Tysoe Record April 2014

Another full and long meeting in March:

Rent review of parish council agricultural land requires more investigation.

Still awaiting dates for storm drain replacement in Badgers Lane and Smarts Lane.

Repair of curbstones and flagstones in village centre is getting closer.

The parish council noticeboard has been damaged and needs replacing.

All public benches throughout the village require maintenance.

Discourteous response received from neighbouring district council regarding problems on Shenington Road.

Stratford DC planning officers accept they should have notified neighbours of the planning application at Orchard Farm Nursery.

Track leading to sports field will be repaired.

Agenda agreed for Annual Parish Meeting on Monday 7th April.

The Sports Committee needs insurance for the cricket festival.

Neighbourhood Plan public meeting in Village Hall on 29th March.

Parish council’s choice for Stratford’s Housing Requirement and Strategic Options is firstly Gaydon/Lighthorne Heath and secondly Southam.

Member of the public requested bigger notices on the playing field concerning dog mess.

Planning update

Parish council strongly objected to application for an extension to a property in Church Farm Court.

After lengthy discussion and public participation, the parish council voted to support application for two dwellings off Sandpits Road, subject to a concern about flooding.

Vacancy on Tysoe Parish Council

I am retiring in May. Anyone interested in serving on the parish council and making an important contribution to village life should contact the Clerk on tysoeparishclerk@yahoo.com

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