17th November 2008



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


Present:                                     Cllrs M Turner, Kelly, Harrison (Chairman), Lenton, Green, Manley, Barnett and L Turner

                                                 Ward Councillor Galbraith

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        PCSO J Watts


   Public Forum

(i)A planning application regarding a local cafe was brought to Council’s attention

(ii)The water tanks to the rear of West End Farm Mews were brought back to Council. This matter is to be brought to the Enforcement Officer’s attention again.

(iii)The lack of a visible police presence was reported. This matter is to be discussed later in the meeting.

(iv)An invitation to the ERYC Flood Officers to attend a meeting of the Technical Services Committee is to be made.

(v)A replacement for the felled tree on Cave Castle’s ground at Church Street is to be brought to the Tree Officers attention again.


2261108 Apologies for absence

Cllr Turner proposed that apologies be accepted from Cllrs Scott and Marsh, seconded Cllr Manley, All in favour.


2271108 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

Cllr Galbraith reported on the furore surrounding the above inflation pay increases for senior ERYC officers. He also appraised Council of the threat to CAB funding through competitive tendering. Finally Cllr Galbraith advised that central government is requesting increased numbers of social housing due to the current economic climate.


2281108 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes

Cllr Manley proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 20th October 2008, with a slight amendment, be approved and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, seconded Cllr Barnett, All in favour


2291108 Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest.


2301108 Police Matters

(i)PCSO Watts reported that there had been a number of crimes within South Cave including: three thefts from motor vehicles, one damage to vehicle, one burglary other, two thefts and two assaults. There had also been an incident of potential arson.




Other than these there had been an increase in anti-social behaviour due to the local policing team being called upon to support Operation Saracen and thereby a lack of visible presence in South Cave. Cllr Harrison proposed that a letter be sent to Inspector Thirkettloe of the Neighbourhood Policing Team in Cottingham, asking for police cover in South Cave, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


2311108 Committees

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

                         Planning Committee: 13th October 2008

                         Planning & Technical Services: 30th October 2008

                         Open Space: 11th November 2008

Cllr Barnett proposed that the minutes from the committee meetings be adopted in the interests of sound management of the Council, seconded Cllr Manley, All in favour.


2321108    Finance

  (i)Items for payment for November 2008











R Sheppard







Street Lights





S Cave School



Foreward Services

Seat Repair





C Langley



Mkt Wtn United Ch



Play Safety Ltd

RoSPA Report





A Gratton

War Memorial


Record RSS




Footway Sweeper





J Ellerker



RDM Computers

New equipment



Cert Law. Dev


R Sheppard

News Distrib







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

(ii)A date of 1st December was arranged for the Finance & General Policy Committee to discuss the budget for 2009/10





(iii)The Council considered a request for funding under section 142 of the LGA 1972 from Boothferry CAB. In support of the work that is done for local residents, Cllr Lenton proposed that £250.00 be sent, seconded Cllr L Turner, All in favour.


2331108  Correspondence

(i)As it is the 60th Anniversary of the South Cave Social & Recreation Committee,and in light of their success regarding grants, it was proposed that Norman Elliott be put forward, also due to the success of the Yorkshire In Bloom competition entry, the Garden at Rawdale Close is also to be submitted for the ERYC Chairman’s Awards, proposed Cllr Turner, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

(ii)Councillors noted receipt of the South Cave Preservation Society minutes of 8th October 2008

(iii)The Council noted receipt of the Hunsley LAT meeting of 24th September 2008


2341108  Administration

(i)To increase the knowledge base of the Council, Cllrs M Turner and L Turner are to attend the Humber Emergency Planning Service forum on 25th November 2008

(ii)Councillors duly received papers for the annual parish inspection with a collection date of 31st December 2008

(iii)It was noted that an article had been published in the newsletter regarding the Arts Festival, and allow for volunteers to step forward, this matter is to be put on the next meeting agenda.

(iv)It was proposed that South Cave Parish Council adopt the Information Commission model publication scheme without modification, copies of which will be made available to all members of the public, proposed Cllr Kelly, seconded Cllr Barnett, All in favour.


2351108  Consultations

                        (i)To consider responses to the following consultation documents:

§         The making and enforcement of bylaws – no specific response.

§         East Riding of Yorkshire NHS – available to Councillors if requested

§         Code of Conduct for local authority members and employees – A copy is to be sent to all members of the Council, and a report produced, this matter to be put on the next agenda of the Council.



(i)Councillors duly noted a report regarding the SLCC National Conference attended by the Clerk.


2371108        Planning

                        (i)DC/08/04816/STPLFE/STRAT – Full Planning with EIA

Construction of a wind farm comprising of 6 turbine generators, substation, access, and ancillary development at land north of Sober Hill, North Newbald for Sober Hill Wind Farms Ltd. Cllr Green proposed that this Parish Council strongly objects to the application above, due to the severe detrimental effect the development would have on  local communities; it would adversely affect the visual amenity of the surrounding area that is classified as being of high landscape value, as these turbines would be visually prominent being located on the summit on one of the highest of the Wolds hills; the




Council also strongly objects to the routing of the construction traffic through the village

of South Cave believing that there will be nearly 4000 exceptional loads and HGV movements involved during the construction phase; the Council objects to the noise and pollution that this would entail, and also the adverse effect these traffic movements would have on the Conservation Area, and listed buildings en route, seconded Cllr Kelly, vote: seven in favour 1 abstention.

                        (ii)DC/08/04951/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

                        Erection of new stores and boundary wall following demolition of existing outbuildings and boundary wall at 67 Market Place, South Cave for G Edson. Cllr Barnett proposed that the Parish Council raise no objection to the proposal as it has no adverse effect on the property, neighbouring properties or the street scene, and therefore no adverse effect on the character or appearance of the Conservation Area, and would also support a local business, seconded Cllr L Turner, All in favour.

                        (iii)DC/08/04953/PCC/WESTES – Conservation Area Consent

                        Demolition of existing outbuilding and boundary wall at 67 Market Place, South Cave for G Edson Cllr Barnett proposed that as there is a suitable replacement scheme, no objections be raised, seconded Cllr L Turner, All in favour.


2381108 Staffing matters

(i)That in the view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted, it is                   advisable that the press and public be temporarily instructed to withdraw, proposed Cllr Manley, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

(ii)Cllr Manley proposed that the nationally agreed  interim cost of living pay increase for staff be resolved, backdated to April 2008, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.


2391108  Date of next Meeting

The date of the next Parish Council Meeting will be Monday 15th December 2008