OUTWOOD PARISH COUNCIL                                       

Minutes of the Council Meeting held on Tuesday 14th January 2020        

at the Church Room

Present                                               Cllrs N Wyer, R. Yeldham, B.Gosling, and M Baldock. Parish Clerk: L Charlesworth

                                                               Also present: Cllrs Bourne, White, Fitzgerald and Thorn; Mr I Frow, Mr N Shaw; Mrs F Mellington and Mrs L Peacock.

14/0101 Apologies                         Cllr J Howard


14/0102 Minutes                             The minutes were approved and signed.

14/0103 Declarations                   None


14/0104County Councillor         Cllr Thorn has reported a tree down on Brickfield Rd this evening.

14/0105 District Councillor       Cllr Bourne reported that Toftrees planning permission for moving the gateway has been approved.

14/0106 NT                                      Cllr Baldock reported on the paint tins dumped between NT carpark and cricket club; it will cost £5000 to have them removed safely. There has been further flytipping on other NT land. The Wassail will take place on 25th January from 4pm.

14/0107 Planning                           2019/2011 Office, Hillcrest Farm, Scotts Hill: Change of use of a building to office (use class B1) and storage (B8), erection of a small extension and external staircase, installation of rooflights (retrospective). Concerns raised as with previous application. 2019/2178 Hunters Moon Farm, Woolborough Lane, Erection of an extension to a commercial building. No local objections. 2020/53 Cogman’s Farm, Cogman’s Lane, Erection of 2-bay oak-framed carport. No local objections.

14/0108MUGA/Wells Field        More quotations for grass-cutting in 2020 to be sought – Cllr Wyer to contact. Surface will need another clean this winter. New goal posts to be purchased with help from Cllr Thorn’s member’s allocation.

14/0109Training                               Cllrs Yeldham and Baldock to attend CIL Seminar on 30th January. Cllrs Wyer and Gosling to attend Gatwick Northern Runway Project on 6th February.

14/0110 OCCG                                  Liz Peacock reported on the meeting on 25th November in Lloyd Hall; 80 people approx. attended and 30 completed a survey. A feasibility study may be possible to help the Lloyd Hall in becoming  more energy efficient. A meeting will be held on 3rd Feb with Carbon Smart regarding switching from oil to renewable energy. Invoices required for meeting costs. Clerk to investigate page on outwood.org website


14/0111Law and Order                 Police – apologies received.

Neighbourhood WatchSome fly-tipping reported including a number of tyres left on verges.  

Speedwatch –nothing to report.

14/0112 Reports                             Highways and Speed Limits –  some minor flooding at end of Green Lane on to Dayseys Hill. Road sign requested at northern end of Dayseys Hill  

Lloyd Hall – Cllr Gosling reported on recent LHMC meetings. The Outwood Show will be on Sunday 6th September. LHMC AGM will be on 31st January

Aviation and Transport-There will be a RACC meeting on Wed 22nd Jan and a LGW northern runway meeting on 6th Feb. The CAA have published their draft post implementation review, with the proposed new route 4 moved 1000 metres north which is the so-called legacy route, ie where it was before 2014/15. Responses to the consultation are required by 3rd February. Outwood Parish Council to consider setting up a sub-committee regarding LGW/aviation.

Community matters- VE Day celebrations 8th May 2020. Village party with hog roast and bbq and music from the period; beacon to be lit.

14/0113 Finance                              140113/1 The payments list was approved.

140113/2 Report from Clerk accepted.

140113/3 Donation towards Outwood VE celebrations agreed £350 Prop: Cllr Gosling, Sec: Cllr Baldock


14/0114 Next agenda                 



14/0115 Next Meeting                The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Signed………………………………….                                                                                     11th February 2020