Westward Parish Council

9th February 2010

Members of the public are welcome to attend a public meeting of the Parish Council to be held on Monday 15th February 2010 at 7.30pm in Rosley Village Hall.
Yours sincerely,

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Westward Parish Council

31st January 2010
Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting of the Parish Council to be held on Monday 8th February 2010 at 7.30pm in Rosley Village Hall.

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MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 16th November 2009  at  Westward Halls

PRESENT: Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Brown, Mr. Coulthard, Mr. Holliday, Mr. Jackson, Mrs   Robinson, Mr. Shaw, Mr. Studholme, Mr. Watson, Councillor D.Fairbairn   & members of the public Mr & Mrs West.

 1. APOLOGIES
  1.1 Declaration of Interests
   Mr M. Watson & Mrs A. Watson – planning application 2/2009/0741    (Resubmission to 2/2009/0539) for Broiler Units, at Cunningarth,     Westward, Wigton.
  1.2 Mr Coulthard – Ananomiter Green Quarries, Rosley
   At this point in the meeting the chairman asked J.C to leave the room and    an email was read out from Mr Robinson regarding the erection  of an ananomiter at Green Quarries, a discussion followed and it was agreed the clerk to get in touch with Allerdale Borough Council for    guidance.

 2. MINUTES
  2.1 The Parish Council minutes from the 12th May 2009 were agreed and    signed. 
  2.2 The chairman spoke about the SIDs still difficult to handle, and a lot more    work than anticipated.  J.A. Thought one permanent SID in one site would    be more effective. No reply from highways about permanent SIDS on the    A595 at the Red Dial. The chairman ask Councillor Fairburn if possible to    have a permanent speed restriction for the school at Rosley. Clerk to    check with Better Ways to school
   Permanent SIDs Red Dial, awaiting reply from Highways.
  2.3 New Tesco Store.  Open meeting to be held in Wigton 20th Nov. Concern    raised about the extra traffic generated on the A595, would still like the    link road from The Street Road Ends to Carlisle Bridge. Councillor   Fairburn said there is insufficient funds to finance this project at present.  2.4 Highway Steward doing a good job, various roads still need improving.
  2.5 Update road leading to Reathwaite- Still in litigation
  2.6 Signs Post Progress – FS reported the arms to be put on next week.
  2.7 Salt Bins – It was decided to hold any new purchases on salt bins as salt    has already been deposited around the parishes.

 3. NEW BUSINESS
  3.1 Co-op one new member. Mr Thomas Todd was proposed by J.R and    seconded by R.S. Unanimously voted onto council. Clerk to inform Mr    Todd.
  3.2 Discussion car parking charges, Wigton. Councilors all need to write to    Allerdale Borough Council about the 300% increase in car parking    charges in Wigton
  3.3 Damage to rails on North Eastern side- Blue Gate. The chairman reported    the rails had been damaged and asked the clerk to contact highways.
 
 4. FINANCE
  4.1   The Financial Report as at 30th September 2009 was considered and    approved. Current account stands at £5687.35 and reserve £3563.01.  4.2 Set Budget. It was decided to put £1000 into the reserve.
  4.3 The Precept for 2010/2011 was set at £5500
  4.4 The council agreed the conclusion of the Audit for the year ending 31st    March 2009 from BDO.   Copy available for inspection from the clerk 
 
    5. PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS
  To authorise payment of the following accounts
   5.1 BDO Audit -      £141
  5.2 Mr Morrison – grass cutting     £80
  
