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The next Parish Council Meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Thursday 14th February 2019 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, 14th February 2019 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 10th January 2019


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; Community Speedwatch - Training on 28th January 2019; Parish Council elections 2nd May 2019; Recruitment of New Clerk; Meeting dates 2019-2020; Removal of Telephone Box; Review of Risk Assessment; Review of Asset Register


7.     Planning Applications

7.1 To receive and comment on applications received:




Full Planning Permission





3 detached houses; 3 pairs semi-detached houses; bin & cycle store; associated access, covered parking, public open space and drainage facilities




Full Planning Permission





5 detached houses; covered parking; bin & cycle store; access; landscaping; public open space and drainage facilities




Prior Approval from Agri. to Dwellings


Farm To Rear Of Sandle Lodge, Main Road, Sandleheath SP6 1PF


Use of agricultural barn use as residential dwelling (Prior Approval Application)

7.2 To review decisions received from the NFDC Planning Authority:

7.3 Treeworks Applications:

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

7.5 Other planning matters, to include:

  1. To consider and approve action in relation to NF262 - Ringwood & Fordingbridge Skip Hire - Deadline for representations 4th March 2019

  2. New Forest District Council Local Plan Examination - Deadline to participate in hearing sessions 1st March 2019 and deadline for written comments 13th March 2019


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. To receive response from NFDC in relation to Annual Tree Safety Surveys and approve action to be taken

  3. To receive report and update following flytipping of asbestos

  4. To consider and approve grass cutting dates for 2019


9.    Highways/Footpaths

9.1 To receive an update in relation to any issues relating to highways, including

  1. Ways to reduce speeding throughout the village

  2. Salt bin provision in the parish

9.2 To receive an update in relation to any issues relating to footpaths/cyclepath including

  1. To receive update in relation to further improvements to cyclepath extension


10.    Sandleheath Village Hall Update

10.1 To receive an update in relation to Sandleheath Village Hall, including funding updates


11.    Parish Lengthsman Scheme

11.1 To consider tasks for future visits to the village on 18th February 2019 and 12th April 2019


12.    Annual Parish Meeting

    12.1    To consider and approve date

    12.2     To consider suitable speakers


13.    Correspondence

13.1    To receive items of correspondence:

  1. 10.01.2019 - Parish Liaison Meeting Minutes - 7th January 2019

  2. 11.01.2019 - Resident correspondence relating to salt bin outside shop

  3. 15.01.2019 - Stackhouse Poland (Came & Company Local Council Insurance is a trading style) now acquired by Arthur J Gallagher

  4. 15.01.2019 - HALC Newsletter

  5. 16.01.2019 - Public appeal for New Forest folklore

  6. 18.01.2019 - NALC sends an open letter to its 100000 councillors

  7. 21.01.2019 - Parish and Town Council Elections - 2 May 2019

  8. 22.01.2019 - Guidance Note - Accessibility Regulations Website and Mobile Applications

  9. 23.01.2019 - NALc Newsletter

  10. 23.01.2019 - Thanks from Fordingbridge Day Centre and Rae Straton Lunch Club for Grant Aid

  11. 25.01.2019 - NALC Chief Executive's Bulletin

  12. 27.01.2019 - New Forest Bike Project

  13. 28.01.2019 - Invitiation - Hampshire ALC Annual Conference 2019- "Local Means Business - 09.00-15.3 - Hilton- Ageas Bowl, West End SO30 3XH

  14. 29.01.2019 - Operation Resilience - NF844 - Bridge Street, Fordingbridge - Blockwork Replacement & Carriageway Resurfacing - Scheme Notification

  15. 31.01.2019 - Parishes are Blooming

  16. 31.01.2019 - NFALC Minutes - 17th January 2019

  17. 01.02.2019 - NALC Chief Executive's Bulletin

  18. 04.02.2019 - New Forest District Council: Film:NewForest is aiming to be pitch perfect

  19. 04.02.2019 - New Forest District Council: Mark Kermode announced as head judge for New Forest Film Festival

  20. 04.02.2019 - Thanks from Sandleheath Village Hall CIO for Grant Aid

  21. 05.02.2019 - HALC February Newletter

  22. 07.02.2019 - New Forest Spring Clean

  23. 08.02.2019 - NALC Chief Executive's Bulletin

  24. 08.02.2019 - Latest news from the ICO


14.    Finance

    14.1    To review current balances and financial position

Current account     £6574.18    Deposit account  £7322.42

14.2    To authorise and sign cheques for payment : Sandleheath Chapel - use of school room (10th January 2019) £15; BKP Group - removal of asbestos £654;

14.3    To consider and approve changes to bank signatories

14.4    To review internal audit


15.    Meetings of Outside Bodies

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


16.    Matters to be raised on the next agenda

16.1    To consider matters to be raised for the next agenda


17.    Date of Next Meeting:

17.1    To confirm date and time of the next parish council meeting as 7.30pm on Thursday, 21st March 2019. Venue to be confirmed.



Vicky Eden, Clerk to the Council      

24 Lyster Road,                                          

Fordingbridge, SP6 1QY                                              

Tel 01425 655707                    

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