September 2021 Agenda

Agenda 2021 Uploaded on September 3, 2021

Agenda for Cassington Parish Council Zoom Meeting

Thursday 2nd September 2021 @ 9.00pm

  1.  Apologies
  2. Declarations of interest

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

3. Minutes of the previous meeting held on 1st July 2020

4. 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:

  • Horsemere Lane/Cassington Lights
  • Tree outside Cllr Thomas house
  • Neighbourhood Plan
  • War Memorial
  • Tree Work on the Green
  • Lease for the Playing Field

c) Previous Planning Application Decisions


LOCATION: Land North of A40 Section from Barnard Gate To Eynsham Roundabout Eynsham

APPLICANT: Grosvenor Developments Ltd




PROPOSAL: Request for Scoping Opinion for the proposed A40 Smart Corridor works, including

i) Dualling of a 3.2km section of the A40 between the Hill Farm Junction to the proposed Eynsham Park and Ride and upgrade to shared path on northern verge, ii) widening of existing carriageway to provide dedicated eastbound and westbound priority bus lanes along 6.5km section between proposed Park and Ride and Duke’s Cut iii) capacity and connectively improvements over three bridges and a culvert at

Dukes Cut to enable eastbound bus lane over the bridges at A40 between Witney and Duke’s Cut

APPLICANT: Oxfordshire County Council




PROPOSAL: Proposed rear extension and new porch

LOCATION: 2 The Tennis Cassington Witney

APPLICANT: Mr & Mrs Metcalf




PROPOSAL: Conversion of existing storage building and roof space of attached two garages to create self-contained staff living accommodation.

LOCATION: The Chequers Inn 6 The Green Cassington

APPLICANT: Mr Babu Odedra


  1. Correspondence
  1. Reports from County and District & Parish Councillors

a) County Councillor

b) District Councillors

c) Neighbourhood Watch

  1. Climate Change update
  1. Questions from the Public
  1. 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
  1. Finance

August Payments

Individual/Company Reason Amount
Tracey Cameron Clerk Salary £747.03
  Clerk Expenses £47.36
Rees Russell Internal Audit £504.00
Cassington Garden Services Grass Cutting £364.00
Cllr Butlin Expenses £40.00
WODC Grass Cutting £142.67
Village Hall Parish Council Meeting £16.00


Individual/Company        Amount
HMRC – Vat Refund £283.30

 Payments to be approved:

Individual/Company Reason Amount
Tracey Cameron Clerk Salary £574.56
  Clerk Expenses £266.25
Greenfields Garden Services Tree Survey £158.00
G Hill & Sons Pothole Maintenance £2092.80
ROSPA Play Area Report £120.00
O’Neill Homer Neighbourhood Plan Consultant £1650.00


Individual/Company        Amount
St Leonards Church £124.00
HMRC – VAT Refund £357.68
Groundwork (Neighbourhood Plan Grant) £6975.00
  1. Planning Applications:


PROPOSAL: Section 73 application for the continuation of the winning and working of sand and gravel with restoration using suitable imported materials to vary conditions 2, 3 and 6 of planning permission 19/02521/CM (MW.0111/19) in order to extend the period of extraction until 31st December 2022 and the time period for restoration until 31st December 2024 to allow for sufficient time for the working of mineral from beneath the plant site and the revised restoration of the plant site at Cassington Quarry, Cassington Road, Yarnton, OX29 4EB

LOCATION: Cassington Quarry

APPLICANT: Hanson Quarry Products Europe Ltd

COMMENTS: 30TH September 2021

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

a) Donation for Sports and Social re Cassington Picnic

  1. Date of next meeting: Thursday 7th October 2021 @ 7.30pm in The Village Hall