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October 10, 2010

Nocton Parish Council Minutes - 14 September 2010

Minutes of the Nocton Parish Council meeting held on Tuesday the 14th of September 2010 in the village hall

Miss Storr Chair
Ms.Wilson Vice-Chair
Mrs. Williams
Mr.Rose D.Cllr.
Mrs.Overton C.Cllr.
Mrs. Green Clerk
Ms.Duckworth PCSO
5 members of the public

D.Cllr.Chambers, P.Cllr's. Capewell & Rumbelow

1) Declaration of Prejudicial Interest in Accordance With the Ethical Code of

2) Police: Two crimes reported since the last meeting. The hospital gates are now locked. LEDA (Nick Hardcastle) are aware of the asbestos on the site. LEDA have written to the police that no one has been granted permission to remove material from the site. There had been a motor accident at the B1188/B1202 junction.

3) Public Questions: Twelve sets of 'cat's eyes' are missing from Main Street. The road surface on Potterhanworth Road by the Wasps Nest junction needs attention, and the vegetation at the top of Wellhead Lane is overgrown, LCC highways to be informed. Large domestic recycling bins are available for a small fee from NKDC.

4) Litter: Mr.Sidney was paid for August.

5) The Minutes of the August meeting after amendment were proposed as correct by Ms. Wilson, seconded by Mrs Williams and signed by the Chair.

Matters Arising:
68/10see 3/Aug/10
Cleaning out the beck is on NKDC's agenda. No planning application has been submitted for the land on Wellhead Lane, it is outside the village curtailage.

Play area, no progress the clerk is to write to Mr.Glew Chairman to the school governing body.

Allotments - still some plots available, suggested that this be publicised at upcoming events.

V.H settlement - a letter from Uretek asking for an update on drains repairs, the clerk to reply. A decision to be made at the next meeting on further work.

No progress on a surface for The Green, D.Cllr.Rose will get info. from NKDC on products, prices and companies used by them

Not contacted Scopwick P.C. yet regarding 'Duck' signs.

The bat survey in the Church has been completed.


NKDC have replied to our queries regarding the Sowerby compound.

Village Hall 76/10
A Committee meeting was held on the 1st Sep. Coffee morning last Wednesday. October 1st Lincolnshire Day celebrations include a meal with wine, all Lincolnshire produce, and entertainment provided by The Silver Sounds Band, tickets £10

Equal Opportunities 77/10
Nothing to discuss.

Nocton Hall 78/10
NKDC have received the report from Anders Glenn. Karen Bradford would like to attend the next meeting, she is now able to attend on a Tuesday, so the day of the meeting will not need to be changed.

Letters: 79/10
a) No Need for Nuclear
b) NKDC reply re: Sowerby development compound
c) Nocton Dairies Ltd. reply to our letter x 2
d) Society of Local Council Clerks re: playground safety
e) LKALC Annual Report 2009/2010
f) NKDC re: Homes for Rent
g) Record RSS re: playgrounds inspections
h) NKDC Community Lines 2010 Autumn Debate.
i) NKDC reply re: Beck x 2.
j) Uretek re: village hall
k) Clarks and Councils Direct
I) LCC CYCLING Sunday 19th Sep. Water Railway
m) NKDC Community Governance (Parish) Reviews
n) LCC Parish communities protocol C (free trees)
o) Lincoln City Council, NKDC, WLDC, LCC, re: Central Lincolnshire Core Strategy
p) LCC re: The Economic Significance of the Three Sector in Lincolnshire
q) NKDC What's On
r) NKDC Priorities
s) notes of meeting held in Metheringham re: Nocton Dairies Ltd.
t) NKDC Cluster news
u) C.Cllr.Overton newsletter

Planning 80/10
a) NKDC Application CA42/48 to fell 1 Lime tree Embsay House
b) NKDC Application 10/0996/FUL change of use to burials, improve access, gate, car parking, wood by Wasps Nest junction, Nocton Fen Road.
c) NKDC TPO N735 2010 Wellhead Lane
d) NKDC Permission 10/0832/HOUS single story back ext. 12 Akritiri Square
e) NKDC permission to work on trees at Ghyllside
f) Geoff Hall info re: Amy Jackson (Oxtail Public Relations) forming a liaison group for Nocton Dairies Ltd.
g) NKDC CA42 permission to fell Whitebeam tree Embsay House

Nocton Dairies: 81/10
The information from Geoff Hall discussed, Mrs Williams had attended the meeting arranged in Metheringham, she had not been impressed. After further discussion it was agreed by all present that councillors would not attend any liaison meetings as an official, if anyone wished to attend they would do so as a parishioner. BBC 5 Live have invited Mrs. Williams to speak on air 22nd Sep. the interview will take place in the village.

Finance 82/10
a) Lloyds statements (11) £13302.92 (12) £58.25
b) e.on invoice for maintenance £104.48 (eh. signed)
c) Clement Keys request for more info
d) M.Sidney paid for litter picking Aug.£40
e) NKDC re: Parish Litter Picking
f) NKDC re: Parish Dog Warden
g) Clerks sal August £168.72 expo £5 = £173.72

C.Cllr.Overton gave an update on the CC budget cuts, all 8 care homes recommended for closure are to go out to tender, the last remaining 8 are run by St Johns. The Primary Care Trust is being discussed now. If concessionary fares are cut it may mean that bus services may be reduced.

Any Other Business 84/10
a) Meetings are normally held on the first Tuesday each month, if for some reason this has to be chanced it is minuted at the previous meeting and the notice put in the notice box.

The next meeting confirmed as Tuesday October 5th 2010 at 7pm in the village hall.
There being no other business the meeting closed at 8.54pm.