- Brian Leach
- Keith Ravenhill
- Sarah Russell
- Liz Leffman
- Angela Barnes
Members of the Public
Cllr Pauline Plant.
2. Minutes of the Last Meeting
The Minutes recorded from the meeting held on 14 March 2023 were approved as a true record, duly signed, dated and filed.
3. Declarations of interest
No declarations of interest were recorded.
4. Financial Report
Bank balance £47706.44
Various allotment rents £127.50
3rd March Interest £117.75
17 March OALC Subscription 2023/24 £156.00
14 March NJH gutter cleaning at pavilion £145.00
10 March Sarah Russell 2 green bins and buckets £109.50
21 March I D Godden plumbing & boiler at pavilion £786.00
29 March B Leach printing £39.49
27 March Bank charges £8.00
I D Godden plumbing at pavilion £270.00
A Barnes expenses £176.10
I D Godden plumbing at pavilion £102.00
WEL Medical paddles for defibrillator £151.02
The financial reports were emailed separately.
6. Annual Parish Meeting
The Clerk was asked to check the availability for the Tiddy Hall for the week commencing 22 May, ideally not the Tuesday or Wednesday.
7. Reports from County and District Councillors
CCllr Leffman reported that the 20mph scheme was moving forward and that the Wychwoods could possibly have this implemented at the same time. She reported on potholes and due to the weather conditions, the repairs were being delayed coupled with the reduction in government funding.
8. Public Time.
No public time.
Cost of Living – Ascott PC and Milton PC were waiting for Shipton PC to confirm a date and time to meet.
Coronation – Cllr Russell reported that preparations were underway with a number of games and activities planned. She did report that volunteers were still needed.
Martyrs 150th Anniversary – Nothing to report.
Up to 41 new homes Land west of London Lane
Deadline comments by 7 March 2023
APPLICATION No. 23/00274/HHD
PROPOSAL: Single storey side extension with lean to roof with rear conservatory.
LOCATION: Mulberry Cottage 43 High Street, Ascott under Wychwood.
APPLICANT: Mr & Mrs Fraser-Looen
REGISTERED: 6 February 2023
Deadline comments by: 11 November 2022
APPLICATION No. 22/02798/S73
Variation of Condition 2 to allow changes to fenestration, amendments to porches and use of roof space as habitable space and discharge of Conditions 3 (Sample Materials) 5 (Landscaping) and 9 (Surface Water drainage) of permission
LOCATION: Land North East of 51 High Street, Ascott under Wychwood
APPLICANT: Mr Rupert Beak
REGISTERED: 10 October 2022
GRANTED: (for reference)
12-18 London Lane 17/01067/FUL Appeal Ref: APP/D3125/W/17/3179654
Construction of four dwellings and associated works at Land North West of 18 London Lane
WODC Address Management have received an application to address 4 properties at site on London Lane. Planning Application 17/01067/FUL
11. Neighbourhood Plan:
Cllr Leach reported that he would be meeting Dr Nicola Coldstream next week to finalise the environment section.
12. Matters Arising
(a) 5 Shipton Road – Ongoing
(b) OALC 2050 Consultation – Ongoing
(c) Footpaths – Ongoing
(d) Flood Warden Scheme – Cllr Leach, Cllr Ravenhill and Mark Pidgeon had completed their training with Nigel Clarke.
(e) Network Rail Community Rail Licence – Cllr Leach reported that the PC were now waiting for Network Rail to send the signed paperwork back.
13. Risk Assessment and Ground Maintenance
Nothing to report.
14. Community Emergency Plan
Cllr Leach asked the Clerk to record the PC’s thanks and gratitude to Cllr Ravenhill, Mark Pidgeon and Robin Walker for helping with erecting the warning signs and closing the road during the recent flooding. Cllr Leach would set a date to go through the equipment.
Nothing to report.
Cllr Russell reported on the option to become a Super User on Fix my street. She would look in to this further and report back.
17. Reports from Organisations
(a) Sports Clubs – nothing to report.
(b) Village Charity – nothing to report.
Training for April & May
Transfer of on-street enforcement in West Oxfordshire
OXON SA / MOORE & CO:
Annual Governance & Accountability Return
19. Any Other Business.
There being no further business, Cllr Leach declared the meeting closed at 8.25pm
Cllr Brian Leach (Chairman)
Date: Tuesday 9 May 2023