting
18/067.1 Monday 1st October 2018. 7.30pm at Leigh Village Hall.
The meeting concluded at 8.42pm.
Signed _______________ Chairman