Parish Council Meeting and Agenda - Village Hall

Tuesday, 22 January, 2019 - 19:30



  1. Apologies

To receive apologies and note reasons for absence

  1. Minutes

To authorise the Chairperson to sign the minutes of the Council meeting held on 20 November 2018 (Circulated prior to meeting).

  1. Declaration of Interests & Requests for Dispensations

Request for Dispensation - The clerk to report any requests received since the previous meeting for dispensations to speak and\or vote on any matter where a member has a disclosable pecuniary interest. To receive declarations by elected and co-opted members of interests in respect of items on this agenda.

Declarations of Interest - Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.) Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the clerk at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

  1. Exclusion of Press & Public (Public Bodies Admission to Meetings Act 1960)

To consider whether there are any agenda items which require consideration for the exclusion of the press and public. 

  1. Democratic / Public Question Time

Residents are invited to give their views and question the Parish Council on issues on this agenda, or raise issues for future consideration at the discretion of the Chairperson.  Please note that you need to contact the Clerk before the Friday afternoon before the meeting with any subjects to be included within the public participation item. 

  1. Planning Applications

Reference No.





Change of use of attached barn to residential use in association with existing farmhouse and erection of single side extension

Middle Row Farm, Blease Road

To comment


3no. local needs dwellings

Land off Station Road, Threlkeld

To comment


Proposed dwelling with integral garage not in accordance with condition no. 2 previously attached to planning permission reference 7/2017/3008 (amended design)

West Dene, Threlkeld

No comments made


Proposed B1/B8 (business/storage) industrial unit

Threlkeld Business Park, Threlkeld

No comments made

  1. Eden District Council & Cumbria County Council Representation

To receive an update from the Eden District Council Representative and the Cumbria County Council Representative.

  1. Benches

             To discuss the replacement benches, as requested by Cllr David Arkley

  1. Suggestions for future use of the Telephone Box

             To discuss as requested by Cllr Donald Angus

  1. Extension of roadside footpath passed the new development new Dalegarth

             To discuss as requested by Cllr Donald Angus

  1. Garden Waste Skip

             To discuss as requested by Cllr Roger Bragg

  1. Parking at Sunnybank / Sunnyside / Dickney / in passing places on Blease Road

             To discuss as requested by Cllr Dorothy Benson

  1. Finance

             To receive an update on monies received and paid out since the last meeting.

             To detail any transfer of funds between accounts.

             To sign Bank Reconciliation for December 2018 & January 2019

  1. Highways

             To receive an update from the Highways Spokesperson

To discuss the A66 Threlkeld to Scales Cycleway improvements, and agree on a response to Highways


To discuss the complaint regarding parking on the east end of Threlkeld near to the A66

To discuss the gate at Station Road

  1. Correspondence

To note items of correspondence received since the last meeting if available.

  1. Flag Flying Dates

             To discuss any dates for the Flag to be flown.

  1. Reps. Reports

To receive any reports from Parish Councillors who have attended any meeting on behalf of Threlkeld Parish Council. 

  1. Matters to be placed on the next agenda

             To note any matters to be placed on the next agenda.

  1. Date of the next meeting

             The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 19th February 2019, at 7.30pm