Agenda – 14 February 2017

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Parish Clerk: Wendy Jameson FMAAT, 5 Burnswark Terrace, Solway Street, Silloth, Cumbria, CA7 4EF
Tel: 016973 31128 Mob: 0777 5686857 Email: Web:

7 February 2017

Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Holme Low Parish Council which is to be held on Tuesday 14 February 2017 in the Community Hall, Petteril Street, Silloth commencing at 7.30pm. Please let me know if you are unable to attend.

Yours faithfully

W.E. Jameson
Clerk to the Council


1. Apologies
To receive and record with a reason, any apologies for absence.

2. Declarations of Interest
To receive declarations of members’ interests in respect of items on this agenda.

3. Exclusion of Press & Public
To consider whether any items on the Agenda should be considered without the presence of the press and public, on the grounds of confidentiality, pursuant to the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 Section 1(2).

4. Causewayhead Cemetery
To discuss with Konrad Hansen & Ruth Carr from Allerdale, proposals for the building at Causewayhead cemetery and consider the way forward.

5. Minutes
To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 8 November 2016 & 17 January 2017, as a true record.

6. Matters Arising
To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the last meeting.

7. Police Report
To receive a report from the Police on incidents of crime since the last meeting.

8. Financial Report
To receive an up-to-date financial report

9. Requests for financial assistance
To consider any requests for financial assistance:-

10. Payment of Accounts
To authorise the payment of Accounts.

11. Correspondence
To receive the schedule of correspondence, notices and publications received since the last meeting and to note items marked as ‘For Action’ requiring action to be taken.

Publications & magazines etc.
a) ACT Gazette – Issue 25 Autumn Winter 2016.
b) Healthcare for the Future – Newsletter 3.
c) CALC Circular – November 2016.
d) CALC – Developing your skills – January to July 2017.
e) Healthcare for the Future: Newsletter #4.
f) Healthcare for the Future: Newsletter #6.
g) Healthcare for the Future: Consultation is closing: Newsletter #7.
h) Healthcare for the Future: Newsletter #8.
i) CALC Circular – December/January 2017.
j) Clerks & Councils Direct – January 2017 Issue 109
k) CALC Circular – February 2017.

