11 July 2022

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1  Councillors Present: Cllr Collis, Cllr Drury, Cllr Strange, Cllr Luce

Apologies: Cllr Henderson and Cllr Rumming.

Absent: Cllr Woolford



2  To approve the minutes of the last meeting held on Monday, 13 June 2022.


Proposed – Cllr Strange, Seconded – Cllr Luce

Resolved: Approved.



3  To record declarations of interest from members regarding items on the agenda.

Cllr Drury declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 5.d. PL/2022/04785 – Greg Ny Baa.


4  Clerk’s Report and Correspondence.

See separate document. Clerk report, July 2022



5   Planning Applications to Consider

a.  PL/2022/04648 – Wickfield Farm, SN4 8QR – Livestock and Fodder Storage Barn.

Resolved: Noted.


b.  PL/2022/04702 – Lydiard Residential Park, SN4 8JA – Consent under Tree Preservation    Orders.

Resolved: Noted.


c.  PL/2022/04719 – Flaxlands, SN4 8DY – Variation of conditions 1 & 5, and removal of condition 4 on 19/03873/FUL.

Resolved: Clerk will make a comment concerning possible work done without permission.


d.  PL/2022/04785 – Greg Ny Baa, SN4 8EA – Demolition of garage store and conservatory. Two storey side extension, roof extension and single storey rear extension and alterations.

Resolved: Noted.


Applications determined:

a.  PL/2021/10823 – Land at Lydiard Fields, SN5 8AT – Extension/installation of pedestrian footpath to Johnson Matthey site: Approved with conditions. – Noted.



6   Highway/Roadwork/Parish Maintenance to Consider.

a.  Temporary Closure of A3102 (Part), Royal Wootton Bassett; from its roundabout junction with B4042 to its Junction with New Road; between hours of 19:00 and 23:59, 08 August – 30 November 2022. – Noted.


b.  Item arising for clerk to action: Report pothole below school house on Hook Street, with photos, and ask for updates on any decisions regarding work.



7   Other Business To Consider.

a.  Consultee statement regarding Public Spaces Protection Order (dog control) at Lydiard Park. – Noted.


b.  Potential application to build a Lidl on land at Marsh Farm.

Resolved: Clerk will respond to Lidl representative that at the moment there is no support among the council, and little support from parishioners, as reported to council.



8   Finance To Consider.

a.  Expenditures:

i.  Reimbursement to clerk: Microsoft 365 – June – £11.28 (£9.40 + 1.88 VAT)

ii.  Denise Henderson: reimbursement for Jubilee party expenses – £19.59

iii.  Christine Drury: internal audit for AGAR – £50

iv.  Andy Brewster: six (6) grass cuttings of village green – £150 (paid)

v.  SLCC: FiLCA training – £144 (£120 + 24 VAT)


Proposed – Cllr Strange, Seconded – Cllr Luce

Resolved: All payments approved.


b.  First Quarter Financial Report

Resolved: Clerk will transfer payment of Jubilee tree from precept to Community Fund and update the quarterly report for approval at September meeting.



9   Matters Arising for Next Meeting.

  • Tenders for refurbishment of phone box for defibrillator storage.



Determine date/time of next meeting.

12 September 2022, 19:00.


Please note, there will be NO AUGUST MEETING. Should a matter arise that requires immediate attention, a meeting will be called with proper three (3) days notice.



With all business concluded, the meeting closed at 19:49.


R. Love – Clerk/RFO