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Parish Council Minutes – Tuesday 11th July 2023


In Attendance:                                   Chairman                    D Maxwell

                                               Councillor                    B Grimes

                                               Councillor                    S Slack

                                               Councillor                    C McIlroy

                                                            Clerk                           J Halsall

Chairman’s opening remarks and Declarations of interest.

2 Parish Councillor vacancies were advertised along with notifying CDC.

Councillor Shaun Slack & Councillor Chris McIlroy were co-opted onto the Parish Council and signed all documents requested.

The Parish Council are very grateful for all the work Councillor Hudson & Councillor Laming have done over their years with the Parish Council.

  1. Apologies for absence

Councillor J Job

RESOLVED to accept apologies.

  • Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 30th May 2023

RESOLVED that the minutes be signed. 

  • Matters arising from the minutes.
  • War Memorial Wall Damage – All repaired and completed.
  • Wooded Area (ASB) No response has been received to find out who owns this area.
  • Financial Matters

400430 JE Richards £2,600 War Memorial Repairs

400431 J Halsall £12.34 Postage

400432 Playingfield Account £300

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

New Bank Signature mandate has been completed.

  • Planning


  • Correspondence

All circulated and dealt with accordingly.

Abbes Walk resurfacing notice has been received for closure in September.

Department of Health & Social Care to register the defibrillator.

RESOLVED to complete.

Remembrance Parade – No road closure again this year.  This is a British Legion event.

Litter picks around the village have been completed since the last meeting.

Lady Gap Lane has been cut back.

Scorcher Hills Lane has been cut back by the farmer.

New Councillor ‘off to a flying start’ training to be booked.

The Resignation of Councillor Mrs Laming from the Parish Council & The Poor’s Land has been received with immediate effect.

  • Website

Ongoing with updates and documents.

  • Next Meeting

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

Tuesday 22nd August 2023

Tuesday 10th October 2023

Tuesday 14th November 2023 There being no other business the meeting closed at 8.40pm.

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