 6. PLANNING
  6.1 Applications received since last meeting
   6.1.1 Application 2/2009/0563 Mrs Bronwyn Cutts – demolition of two     lean-to buildings, erection of a two storey rear extension. Vale     House, Curthwaite, Wigton
   6.1.2 Application 2/200900569 Mr Andrew Skelton – Listed building     consent for barn conversion into dwelling. Barn C Islekirk Hall     Farm, Westward, Wigton
   6.1.3 Application 2/2009/0639  Ms Sarah Studholme- Proposed new 4     bedroom detached dwelling and detached double garage. Meadow     Field, Studfold, Wigton.
   6.1.4 Application 2/2009/0710 Mr Mark Walker AMW Contractors Ltd-     Re-instatement and upgrading of the vehicular access to the     public highway. Change of use of part of existing workshop/store     for storage of environmental response equipment and small plant.     Lacewood, The Slack, Wigton
   6.1.5 Application 2/2009/0694 Mr Peter PR & LR Hunter – Proposed     livestock building. Stoneraise Place, Beckbottom Road, Westward,     Wigton.
 At this point in the meeting the chairman asked M.W and A.W to leave the room  and J.R took the minutes, stating the Highways and the Water Board are happy  with resubmission.  All councilors agreed to plans.
   6.1.6 Application 2/2009/0539  Mr P Watson – Proposed Broiler units     (Resubmission to 2/2009/0539 Cunningarth, Westward, Wigton.
   6.1.7 Application 2/2009/0765 The Venerable Brian Smith – Listed     Building consent to divide the dinning room/kitchen into two     separate rooms by the construction of an internal wall. The Coach     House, The Street, Westward, Wigton.
  6.2 Applications approved by Allerdale
   6.2.1 Application 2/2009/0515 Governors of Rosley C of E School –     Proposed sports pavilion. School Field, Rosley C of E School,     Rosley, Wigton. GRANTED
   6.2.2 Application 2/2009/0639  Ms Sarah Studholme- Proposed new 4     bedroom detached dwelling and detached double garage. Meadow     Field, Studfold, Wigton. GRANTED
   6.2.3 Applications 2/2009/0506 - phase 1, 2/2009/0507- Phase 2,      2/2009/0508 -  phase 3 and 2/2009/0509 phase 4 -  Mr TW      Kitchen TW Kitchen & Son – Erection of free range poultry unit     (including erection of feed store) GRANTED
   6.2.4 Application 2/2009/0563 Mrs Bronwyn Cutts – demolition of two     lean-to buildings, erection of a two storey rear extension.      GRANTED
   6.2.5 Application 2/2009/0569 Mr Andrew Skelton – Listed building     consent for barn conversion into dwelling. Barn C Islekirk Hall     Farm, Westward, Wigton – GRANT OF LISTED BUILDING     CONSENT
   6.2.6 Application 2/2009/0694 Mr Peter PR & LR Hunter – Proposed     livestock building. Stoneraise Place, Beckbottom Road, Westward,     Wigton. GRANTED
  6.3 Applications refused by Allerdale
   6.3.1 Application 2/2009/0503 Mr Lockhart – Change of use of part of     farm for vehicle storage. Longwath Farm, Rosley, Wigton.
    The chairman wants councilors to support Mr Lockhart.

 7. CORRESPONDENCE
  7.1 Allerdale Borough Council – Weekly Licensing Applications      Consultation for the Draft Amended Statement of Community     Involvement- Comments to be returned by 20th November
  7.2 Cumbria County Council – Cumbria Minerals & Waste Dev Framework
  7.3 CALC – various
  7.4 Cumbria Highways – Circular
  7.5 Neighbourhood Policing Team
  7.6 Rural Service Network
  7.7 Allerdale Disability Association – request for Funding- denied
  7.8 North West Air Ambulance – request for financial support - agreed
  7.9 Request funding for the Rosley Link – M. Grave – agreed

 
 8. ANY ITEMS OF INFORMATION
  8.1 Brought by members – J.C talked about repairs needed to the road at    Green Quarries, Clerk to inform highways.  R.S. Asked a letter be sent to    John Steele thanking him for his maintenance of Westward Churchyard.    F.S stated the Northern Fells group are starting a new service 1st Dec and    are looking for local people to support them.  B.B. suggested   F.S.    Represented the council. Also asked for new notice boards for parishes.     Will look into grants available.
8.Brought by Councillor Fairburn –  Talked about a meeting to be held in Rosley Village Hall on 25th November about Radio Active Watse disposal. Starts with exhibition at 6pm followed by presentation, with questions and answers.
9.Encouraged everyone to attend and voice their opinions.
  8.3 Brought by members of the public – none
 8.4 Brought by Clerk - none
 
 9. DATE OF NEXT MEETING    
  8th February 2010 Rosley Hall

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Westward Parish Council

6th November 2009

Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting of the Parish Council to be held on Monday 16th November 2009 at 7.30pm in Westward Halls.

