15th October 2007



The Meeting of South Cave Parish Council took place in the Town Hall, 42 Market Place, South Cave commencing at 7:00pm


Present:                                     Cllrs Mann, Scott, Turner, Kelly, Lenton, Mrs Manley (Chair) and Mrs Turner

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        PCSOs Watts & Pearson

                        Ward Cllrs Galbraith and Mrs Hudson



 Public Forum

(i)Fly tipping on Swinescaife Road was brought to Council’s attention.

(ii)Council were advised of other authorities putting speed limit signs on wheelie bins

(iii)It was reported that the maintenance on Water Lane ditch was not being carried out

(iv)The damaged safety barrier on Water Lane/Ellerker Lane was reported.

(v)Vandalism at the play park was also reported.


0591007 Apologies for absence

Cllr Mann proposed that apologies be accepted from Cllrs Marsh, Harrison, and Mrs Barnett, seconded Cllr Mrs Manley, All in favour.


0601007 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

(i)It was reported that a ditch needed clearing out.

(ii)The closure of several post offices in the East Riding area was also reported.


0611007 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes.

Cllr Mann proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 17th September 2007 be approved and entered into records, as true and accurate, seconded Cllr Mrs Turner, All in favour.


0621007 Declarations of Interest

Cllr Mann declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: and Minute Reference: 0681007(ii) through being a member of the organisation

Cllr Scott declared a prejudicial interest in Minute Reference: 0681007(ii) and a personal interest in Minute Reference: 0631007(iii) through being the Chairman of the organisation.


0631007 Police Matters

(i)PCSO Alison Pearson was introduced to Council as the new police contact officer.

The officers reported there had been several incidents at West Hall Garth and Jobsons Road, including burglary, and thefts from motor vehicles. Concerns were raised over the congregating cars behind the Sports Centre. The Officers are aware of this, and also of the arson attacks at the play park.



(ii) The Council noted a report  from Cllr Kelly regarding the Police & Partners Community Forum for South Hunsley & Dale Wards held on 15th September.




0641007    Affordable Housing Presentation

Mr Roger Jones, the Rural Housing Enabler gave a brief presentation on Affordable Housing in South Cave.


0651007    Finance

  (i)Items for payment for October 2007





Kingston Coms

Broadband & calls


K Richmond



R Sheppard

Computer & Exp





Cllr Mann

Travel Exp


Mr Vincent

Garage Rent





HM Customs & Rev






Petty Cash









Univ of Glos







Cllr Mrs Manley proposed that these items be paid on the grounds of sound financial management of the Council, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

(ii)Councillors considered attendance at the Budget Conferences 2008/9. Cllr Mrs Manley and the Clerk are to attend on 16th November, and Cllr Kelly on   19th November.


0661007  Correspondence

        (i)The Council noted the minutes of the East Yorkshire Town Councils’ meeting of 26th July 2007, Cllr Mrs Manley proposed that the Clerk attend the next meeting on 25th October 2007 in order to increase the knowledge base of Council, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

        (ii)Councillors noted the Pocklington Fair Trade launch on 26th October 2007 at Pocklington Arts Centre, an acknowledgement is to be sent.

        (iii)The Council noted the minutes of the South Cave Preservation Society meetings held on 5th September and 3rd October 2007

        (iv)Councillors noted information regarding the mains water improvements to be undertaken by Yorkshire Water in South Cave

        (v)The Council noted the Wolds Expo event to be held on 8th November in Bridlington

        (vi)Cllr Turner is to attend the drop-in sessions held by ERYC at Anlaby Community Centre regarding flooding on 19th October 2007




        (vii)Cllr Mrs Turner and the Clerk are to attend the Record RSS event re playpark equipment, in order to examine the proposed new play equipment.


0671007 Committees

        (i)The Council received and where necessary adopted the resolutions from within the minutes of the following committee meetings:

(i)To receive and where necessary adopt the resolutions from within the minutes of the following committee meetings:

           Planning & TS Committee: 19th September 2007

           Farmers Market Committee : 1st October 2007

Proposed Cllr Kelly, seconded Cllr Mrs Manley, All in favour.


0681007  Administration

(i)The Council noted the copy letter from Beverley TC to ERYC regarding election expenses

For the next item, Cllr Scott, under para 12(2) of the Code of Conduct, advised the meeting that this event had been held successfully for a number of years, and was part of the community calendar. He then left the meeting for the discussion and vote.

(ii)Cllr Lenton proposed that Council approve the request for use of the Town Hall from the South Cave Preservation Society for their annual carol singing event, as it is an important part of local Christmas celebrations, providing the usual health and safety arrangements are made, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.



(i)Councillors noted the report from the NALC Annual Conference


0701007   Area Forum

(i)Cllr Mann addressed council regarding the minutes of the Area Forum meeting held on 18th September 2007, and suggested that the formation of a Youth Council be put on the next agenda for discussion.


0711007  Planning

(i)The Council consider attendance at the consultation event regarding the Local Development Framework at Beverley Leisure Centre on Monday 5th November at either 10:00am or 2:00pm. Cllr Lenton is to attend at 10:00am, Cllrs Scott, Turner, Mrs Turner and the Clerk are to attend at 2:00pm.

(ii)DC/07/05430/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of single storey extension to rear (amended scheme 06/05953) at 12 Cleaves Avenue, South Cave for Mr and Mrs Hodgson. Cllr Turner proposed that the Parish Council would raise no objection, as the application has no adverse effect on the property, neighbouring properties or the street scene, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

(iii)DC/07/05624/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Retention of a general purpose agricultural building (resubmission of 07/01662/PLF) at Croft Garth, Stonepit Road, South Cave for Mr Evison. Cllr Scott proposed that whilst recognising that this application is not within the Parish of South Cave, the 
Council would raise no objection to the application as it has no adverse effect on neighbouring property or the street scene, but would suggest a condition requiring agricultural usage only, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


(i)App No. 5577 (TPO) – fell and prune trees at 34 The Meadows, Annie Med Lane, South Cave. Cllr Scott proposed as the trees are under considerable pressure in this
locale, the Parish Council would not like to see any more trees felled in this area unless there are substantial reasons for such action, therefore defer to the expertise of the tree officer, seconded Cllr Mrs Turner, All in favour.
(ii)Councillors considered a report on App 5512 – 1 Radcliffe Garth, South Cave, Cllr Lenton proposed that the Parish Council would not object to the works as advised in your report, but would stress the need for supervision of the works, and that replacement planting should be of suitable species, and not fruit trees, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.
0721007  Date of next Meeting

The date of next Parish Council Meeting will be Monday 19th November 2007.


            Meeting Closed at 9:30pm.




Dated……………                                                                                           Signed…………………..