meeting of the Parish Council took place on Wednesday, 13th September 2006 at in Cator Hall
Mr D Walker, Mr D Brozyna, Mrs M Stokes and
Mr R Howes
Mrs M Curry, Mr R Neale, Mr F Cooper
The minutes of the meeting held on
Wednesday 14th June were read.It was proposed by Mrs M Stokes, seconded
by Mr D Walker and agreed that
these be signed as a true record.The
minutes of the meeting held on 16th August
were also read.It was proposed by Mr D Brozyna, seconded by
Mrs M Stokes and agreed that these be signed as
a true record.
a)Drains.The drains in and around the village have
finally been cleared.Investigations are
currently under way
for the installation of a new drain opposite Bell Brigg to
alleviate flooding at this location.
b)Footpath No. 9.Aerial photographs show that The Flash does
not obstruct this footpath.
c)Litter Hit Squad due in village
d)New pylons at National
Grid.It has been suggested that this is
not a matter for the District planners.
Cllr Bruce Laughton to make further enquiries.
e)Best Kept Village.Clerk to inform Eakring Echo of winners with
summary of where we were marked down,
i.e. community involvement.
The following items were discussed.
Building Better Communities Year 3 Application.Request for lay by on Kirklington Road to be submitted again.
NALC 60th AGM.No one to attend.30 year
long service certificate to be requested for Mrs M Stokes.
The following items were received,
circulated or displayed.
NCC Changes to Seasonal Decoration License.
CPRE raise your local profile training 22.7.06.
MRCP Poster 1.9.06 .
Fire & Rescue Service Summer 06.
A short guide to making your premises safe from fire.
N&S Community Safety Partnership Agenda 24.7.06.
CHUB Annual Report on website.
Notts Fire and Rescue Poster re access to annual report &
Best Value Performance Plan.
NCC Information and Questionnaire re Fiskerton HWRC &
others.Completed and returned.
Central Networks building better and safer environments in
Notes of interim parish conference 21st June.
Timber playtime for little people playground supplies.
N&S NHS Trust final annual public meeting 20th
New rural touring cinema scheme for N&S.
Planning and property briefing Aug 06.
Wickstead Leisure playground inspirations.
NCC Rufford Craft Centre Aug-Dec.
NCC Stages Sept-Dec.
EMDA News Aug 06.
Problem Oriented Partnerships Conference details
NRCC Training Opportunities for Parish Councillors
Town and Parish Standards 07.
NALC AGM notification and voting forms.
Local Environmental quality a town and parish council guide.
ENCAMS a guide to improving your local environment.
Litter and the law.
Proposed statement of gambling policy.
results and comments.
NRCC Connexions Youth Activity Questionnaire.
Clerks and Councils Direct.
Planning and Property Briefing Sept 06.
Glasdon News Sheet.
MRCP Poster 27.10.06.
ODEF Tourism Action website poster and information.
Travel and Transport Briefing Sept 06.
Cllr Bruce Laughton had outlined the
planning policies now in force which had been reported at the interim Parish
Conference. In our area of N&SDC committed
planning permissions have already exceeded targets set for up to 2008.The chances of
permission for new properties is very small.This is the reason the applications for land
at Pond Farm and off
Lane have been withdrawn.
The windfarm application will be considered
at the planning meeting on Oct 3rd.Bilsthorpe and Eakring Parish Councils
will be given 3 minutes each to
put their case.Cllr Nora Armstrong will
The Working Party to complete the outside area
has been postponed.
Fence.The Clerk had received no
reply from NCC as to whether the mowing gang could throw any light on the
Clerk to follow up.
Equipment.An enthusiastic committee
has been formed to explore the possibility of reinstating some form of activity
on the playing field.Funds
are available from various sources.The
Parish Council will however need to cover the increased
insurance cost as well
as the annual inspection charge.It was
agreed that this would be budgeted for in the precept when required.
NCC mowing (April-June) 6 cuts£181.98.
CAB Grant not quorate, discuss October.
Cllr Bruce Laughton had handed out leaflets re Staying Put
Agency helping people to stay in their own homes.
It was agreed to publicise this service
in the Eakring Echo.
Cllr Bruce Laughton had also announced funding through our District
Councillors of £500 for a community project. Ideas to be discussed at October
The Eakring sign on Wellow Road has still not been replaced.There is no white line on the end of Swish Lane.
Cllr Andy Stewart to report.
It has been suggested that the new edging to the verge outside
Jaleno, Church Lane may be too high.
Andy Stewart to ask highways to investigate.
Complaints have been received from several residents throughout
the village about excessive and prolonged barking dogs. Item for Echo with number for advice and
help to solve problem Environmental Health Department.
There being no other business the meeting
closed at .
Next meeting scheduled for Wednesday 11th
October at in Cator Hall.