Council meeting agenda May


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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 7 May 2019 at 8.00pm.


 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 1 April 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:




The Yard, Westwood BA15 2AL

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





6 Ancliff Square

Removal of T1 Ash

No Objection



113 Upper Westwood

First Floor Rear Extension




25 Bobbin Lane

Single Storey lean-to extension to rear of property.




13A The Pastures

T1 Oak tree thin re-growth 30%


 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 examine the following planning application and to agree the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council.



Narrowboat Fir

Avoncliff Moorings East

Change of use of Mooring to a Residential Mooring.



 c.       To examine any planning applications received after 30 April 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 the request for the following policies to be adopted by the Parish Council and to decide whether they are to be adopted:

 ·         Great Orchard Lime Trees Policy.

·         Policy to Protect Trees, Woodlands and Hedges in Westwood.

 c.       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.Home


a.       To receive a report on the Footpath Working Group Rights of Way Survey results (April) 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.     Date of Next Meeting.

To note the dates of the next Meetings:

 Annual Parish Meeting Wednesday 8 May 2019 at 7.30pm - Refreshments from 7pm.

Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Monday 3 June 2019.

 13.     Any Other Business.

Exchange of views on matters not requiring a decision.


Roger Coleman

Clerk to Westwood Parish Council              30 April 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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