June Meeting

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Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the Caldbeck Parish Council meeting to be held in Caldbeck Parish Hall on Monday 17 June 2023 at 7:30pm.

 1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

  1. Minutes

To authorise the Chairman to sign the minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting, the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council and the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council all held on 13 May as true records.

  1. 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, Cumberland Councillor.
  2. Questions or matters of interest raised by residents and others
    1. Dog waste bins – Nether Row? And repair update
    2. Hesket Post Office – latest
    3. High Pike Plaque – orientation
    4. Old Crown – outside tables


  1. Caldbeck Public Toilets

Update on status.

  1. Caldbeck and Hesket Greens

Update on Caldbeck Green.

Consideration of Hesket Newmarket pond and land at Howbeck.


  1. Property Matters

a) Car Parks – Update on surface repairs.

b) Property Working Group report – sale of frontages

c) Fellside car park update

d) Hesket Newmarket – Allotment access

e) Hesket Newmarket – Repairs due to parking on Green date to be set

f) Caldbeck – John Peel shelter window repair/renewal

g)   Caldbeck – riverpath erosion

  1. Footpath Working Group

a) Latest on path to Footpath to Waters Meet – state of repair and discussions with Forestry England

b) Registration of Footpath to Waters Meet

  1. Parish Maintenance

Caldbeck Parish Highways priorities

  • EI/21838– Sign on road near Park End.
  • EI/172074 – Caldbeck Road markings
  • EI/178396 – Faulds Brow sign – X roads end
  • EI/201895 – Blocked pipe under road between Whelpo and Park End
  • EI/203073 – Faulds Brow sign – X roads end – resubmission showing sign at Park End cattlegrid
  • EI/208289 – Road to Knocker
  • Blue gates rubbish

Any new items of maintenance.

  1. Planning applications and decisions

a) Applications

i) T/2024/0089 at Crammond Cottage, Caldbeck, Cumbria, CA7 8DU.

b) Decisions notified

i) 7/2024/2086 at Biggards Farmhouse, Caldbeck, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 8EY – Conversion of a barn into 2x properties. Refused

  1. Lengthsman activities

To consider activities undertaken under the Lengthsman’s contract.

  1. Monthly Accounts 2023-24

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:

  • Cumbria Constabulary,
  • CALC: newsletters, updates.
  • Lake District National Park: Peter Walter.

14. Standing Orders – revision required due to legislation change.

15. Councillor vacancy – to be filled

  1. Emergency planning

a) Planning proposals

b) Gritting Policy

  1. Upcoming meeting Dates

2024 meeting dates – 29th July, 9th September, 21st October, 2nd December


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

Meeting Minutes

Attachment List

# Filename Description Link
1 File icon RP Jun 24 Receipts and Payments June 2024 View / Download
2 File icon BM Jun 24 Budget Monitoring June 2024 View / Download