Agenda for August 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 Tuesday 8th August 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 11th July 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

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

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

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

17/02555/FUL  Conversion of redundant agricultural building to form a new dwelling. Redhouse Farm, White Cross, Hallatrow

New Planning Applications

17/03099/FUL  Erection of a 2 storey side extension/garage demolition. 17 Rotcombe Lane, High Littleton


16/03914/FUL (Appeal Ref:- 17/00059/RF) Demolition of existing building and erection of 6no dwellings and associated works. The Yard High Street High Littleton

New Appeals

17/00069/RF Erection of 1 No. bungalow with associated works to the rear of  1 Fairview (Resubmission), 1 Fairview, News Road,

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)
  • Review of speed limits in the parish
  • Traffic and parking issues on New Road near chicane
  • £500,000 scheme to improve traffic flow on A39
  • Air pollution levels and concerns on the A39
  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. Defibrillator
  3. Parishioners question of the status of the Community Speed Watch
  4. Bench installation requests in the Parish
  • Memorial Bench request for Rotcombe Lane
  • Scumbrum Lane/New Road bench
  • Suggestion of a remembrance plaque on a new bench opposite Dandos for the late Mr Graham Dando
  1. Resignation of Paul Wyatt and Councillor Vacancy
  • Marking Paul Wyatt’s contribution as Chairman and a Councillor for 25 years
  1. Christmas trees – suppliers and dressers
  2. Councillors new email addresses

Reports from Representatives


Recreation Ground

Police and Neighbourhood Watch

School Governors

Grass and Cemetery

Parish Magazine “News and Views”

Greyfield Wood

Street Cleansing Update

Parish Liaison Meeting

Items of interest from District Councillor:

Correspondence for Action:

  • Parish Charter and Community Empowerment fund – letter from Paul Myers Cabinet Minister Policy, Localism and Partnerships
  • Electoral Review of B&NES Warding Arrangements – from the Local Government Boundary Commission


  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. Quarterly Accounts and Payment

For Payment:

Clerk’s July 2017 pay and expenses; Post Office Ltd – July 2017 Tax and National Insurance; E.ON Electric – July 2017; Primrose Garden Maintenance – July Grass Cutting Cemetery; M Stevens – Grass cutting Rec;

Matters Chairman considers Urgent

Items for Next Meeting 

Discussion regarding receipts for Capital Project Grants

Review Standing Orders

Tenders for Parish Sweeping/cleansing

Exchange of Parish Council Data back up on Cruzer Blade Exchange

Date of Next Meeting

Tuesday 12th September 2017

Chairman                                                                                                                             Clerk