MINUTES - 7th FEBRUARY 2011

MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 7th February 2011 

In Rosley Village Hall

 

PRESENT: Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Brown, Mr. Coulthard, Mr. Holliday, Mr. Jackson,

Mrs Robinson, Mr. Shaw, Mr Studholme, Mr T. Todd, M. Watson Councillor Fairburn, M. Grave & A. Burgess (Northern Fells)

 

1.    APOLOGIES

       None

 

2.    MINUTES

To approve the minutes of the last meeting of the Parish Council held on the 22nd November 2010        

 

3.    NEW BUSINESS

         3.1  FS spoke about the efforts to raise broadband speeds in our area. A meeting has been arranged in Rosley Village Hall on Tuesday 23rd February, all welcome to attend.  The chairman volunteered that small finance would possibly be made available.

         3.2  Support from adjoining parishes re: Wind farms - muted response

         3.3  Highways Steward – They are now working in teams of two.  Councillor Fairburn to approach the Highways on our behalf.

         3.4  Anne Burgess spoke about the 1st Responders. They have three applicants. Caldbeck are joining with Thursby for their training and they might need donations in the future for another defibrillator.

 

4.    FINANCE

       4.1   Information of accounts- see attached summary report.

      

5.    PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS

         To authorise payment of the following accounts

         5.1  Clerk’s salary and expenses   £1000 + £28.15 = £1029.35

         5.2  Rosley Link £168.00

         5.3  Hospice at Home £100

         5.4  Mr J. Pigg – Fencing - carries forward to next meeting

         5.5  Financial support for the year was agreed by IW and seconded by JC to give Rosley Hall £800 and Churchyard £200, Westward Halls £950 and Churchyard £50, J.R proposed and T.T seconded £250 would go to the Great North Air Ambulance.

 

6.    PLANNING

         6.1  Applications received since last meeting

              6.1.1  Application 2/2010/0962 Mrs Nicola Pearson – Proposed horse arena to be constructed in field, Gilson Forge, Brocklebank, Wigton.

              6.1.2  Application 2/2010/0976 Mr Mervin Dicker – Barn Conversion to holiday units – Bungalow Farm, Wigton.

              6.1.3  Application 2/2010/1010  Mr & Mrs Rothery – Demolition of single storey extension to west of property and replacement with two storey extension and additional two storey extension to south, The Cottage, East Woodside, Wigton.

              6.1.4 Application 2/2010/1031  Mr & Mrs Rothery – Listed building consent for demolition of single storey extension to west of property and replacement with two storey extension and additional two storey extension to south, The Cottage, East Woodside, Wigton.

              6.1.5  Application 2/2010/1039 Mr M Cowen – Erection of a single small scale wind turbine, East Curthwaite Farm, East Curthwaite, Wigton.

              6.1.6  Application 2/2011/0041 Mr Jeffrey Little – Application for a variation of condition 2/2010/0688 substitution of one larger window in place of two smaller windows, affecting living room and dining room. Greenhill Farm, Red Dial, Wigton

       6.2  Applications approved by Allerdale

                6.2.1  Application 2/2010/0962 Mrs Nicola Pearson – Proposed horse arena to be constructed in field, Gilson Forge, Brocklebank, Wigton GRANTED

       6.3  Applications refused

                6.3.1  Application 2/2010/0879 Pure Renewable Energy – Erection of a wind monitoring mast (Temporary for two years) Reathwaite Farm, Brocklebank, Wigton. REFUSED

 

7.    CORRESPONDENCE

       7.1     Cumbria County Council

         7.2     CALC – newsletters etc

         7.3     NALC

         7.4     The Royal British Legion

         7.5     Councillor D Fairbairn

         7.6     Allerdale Borough Council

         7.7     Rural Services Community

         7.8     Cumbria Police

         7.9     Citizens Advice Allerdale – request for funding

         7.10   Friends of the Lake District

         7.11   Society of Local Council Clerks

         7.12   Local Government Boundary Commission

 

8.    ANY ITEMS OF INFORMATION

       8.1  Brought by Members

                Discussion on Wampool & Waver catchment’s area.  A meeting will be held in Kirkbride Institute Hall 8th February 2011, JC to attend.  B.B said about the bad state of  Craggs Road J.R reported the notice board at Westward is leaking. E.H said Thackwaite culvert blocked again. I.W reported the water is still running at the Red Dial junction on the A595. T.T noted drain blocked and a bad pothole at Tarry Hill. Most councillors noted the bad state of our roads and many potholes in the parish.  Complaints to be passed onto Highway Stewards.

        

        

9.     DATE OF NEXT MEETING

         Monday 16th May in Westward halls at 7.30 pm

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