December 2018

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Clerk: Mrs A J Fox

Derwent Cottage, Calver Bridge, Calver, Hope Valley S32 3XA

Telephone: 01433 631689



The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday 20th December 2018

in Ashford Old School at 7.30 pm


  • Apologies for Absence: Cllr P Tilbrook



  • Declaration of Members’ Interests


                   Members must declare any prejudicial interest in any item included on this

               agenda on the sheet provided.


  • To receive and approve requests for dispensations from members on matters in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest



  1. Public Participation


  • Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held 15th November 2018


               To approve the minutes of the last meeting, subject to amendment, if

deemed necessary.


  • Confidentiality


                   To consider whether any item of business should be conducted with the

public excluded.


  1. Items reported by the Clerk


  1. Conveniences:
  2. a) Transfer of Title and Funding Agreement documents: document returned
  3. Sports Equipment for Hall Orchard
  4. Hedge on A6: Cllr Twigg actioning
  5. Village sweep: Vicarage Lane swept
  6. Street Lights: Email from Cllr Twigg
  7. Ashford Sign: Cllr Twigg actioning
  8. Parish Council Insurance:
  9. a) Flood trailer
  10. Bin on Sheepwash Bridge: Cllr Froggatt actioning
  11. Repairs to playground equipment: quotation now revised to £3,000.00 – further discussion required
  12. Christmas Trees
  13. Information board – Sheepwash Bridge: ongoing
  14. Blue plastic clay bags on Sheepwash Bridge
  15. Bins at no 22 Fennel Street: Letter from Mrs Short
  16. Garage in Watts Green
  17. Email from Jay Hallsworth re use of Hall Orchard




  1. Items Raised by Members:


  1. a) Repairs to wall between Hall Orchard and The Gables


  1. Planning Matters


1) NP/DDD/1118/1053: The Grange, Greaves Lane – Listed building consent – internal alterations and extension.

2) NP/DDD/1118/1073: The Candle House, Greaves Lane – Listed building consent – replacement of rear extension, interior bathrooms, etc.

3) Any planning matters received before 20th December 2018


  1. Financial Matters


  1. to note bank balances as at 20th December 2018
  2. to approve payments of accounts:
  3. Jayne Taft (to be advised)
  4. Chemodex                                                                         £47.64
  5. Woods Plant Hire Limited £384.00
  6. National Trust (Christmas Trees) £430.00
  7. e)   Clerk’s Salary for 3 month period £750.10
  8. f)   Clerk’s Expenses for 3 month period £159.11
  9. g)   HMRC (tax on Clerk’s salary) £187.40


  1. h)   to approve payments of donations

1) Ashford Cricket Club                                                                                    £100.00

2) Bakewell & Eyam Community Transport                                         £200.00

3) War Memorial Institute                                                                     £100.00

4) Post Office (War Memorial Institute)                                               £200.00

5) Ashford Well Dressings                                                                    £100.00

6) Helen’s Trust                                                                                     £100.00


  1. i)   Any invoices received before 20th December 2018


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments: None


  1. Correspondence


1) Requiring action: None


2) Information:

  1. a) Copy email from Mr Tony Roberts re state of car park at Monsal Head since closure of the conveniences.
  2. b) Leaflet from BHIB Councils Insurance re winter safety


  1. Next Meeting
    • Date of Next Meeting
    • To consider the invitation of advisors or officers of other

Bodies (e.g. District or County Council) to attend