Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Tuesday 22nd September 2009 at 7.30pm in The Loft of the Village Hall.





Chairman Geoffrey Moulton, Vice Chairman David Hook, Debbie Ashford, Liz Allen, Kevin Cunningham, Richard Delf, Peter Workman.

and the Clerk - Ian Nelson.



Members of the public present                                                                                                       





Apologies were received from Hamish Rose.


Minutes of the previous meeting

The minutes of the meeting on 4th September 2009 were approved and signed.




Public Participation





Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010

Mrs Allen proposed, Mrs Ashford seconded and it was unanimously agreed that the suitable candidate (name withheld for obvious reasons) be recommended for an award. The Clerk to co-ordinate the application and Mrs Allen to contact suitable referees.






Planning Applications


New application since the last meeting:

Mr Hook and Mrs Allen declared an interest in the next application:


Mr R Davy, Hempnall Tennis Club, Hempnall - Proposed erection of additional 6m central lighting pole with 4 metal hail lamps – Recommended approval.


Mr & Mrs S Burley, Bramber House Mill Rd, Hempnall - Proposed first floor extension to side/rear of dwelling – Recommended approval.


Mr & Mrs D Humphreys, High House, Field Lane, Hempnall - Proposed two storey extension to side of domestic dwelling – Recommended approval.


Mrs Allen expressed a prejudicial  interest in the remainder of the items on the agenda and left the meeting.


Mrs E Allen, The Willows, Bungay Rd, Hempnall - Proposed rebuilding of garage – Recommended approval.






















East of England Plan > 2031 Scenarios for housing and economic growth

Mr Hook reminded councillors of the comments made re the Core Strategy and gave a brief outline of the new proposed plan options. Mr Hook proposed,  Mrs Ashford seconded and it was agreed that the parish council’s position should be restated but referenced to the new document.







Items for next main meeting agenda

  • Post inquiry feedback
  • Precept 2010/11






Wind Turbines

Mr Hook reported on the first day of the inquiry.




There being no further business, the meeting was closed at 8.13pm





Signed ____________________________________________Date 18th November 2009