Council meeting agenda February


The most recent agenda is below. For earlier agendas, for example, last year's, please use the link at the foot of the page.The agenda for an Extraordinary meeting will also be posted to this page.Such a meeting could be held prior to an ordinary meeting or after such a meeting



Chair: Cllr John Eaton, 30 Blind Lane, Southwick, Wiltshire, BA14 4PG 07818 870098

Clerk:  Nicola Duke, April Rise, 81 Studland Park, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 3HN 01373 864127

o: All Members of Southwick Parish Council


You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council to be held on

Tuesday 21st February 2023 commencing at 7.30 pm in the Annexe, Southwick Village Hall

for the transaction of the business shown on the agenda below.


Nicola J Duke - Parish Clerk

16th February 2023

Public Participation

The Chair of the Parish Council will invite members of the public to present their questions, comments and petitions submitted under the Council’s Public Participation Procedure at the start of the meeting. Please note that the Clerk will record the names of those wishing to address the Council together with the subject matter prior to the start of the meeting and each speaker will be permitted 3 minutes in which to address members. Members are reminded of their obligations under the Code of Conduct.


                AGENDA ITEM

2022/87                Apologies for Absence

To note apologies for absence and consider reasons given.

2022/88                Declarations of Interest and Dispensations to Participate

a)         To receive declarations of interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda, in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 in respect of officers and the Localism Act 2011 in respect of members.

b)     To receive any dispensation requests received by the Parish Clerk and not previously considered.


2022/89                Minutes of Council Meetings

 To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of a meeting of the Parish Council held on 17th January 2023 (copy attached).


2022/90                Wiltshire Council Report 

To receive a report from Cllr Prickett.

2022/91                Highways/Environment

a)  Parish Environment including:

a.       Litter picking – to further consider arrangements for a spring litter pick (January minutes refer).

b.       Vandalism and Fly Tipping in Southwick – Chair to report.

b) Highways including:

a.       Blind Lane & Wesley Lane – to receive and consider information from the WC Highways Engineer regarding traffic calming and measure to mitigate the impact of village road works (January minutes refer).

b.       General speeding issues through the village – to discuss and consider requesting the attendance of a police mobile camera

2022/92                Planning Applications, Decisions and Consultations

 PL/2023/00760 - 64 Frome Road, Southwick, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9QQ - Single storey rear extension to provide a bedroom and bathroom for a disabled person.

 PL/2023/00703 - The Manor, Hoggington Lane, Southwick, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9NR - Change of use of land and erection of small ground mounted solar array.

 PL/2022/05416 - Land West of Wesley Lane (Lamberts Marsh), Southwick, Trowbridge - Proposed new access and roadway and erection of 30no. Use Class C3 residential dwellings (9no. locally discounted First Homes). New open space, landscaping and sustainable urban drainage measures.

 Strategic Planning Committee meeting – 22nd February 2023

To note that the three below listed applications will be considered at a meeting of WC’s SPC:

 20/09659/FUL - Land off Frome Road, Upper Studley, Trowbridge - Erection of 50 dwellings and associated access and landscaping works.

 18/10035/OUT - Land to the south of Church Lane, Upper Studley, Trowbridge, Wilts - Outline application for residential development (up to 55 dwellings) with the creation of new vehicular access off Frome Road and removal/ demolition of all existing buildings (all matters aside from the formation of the new vehicular access are reserved.

 20/00379/OUT - Land South of Trowbridge, Wiltshire - Outline planning permission with all matters reserved except access for the erection of up to 180 residential dwellings (Use Class C3); site servicing; laying out of open space and associated planting; creation of new roads, accesses and paths; installation of services; and drainage infrastructure.

 To receive and consider planning applications received after the issue of the agenda (where the response time falls outside of the meeting schedule and an extension cannot be obtained).

 2022/93                Finance

a)     To receive and note the Bank Reconciliation and Consolidated Financial Position Statement as at January 2023 (attached).

b)   To approve the below listed payments:





Clerk and HMRC

Salary and PAYE Jan 2023



Website management


Master Land Planning

NP Review – Stage 1


Cllr Eaton

Reimburse NP printing costs



2022/94                Community Requests and Information

a)    To consider requests received from the Flower Show Committee (supporting correspondence attached)

b)    To receive a report on recent issues with the defibrillator and note ongoing actions required (Clerk to report)

c)    To consider correspondence received from Southwick Sports Social Club and note the investment request contained therein (supporting correspondence attached)

2022/95                Parish Council website

To receive and consider information from the Chair on the current website and information from the Clerk on alternative website providers (January minutes refer).

2022/96                The Coronation of HM The King

To receive information from a meeting held with interested parties to consider planning for a Coronation event and to consider the allocation of appropriate funds in support of any associated costs (January minutes refer). 

2022/97                Neighbourhood Plan Review

To consider for approval the NDR Consultation Strategy (copy attached)

2022/98                Correspondence

To note any items of correspondence:

a)    Wiltshire Association of Local Councils re: Royal Garden Party applications (copy attached)

2022/99                Southwick Village News

To agree arrangements for the co-ordination with the Editor and the distribution of hard copies of the newsletter through the parish (January minutes refer).

2022/100              Date of next meeting

Tuesday 21st March 2023 at 7.30 pm


Posted on 16 Feb 2023 by geoff edwards

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