Parish Council Agenda 9 November 2021

Councillors are summoned to a meeting to be held at 7.30pm on Tuesday 9 November 2021 to be held Bishops Frome Centre.




To receive apologies for absence


Declarations of interest

  1. a) To receive declarations of interest from councillors on items on the agenda
  2. b) To receive written requests for dispensations for disclosable pecuniary interests (if any)
  3. c) To grant any requests for dispensation as appropriate


Suspend standing orders to allow members of the public to speak


Report from County Councillor – Ellie Chowns


To adopt the minutes of the previous meeting held on 12 October 2021 – attached

     2021/125                           Finance

125.1 Bank Reconciliation

125.2 To set and approve the precept for 2022/23 – report from finance working group

125.3 Assertion 3 – We took all reasonable steps to assure ourselves that there are no matters of actual or potential non-compliance with laws, regulations and Proper Practices that could have a significant financial effect on the ability of this authority to conduct its business or manage its finances.

125.4 Assertion 4 – We provide proper opportunity during the year for the exercise of electors’ rights in accordance with the requirements of the Accounts and Audit Regulations.

125.5 Receipts – none

125.6 Payments for consideration including the following:

Note and raise cheque for Clerk’s quarterly salary

15.10.21 – clerk expenses – stamps – £9.06

21.10.21 E-On monthly electricity charge for October – £23.94 DD

31.7.21 B.C Partridge September mowing –

     2021/126                           Planning

126.1 Decisions made since last meeting

P212137/XA2 – Dovehills Farm, Snails Bank, Bishops Frome WR6 5BQ – approval of details reserved by pre-commencement condition 1-9 attached to planning permission 184360/184361 – approved

P211911/P211912/L – Greenwood Cottage, Bishops Frome WR6 5AS – proposed single storey rear extensions – approved

P212534 – 3 the Hopyard Bishops Frome WR6 5BP – proposed erection of a 2 storey extension – approved (no mention of condition around parking of builders’ vehicles)

126.2 Plans for consideration – none had been received

      2021/127                           Correspondence

127.1 correspondences for reference – none received

127.2 correspondences for consideration

Email from resident 13 Summerpool – regard parking arrangements utilising the Village centre carpark

Letter from the Eveson Charitable Trust in regards the Sports Field

     2021/128            Frome Hill Report

128.1 Report from the working party putting together speeding calming measures – note of meeting attached

128.2 Report from Fromes Hill Field management committee

     2021/129            Bishops Frome Report

               129.1. Proposal of Herefordshire Council to open discussions about the building of 20 new houses in land by the Village centre and the cancellation of the meeting that was to be held on 15 November

129.2 Discuss the parking situation around Mudwalls

      2021/130            Noticeboard replacement

Receive update from Cllr Morel and Cllr Partridge

     2021/131            Footpaths Officer Report

Lost footpaths

      2021/132                           Date of next meeting

Date of next meeting – 11 January 2022




(Any other business will be included on the next meeting’s agenda unless very urgent and important. The Clerk must be given notice at least four clear days before the meeting)

Members of the Public and the Press are welcome to attend.




Clerk Mrs Nicola Carless, Magstones, Westmere, Hanley Swan, Worcs, WR8 0DG. 01684 311615 –