17th December 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, Turner, Kelly, Wright, Harrison, Lenton, Mrs Barnett, Mrs Manley (Chair) and Mrs Turner

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        Ward Cllrs Galbraith



 Public Forum

(i)The use of agricultural land for corn production was brought to Council’s attention.

(ii)It is a requirement that items for recycling need to be collected into plastic bags, and then placed in the blue bins. The question then arises, if everyone is using reusable bags, there will be a lack of plastic bags to collect recycling in.

(iii)The new fencing along Church Street had been the subject of positive feedback

(iv)It was reported that the surface of Turks Trod footpath is uneven.

(v)The poor state of the verges on Station Road were brought to Council’s attention.


0871207 Apologies for absence

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

Ward Cllrs R Hudson


0881207 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

There were no Ward Councillors present.


0891207 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes.

Cllr Wright proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 15th October 2007 with amendment, be approved and entered into records, as true and accurate, seconded Cllr Lenton, vote: 8 in favour 1 abstention.


0901207 Declarations of Interest

Cllr Mann declared personal interest in Minute Reference: 0981207(iii) due to friendship


0911207 Police Matters

(i)SPC Waudby presented the crime figures to 17th December, there being nine crimes: three thefts from motor vehicles, one damage to vehicle, one burglary dwelling, one theft, one making off without paying, one attempted



 burglary, one theft of motor vehicle. SPC Waudby emphasised the need for keeping valuables out of sight. The Council requested figures regarding the number of tickets issued for parking on zigzags and double yellow lines in the village. SPC Waudby was also made aware of concerns regarding unauthorised use of land by motor bikes.

(ii) The Council noted a report  from Cllr Kelly regarding the Police & Partners Community Forum for South Hunsley & Dale Wards held on 15th November 2007.


0921207    Finance

  (i)Items for payment for December 2007











Univ of Glos




Streetlights SLA



Seat & Stationery


Yorkshire Water



M Green

Bull Pasture


S Cave School



Sands Lane Nursery

Stall Assembly


C Langley



C Riley









B Sheppard



Petty Cash



Foreward Services

FPs and Playpark





L Jones

Letter distribution






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


0931207  Correspondence

(i)The Council considered nominations for the ERYC Chairman’s Awards for enhancing the East Riding of Yorkshire. The Clerk is to forward nominations in respect of  the well-being category and the environment category, proposed Cllr Mann, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett, vote: 8 in favour 1 against.

(ii)Councillors noted receipt of the South Cave in Bloom Association meeting minutes of 10th November 2007


0941207 Committees

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

Planning Committee – 5th November



Planning & Technical Services Committee – 3rd Dec

                                   Open Space Committee – 21st November

Farmers Market Committee – 21st November

Proposed Cllr Lenton, seconded Cllr Turner,  as a true and accurate record, All in favour.


0951207  Administration

(i)Councillors considered the report regarding holding Parish Council Surgeries, with Cllr Wright proposing that to improve access to the Council a report should be presented to Council regarding the updating of the website, and that e-mail addresses should be included on the contact information in the Parish Council newsletter, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.

(ii)No further information in addition to the quotations received regarding the beck and drainage clearance, this matter is on the agenda for the Finance & General Purposes Committee.

(iii)The Council discussed the formation and support of a South Cave Youth Council, with Cllr Wright proposing that further information be obtained from other successful Councils that have Youth Councils and a report submitted to Council at a later date, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.



(i)To increase the knowledge base of the Council, Cllr Mrs Manley proposed that the Clerk attend the SLCC Practitioners Conference on 29th February 2008/1st March 2008 at a cost of £190.00, with associated travel expenses, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


0971207   Area Forum

(i)It was suggested that further information be obtained regarding the weight limit envelope, prior to submission for the Area Forum for discussion.


0981207  Planning

(i)DC/07/07013/CLP/WESTES – Cert Of Lawful Development

Erection of new healthcare block within the existing perimeter fence of the prison following demolition of existing at HM Prison, Beck Road, South Cave for HM Principal Secretary of State for the Home Office. Cllr Lenton proposed that the Parish Council would comment that there is no evidence to suggest the application is unlawful, seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour.

(ii)DC/07/06915/STPLF/STRAT – Full Planning Permission

Erection of a building for use as changing facilities, construction of football pitches with associated vehicular access and parking (re-submission of 06/09142/stfpl) at Bull Field, Church Street, South Cave for South Cave Social & Recreation committee. Cllr Harrison proposed that the Parish Council would support the application for improved facilities, as per the previous submission, seconded Cllr Wright, All in favour.
Cllr Mann declared a personal interest in the following item.

(iii)DC/07/07064/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of single storey extension and wall to side and alterations to existing outbuildings at 60 Beverley Road, South Cave for Mr and Mrs Bogg. Cllr Wright proposed that the Parish Council raise no objection, as it has no adverse effect on the property, the enjoyment of neighbouring properties, or the street scene, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.



(i)The Council noted the TPO on trees at 55 Water Lane, South Cave

0991207  Date of next Meeting

The date of next Parish Council Meeting will be Monday 21st January 2008