21st July 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 Turner, Marsh, Lenton, Kelly, Harrison (Chairman), Scott (from 7:30pm) Mrs Barnett Mrs Turner and Mrs Manley

                                                 Ward Councillor P Smith

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        PCSOs Watts and Pearson

                        A member of the public


   Public Forum

(i)The grant funding from the Environment Agency regarding the beck along Church Street was duly noted.

(ii)It was reported that contractors had commenced work on the footpath in the playpark.

(iii)The Clerk reported that ERYC might have found enough evidence to prosecute some fly-tippers on Swinescaife Lane.

(iv)The car-parking situation was raised again.

(v)The proposed double yellow lines in Church Hill were brought back to Council’s attention.                   


1860708 Apologies for absence

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


1870708 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

Cllr Smith reported that there was funding available for flood defence schemes as per the agenda item.


1880708 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes

Cllr Lenton proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 16th June 2008 be approved and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


1890708 Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest.


1900708 Police Matters

(i)PCSO Pearson advised that there had been five crimes committed in the area, one theft from unattended motor vehicle, two burglaries, two criminal damage. Overall it is considered to be a quiet month.


1910708 Notification of a casual vacancy

(i)The Clerk reported that there had not been any applications received so far, and that



the Chairman’s report in the next newsletter would advertise the vacancy, making sure that all households in the village were in receipt. This matter to be brought back to Council in due course.


1920708 Committees

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

                         Planning Committee: 2nd June 2008

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


1930708    Finance

  (i)Items for payment for July 2008                











Univ of Glos



C Langley

Mkt Supervisor






Beck Cleaning


RJN Contracting

Mole Pellets


Kingston Coms



Atkinson Printers



Sands Lane Nursery

Stall Assembly





R Sheppard

Cleaner Bags


Mr Vincent

Garage Rent


R Sheppard



Petty Cash



Cllr L Turner

Travel Expenses















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

(ii)Councillors noted the letter of thanks regarding grant to South Cave Arts Festival


1940708  Correspondence

.(i)The Council noted receipt of the South Cave Preservation Society meeting minutes of 2nd July 2008

(ii)Councillors considered the letter from CE Electric UK regarding liaison, and welcomes the initiative. To ensure that full information is to be obtained, a request for information is to be put in the next newsletter.

(iii)Councillors noted a letter of thanks from a resident regarding the bus shelter at West End.



(iv)The Flood Review Panel Report was discussed by Council, raising several concerns regarding the understanding of the Panel as to the legal basis of town and parish Councils precepting powers, and the lack of cognisance regarding potential beck blockages by utilities piping. Cllr Marsh proposed that in the interests of accountability, a letter is to be sent to the Chairman of the Flood Review Panel, seconded Cllr Mrs Turner, All in favour. The Council also noted availability of grant funding for flood prevention schemes.

(v)The Council noted receipt of the Standards Committee Annual Report

(vi)Councillors noted receipt of the ER Sustainable Community Strategy 2008 update

(vii)The Council noted the information on the ER Local Strategic Partnership and Rural Joint Conference to be held on 21st November 2008. The Clerk is to make further enquiries.


1950708  Administration

(i)In the interests of the good management of the Council, Cllr Marsh proposed that the Council formally adopt the Standing Order proposed at the last meeting regarding emergency cover for the Clerk’s role, seconded Cllr Mrs Manley, All in favour.

(ii)The Council formally approves further progression of the grant application for the proposed sensory garden in King George V Field, in the interests of public amenity, proposed Cllr Harrison, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.



(i)Councillors considered putting forward resolutions to the 2008 Annual General Meeting of ERNLLCA, with Cllr Marsh proposing that resolutions regarding brownfield/greenfield planning classification for gardens, and to propose a national agency for drainage/flooding, should be put forward, seconded Cllr Mrs Turner, All in favour.

(ii)The Council noted receipt of the ERNLLCA Newsletter.


1970708  Planning

(i)DC/08/03006/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of domestic wind turbine at Mount Airy Farm, 102 Beverley Road, South Cave for Mr and Mrs May. Cllr Scott proposed that the Parish Council recommend refusal of this application as there is no mention of the grass airfield and that the structure would be within 300m of the glide path, with its subsequent potential threat to public safety; it would be prominent within an area of high landscape value; and that permission here could well set a precedent, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett, vote: 8 in favour 1 abstention .

(ii)DC/08/02752/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of 1 dormer bungalow with integral garage (re-submission of 07/02154/plf) at land south east of 72 Beverley Road, South Cave for Alliance General Property Developments Ltd. Cllr Lenton proposed that the Parish Council strongly recommend refusal of this application as other than changes to the driveway does not constitute sufficient reason to change the initial view of the application, and does not address the reasons raised in objection previously, the Parish Council is also concerned that this application, even though it has already been refused not only by the Local Planning Authority but also by the Planning Inspectorate, has been brought back for consideration without addressing the points of the initial refusal, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.



1980708  Date of next Meeting

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