Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 20th October 2020

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Declaration of Interest

Members are encouraged to declare pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests as soon as they become aware in the meeting.

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 22nd September 2020.
  2. Parish Councillor Vacancy.
    The PC to make a decision on the co option of a new Councillor.
  3. Cycleway /footpath to Holmes Chapel from Cranage
    To receive an update from Cllr S Lavin
    To discuss the report from Cllr S Ackers Smith following meeting on 29th September
  4. Allotments in the Parish
    The Parish Council to discuss the proposals for allotments on A50 from HC partnership.
  5. Planning Applications
    To discuss the following planning applications and any circulated after the agenda publication.
    20/4266C Cranage Mill, Knutsford Road, Cranage CW4 8EE – proposed single storey rear office extension and demolition of the front porch
    20/4179C Boundary Cottage, Twemlow Lane, Cranage CW4 8DS – demolition of existing building and construction  of 1 self-contained holiday unit ( resubmission of application ; 20/2523C0.
    20/3633C Allotment Wood, Oak Tree Lane, Cranage CW10 9LU Proposed new cover storage for licensed trucks and animal shelter.
    20/00449E Glebe Farm, Knutsford Road, Cranage CW4 8EF – Fencing business on site causing highway issues.  – the Chairman to report
    Heyhead Farm – resident report of kennels being operated from the site.
    Seven Oaks – cars on verge – FS 253328494   
  6. 6. Highways
    Speed on traffic on access road to play area by Cranage Hall Hotel and speed signs.
    Leese crossroads – update
    M6 road surface
    Northwich Road reference visibility on junction
    A50 potholes – 3404166
    Glebe Farm – to receive a report on the sandbags on the pavement.
    Speed of traffic on Northwich Road – report from Cllr DB
    Springfield Cottage – 3403859
    Bulb planting in the Parish
    Tree on pavement 3406825 – Cllr RH
  7. Shrubbery around the small play area and the grass maintenance on Needham estate.
    Clerk to update
    To discuss the possibility of siting benches on the site
  8. Social Isolation lunches
    To discuss the future and alternatives arrangements.
  9. Defibrillator at Cranage Hall Hotel
    To discuss the lack of access
  10. Footpaths and Trees Report
    To resolve to accept the report from the Footpath Officer Management of scrub area by the Village Hall
    Footpath Claim – Carver Ave/Byley Lane/Crescent Avenue Ref FPS/R0660/14A/2
    Trees on Needham estate 255904640 on the entrance
  11. Cheshire East
    To receive a report from any Ward Members, present.
  12. AccountsTo note the balance of account – Leek United £30,721.75 + Natwest £29,972.83 = £58,694.58.
    £320.00 Dane Sound Radio (donation)
    £150.00TCS Management
    £521.50 CCP
    Bank Reconciliation – Cllr RH to approve
    Leek United – Update
    CIL Monies – The Clerk to update    
  13. Chairman’s and members report
    Training 2020
  14. Clerks Report
    To note the next meeting
    24th November 2020

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