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Agenda - 4th September 2017




The Parish Council Office, The Old Turnpike, Bunwell, Norwich, NR16 1SN




Chairman : R Smith,

Tel : 01953 788300

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Clerk : Mrs Margaret Ridgwell

Tel : 01603 304646

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To all members of the Public:


You are invited to attend a meeting of Bunwell Parish Council at The Village Hall, Bunwell on Monday 4th September 2017 at 7.30 pm.  The press are welcome to attend.




  1. To consider accepting apologies for absence

  2. To record declarations of interest from Council members in any items on the agenda and any applications for dispensation.

  3. To approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 3rd July 2017

  4. To discuss matters arising from the minutes

  5. Residents’ questions – fifteen minutes to hear from members of the public

  6. To receive the District and County Councillor’s Reports

  7. To receive the Clerk’s report

    1. Review Schedule of Actions for September 2017

  8. To receive and discuss correspondence

  9. To receive an update on the recent unauthorised encampment at the playing field and discuss ways these future visits can be avoided whilst retaining reasonable access for grasscutting etc.

  10. To discuss the work undertaken by contractors in Greenways, including TPO on the oak tree and possible parking for residents

  11. To receive the Tree Warden’s Report

  12. To receive the Footpath Warden’s Report

  13. To receive the Children’s Play Area report and discuss any equipment repairs necessary

  14. To receive an update on the future of the Sports Hall

  15. To receive an update from Councillors on any meetings attended

  16. Highway Matters

  17. To review and approve the Councils’ policy and procedure documents

  18. Finance

    1. Approve Payments

    2. Cashbook Balance

    3. Review Reserves

  19. Planning Applications

    The applications listed below were circulated to all councillors and no objections were raised:

    1. Ref:  2017/1780

      Applicant:  Mr & Mrs McCarraher

      Location:  Green Farm House, Little Green, Bunwell Street, Bunwell, NR16 1SH

      Proposal:  Extensions and alterations to house and conversion of detached out-building to annexe

    2. Ref 2017/1676

      Applicant:  Mrs Elizabeth Jenkins

      Location:  Ebenezer Cottage, The Turnpike, Bunwell, NR16 1SR

      Proposal:  Carport Extension

    3. To discuss and vote on any new planning applications:

  20. To receive an update on any issues raised at the Parish Council Surgery

  21. To receive matters of importance from Councillors

  22. To receive Agenda items for the next meeting







        To agree date and time of next meeting - scheduled for 2nd October 2017 at 7.30 pm