Bridekirk Parish Council
Appletree House, Allerby, Cumbria, CA7 2NL
Minutes of the meeting of Bridekirk Parish
Council held on Thursday 9th May 2019
Present: Mr S Dumbill (Chair) Mr R Stenson; Mr W
Nixon ; Mr M Buckley; Mr R Coy; Mr I McCambridge; Mr M Rollison , Cllr N
Cockburn Ms D Cosgrove (Clerk)
1.4.19 Apologies for absence received from Mr F
Armstrong & Mr D Hodgson
2.4.19 The minutes of the meetings held on
Thursday 11th April 2109 were signed as a true record.
3.4.19 No declarations of interest were made.
4.4.19 No members of the public were present
5.4.19 Accounts for payment approved
- Jackson Hetherington £200 grass cutting
- £50 received for Pinfold rent and Wayleave of
6.4.19 Reports from outside bodies
- Nobody present from CCC
- Allerdale BC -1st meeting of the new
leadership following he elections which saw the Independents taking the
majority of the seats, will take place on May 22nd, there will be more
- here has been some confusion with the new bin
collection regime, this has been exacerbated by the two bank holidays
- Local Plan examination will take place next
week and the week after.
- There have been two planning applications
recently refused on the grounds of Heritage Assets grounds. & Impact on
a Grade 2 Listing
- It was also reported that there had been
police activity in the area following a white van driver allegedly
attempting to encourage a child into the vehicle in Broughton(?) area. .
7.4.19 Planning Applications -
- No planning applications received during this
8.4.19 - Clerks report - Items reported under
appropriate minutes for easy access
Mr W Nixon left the meeting at 8.10p,
9.4.1 Flooding updates - nothing to report
10.4.19 - Parish Maintenance -
- Grass cutting contract - due to the bad
weather only half the grass has been cut, but it is hoped that the weather
will allow completion in the next few days. Cheque to be released when
invoice is received.
- Notice Boards - Not yet commenced with the
work as the contractor wants to be sure the wood is properly dried out
before he starts to make any alterations as this could be detrimental if the
wood has swollen and is subsequently shaved down too much. This is hoped to
be able to happen within the next couple of weeks.
- Dovenby Bridge, the work has gone out to
tender and inspection of other bridges is underway.
11.4.19 M Sport - No updates
12.4.19 Proposed Defibrillator for Dovenby
- R Coy has spoken to the person taking the lead
on this activity and given advice, will report back when there is anything
else to report.
13.4.19 - Cumbria Community Foundation
Next meeting will not take place until early
September 2019. There has been an application from Tallentire Cricket Club for
equipment, approximate value of £1,800, I McCambridge has supported this
14.4.19 - Noted date and time of next meeting :
Thursday 13th June 2019 7.30pm Bridekirk Dovenby School.