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Parish Council meeting minutes – Tuesday 5th March 2024


In Attendance:                                   Chairman                    D Maxwell

                                               Councillor                    B Grimes

                                               Councillor                    S Slack                                                                                  Councillor                    J Wilson

                                               Councillor                    C Mcllroy

                                               Clerk                           J Halsall

Chairman’s opening remarks and Declarations of interest.

  1. Apologies for absence


  • Minutes of the meeting held on 23rd January 2024

RESOLVED that the minutes be signed. 

  • Matters arising from the minutes.
  • Councillor Dave Maxwell reported he had not heard from the company regarding the war memorial gate repairs, which they have been asked to come out to check.
  • Notice board needs replacing due to letting rain in.  The Board needs measuring to see what will fit onto the current posts. Action DM
  • Fly Tipping is still an ongoing problem in the village.  A recent dumping of a large among of hospital waste was reported.  CDC cleared this away within 24 hours.

Great British Spring Clean is scheduled for 23rd March.  To promote on the notice board and on Facebook.  To contact Councillor Grimes of any attendance as volunteers will need equipment – 01302 727186.

  • Financial Matters

400445 £562.60 Clerk Salary Jan, Feb & March 24

400446 £120.80 Clerk Salary Jan, Feb & March 24

400447 £31.49 Postage & Stationery

400448 £100 church magazine donation.

Bank Statement & accounts reconciliation circulated.

RESOLVED that the accounts be approved, cheques and bank statement signed.

  • Planning

Nothing to report.

  • Correspondence

Community Engagement Meeting – Next meeting to be held at Woodlands Library on 25th March commencing at 6pm. Councillors Shaun Slack and Chris McIlroy will attend.

Pinfold bottom step was reported as green and very slippery.

Volunteer Litter equipment was no longer available from CDC.  Prices would be investigated to purchase in the future                                                 Action BG

The annual contribution to the church magazine was approved.

The Trees have been received from Woodland Trust.  A date to plant is to be arranged.  These will be planted along Grange Lane & Scorcher Hills Lane.

  • Website

All up to date.

Currently looking into accessing the .gov.uk website details.                        Action JH

  • Next Meeting

The next meeting to be held at The Burghwallis Public House commencing at 7pm.

Tuesday 16th April 2024

There being no other business the meeting closed at 8.25pm.

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