Agenda March 2014

Parish Clerk: Mrs J Chester, Mapleside, Ashperton, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2RZ

Tel: 01531 670036 email:



Councillors are summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council

 to be held at Bosbury Parish Hall on Thursday 6th March 2014 at 7.30pm


1.       To Accept any Apologies for Absence and Note the Reason

2.       To Record any Declarations of Interest and Requests for Dispensations

3.       Approval of Minutes of the Meeting held on 6th February 2014 (copy previously circulated)

4.       To receive brief Report from Ward Councillor (s)

5.       To receive a brief resume regarding proposed housing development on land west of Upper Court Road, Bosbury

6.       Open Forum for Local Residents to raise matters relevant to the Parish Council (Please note: Decisions cannot

be made on items not on the agenda) This item to be limited at the discretion of the chairman      

7.      Planning:

a)   To Consider Planning Applications referred for comment:

P140301/FH Upper Woodlow, Bosbury, HR8 1QQ

     Conversion of adjacent building to ancillary residential use – annexe to the house

P140526/F The Hay Barn, Slatch Farm, Coddington, HR8 1JS

     Conversion of redundant agricultural building to residential dwelling

b)   To Confirm the Response to Considered Applications:-

     P140029/CD Cotmeadow, Bosbury, HR8 1JY

     Replacement dwelling. Existing to be demolished upon new dwellings completion.

     PC Comment: The Parish Council support this application but are disappointed that no sustainable, natural

materials in keeping with the area or any renewable energy sources are being used.

P140270/F Shirkway Cottage, Munsley, HR8 2SJ

     Change of use of former bakery to residential storage

PC Comment: The Parish Council support this application providing that the ownership remains the same as

Shirkway Cottage and is used only for domestic storage related to Shirkway Cottage

     P140252/FH Shirkway Cottage, Munsley, HR8 2SJ

     To erect timber framed single storey extension to rear of existing cottage and replace existing garden shed

PC Comment: The Parish Council support this application

P140295/FH 10 Morton Cottages, Bosbury, HR8 1PT

Demolition of a single storey extension and construction of a new two storey extension and replacement windows

PC Comment: The Parish Council support this application

c)   To note Decisions of Hereford Council as on planning record and on website –

8.       Highways/Footpaths:

a)       Update on Traffic Speed Management

b)       To discuss Road Conditions / Winter Self Help / Flooding

c)       Update from the Footpath Warden on required works for the coming months

d)       Update on Lengthsman contract

9.         Finance:

a)   To Agree Finance Report

b)   To authorise purchase of new publications – standing orders, Charles Arnold Baker & NALC clerks manual

c)     To Agree Payments of outstanding accounts as per finance report:

596: J Chester – Clerk Salary Feb & Expenses – as agreed

597: J H Landscapes Ltd – signs and hi-visibility jackets – £102.29

598: Coddington PCC – churchyard maintenance – £350.00

599: G R Day – lengthsman – £768.00

600: HALC – leading lights training course – £30.00

601: Herefordshire Council – Coddington planning applications paper copies – £4.00         

10.    Correspondence / Consultation / Discussion / Communications:     

a)  To receive comments on Herefordshire Council Household Recycling Centres Survey

b)  To receive any new items for the website

11.   Training / Meetings: 

a)  To note dates and decide attendees of meetings/courses:

Ledbury Rural Parishes Cluster Group meeting – Wed 13th March Putley Village Hall

Herefordshire Council Neighbourhood Planning Event – 25th March 2014

b)   Report from any meetings attended:

HALC Eastern Area meeting – Wed 19th Feb Colwall Village Hall

12.   To note and review the Information & Outstanding Actions Sheet (circulated)

13.   To note the Planning Record (circulated) 

14.   To raise items for next scheduled Parish Council Meeting (no discussion)

15.   To note Date and time of Next Meeting – Thursday 3rd April 2014 at 7.30pm



Signed:           JLChester               (Clerk to the Parish Council)                     Dated: 28th February 2014  

The press and public are cordially invited to attend the meeting