11th January 2024 Agenda

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Clerk to the Parish Council: Cate Stokes

Donnyville, Hickling, LE14 3AQ




11th January 7.00pm


Hickling Parish Council will be holding a meeting on Thursday 11th January 2024 in the Village Hall, commencing at 7.00pm. The agenda is outlined below, items received after the publication of this agenda may be considered at the meeting if an urgent decision is required.


24-1-1: Opening


24-1-2: Apologies


24-1-3: Declarations of Interest


24-1-4: Acceptance of Minutes – Minutes from PC meeting held on 19th December 2023


24-1-5: Open Session – To address matters raised by the public, limited to 15mins


24-1-6: Planning Applications


Reference Number: 21/00432/FUL
Dr Matthew Blades
Development: Continued mixed farm and forestry use of part of farm yard for logging enterprise (Retrospective)
Location: Land At Hickling Pastures Melton Road Hickling Pastures Nottinghamshire


Consultation deadline – 11th January 2024


Reference Number: 23/01974/FUL
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Dhaliwal
Development: New build dwelling to existing amenity space with associated landscaping. New access with drop kerb and parking. New front gate.

Location: Willow House Melton Road Hickling Pastures Nottinghamshire LE14 3QG


            Consultation deadline – 15th January 2024


24-1-7: Decision Notices


Reference: 23/01955/FUL
Applicant: Mr. C Grice
Development: Proposed use of a wide beamed canal boat for additional seating for existing tea room with associated additional parking
Location: Old Wharf Tea Rooms, Main Street, Hickling, Nottinghamshire LE14 3AH




Town & Country Planning Act 1990, Section 211, Notice of Proposed Works to trees in Hickling Conservation Area


Fell damaged multi-stemmed Ash to the rear of the Plough Inn


Decision – proposed work may proceed.


24-1-8: Portfolio Groups


Finance and Administration


Publication of draft minutes – post draft version of minutes for meetings on notice boards and website.


Demarcation of unconsecrated part of the cemetery – Privet hedge


Parish community notice boards – Not needed at this time


Coronation money – Discussed planting a tree (£250 RBC granted)


Refund of money for clearing the hall jetty – Refund request to be followed up


Road sweeping –


Correspondence – the next meeting of the Rushcliffe South villages community safety group will take place on 17th January 2024 at 1100 at the West Park Sports Pavilion, West Park, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7JE. Open to neighbourhood watch coordinators, Parish (and Borough) Councillors / Clerks / Officers, Farm Watch and any others with an interest or role in community safety.



Environment – Cllr Green & Playle



Highways and Street Furniture – Cllr Rowe



Assets – Cllr Prosser


            Walker’s green inspection


Community Engagement – Cllr Green & Cllr Lamb


24-1-9: Ward Member Reports


24-1-10: Finance


Balance of accounts: 02/01/2024

Current Account            £13831.55

Reserve Account           £3884.25


Cheque no.       Payee                                                   Description                               Amount

BACS               Naturescape Wildflowers  (P. Playle)      Rewilding                                  £100

BACS               History group                                        Lengthman’s hut signage           £250


24-1-11: Date for annual precept and budget approval – Propose 30th January 2024