Council meeting agenda February


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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 4 February 2019 at 7.30pm.


 1.       Welcome and Introductions.

The Chairman to welcome those present.

 2.       Apologies.

To receive 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 7 January 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.

 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:




Elms Cross Stables

Variation of Condition 2 of planning permission 17/02482/VAR to allow for internal re-plan and change in external cladding to former Dutch Barn.




1 Great Orchard

Lime Trees covered by TPO W/07/00040. Reduce the present height to approx. 2 metres below the latest cut line and at the same time pollard these trees.




2 Great Orchard

Lime Trees covered by TPO W/07/00040. I would like to reduce their present height to approx.. 2 metresbelow the last cut line and at the same time pollard these trees.




2 Great Orchard

Oak Tree on TPO W/08/00008/Ind/T1. I would like to rebalance the canopy on the East Side by approx.. 3 metres, and reduce the height of the tree by approx. 2 metres. In addition remove any dead wood within the canopy.


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




The Yard, Westwood BA15 2AL

Change of use from agricultural (equestrian) to mixed use equestrian and dog day care facility for maximum 20 dogs


 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 29 January 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 transfer of funds from Treasurer’s A/C to NS&I A/C to create ‘Westwood Park Play Area Improvement’ Reserve Fund and to agree the amount to be transferred.

c.       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 the response from Wiltshire in respect of additional road signs at Jones Hill and to agree the action to be taken at the CATG Meeting (12 February 2019).

c.       To note the adoption of the Telephone Kiosk at Upper Westwood.

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

 Open Spaces.

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


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

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

 10.     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.

 11.     Neighbourhood Plan.

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

 12.     Westwood Update/Facebook.

To note the correspondence from a parishioner regarding the Westwood Update and Facebook pages and to decide whether to remove the Parish Council from Facebook.

 13.     Date of Next Meeting.

To note the date of the next Parish Council Meetings:

 ·         Ordinary PC Meetings 4 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 at 7.30pm.

 14.     Any Other Business.

Exchange of views on matters not requiring a decision.


Roger Coleman

Clerk to Westwood Parish Council              29 January 2019



NOTE.          Members are reminded that the Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability), Crime and Disorder, Health and Safety and Human Rights.

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