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The next Parish Council Meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Thursday 6th December 2018 and will held in the School Room, Sandleheath Chapel as St Aldhelm's is not in use at present. Agenda is now displayed.





To all residents,


You are invited to attend a PARISH COUNCIL MEETING in the School Room, Sandleheath Chapel, Sandleheath on Thursday, 6th December 2018 at 7.30pm




1.    Attendance Book and Apologies for absence

1.1 To complete Attendance Book and receive apologies for absence from the meeting


2.    Any declarations of interest by any councillor on any agenda item

2.1 To receive declarations of interest from councillors on items on the agenda


3.    Minutes of Previous Parish Council meeting

3.1 To approve & sign minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 18th October 2018


4.    Public Session

4.1 To take questions and concerns from the public and police (if present)


5.    Reports from County and District Councillors

5.1 To receive reports from County and District Councillors (if present)


6.    Matters to report

6.1 To receive an update on actions since the last meeting not appearing as agenda items, including: parish councillor email addresses; future parish liaison meeting 7th January 2019;

Community Speedwatch - Training;


7.     Planning Applications

7.1 To receive and comment on applications received: Nil received as at 30th November 2018

7.2 To review decisions received from the NFDC Planning Authority:




Single-storey rear extension


Granted Subject to Conditions




7.3 Treeworks Applications: Nil received as at 30th November 2018

7.4 To review decisions received from the NFNPA Tree Work Decisions:

  1. TPO/0023/18 was confirmed by the NFNPA without amendment on 07 November 2018

7.5 Other planning matters, to include:

  1. Public Consultation Event - Site 16, Land to the North of Station Road, Fordingbridge

  2. EN/18/0358 Greenbank, Court Hill Farm, Damerham, SP6 1QB

  3. EN/18/0362 Land On South-west Side Of Court Hill Farm, Damerham, SP6 1QB

  4. New Forest District (Outside The National Park) Local Plan 2016-2036 Part 1: Planning Strategy - Submission To The Secretary Of State - 1st November 2018

  5. To receive an update in relation to NF262 - Ringwood & Fordingbridge Skip Hire if available


8.    The Common

8.1 To receive & consider any other concerns relating to the Common, including:

  1. Improving access via use of drop kerbs

  2. Update following removal of overhanging trees on Main Road and approval of payment

  3. To consider and approve Service Level Agreement in relation to Annual Tree Safety Surveys


9.    Highways/Footpaths

9.1 To receive an update in relation to any issues relating to highways, including update following analysis of SDR deployment

9.2 To receive an update in relation to any issues relating to footpaths/cyclepath including to consider and approve further improvements to cyclepath extension


10.    Future of St Aldhelm's

10.1 To receive an update in relation to purchase of long term lease of St. Aldhelm's


11.    Parish Lengthsman Scheme

11.1     To receive update following his visits on 22nd October 2018 and 29th October 2018

11.2    To confirm tasks for his next visit in the New Year


12.    Correspondence

12.1    To receive items of correspondence (See Appendix 1)


13.    Finance

13.1    To review current balances and financial position (See Appendix 2)

Current account     £9127.77        Deposit account  £7322.42

13.2    To authorise and sign cheques for payment (See Appendix 2): Victoria Eden - 3rd Quarter's Salary and Expenses: HALC - The Knowledge and Core Skills Training; HALC - Basic Planning Training; SLCC - Membership renewal; Gristwood and Toms Ltd - Fell 2 Willow trees over powerlines;

13.3    To consider and approve budget documentation 2019-2020


14.    Meetings of Outside Bodies

14.1    To receive reports from members who have attended meetings of outside bodies


15.    Matters to be raised on the next agenda

15.1    To consider matters to be raised for the next agenda


16.    Date of Next Meeting:

16.1    To confirm date and time of the next parish council meeting as 7.30pm on Thursday, 10th January 2019. Venue to be confirmed.




Vicky Eden, Clerk to the Council            

24 Lyster Road,                                            

Fordingbridge, SP6 1QY                                              

Tel 01425 655707