Present:           Cllr. J. Cropley                         Chairman

                        Cllr. C. Cropley                        Vice- Chair

                        Cllr. Heathcote

                        Cllr. Houssain

                        Cllr. Howden

                        Cllr. Cooper                             BBC

                        2 members of the public

                        Wendy Depear                        Parish Clerk


104/19 Public Forum

The members of the public asked the Council for its comments regarding a new access on Old Main Road.

The members of the public left the meeting.


105/19 Receipts of Declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011

None were received.


106/19 Apologies for absence and the reasons given

Apologies were received from Cllr. Brookes (LCC).


107/19 Draft minutes of the meeting held on October 1st to be approved as the minutes

It was proposed by Cllr. Heathcote seconded by Cllr. Houssain that the minutes be signed.


108/19 Matters arising from the minutes

There were no matters arising.


109/19 Matters for the Police

The Clerk to pass Ms. Barton’s comments regarding Wash Road (mentioned in correspondence).


110/19 Correspondence

BBC - Development Control – Planning Application B/19/0306 Orchard View Cottage (Formerly White Cottage, Main Road, Algarkirk, PE20 2BG Change of use of residential dwelling to class C2 (care home) – Withdrawn by the applicant/agent.

June Barton – regarding speeding on Wash Road, involving sugar beet lorries and traffic using Wash Road to avoid delays on the A17.

Action this is not a Parish Council matter, the Police to be notified regarding request for no through road sign on the Waste Green Lane/Smeetons Lane junction.

Lorraine Bush – Parish Liaison Meeting on 28th November.

Action the Clerk to notify the names of those attending

Copy of Cllr. Howdens reply to Ms Barton


111/19 Financial Matters – cheques paid, and monies received from October 1st, 2019


04/11/19         300      BBC                 Election costs                                      64.77

04/11/19         301      AM Appleby    2 x grass cutting & cycle path             270.00

                                                                                                                        £ 334.77

111/19 Planning

No applications have been received.  The members of the public asked planning queries.


112/19 Information Boards

Still ongoing.


113/19 Speeding

No complaints have been received this month.


114/19 Community garden

Cllr. C. Cropley has been told that the grassed area in front of the village hall belongs to the Parish.


115/19 Matters raised by councillors

The Councillors and Clerk are to meet on Dec 19th.

The White Cross Gate sign has been replaced but not the Wash Road one this is propped up against a lamp post.

The Christmas tree lights will be installed on 30th November at 9.00am.

The litter pick has been postponed until the warmer weather.

Cllr. C. Cropley reminded members that the St. John’s Ambulance training is in the village hall on 15th November.


There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 8.16pm


The next meeting will be on December 3rd, 2019 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.