Council meeting agenda December


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Notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Westwood Parish Council will be held the Parish Room, Farleigh Lane, Westwood on 2 December 2019 at 7.30pm.


 1.       Welcome and Introductions.

The Chairman to welcome those present.

2.       Apologies.

To receive and to accept apologies for non-attendance.

 3.       Declaration of Interests.

Members to declare any interests in accordance with the Code of Conduct 2012.

 4.       Minutes of Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on 4 November 2019.

To agree, and sign, the minutes of the meeting as an accurate record.

 5.       Wiltshire Council Report.

To receive a report from Cllr. J Kidney.

 6.       Adjournment.

The Meeting will adjourn for members of the public present to raise any points of interest on any matter.

The meeting will then reconvene.

 7.       Community Policing Team (CPT).

a.       To invite the CPT to report on any matters of concern.

b.       To advise the CPT of any matter that needs to be brought to its attention.

 8.       Community Speed Watch (CSW)/Westwood Road Safety.

To receive reports on Road Safety and Community Speed Watch including the steps taken to display CSW signs in Westwood and the possible implementation of ‘Autospeeding Cameras’ .

 9.       Working Groups Working Group Reports.


To receive a report from the Cemetery Working Group and the Clerk on current key issues and to agree any actions.


a.       To note the status of extant planning applications:




118 Upper westwood

Front and Rear extensions/alterations and a new garage with carport





1 Lister Grove

Two storey side extension



17 Staples Hill

Use of building as an independent dwelling for a period in excess of four years.


 b.       To decide the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council in respect of the following planning application:




56 Lower Westwood

Spruce Tree Fell





Westwood Village Stores

Retention and Extension of Existing Shop and Flat to Provide 2no Additional Dwellings with Associated Parking Including Permission to Provide New Drop Kerb and Crossover for Vehicle Access,


Comments by 25/12/19

 Note. Paper copies of planning applications are no longer sent to the Parish Council by Wiltshire Council. To view planning applications it is necessary to access the Wiltshire Council website ( and the planning portal.

 c.       To examine any planning applications received after 25 November 2019 and to agree the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council.

d.       To review/note any other planning matters.


a.       To receive a report from the Clerk on the current financial position.

b.       To agree the payments to be made.


a.       To receive a report from the Environmental Working Group and to agree any necessary action.

b.       To note any matters raised by Westwood WATCH Group and to decide whether any action is necessary.

c.       To note the correspondence from parishioners Use of Becky Addy Woods for motorcycle trials and Traffic/Parking at junction of The New Inn and Farleigh Lane and to decide any action to be taken.

d.       To note any other related matters and to decide the action to be taken.

 Open Spaces.

a.       To receive a report from the Open Spaces Working Group and to agree any necessary action.

b.       To note the recommendations of the arboriculturist and to decide whether to undertake the proposed tree works in Westwood Park.

c.       To receive a report on the progress of the Play Area refurbishment project and to decide the action to be taken.

d.       To receive a report on any other related matter.


a.       To receive a report on the Footpath Working Group Rights of Way Survey results (November) and to agree any necessary action.

b.       To note any other related matters and to decide the action to be taken.

 10.     Westwood Nursery School.

a.       To note expressions of interest for the use of this building.

b.       To receive a report on the results of the regular inspection of the building, including the Electrical Safety Survey.

c.       To agree the process and timescale for the Nursery School to vacate the building.

 11.     Bradford on Avon Area Board/Community Area Transport Group (CATG).

To note any other matters relevant to Westwood that were raised at those recent meetings not already reported and/or that need to be presented at the forthcoming meetings.

 12.     Neighbourhood Plan.

To receive a progress report on the Neighbourhood Plan/Rural Housing Needs Survey and to agree any further actions necessary.

 13.     Date of Next Meeting.

To note the dates of the next Meetings:

 Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Monday 6 January 2020.

Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Monday 3 February 2020.

 14.     Any Other Business.

Exchange of views on matters not requiring a decision.



Roger Coleman

Clerk to Westwood Parish Council              25 November 2019

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