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 Westward Parish Council
MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 17th August 2009  at  Rosley Hall

PRESENT: Mr. Brown, Mr. Coulthard, Mr. Holliday,  Mr. Jackson, Mr. Shaw,
  Mr. Studholme, Mr. Watson, Councillor D.Fairbairn & Police Liasion Officer Lindsey Tuck.

The chairman introduced PC Lindsey Tuck who gave a short talk about the crime figures in Westward & Rosley, also the Smartwater scheme the police are running for farmers, smallholders or anyone with a small business. The Police have raised concerns about the New Tesco store in Wigton which they feel will encourage anti social behaviour. The chairman thanked PC Tuck.

 1. APOLOGIES
  1.1 Declaration of Interests
        Mr M. Watson & Mrs A. Watson – planning application 2/2009/0539 for Broiler Units,at Cunningarth, Westward, Wigton.

 2. MINUTES
  2.1 The Parish Council minutes from the 12th May 2009 were agreed and signed.      
  2.2 SIDS – The chairman spoke about receiving the SIDs from Allhallows and placed at Rosley School and Westward. encouraging reports from the public. Chairman thanked everyone who helped with the scheme.
        Permenant SIDs Red Dial, awaiting reply from Highways.
  2.3 New Tesco Store, Wigton A report was given by I.W.
  2.4 Highway Steward Report given by Chairman.
  2.5 Update road leading to Reathwaite
  2.6 Update Signs Post Progress – FS said he hoped they would start again    next month.
  2.7 Salt Bins- ltr read out from S.Charters requesting a salt bin be sited at    agreed to put on hold price increasement.

 3. NEW BUSINESS
  Non discussed
 
 4. FINANCE
  4.1 The Financial Report as at 31st July 2009 was considered and     approved. Current account stands at £3504.35 and reserve £3562.57. 
  4.2 We received a chequefor £250  from The  Feel Good Group - re Joyce Wilkinson Trust –agreed to go towards the playing field at Rosley.

 5. PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS - agreed to pay the following
  5.1 Brian Hall Accountancy Services  £ 30
  5.2 Zurich Yearly Insurance   £205
  5.3 Rosley Village hall (Playing field)  £250
  5.4 Wigton Baths     £100

