Tysoe Record February 2015

These are the main features of the December meeting:

Agreed to additional litter bin at cost of £320 plus annual emptying cost of £100.

Agreed to devise a plan to switch off excess streetlights.

Developer of The Orchard, Main Street agreed to clear the ditch and install trash screens but the residents will have joint riparian responsibilities.

Agreed to contribute £200 in response to request for church clock maintenance.

Agreed not able to make a donation to the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Investigate having a parking space for the disabled.

Posters advertising village events must be taken down after the event.

 

Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood Plan Group intend to circulate a draft plan, including policies, for comment by February. Stratford District Council will be notified once we are ready to formalise the process.

Any balance of the grant money must be spent by 31/12/14 or paid back.

 

Planning update

Parish councillors see no reason to disagree with planning officer’s objections to Avon Avenue proposal.

Parish council objected to amended outline application for 3 dwellings at Home Holdings; one dwelling would be more suitable.

Agreed no representation on Westcote Stud, Radway application.

Agreed no representation on Pincock Farm application.

At extra meeting on 16th December, agreed:

Support amended application for two dwellings at Home Holdings.

Support application at Hardwick Farm.

No representation on application at The Anchorage.

No representation on application for tree work at St Mary’s Church.

No representation on application for Church Farm House, Main Street.

No representation on application for Honeycote Farm House, Lower Tysoe.

 

Public participation

Ask the police to investigate cars being parked dangerously outside gates to playing field.

Remove protruding brackets from seat in play area.

Could the parish council get involved in requesting ‘recovery’ of the Gladman enquiry from the Secretary of State. Agreed not for the parish council.

Councillor Simon Forrester

About Simon Forrester

Simon Forrester became a Tysoe Parish Councillor following a by-election in 2007. His specific responsibility is for flood defence. Simon and his family have lived in Tysoe for 20 years and have also been involved in The Tysoe Flower Show & Fete, the community orchard and beekeeping, and bell ringing. In his day job Simon is a marketing copywriter and is a qualified public speaker. On a voluntary basis he is a business advisor to start-ups at Oxfordshire Business Enterprises and is part of a mentoring scheme at The Warriner School in Bloxham. Contact: 01295 688459 or 680265 email: simon.forrester@pop.3.hiway.co.uk