Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 31st July 2018

You are invited to attend the Parish Council Meeting on the 31st July 2018 at 7.30pm at Cranage Village Hall, CW4 8EQ

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Declaration of Interest To receive any declarations of interest
Part 1- Public and Press Present The Chairman will adjourn the meeting to allow questions from members of the public to last no longer than 10 minutes at the start of the meeting and the same at the end. After questions the Chairman will reconvene / conclude the Parish Council meeting.
  • To approve any apologies for absence
1.     Minutes
  • To approve the minutes held on 19th June 2018.
2.     Neighbourhood Plan
  • Cllr G Morgan to give an update on progress to date.
  • To discuss team and future meetings
  • To discuss funding application
3.     Highways
  • Meeting with Mr J Carruthers VTC Consultants on 17th July – RJH, RH and the Clerk.
  • To note the response from Highways England from the FOI request. To include letter from Fiona Bruce MP. Cllr M Hodge to report on recent RAG meeting.
  • To consider quote from HSF for extra grass cutting
  • To note the recent fire at Glebe Farm
  • Sign Cleaning across the Parish – still not actioned
  • Give Way Sign – Northwich Road.
  • AOB
4.     Adult Fitness Area
  • To note – Manchester Airport Funding decline
5.     Standing Orders
  • To approve new Standing Orders
6.     Footpaths and Trees Report To resolve to accept the report from the Footpath officer;

  • Hawthorn House – update on complaint
  • Hermitage Bridge – update
  • Footpath claim correspondence – Carver Avenue, Crescent Road and Byley Lane
  • Unregistered land – Clerk update
  • Site Visit on Woodland – Cllr RH to report
  • Trees on Needham Drive
7.     Football Pitches in Cranage
  • To receive an update and agree next stages
8.     GDPR
  • To receive an update from the Clerk on progress to date.
9.     Planning Applications To discuss the following planning applications and any circulated after the agenda publication;

  • 18/3194C Fontainbleau Farmhouse, New Platt lane, Goostrey CW4 8HS – erection of new garage with studio
  • 18/3070C Harley House, 20 Northwich Road, Cranage Cw4 8HL – construction of new detached house
  • 18/3443C Land adjoining The Paddocks, Sandy Lane, Cranage CW4 8HR – Proposed dwelling following outline approval 16/4427C.


Update on Sibelco application hearing in Cheshire West and Chester – Cllr M Cohen
10.  Business Plan 2018/19 ·      The Chairman to propose the updated Business Plan previously circulated
11.  Accounts To note the balance of account – Leek United £30,275.36 + Natwest £40,279.75 = £70,555.11.


·      £300.00 TCS Management

·      £959.36 HMRC

·      £4,026.77 Mrs J Mason (April to June salary)


·      £57.58 Scottish Power

·      £1,462.44 NBACM PC

·      £771.54 HW&SB PC

Natwest Banking

To approve an application for online banking

Leek United

Clerk to update

Grant Request

Village Hall to support with the Beer Festival on August Bank Holiday

12.  Cheshire East To resolve to suspend standing orders to receive a report from any Ward Members present.

·      Speed on Northwich Road

13.  Chairman’s and members report ·      Police Forum 31.07.18 – Cllr M Cohen

·      Mayor’s Parlour in Macclesfield and one in the Parlour in Crewe.

14.  Clerks Report ·      SLCC Conference – update


To note the next meeting ·      11th September 2018 @ 7.30pm