Agenda for the High Littleton Parish Council meeting 10th October 2017

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 10th October at the Church Hall, Church Hill, High Littleton.


Opportunity for the members of the public to speak (the public are asked to limit their address to 5 minutes)


Minutes of the Parish Meeting held on the 12th September 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

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

17/03404/FUL Erection of single storey rear extension with balcony. 1 Ferndale, High Street, High Littleton

17/04073/FUL  Demolition of existing garage and existing rear glazed extension, replacement with a side and rear extension and a dormer window. Hillcrest Westwood Avenue, High Littleton

17/04074/ADCOU and 17/04074/FUL Conversion of agricultural building to dwelling. Brickhouse Farm, White Cross, Hallatrow

New Planning Applications

17/04525/FUL Erection of two storey side extension following demolition of existing garage (Resubmission of previous application 17/03099/FUL)

17/04505/FUL Installation of 4 glazed canopies to the Southern Elevation of the West Wing, alterations to 9 ground floor windows on the West Wing front elevation to form new door openings, the introduction of a stone facade and new canopy to the main entrance, the enacting of approval 16/00833/FUL for a new dormer over the eastern projection and mirroring this approved dormer with a further dormer on the front western projection, the installation of a slate roof over the Western Conservatory and Internal arrangements to reduce the number of rooms from 80 to 52. Rosewell Community Home Church Hill High Littleton

17/04586/FUL  Erection of single storey rear extension, following demolition of existing single storey structure and conversion of existing store to habitable space. Willow Tree House, 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

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
  • Harts Lane Speeding complaint
  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. 2018 Local Plan
  3. Footpath Matters
  • Damage to footpath from the Recreation Ground to Southover Road
  1. Methodist Church – Update Review
  • Grant Application
  1. Neighbourhood 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
  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. Parish Charter and Community Empowerment fund – letter from Paul Myers Cabinet Minister Policy, Localism and Partnerships
  3. Grit bin request for Lansdown Place/Close
  4. Review Standing Orders

Reports from Representatives


Recreation Ground

Police and Neighbourhood Watch                                             

School Governors

Grass and Cemetery

Parish Magazine “News and Views”  

Greyfield Wood  

  • Nuisance of motocross bikes used in woods   Street Cleansing Update 

Parish Liaison Meeting                                                             

Facebook feedback 

Items of interest from District Councillor:

Correspondence for Action:

  • Yellow lines request near the junction of Southover Road and A39
  • Residents complaint of overgrown area by Rotcombe Lane to Eastover


  • 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.

For Payment:

Clerk’s Sept 2017 pay and expenses; Post Office Ltd – Sept 2017 Tax and National Insurance; E.ON Electric – Sept 2017; Primrose Garden Maintenance – Sept Grass Cutting Cemetery; M Stevens – Sept Grass cutting Recreation Ground; P Young – archive boxes; Sage Payroll – annual fee; J Shears – Dog poop bags; SSE Contracting – Lighting Maintenance July to Sept

Matters Chairman considers Urgent

Items for Next Meeting 

Quarterly Accounts

Start Precept discussion by tabling initial draft

Exchange of Parish Council Data back up on Cruzer Blade Exchange

Date of Next Meeting

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Chairman                                                                                                                             Clerk