Agenda for June Parish Meeting


High Littleton Parish Council

Clerk: Mrs P Young

PO Box 4230, Radstock, BA3 5WR



You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council at 7.00pm on Wednesday 14th June 2017 at the Church Hall, Church Hill, High Littleton.



Opportunity for the members of the public to speak


Minutes of the Parish Meeting held on the 9th May 2017

Declarations of Discloseable Pecuniary Interests and Request for Dispensations


Development Control, Forestry Works and Footpath Diversions

16/03808/FUL Erection of 4no. dwellings following demolition of existing dwelling, garage and outbuildings. White Chimneys, Paulton Road, Hallatrow

17/01184/FUL Erection of two storey side extension and single storey and rear extension. 11 Claremont Gardens, Hallatrow

17/01316/FUL Erection of detached bungalow on land at 17 Scobell Rise and erection of detached garage for existing dwelling (Revised Scheme). Willow Glade, 17 Scobell Rise

17/01837/FUL  Erection of a single storey rear extension. High Beeches, 4 Meadow Lea, Hallatrow

17/01757/FUL  Conversion of adjacent barn to residential dwelling. Apples, Scumbrum Lane, High Littleton

17/02048/FUL  Erection of single storey side extension following demolition of existing side attached shed. Hope Cottage New Road

17/01645FUL  Extension of the current car paring with provision for a further 4-5 vehicles. Greyfield Wood, Greyfield, High Littleton (Outside the Parish)


New Planning Applications

17/02291/FUL  Erection of a single storey side extension. 9 Rotcombe Lane High Littleton

17/02405/CLEU  Use of The Annexe as a separate dwelling (Certificate of lawfulness for an existing use) (Resubmission). The Annexe, 20 Southover Road, High Littleton

17/02569/FUL  Erection of rear conservatory. Mai-see View, Scumbrum Lane, High Littleton

17/02634/FUL  Erection of second storey side extension, detached garage and new entrance. Lyndhurst, White Cross, Hallatrow


Other Planning matters

Church Farm scaffolding and other planning matters


Agenda Items

  1. Parish Plan – Highways & Environment
  • New roundabout and associated work at Paulton Road and A39 junction, following feasibility study to Paulton and surrounding area in connection with the Polestar Development, including Village Gate, Paulton Road
  • Hallatrow Hill footway – Phase 2 (Road Speeds on A39 particularly by Langfords Lane and Highbury Road in Hallatrow)
  • 6 Rotcombe Lane –request for bollards to prevent vehicle damage to wall
  • Review of speed limits in the parish
  1. Highway related matters
  2. Bus Stops / Bus Shelters/ Bus Services
  • The reduction in the bus service and the impact on parishioners
  1. Youth Service Matters
  2. B&NES Placemaking Plans – New Local Plan
  3. Footpath Matters
  • Footpath Sign off Greyfield Road leading to Greyfield Wood needs replacing
  1. Methodist Church – Update Review
  • Grant Application
  1. Neighbourhood Plans/Parish Plans
  2. New Parish Council website
  • Clerk to request small extra payment for extra work undertaken
  1. Defibrillator
  2. Parishioners question of the status of the Community Speed Watch
  3. ALCA – Councillors training
  4. Memorial Bench request for Rotcombe Lane
  5. Resignation of Paul Wyatt and Councillor Vacancy
  • Marking Paul Wyatt’s contribution as Chairman and a Councillor for 25 years
  1. Suggestion of a remembrance plaque on a new bench opposite Dandos for the late Mr Graham Dando
  2. Mary Jones Charity – New trustee from the Council required


Reports from Representatives


Recreation Ground

Police and Neighbourhood Watch                    

School Governors

Grass and Cemetery

Parish Magazine “News and Views”  

Greyfield Wood  

Parish Liaison Meeting


Items of interest from District Councillor:


Correspondence for Action:



  1. Receipt of £1387.50. The High Littleton Parish Council share of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) generated by the development at Timsbury Road. Ref:- 16/00566/FUL.
  2. Grant request from High Littleton Primary C of E VC Primary – Academy
  3. Insurance request for quotations
  4. Chairman to sign End of Year Accounts
  5. Chairman to sign Section 2 Accounting Statements and Bank Reconciliation for External Audit (agreed by resolution)
  6. Council to amend the Financial Regulations to comply with the new change in the 2016 NALC Model
  7. Good Councillor Guide – purchase of updated copies.
  8. “Knit and Crochet for your Village Day” – request for wool or money to towards ‘Yarn Bomb’ the area
  9. More councillors required as signatories for Council’s bank accounts
  10. Chairmanship Course in June


For Payment:

Clerk’s May 2017 pay and expenses; Post Office Ltd – May 2017 Tax and National Insurance; E.ON Electric – May 2017; Primrose Garden Maintenance – April Grass Cutting Cemetery; M Stevens – Grass cutting Rec; S Manley – Distributing the News and Views; IAC – Internal Audit for 2016/2017; Scion Creative – Website design and website hosting package;


Matters Chairman considers Urgent

Items for Next Meeting 

Review Allotment rent for following year

Exchange of Parish Council Data back up on Cruzer Blade Exchange

Date of Next Meeting

Tuesday 11th July 2017


Chairman                                                                                                                             Clerk