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Agenda for the Meeting of Thornhaugh Parish Council to be held at 7.00 pm on 15th March 2021 via Zoom

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Declarations of Interest

3. Public Forum

4. Police Matters

5. Review and Summary of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on 18th January 2021 – Amendment to minute 7 (viii) Should have read “Property adjacent to 16 Meadow Lane, Stone boundary wall. We have received confirmation that this is allowable under planning department discretion. They have decided that no further enforcement action is required since it is not considered as causing significant harm or not in the public interest to do so”. The Retrospective Planning Permission related to the change to the driveway into 16 Meadow Lane.

6. Matters Arising

i) Shell Garage – Light Pollution and Planting

ii) Footpaths (1) Near the exit from the Wansford Underpass (2) Alongside the Chicken Farm

iii) Defibrillator – update on any response from Rev. J Tailby and potential relocation of defibrillator

iv) February Newsletter (distributed the first week of February) – response to communication methods

7. Planning Applications

i) Planning Application 19/01889 Change of use from an agricultural field and woodland to form an adventure playscheme including erection of indoor play and visitor amenity barn, a supporting toilet and changing block, staff welfare facilities, outdoor play equipment and car park at Land off Sutton Heath Road, Southorpe – Objections – Awaiting Decision

ii) Planning Application 20/00733 Erection of new play area within existing leisure site at Sacrewell Farm, Thornhaugh – No Objections – Awaiting Decision

iii) Planning Application 20/01547 Proposed loft conversion with front and rear dormers, a new front porch and ground floor alterations at Alkenray, Meadow Lane, Thornhaugh – Permitted

iv) Planning Application 20/01680 Variation of condition C1 and C2 (to revise the order of approved phasing and allow the storage of Hi-pod containers) pursuant to planning permission 17/00726/WCMM at Thornhaugh Landfill Site, Leicester Road, Thornhaugh – Awaiting Decision

v) Planning Application 20/01688 Discharge of conditions C1 (3 years), C2 (Cross-section drawings), C3 (Stoneworks), C5 (Ventilation gap), C6 (Timber Permission), C7 (Ventilation details), C8 (Building regulations), C9 (Re-used Ironmongery), C10 (Removal method) and C11 (Plans) of Listed Building Consent 18/01779/LBC at The Old Dairy, Home Farm, Leicester Road, Thornhaugh – Determined

vi) Planning Application 21/00109 Proposed extension to the existing warehouse to form office facilities at Riverford Organic Vegetables, Sacrewell Lodge Farm, Great North Road

8. Correspondence

i) NALC Land Ownership Survey – the Chairman had completed this with a blank response as the Parish Council does not own land in the village.

ii) Nicola Warnock, Census Engagement Manager, Census 2021 – the information contained in the e-mail has been put onto the Website.

iii) CAPALC Section 137 The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced that the appropriate sum for the purpose of section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act (the 1972 Act) for parish and town councils for 2121-22 is £8.41 per elector – noted.

iv) CAPALC Extending the Remote Meetings Regulations The Government is not currently planning to extend the remote meeting regulations beyond 7th May 2021 – noted.

v) Richard Astle Parish Nature Recovery Plans Next Steps Meeting – this had ben attended by Alan and Joan Frost.

vi) Various e-mails re Florence Kingaby nee Blenkiron – this lady who had completed a pioneering trans-Africa bike ride in 1935, had lived in a cottage at Sacrewell Farm. Sacrewell Farm has agreed to look into their archives to see what information they hold on her.

vii) Complaint regarding young people who are riding motorbikes in Mick George’s quarry – the Clerk has requested that the security of the site is checked over.

9. Finance

i) Bank Signatories
ii) Statement and Bank Reconciliation at 28th February 2021
iii) CAPALC Affiliation (£162.98)
iv) Annual Grants – Parochial Church Council (£190 last year) and Living Villages (£85 last year)

10. Any Other Business
i) Location of Future Meetings

11. Date of Next Meeting – 7.00 pm on 17th May 2021 (this will be the APM and AGM)

12. Closure
Deirdre McCumiskey
Clerk to the Council


Deirdre McCumiskey
Stamford 782668