 6. PLANNING
  6.1 Applications received since last meeting
   6.1.1 Application 2/2009/0338 Mr Charles Chamberlain- Proposed agricultural building to provide indoor stabling and equipment, Croft House, Westward, Wigton
   6.1.2 Application 2/2009/0377 Arqiva Ltd – Proposed erection of site security fence with associated access gates. Arqiva Transmitting  Station Brocklebank, Wigton.
   6.1.3 Application 2/2009/0395 Mr David Whittle – Erection of new  entrance gates fixed within stone piers. Tracentree Low House, Brackenthwaite, Wigton
   6.1.4 Application 2/2009/0446 Mr Haydon Price, Haydon Price Ltd - Listed building consent to repair barn roof. Longwath Farm, Rosely, Wigton.
   6.1.5 Application 2/2009/0451 Mr George Bainbridge – Change of use from agricultural land to storage area. Beckbottom, Westward, Wigton.
   6.1.6 Application 2/2009/0455 Mr S. Graham – New Overspill lagoon for slurry storage. Red Dial Cottages, Red Dial, Wigton.                        
   6.1.7 Application 2/2009/0503 Mr Lockhart – Change of use of part of farm for vehicle storage. Longwath Farm, Rosley, Wigton.
   6.1.8 Application 2/2009/0515 Governors of Rosley C of E School –     Proposed sports pavilion. School Field, Rosley C of E School, Rosley, Wigton.
   6.1.9 Applications 2/2009/0506 - phase 1, 2/2009/0507- Phase 2, 2/2009/0508 -  phase 3 and 2/2009/0509 phase 4 -  Mr TW Kitchen TW Kitchen & Son – Erection of free range poultry unit  (including errection  of feed store)
   6.1.10 Application 2/2009/0539  Mr P Watson – Proposed Broiler units, Cunningarth, Westward, Wigton.
          At this point M.W and A.W left the meeting and J.R. took over the  clerk’s position, who stated all councillors approved the application although there was some unrest in the community.
  6.2 Applications approved by Allerdale
   6.2.1 Application 2/2009/0238 Mr Michael Marrs – Change of use and conversion of  barn to granny flat, lobby extension and erection of conservatory to main house.  Forrester Fold Farm, Westward, Wigton - GRANTED
   6.2.2 Application 2/2009/0241 Mr William Miller W & M Miller – Proposed roof  over existing livestock handling facilities.  Jenkin Cross Lowmoor Road, Wigton. - GRANTED
   6.2.3 Application 2/2009/0256  Mr John Stanyer – Extension to farmhouse. Wallace Lane Farm Brocklebank, Wigton - GRANTED
   6.2.4 Application 2/2009/0258 Mr Anthony Giles MIG Surveying Ltd – Proposed partial conversion of tack room and stables and stores to home office. High Chalkside, Rosley, Wigton. (Resubmission to 2/2008/0972) -            GRANTED
   6.2.5 Application 2/2009/0280 Mr William Hird – Single storey kitchen extension,Town Head Brocklebank, Caldbeck,Wigton- GRANTED
   6.2.6 Application 2/2009/0338 Mr Charles Chamberlain- Proposed agricultural building to provide indoor stabling and equipment storage. Croft House, Westward, Wigton - GRANTED

 7. CORRESPONDENCE
  7.1 Various CALC inc forthcoming training events
  7.2 Cumbria County Council- Cumbria Minerals and Waste Development Framework
   Cumbria Housing Group – Strategic Housing Market Assessment.
  7.3 Allerdale Borough Council-Statement of Community Involvement
    Draft Statement of Gambling Policy – Gambling Act 2005
  7.4 Cumbria Highways – various highway issues
  7.5 Capita Symonds – Public Rights of Way Annual Programme
  7.6 North West Plan Partial Review
  7.7 Northern Fells Group - newsletter 
  7.8 Rosley Play Area Committee – thank you letter for donation
  7.9 Cumbria Sport – Asking for support Wigton Swimming Pool.- discussed
   continuing supporting the pool - agreed to donate £100.
  7.10 Society of Local Council Clerks – membership 2009 
  7.11 Shaws – Forms, records & Registers for Local Council
   Handed in at the beginning of the meeting:-
   7.12 A letter was read out by the chairman from M.G apologising for not attending the meeting and tendering her resignation. Clerk to write her a letter for her commitment over the years and thank her for her service.
  
 8. ANY ITEMS OF INFORMATION
  Brought by Chairman
  8.1 Rosley Village Hall Grant Applications
  8.2 Neighourhood Forum meetings
 
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MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 11th May 2009  at Westward Hall
PRESENT: Mr. Brown, Mr. Coulthard, Mrs. Graves, Mr. Holliday,  Mr. Jackson, Mr. Shaw,
  Mr. Studholme, Mr. Watson & Councillor D.Fairbairn.

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PARISH COUNCIL of

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10th August 2009
Dear Member,

Your attendance is required at the meeting of the Parish Council to be held on Monday 17th August at 7.30pm in Rosley Village Hall.

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Westward Parish Council

1st May 2009

Dear Member,

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WESTWARD PARISH COUNCIL
NOTICE OF and AGENDA

For The Annual Parish Meeting followed by The Annual General Meeting
To be held on May 11th 2009, at 700pm in Westward Hall, Westward
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