Tysoe Record November 2014

Highlights of October meeting that again had a sizeable public attendance:

Considering upgrade of playground equipment.

Warwickshire County Council will trim back elder in Saddledon Street.

New Acer Drummondii tree will be planted in conservation area.

Dog owners requested to dispose of dog mess properly and not by throwing it into hedges and fields.

Need to reduce electricity costs; what do parishioners feel about streetlights? Let us know.

These monthly articles are available on the village website.

Need to clarify who will maintain roadside hedge and ditch by The Orchard housing development on Main Street – a flood risk area.

Parking area by the old fire station is for the pre-school and the playing field, not as a general car park.

 

Neighbourhood Plan

Vital that village boundaries and housing lines are clarified by the neighbourhood plan.

While work continues on developing the neighbourhood plan as a proposed policy document, a summary of the survey results will be published for the benefit of the village.

Considering purchase of published species/habitat data.

 

Planning update

Need to reconsider parish council approach to area planning committee meetings.

A concern has arisen over the application in Old Tree Lane.

Application at Home Holdings refused.

Application on land adjoining Church Farm Court approved.

Application for Lower Grounds approved.

Application for 9 Church Farm Court approved.

Parish council supported amendment to bungalow application in Lane End, Lower Tysoe.

Parish council supported application for Causeway Cottage, Main Street subject to concerns.

Parish council objected to application for The Close, Back Lane.

 

Cllr 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