12 February 2024 – minutes

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Lydiard Tregoze Parish Council




1  Councillors Present:

Chairman Cllr Collis, Vice Chairman Cllr Rumming, Cllr Drury, Cllr Williams, Cllr Strange, Cllr Henderson, Cllr Luce, Cllr Woolford.  Clerk Rose Love.  Wiltshire Cllr S Bucknell.


One member of the public.



2  To approve the minutes of the last meeting held on Monday, 8 January 2024.

Proposed – Cllr Williams, seconded – Cllr Drury.

Resolved:  Approved.



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



Public Participation:  A period not exceeding 15 minutes (3 minutes each speaker) for members of the public to ask questions and submit comments.  Please submit your questions or comments to the Clerk by emailing before 9a.m. on the day of the meeting to ensure inclusion.


No members of the public spoke.



4  Clerk’s Report and Correspondence.

See separate document.  Clerk report February 2024



5    Planning Applications to Consider

a. PL/2024/00506 – 2 Hook Street, SN4 8EF – Proposed extension, external cladding of existing dwelling, detached garage and new vehicle access.

Resolved:  Noted, with comment.  The Council feels the entrance and drive should be kept as far from the Hook Street/C414 intersection as possible.


b. PL/2024/00252 – Lidl Great Britain, Land at Marsh Farm, SN4 8AY – 2 no. illuminated fascia signs, 4 no. wall mounted billboard, 1 no. illuminated poster display unit and 1 no. illuminated flagpole sign.

Resolved:  Noted, with no comment.


c. To consider supporting a SHELAA application regarding Land at Flaxlands House.

Resolved:  The council will not support a SHELAA application on the specified land.



Applications determined: Noted

d. PL/2022/09533 – 18-19 Dianmer Close, SN4 8EB – Erection of 3 no. 4 bedroom houses and

garages with associated drive.  Approve with Conditions.



6    Highway/Roadwork/Parish Maintenance to Consider.

None at time of posting


*Items brought forward for clerk to action: Report fallen tree on M4 bridge embankment to

Wiltshire Highways; report excessive litter across from Aldi to Street Scene; write letter to

Wiltshire Highways requesting a road closure and full works/repair of Hook Street, including

cattle grid clearing and replacement.



7    Other Business To Consider.

a. Attendance at Wiltshire and Swindon Local Nature Recovery Strategy usability testing workshop.

*Attendance was full at time of meeting.


b. Approval of Annual Parish Meeting flyers, how many to print, what food/drink.

Resolved:  Flyer design approved; tea/coffee/juice with biscuits and cake for refreshments.

*Amount to print will be decided at March meeting.


c. To decide if council will have representation at Chief Inspector’s Neighbourhood County Parish Forum, 17 April 2024, 19-20:30 on Teams.

Resolved:  The clerk will attend and represent the council.


d. If/how the council will support RWB Town Council 80th D-day celebrations (dependant on RWB’s decision to proceed at meeting on 8 January 2024).

*At time of meeting the clerk had not received confirmation as to what RWB TC’s plans were.

Resolved:  The council will advertise any events the Town Council plans, and will also place a wreath at the Hook War Memorial on 6th June.


e. To approve an official Grant application policy.

Proposal to approve policy and application form with minor changes – Cllr Henderson, seconded – Cllr Woolford.

Resolved:  Approved with minor changes.



8    Finance To Consider.

a. Expenditures: No expenditures beyond pre-approved regular monthly payments.


b. 3rd quarter financial report.

Clerk to correct dates, document will be signed at next meeting.

Proposed – Cllr Luce, seconded – Cllr Woolford

Resolved:  Approved



9    Matters Arising for Next Meeting.

  • Amount of APM flyers to print



Determine date/time of next meeting.  11 March 2024, 19:15.



With all business concluded, the meeting closed at 20:26.