Council meeting agenda March


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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 March 2020 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 3 February 2020.

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.

c.       To note CPT ‘Drop-in’ Session at Village Shop on 18 March 11am to 12 Noon.

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

To receive reports on Road Safety and Community Speed Watch.


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



17 Staples Hill

Use of building as an independent dwelling etc.




Westwood Stores

Retention and Extension of Existing Shop/ Flat to Provide 2no Additional Dwellings etc.




129 Upper Westwood

Remodelling of existing dwelling and garages.


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.

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




84 Lower Westwood

Proposed Replacement of front door and windows

Comments by 27/3/20

 c.       To examine any planning applications received after 24 February 2020 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 Parish Steward’s comments regarding parking in Farleigh Lane/New Inn and to decide any action necessary.

d.       To note the work undertaken by Acer in the Playing Field.

e.       To note the temporary closure of Lower Westwood Road from 6 April to 17 April 2020 to enable Gas Main replacement. 

Open Spaces.

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

b.       To receive a report on the progress of the Play Area refurbishment project/Play Area Grant application and to decide the action to be taken.

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


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

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

9.       Westwood Nursery School.

a.       To note any decisions/discussions by the Nursery School Building Working Group.

b.       To receive a report on the results of the regular inspection of the building (including the Legionnaires Survey) and to decide if any action is necessary.

c.       To agree the process and timescale for the Nursery School to vacate the building and for a new use for the building to be agreed.

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 and to agree any further actions necessary.

12.     Date of Next Meeting.

To note the date of the next Meeting:

Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Monday 6 April 2020.

13.     Any Other Business.

Exchange of views on matters not requiring a decision.

 Roger Coleman

Clerk to Westwood Parish Council              24 March 2020

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