MINUTES - Meeting held on Monday 10th May 2010

Westward Parish Council

MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 10th May 2010 
at  Westward Hall

PRESENT: Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Brown, Mr. Coulthard, Mr. Holliday, Mr. Jackson, Mrs     Robinson, Mr. Shaw,  Mr T. Todd, Mr. Watson, Councillor Fairburn & 1 member of   the public.

 1. APOLOGIES
  1.2 Apologies received Tuesday 11th May R. Studholme
  1.1 Declaration of Interests
   Mr J. Coulthard 2/2010/0081 Carwath Find Energy Ltd – Proposed erection of a 60m    anemometer mast for a temporary period of up to 2 years

 2. MINUTES
  2.1 The Parish Council minutes from the 8th  and the public meeting on the 15th February    2010 were agreed and signed.
  2.2 Refuse collection – letter Allerdale Borough Council    
  2.3 Notice Boards- FS showed councillors pictures of notice boards and told everyone he    has secured funding from The Joyce Wilkinson Trust £800 and Friends of the Lake    District £1000. Awaiting further quotes. One for each Parish.
  2.5 Highway Steward – Rota given out coming in May

 3. NEW BUSINESS
  3.1 Application 2/2010/0081 Carwath Farm Energy Ltd – JC left the meeting.    still agree to refuse any application. They are in the wrong place. Chairman to attend    a sight meeting at Carwath on Tuesday 11th May.
  
 4. FINANCE
  4.1 The Financial Report Year Ending 4th April 2010 was considered and approved
   Current account stands at £4192.25 and reserve £3563.91.   
  4.2 To accept Chairman sign accounts for District Auditor 

 5. PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS
  Resolved that the following accounts be paid.
  5.1 CALC annual subscription  £188.50
    
 6. PLANNING
  6.1 Applications received since last meeting
   6.1.1 Application 2/2010/0081 Carwath Farm Energy Ltd – Proposed retention of     the existing 10m anemometer mast for a temporary period of up to 3 years and     the erection of a 60m anemometer mast for a temporary period of up to 3      years. Land at Carwath Farm, Rosley, Wigton.
   6.1.2 Application 2/2010/0091 Ms Stephanie Wilson – Single storey extension to     front elevation of school to increase floor space in hall and front classroom.     Rosley C of E School, Rosley, Wigton.
   6.1.3 Application 2/2010/0276 Mr Peter Burgess – Two storey extension above      garage. Beckside Cottage, East Woodside, Wigton
   6.1.4 Application 2/2010/0262 Ms Mary Stanger – Outline application for      proposed dwelling. Land at East woodside, Curthwaite, Wigton
   6.1.5 Application 2/2010/0081 Carwath Farm Energy Ltd – Proposed erection of a     60m anemometer mast for a temporary period of up to 2 years. (Amendment)
   6.16 Application 2/2010/0292 Mr Michael Cowen, M & J Cowen Farms Ltd –      Listed Building Consent for replacement windows to the front elevation and     left gable and replacement door. Curthwaite House, Curthwaite, Wigton
   6.1.7 Application 2/2010/0081 Carwath Farm Energy Ltd – Proposed erection of a     60m anemometer mast for a temporary period of up to 2 years. (Amendment     Mast location plan and supporting Guy Lines))   
   
  6.2 Applications approved by Allerdale
   6.2.1 Application 2/2006/1116 - Mr R Studholme Approval of reserved matters for     erection of agricultural workers dwelling. Studfold Farm, Lowmoor Road,      Wigton.  GRANTED
   6.2.2 Application 2/2010/0001 Dr. A. Selbmen. Erection of stable block  and 3 bay     carriage barn with access roads and improved entrance from highway.
    Sandy Brow House, Sandy Brow, Rosley. GRANTED
   6.2.3 Application 2/2010/0091 Ms Stephanie Wilson – Single storey extension to     front elevation of school to increase floor space in hall and front classroom.     Rosley C of E School, Rosley, Wigton. GRANTED
   6.2.4 Application 2/2009/0741  Mr P Watson – Proposed Broiler units       (Resubmission to 2/2009/0539) Cunningarth, Westward, Wigton. GRANTED

  6.3 Applications refused by Allerdale
   6.3.1 Application  2/2009/0750 Mr George Bainbridge Temporary consent for the     change of land for storage of agricultural machinery. Land at Beck Bottom,     Beck Bottom Road, Westward, Wigton - REFUSED

 7. CORRESPONDENCE
   7.1 Various CALC
   7.2 Cumbria County Council
   Proposed Traffic regulation order review Allerdale
   7.3 Allerdale Borough Council
   7.4 Cumbria Constabulary   
   7.5 Rural Service Network - Circular
   7.6 NSPCC – campaign to raise awareness of the NSPCC Helpline
   7.7 West Cumbria Managing Radioactive Waste Partnership
   7.8 Letter Lindsey Watts – Installing Grit bin Rosley School Crossroads
   7.9 Card - Rosley Pre-School Busy Bees
   7.10 Rosley Village Hall Committee – Formal Opening of Woodland Path
   7.11 Rosley Link
   7.12 Northern Fells Group – newsletter
   7.13 Letter’s Mrs M. Grave - Mrs Grave was asked if she wished to leave the     meeting, declined, invited to speak The chairman spoke about the content of     her letter dated August 09 and he stated her demands were unfounded and any    response to it would bring the Council into dispute. Mrs Grave was satisfied    with the answer. Regarding the letter about the planning application     2/2010/0081 Carwath Farm Energy Ltd – Proposed erection of a 60m     anemometer mast for a temporary period of up to 2 years. JC was asked to    leave the meeting. The chairman addressed her issues and told her the Parish    Council can’t be seen to favour one particular group and must represent     everyone in Westward, but will fully support the rejection of the application.    Mrs Grave was satisfied the issue was resolved.
 

 8. ANY ITEMS OF INFORMATION
  8.1 Brought by Members.
   T.T said railings at Blue Gate still not repaired. Clerk to write to Council. Ash Cart    was fire damaged and land at the entrance to Quary House, Brocklebank has been    damaged.  Clerk to write to Allerdale requesting compensation for damage to fence.
   Also asked to support Mr Pigg with any planning issues they may have.
   
   Footpath gate left open Chalk Quarry, resulting in the cattle straying. PLEASE     respect the countryside at all times and CLOSE ALL GATES
  8.2 Brought by Clerk
   None
   
 9. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
  9th August 2010 7.30pm Rosley Village hall

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