February 2020

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 Agenda for Cassington Parish Council Meeting to be held at 7.30 pm on Thursday 6th February 2020 at The Village Hall Cassington 

  1. Apologies
  2. Declarations of interest

(Any pecuniary interests should be declared also a review of current declarations of interests circulated) 

  1. Minutes of the previous meeting held on 5th December 2019
  2. Matters arising

a) Thames Valley Police Alerts – notification of incidents in and around Cassington 

b) Report from the Clerk on actions from the last meeting:

i) Contact SSE again re the pole on the recreation ground

ii) Email Sports and Social re Proludic Invoice

iii) Set up Parish Council Meetings for 2020

iv) Look for prices for bike racks

v) Email tree surgeon re the dead wood removal

vi) Chase up lease for Pavilion and Recreation Ground

vii) Precept

Previous Planning Application Decisions


PROPOSAL: Use of building and land for charcoal production (B2 use)

LOCATION: Land and building at Cassington Oxfordshire

APPLICANT: Mr Adam Hulewicz

STATUS: Application Withdrawn


PROPOSAL: Planning application by Hanson Quarry Products Europe Limited Hanson House, 14 Castle Hill, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4JJ for planning permission: Section 73 application for the continuation of the winning and working of sand and gravel with restoration using suitable imported materials to vary conditions 1 and 6 of planning permission 15/04415/CM to amend the approved restoration scheme for the plant site at Cassington Quarry, Cassington Road, Yarnton, OX29 4EB

LOCATION: Cassington Quarry Worton Witney Oxfordshire

APPLICANT: Hanson Quarry Products Europe Ltd

STATUS: Decided – Raise no objection


PROPOSAL: Erection of grain store

LOCATION: Jericho Farm Buildings Burleigh Road Cassington

APPLICANT: Delafield Brothers

STATUS: Approved 


PROPOSAL: Cricket Lane Cover

LOCATION: Worton Park

APPLICANT: Mr Gary Palmer

STATUS: Approved

  1. Correspondence

i) Request for a professional sign

ii) Overhanging Trees in the Church Yard

iii) Query if Cassington has declared a Climate Emergency 

  1. Reports from County and District & Parish Councillors

a) Neighbourhood Watch – Cold Calling Area 

  1. Questions from the Public
  2. Ditches, Drainage and Flooding

a) Thames Water flood 

  1. Maintenance/ Grants

a) Fix My Street 

  1. Traffic

a) Speed Watch

  1. Play Area/ Playing Field

a) Report from Playforce 

  1. Finance 

Payments approved for January 2020

Individual/Company Reason Amount
WODC Grounds Maintenance June 19 £137.69
WODC Grass Cutting October 19 £68.84
Moore Stephens Annual Governance £240.00
Cllr Perrin Refreshments for Carol Concert £60.49
Tracey Cameron Clerk Salary £489.98
Playforce Playground & Play Equipment Inspection £136.80
Eynsham Partnership December Parish Council Meeting £15.00
OALC Planning Course for Clerk £60
OALC Internal Audit Course for Clerk £60
OALC Audit Course for Clerk £60
Rees Russell Internal Audit £462.00

 Income for January 2020

Individual/Company        Amount
WODC refund £137.69

     Payments to be approved:

Individual/Company Reason Amount
THD Tree Care Work on the trees on the Green £625.00
Tracey Cameron Clerk Salary £506.71
Community First Membership £55
Proludic Play Area Equipment £9412.32


Individual/Company        Amount
WODC Grant for New Play Equipment £2476.94
St Leonards Church £568.00

 Planning Applications: 

  1. Date for mid-month planning meeting.
  2.  Any other business

i) Land at Church Lane

ii) New tarmac on Burleigh Road

iii) 2018/2019 Accounts

iv) Set a date for the Annual Parish Council Meeting

v) Thames Water meeting with Robert Courts, Friday 20th March @ 11.30am in the Witney Conservatives Offices

vi) Tracey on sick leave

vii) Neighbourhood Plan

viii) VE Day 8th May 2020

ix) Noticeboard by the Green

  1. Date of next meeting

Parish Meeting 5th March 2020 at The Village Hall at 7.30pm