A meeting of the Parish Council followed the Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual Parish Council Meeting on Wednesday May 9th 2007



Mrs M Curry, Mr D Brozyna, Mr R Brown, Mr L Haslam, Mrs S Wilson, and 13 parishioners.



Mr R Howes, Mr R Neale



The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday April 11th were read. It was proposed by Mr D Brozyna and seconded by Mrs M Curry that these be signed as a true record.


The meeting was then adjourned to allow parishioners to raise any matters for discussion.


Matters Arising

  1. Concern was expressed about the possible replacement of the finger post at junction of Main Street and Wellow Road. Clerk to enquire whether repair is possible.



The following items were received, displayed, circulated or discussed.

  1. Parish Council Insurance through N&SDC. Agreed to continue. Clerk to return completed proposal.
  2. Agenda for Standards Committee 26.4
  3. Notice of tree works at Windmill, Wellow Road
  4. Audit forms
  5. Focus Issue 1 Spring 07 Environment Agency
  6. Planning and Property Briefing April 07.
  7. Travel and Transport May 07
  8. Best Kept Village 07 Information and Entry Forms
  9. Local Authorities Model Code of Conduct Order 2007
  10. Notices of Poll for Elections May 3rd displayed
  11. Countylink
  12. Rufford Craft Centre Programme May-August
  13. Way Out Fest Poster on noticeboard
  14. Poster for Mobile Contact Point June 8th Friday
  15. NHS Primary Care Trust Public Board Meeting 21.5.07
  16. N&SDC re Model Code of Conduct



The following decision notice was received

Application Number 07/00273/FUL

Grasmere, Back Lane

Change of use of land, erect greenhouse

Approve full planning permission


Cator Hall

A successful working day was held. Slabs laid, more planting and roof patched.


Recreation Ground

It is not known who owns the dike and surrounding land. N&S Cleansing Department will remove any rubbish cleared from dike but are not prepared to get it out. There would be a charge for removal of approx 35.00. Mr R Brown and Mr L Haslam agreed to clear and take to tip.


Equipment Committee approaching manufacturers for suggestions and prices.



Clerk to organise forms for change of signatories.


Any Other Business

  1. There have been no applications so far for the position of Clerk. Entry in Echo again.
  2. The new Code of Conduct amended to suit our parish and discussed and explained. Mr R Brown proposed and Mr D Brozyna seconded with all in agreement that the code should be adopted. Forms for declaration of interests were given out.


There being no further business, the meeting closed at 9.30pm.


The next meeting scheduled for June 13th.


Signed: M Curry 13.06.07