For Information
l) News from the Derwent Catchment from Catchment Director Amy Heys (Oct 2016).
m) CALC – Allerdale District – Minutes of a General Meeting held on the 29th September 2016
n) CALC – Copy of letter sent on behalf of Cumbrian parish councils regarding the revised time frame of the formal consultation on the North West Coast Connections project.
o) CALC – My Community assets guide for local authorities which NALC, Locality and the LGA framed last year under the My Community banner – authorities/
p) Healthwatch Cumbria team will be visiting various areas with the Chatty Van to give people an opportunity to share their views on the proposed changes to healthcare provision in North, West and East Cumbria.
q) Allerdale National Grid Consultation Event on Wednesday 16th November 2016 at 6.00 pm at the Hundith Hill Hotel, Lorton Vale, Cockermouth, CA13 9TH
r) Healthcare for the Future – Invitation to Deliberative events
s) Allerdale Borough Council – re: Premises Licence – Kitty Bell’s Country Store Cafe and Bar. Email seeking information about which residents the Parish Council were representing in their comments on the Premises Licence.
t) Allerdale Borough Council – re: Static caravan on land West of Longwood, Causewayhead. Matter will be investigated and Parish Council will be kept informed.
u) Great North Air Ambulance – Letter of thanks for donation of £100 from the Parish Council.
v) Cockermouth Emergency Response Group – 3 December 11.00am to 1.00pm at Christ Church, Cockermouth
w) Environment Agency – List of works for Cumbria w/c November 21.
x) Cumbria Police – Police reports will no longer provide a summary of all crimes and anti-social incidents. Instead a link will be provided to a ‘crime mapper’ website which the police provide data to on a monthly basis. area.aspx
y) Cumbria in Bloom AGM & Trustees Report 2016
z) Newsletter for Allerdale Councils.
aa) Wigton Town Council – Information about a public meeting on 12 December at Wigton Market Hall re: a 5th option proposal in response to the Success Regime Consultation by the Solway Community Care Alliance.
bb) Nuclear site decommissioning and clean up consultation document. Deadline for responses
29 December 2016. Information circulated to members of the Council for individual responses.
cc) National Grid – News Release – National Grid concludes consultation events but feed back still welcome until Fri 6 January 2017.
dd) Cumbria County Council – Public Consultation – Allerdale Libraries. Consultation on the opening hours in 7 of its 9 libraries in Allerdale and proposed Community Asset Transfer of Cockermouth Library to Cockermouth Town Council. Closing date for comments.
ee) Allerdale Borough Council – Budget Consultation. Deadline for responses is 31 January 2017. Documentation and online survey can be viewed at:- 2017-18/consult_view
ff) Cumbria County Council – budget Consultation. Deadline for responses is 20 January 2017. Documentation and online survey can be viewed at:-
gg) Healthwatch Press Release: Healthwatch Cumbria’s Response to NHS Consultation “The
Future of Healthcare in West, North and East Cumbria”
hh) Email from Chris Broadbent, CRSP Road Safety Coordinator/Strategic Services/Highways and Transport with a copy of the updated CRSP SiDS Policy.
ii) Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute 11 November 2018.
jj) Allerdale three tier meeting is to be held on 19 January at Allerdale House, Workington at 7.00pm. Agenda for the meeting on 19 January and minutes of the meeting held on 29 September 2016.
kk) CALC – SAAA announcement of appointed auditors by county area 2017/18 – 2021/22. PKF Littlejohn LLP have been appointed at auditors for Cumbria for 2017/18 onwards.
ll) Police and Crime Commissioner meeting – 31 January at 7.00pm in Silloth Community Hall.
mm) 60 Silloth – Maryport – Dearham and 68B Maryport – Dearham – Cockermouth – Replacement service will be offered by Ellenvale Coaches which will start on Monday 30 January.
nn) CALC – Community Housing Fund – Details of the £60m fund announced in the budget to support community-led housing developments in areas where the impact of second homes is particularly acute.
oo) Email from Lynn Downham re: meeting to discuss Blitterlees planning application. She believes that it was wrong to exclude the public from the meeting.
pp) Allerdale Borough Council re: Planning Application – Ref No: 2/2016/0727. application will be decided by the Development Panel and a site meeting will be held. Verbal representations can be made at the Development Panel meeting.
qq) Allerdale Borough Council – Land at Longwood. Site visit was undertaken and it was noted that there was one caravan and two parked cars.
rr) NWNorth Planning – re: Cemetery, Causewayhead. Environment Agency is unable to attend pre-development meetings without charged advice agreement
ss) Healthwatch Cumbria – Series of events are to be held to enable representatives of the Trust to meet with, and listen to patient, family and carers about their experiences of receiving their treatment at a distance.
tt) CALC – Pre-election guidance for town and parish councils

For Action
uu) Allerdale Borough Council – Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2): Site Allocations – Preferred options consultation period will run until Friday 24 March 2017. Documents can be viewed at

12. Planning Applications
Allerdale Borough Council has approved the following:
Ref No: 2/2016/0641 Proposal: Erection of two additional on-site tanks and an additional heat and power unit (partly retrospective) Location: Dryholme Farm, Silloth Applicant: Mr Stuart Gordon Iona Capital Limited.
Ref No: 2/2016/0553 Proposal: Removal of conditions 2, 3, 4 and 6 variation of condition 18 and addition of two further conditions to planning approval 2/2011/0511 Location: Dryholme Farm, Silloth Applicant: Mr Stuart Gordon Iona Capital Limited.

13. Reports from Representatives on Outside Bodies

14. County Council Report
To receive a report from the County Councillor.

15. Parish Plan

16. To receive and consider reports from Councillors.

17. Chairman’s Announcements

18. Date of next meeting
Parish Council meeting – Tuesday 9 May 2017 at 7.30pm in Silloth Community Hall.