Allhallows Parish Council
A meeting of the Allhallows Parish Council was held in the Allhallows Centre, Fletchertown, Aspatria on Wednesday 5th September 2018 at 7.30pm.
PRESENT: Messrs. M. Abbott, S. Barton, C. Mackenzie, R. Bowness and G. Edmondson.
Also, Present: T. Gear (Clerk)
Apologies: G. Thompson, J. Mansfield, L. Read, B. Finlay (also Borough Councillor) D. Wilson (Borough Councillor),
Councillor M. Abbott in the Chair
159/2018 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS
On the proposal of R. Bowness and seconded by G. Edmondson it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 4th July 2018 be approved and signed as a correct record.
161/2018 POLICE MATTERS
The usual Police report had been submitted by PCSO P. Crome which had been circulated.
162/2018 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public were present, and no matters were raised on their behalf.
CALC Circular for July 2018 had been circulated and there were no matters arising.
A letter from CALC regarding Membership Subscriptions Review 2017 had been received and it was noted that the subscription for 2019/20 will be 147.48p.
vi) A letter had been received from Citizens Advice Allerdale seeking financial
support for their work in the parish. It was agreed to donate £75.00 towards this
v) Information had been received from Cumbria County Council regarding road
closures in connection with the Tour of Britain.
iv) An e-
their annual public consultation survey.
iiv) Information had been received regarding the Allerdale District three tier meeting to
be held on Thursday 20th September 2018 at 7.00pm at Cockermouth Town Hall.
iiiv) An e-
xi) Allerdale Borough Council were reviewing their Gambling Policy under the Gambling Act
x) An e-
seeking views from councillors on the rural economy. J. Mansfield had made some
comments which had been forwarded to NALC
ix) An e-
iix) An e-
164/2018 CLERKS REPORT
The clerk gave a report on matters that had arisen since the last meeting including: -
i) He had now received a response from Allerdale Borough Council regarding issues at Primrose Cottage. These are being dealt with and progress will be monitored.
ii) Remediation works to deal with the flooding were underway. Although there appeared to be a drainage pipe from Cockgate into the watercourse which had been brought to the attention the County Council.
iii) An e-
iv) The clerk continued to receive correspondence regarding the fox trap on the allotments which included a request for information from the Police Wild Life Officer which was answered, and they are happy with the councils handling of the matter.
v) Correspondence which appeared to be in the form of a statement about the removal of the trees around the Play Area had been received.
165/2018 ALLHALLOWS CENTRE
C. Mackenzie addressed the meeting and informed members that the Centre was very busy, and the recent Art Exhibition had raised nearly £1000.00 for Centre funds. She thanked all those that had worked hard to make the event a success particularly the bakers. Booking for the centre currently are very healthy.
166/2018 DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS
No reports received.
145/2018 PLANNING MATTERS
Applications for consultation
Planning related correspondence
i) The following accounts were approved for payment: -
T Gear Newsletters/Stationery £43.00
WG & JB Hort. Serv. Grass cutting (September) £240.00
Top Mark Pest Sols. Pest Control £55.00
WG & JB Hort. Serv. Footpath Maintenance £175.00
Citizens Advice Allerdale Donation £75.00
ii) Balances as at
05.9.18 Current Account (4970.00) 7553.00
05.9.18 Deposit Account 4472.82
168/2018 COUNCILLOR’S PORTFOLIO’S
R. Bowness gave an overview of the allotments.
G. Edmondson stated that the play park was being well used. A site visit had been taken place with a representative of Playdale and an estimate had been obtained for some new equipment. To be discussed at the next meeting.
S. Barton said that a new leaflet about flooding had been produced.
169/2018 BAGGROW AND BLENNERGHASSET PLAYING FIELD
There had been no further correspondence, but S. Barton stated that there was a meeting arranged for next week.
170/2018 ALLHALLOWS CENTRE -
The leak had now been remedied and instructions had been given to the builder to proceed. The clerk to inform C. Mackenzie and R. Bowness when he is aware of the possible start date.
171/2018 PLANNING FOR END OF WWI COMMEMORATIONS
This item is being progressed by J. Mansfield who had tendered her apologies. To be considered at the next meeting.
One vacancy remained and there were no applications to be considered at this time.
173/2018 SILVER BIRCH TREES AROUND BUSINESS PARK, FLETCHERTOWN
This was ongoing but there is very little that can be done at this time because the trees are in leaf.
174/2018 B5299 GOWRIE TO MEALSGATE
The white lines at the junction with George Moore Avenue, Fletchertown have now been re-
175/2018 PARKING -
This problem was raised but there is no immediate solution
176/2018 PROGRESS REPORTS
Any items for the next newsletter should be forwarded to the Clerk by mid-
177/2018 ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING
Hedges – Baggrow Lonning
Parking – Fletchertown
Baggrow and Blennerhasset Playing Field
Silver Birch Trees and other issues around Business Park
Best Kept Garden Competition
Play Park estimate
Plans for 11th November 2018
Conditions – Allotments and Hen Pens
Damage to footway -
The meeting closed at 8.05pm