May 2022 Meeting

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Meeting Agenda


Agenda for the Caldbeck Parish Council meeting to be held in Caldbeck  Parish Hall on Monday 9 May 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 28 March 2022 as a true record.

  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, County Councillor.
  2. Report from Tony Annison, Allerdale Borough Councillor.
  3. Questions or matters of interest raised by residents and others

5. Hesket Lonning Footpath

An update on progress since the last meeting will be taken at a Footpath Working Group meeting on 12th May.

  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 removal of Hesket Newmarket street lights .

8. Caldbeck and Hesket Greens

a) Update on pilot project proposal for increasing biodiversity on Caldbeck Green.

b) Consideration of Hesket Newmarket pond and management of Stadledykes and land at Howbeck,Hesket Newmarket.

c) Hesket Green

10. Property Matters

a) Update on Caldbeck car park, notices, arrangements for cash and non cash donations, demarcation of parking spaces.

b) Arrangements for Hesket Newmarket car park.

c) The Coach House, Hesket Newmarket.

d) The Old Map Shop, Caldbeck.

e) Tree survey on land at Caldbeck and Hesket Newmarket.

f) Property Working Group report

g) Fellside car park

10. Caldbeck increased visitor pressure

i) Car parking

ii) Litter

  1. Speeding Traffic in Hesket Newmarketand Caldbeck

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

12. Parish Maintenance

i) Caldbeck Parish Highways priorities

ii) EI/18856 – Upton potholes/resurfacing – gully clean has been undertaken.

iii) EI/18934 – Sign at Blue Gates after car accident 8 August 2021

iv) EI/18936 – Snowhill damaged sign post

v) EI/18937 – Historic sign post Hesket Bridge

vi) EI/21838- Sign on road near Park End.

vii) EI/32699 – Midtown blocked gulley.

viii) EI/36594 – Pothole Pasture Lane

ix) EI/36597 – Pothole Ratten Row

x) EI/40652 – Beckstones/stadledykes – Pothole/road surface

xi) EI/43092 – Pothole – East of Hesket Newmarket

xii) EI/43366 – Pothole The Street

xiii) EI/49466 – Already know about pothole opposite Old Rectory

xiv) EI/51290 – Standing water opposite Parish Hall

xv) EI/55483 – Blocked drain B5299 – already aware

xvi) EI/55484 – Blocked drain Fellside

xvii) EI/55833 – Damage to Hesket Bridge

xviii) EI/58177 – Pothole by drain near Old Smithy resubmission

xix) Blocked drainage ditches on Caldbeck Common above Knocker House.

xx) Dustbins Faulds Brow and Blue Gates

xxi) Corner at Woodhall Lonning and the Street.

To consider any other urgent matters regarding parish maintenance

13. Planning applications and decisions

a) Applications

i) 7/2022/2114 at Town Head House, Upton, Caldbeck, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 8EU

ii) T/2022/0066 at Caldbeck Village Green – No objection submitted

iii) 7/2022/2103 at High Greenrigg House, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8HD

iv) 7/2022/2104 at High Greenrigg House, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8HD

v) 7/2022/2095 at Whelpo House, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8HQ – No objection submitted

vi) 7/2022/2107 at Whelpo House, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8HQ

b) Decisions notified

i) 2022/2003 Askewmire – No Objection

ii) 2021/2361 Temperance Hall – No Objection

  1. Lengthsman activities

To consider activities undertaken under the Lengthsman’s contract.

15. Caldbeck Community Wheels

16. The Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

i) Parish Council Tree planting

ii) Mugs

iii) Events

17. Monthly Accounts 2021-22

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

ii) Internal Audit

iii) AGAR section 1

iv) Final budget outturn, accounting statement and variances

v) AGAR section 2 RFO certification

vi) AGAR section 2 Consideration and Approval

  1. Correspondence

To note items of correspondence received since the last meeting:

  1. Cumbria Constabulary,
  2. CALC: newsletters, updates.
  3. Lake District National Park: Geoff Davies monthly report.
  1. Upcoming meeting Dates

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 Receipt_payments R&P May 2022 View / Download
2 BM May 2022 BM May 2022 View / Download