High Littleton Parish Council           

                                                                                                                  Clerk: Ms P Young

                                                                                                                  PO Box 4230, Radstock, BA3 5WR


You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council at 7.00pm on Tuesday 11th April 2017 at the Church Hall, Church Hill, High Littleton.


Opportunity for the members of the public to speak


Minutes of the Parish Meeting held on the 14th March 2017

Declarations of Discloseable Pecuniary Interests and Request for Dispensations

Councillor Vacancy – possible co-option of new Councillor

Development Control, Forestry Works and Footpath Diversions

16/03808/FUL Erection of 4no. dwellings following demolition of existing dwelling, garage and outbuildings. White Chimneys, Paulton Road, Hallatrow

16/03914/FUL  Demolition of existing building and erection of 6no dwellings and associated works. The Yard, High Street, High Littleton  

17/00103/FUL  Erection of double garage following demolition of existing single garage. Church Cottage, Church Hill, High Littleton

17/00263/FUL  Erection of a two storey side extension. 9 Rotcombe Lane, High Littleton

17/00449/FUL Erection of a single storey rear extension, new external decking, installation of oil tank in front garden, alterations to existing garage and associated works. 18 Parklands, High Littleton

New Planning Applications

17/01163/CLEU Use of Annexe as a separate dwelling (Certificate of lawfulness for an existing use). The Annexe, 20 Southover Road, High Littleton

17/01184/FUL Erection of two storey side extension and single storey and rear extension. 11 Claremont Gardens, Hallatrow

17/01316/FUL Erection of detached bungalow on land at 17 Scobell Rise and erection of detached garage for existing dwelling (Revised Scheme). Willow Glade, 17 Scobell Rise

Other Planning matters

Agenda Items

1. Parish Plan – Highways & Environment

  • New roundabout and associated work at Paulton Road and A39 junction, following feasibility study to Paulton and surrounding area in connection with the Polestar Development, including Village Gate, Paulton Road
  • Hallatrow Hill footway – Phase 2 (Road Speeds on A39 particularly by Langfords Lane and Highbury Road in Hallatrow)
  • 6 Rotcombe Lane –request for bollards to prevent vehicle damage to wall 

2.  Highway related matters

3.  Bus Stops / Bus Shelters/ Bus Services

  • The reduction in the bus service and the impact on parishioners 

4. Youth Service Matters

5. B&NES Placemaking Plans – New Local Plan

  • HELAA (Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment) – Council to form small working party to provide factual comments

6. Footpath Matters

  • Footpath Sign off Greyfield Road leading to Greyfield Wood needs replacing
  • Footpath CL 6/40 Vehicles travelling fast along newly tarmacked track to Greyfield Woods
  • Footpath CL 11/24 Motorcycles riding along footpath by passing through keyhole stile

7. Methodist Church – Update Review

  • Grant Application

8. Neighbourhood Plans/Parish Plans

  • A suggestion for a Village “parkie” for the Parish

9. New website search for Parish Council

10. Defibrillator

11. Parishioners question of the status of the Community Speed Watch

12. ALCA – Councillors training

13. Annual Risk Review

14. Memorial Bench request for Rotcombe Lane

Reports from Representatives


Recreation Ground

Police and Neighbourhood Watch                    

School Governors

Grass and Cemetery  

Parish Magazine “News and Views”  

Greyfield Wood  

  • Litter bin request for edge of Greyfield Wood and re-siting bin at Gas box Greyfield Road

Street Cleansing Update 

Parish Liaison Meeting

Items of interest from District Councillor:

Correspondence for Action:

  • Email received by Mr Richardson Goosard Lane
  • Enhancement of area by Scumbrum –

1)      Copy of letter from Parishioner

2)      Resolution for extra payment for tree purchase


  • Receipt of £1387.50. The High Littleton Parish Council share of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) generated by the development at Timsbury Road. Ref:- 16/00566/FUL.

For Payment: 

Clerk’s March 2017 pay and expenses; Post Office Ltd – March 2017 Tax and National Insurance; E.ON Electric – March 2017; M Stevens – Grass cutting Rec; N Pearson – tree for Scumbrum area; P Young – McAfee internet security fee; SSE – lighting maintenance Jan to Mar 2017; J Shears – Dog poop bags; ALCA – Annual subscriptions; Mary Jones Charity – grant; Cam Valley Arts Trail – grant; Midsomer Norton Dial a Ride - grant

Matters Chairman considers Urgent

Items for Next Meeting 

Annual Parish Meeting & Annual Meeting of the Parish Council

Chairman to sign Section 1 Statement of Accounts for External Audit (agreed by resolution)

Exchange of Parish Council Data back up on Cruzer Blade Exchange

Date of Next Meeting                

Tuesday 9th May 2017

Chairman                                                                                                                             Clerk





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