13th January 2022

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Meeting Agenda


Agenda for the Caldbeck Parish Council meeting to be held in Caldbeck  Parish Hall on Thursday 13 January 2022 at 7:30pm.

 1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

  1. Minutes

To authorise the Chairman to sign the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on 8 December 2021 as a true record.

3.Declaration of Interest – Request for Dispensations: the Clerk to report any requests received since the previous meeting for dispensations to speak and/or vote on any matter where a member has a disclosable pecuniary interest. To receive any other declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this agenda.

  1. Public Participation

At the Chairman’s discretion, to allow members of the public an opportunity to ask questions and raise matters of interest.

  1. Report from Mike Johnson, County Councillor.
  2. Report from Tony Annison, Allerdale Borough Councillor.
  3. Questions or matters of interest raised by residents.
  1. Coronavirus

Update on coronavirus pandemic from County Council and Allerdale Borough Council.

  1. Hesket Lonning Footpath

Update on progress since the last meeting.

  1. Caldbeck Public Toilets

Update on transfer of public toilets from Allerdale Borough Council and ongoing arrangements.

  1. Street Lighting

Update on progress since last meeting – reinstallation of light near Calva/Parish Hall and disconnection of Hesket Newmarket street lights. Light repairs at Caldbeck and Hesket.

9. Caldbeck and Hesket Greens

  • Update on pilot project proposal for increasing biodiversity on Caldbeck Green.
  • Consideration of Hesket Newmarket pond and management of Stadledykes and land at Howbeck,Hesket Newmarket.
  • Hesket Green and verge protection.

10 Property Matters

  • Update on Caldbeck car park, notices, arrangements for cash and non cash donations, demarcation of parking spaces, removal of the trailer.
  • Arrangements for Hesket Newmarket car park.
  • The Coach House, Hesket Newmarket.
  • The Old Map Shop, Caldbeck.
  • Tree survey on land at Caldbeck and Hesket Newmarket.
  • Property Working Group report
  1. Car parking in Caldbeck

Update on progress since last meeting. Coning in front of Riverside.

  1. Speeding Traffic in Hesket Newmarketand Caldbeck

Update on progress since the last meeting and consideration of Caldbeck speeding concerns.

13. Parish Maintenance

  • Caldbeck Parish Highways priorities
  • EI/18856 – Upton potholes/resurfacing – gully clean has been undertaken.
  • EI/18857 – Warning signs at Faulds Brow and Wath Brow – Faulds Brow installed
  • EI/18934 – Sign at Blue Gates after car accident 8 August 2021- re-installed?
  • EI/18936 – Snowhill damaged sign post
  • EI/18937 – Historic sign post Hesket Bridge – re-installed?
  • EI/21838- Sign on road near Park End.
  • EI/32699 – Midtown blocked gulley.
  • EI/36594 – Pothole Pasture Lane
  • EI/36597 – Pothole Ratten Row
  • Blocked drainage ditches on Caldbeck Common above Knocker House.
  • Winter gritting
  • Howk signposting and step.
  • Dustbins Faulds Brow and Blue Gates.

To consider any other urgent matters regarding parish maintenance

14 Planning applications and decisions

  • a) Applications
  • 7/2021/2365 at 7/2021/2365 at Townend Farm, Haltcliff, CA7 8JT
  • 7/2021/2368 at The Temperance Hall, Hesket Newmarket, CA7 8JG
  • b) Decisions notified
  • 2296 – Howbeck (Granted)
  • T/0189 – Holy Tree (No Objection)

c) Muddy Duck

  1. Community Led Affordable Housing

Update on progress since last meeting.

  1. Lengthsman activities

To consider activities undertaken under the Lengthsman’s contract.

17. The Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

  1. Monthly Accounts 2021-22

To approve the receipts and payments since the last meeting, note bank balances, review budget monitoring report.

  1. Correspondence

To note items of correspondence received since the last meeting:

  1. Cumbria Constabulary, County Council: various coronavirus updates.
  2. CALC: newsletters, updates.
  • Lake District National Park: Geoff Davies November report.
  1. Upcoming meeting Dates

21st February, 28th March, 9th May, 13th June, 25th July, 5th September, 17th October, 5th December

The intention is for the meeting to end by 9:30pm

Meeting Minutes

Attachment List

# Filename Description Link
1 File icon Receipt & Payments 7-1-22 View / Download
2 File icon View / Download