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Agenda 5 February 2018




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 5th February 2018 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. To sign any new requests for dispensation.

  3. To approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 8th January 2018

  4. To discuss matters arising from the minutes

    1. Application to District Councillor for grant towards hard footpaths in parish, i.e. Greenways

  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 Jan 2018

  8. To receive and discuss correspondence:

    1. Consideration of quotation from Norse Eastern for grounds maintenance

    2. Letters for repayment of loans to the Sports Hall

    3. Email correspondence including update from Saffron Housing

    4. Confirmation of Registration with the Information Commissioner’s Office

    5. Consider renewal of Norfolk PTS Subscription for 2018/19

    6. Consider taking Part in Battle’s Over - A Nation’s Tribute 11th November 2018

  9. To confirm possible dates for training for all councillors on new Data Protection Legislation

  10. To receive the Tree Warden’s Report

  11. To receive the Footpath Warden’s Report

  12. To receive an update on Play Equipment condition and necessary repairs required

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

  14. Highway Matters

    1. Update on closure of Bunwell Street for electricity installation

    2. Reply from Highways Dept on speeding in Low Common

  15. Finance

    1. Approve Payments

    2. Cashbook Balance

    3. Review Reserves

  16. Planning Applications

    16.1   2018/0105

     Applicant: Mr Paul Justin Vickers

     Location: Sunnyside Little Green Bunwell Street Bunwell Norfolk NR16 1SH

     Proposal:  2 storey side extension, 1 storey rear extension and a garage

    16.2   2018/0145

     Applicant: Mrs Valerie Banham

     Location: Nirvana Low Common Bunwell Norfolk NR16 1SY

     Proposal:  Change of use of agricultural land to residential curtilage and for the standing of motor vehicles

    16.3   To discuss and vote on any new planning applications

    17.      To receive matters of importance from Councillors

    18.       To receive Agenda items for the next meeting

    19.       To agree date and time of next meeting - scheduled for 5th March 2018 at 7.30 pm