11th September 2018 Parish Council Agenda 

Councillors are summoned and the public and press are invited to attend a Meeting of  New Buckenham Parish Council at the Village Hall, Moat Lane, New Buckenham on
Tuesday 11th September 2018 at 7.30pm
Please note this month's meeting will be held in the Small Meeting Room

1. Apologies: To consider accepting apologies for absence 

2. Minutes: To approve the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 10th July 2018 as a correct record

3. Matters Arising: To receive reports of matters arising from those Minutes, and not covered elsewhere on the agenda: for update and information only 

4. Declarations of Interest:

To record declarations of interests not already recorded in the current Members’ Register of Interests 

5. Public Participation

To adjourn the meeting to allow public participation including:

(a) Parishioners’ Comments & Questions 

(b) District Councillor Report

(c) County Councillor Report

 6. Planning (Clerk)

(a) To consider the following planning application. Copies of the plans  (click on the application numbers to access the appropriate page on the Breckland Planning website, or search for the application at www.breckland.gov.uk/planningsearch) :


Replacement of four timber casement window frames and sills

NEW BUCKENHAM: Thatched Cottage Marsh Lane, New Buckenham (applicant - Mrs Mary Manning)

(b) To note the following planning decisions received since the last Parish Council Meeting


3PL/2018/0617/LB: Repairs and alterations to an existing terraced cottage - 7 Chapel Street. Approved

3PL/2018/0628/LB &    3PL/2018/0767/HOU:     Part Demolition of rear two storey projection to be replaced with larger two storey extension - Woodbury Cottage, King Street. Approved

3PL/2018/0620/HOU  Rose Cottage Chapel Street, -Demolish garage & replace with cart shed & store. Demolish outdoor toilet & shed to create new patio area with French doors to existing sitting room. Remove rear lean-to kitchen, bathroom & lobby structure & propose replacement enlarged two storey rear extension with open porch & associated internal alterations. Approved

3PL/2018/0494/A  & 

 3PL/2018/0493/LB St Mary's Residential Home Market Place, New Buckenham NR16 2ANErection of 3 non illuminated signs (1 fascia sign, 1 projecting sign & 1 aluminium panel) Approved

(c) To note that the Clerk, following consultation with Councillors raised no objections to the following applications which were received after the last meeting. The closing dates for comments were in mid August, but it was not considered appropriate to request an extension. 


3PL/2018/0826/HOU   & 3PL/2018/0827/LB

Fenestration changes and alterations to an existing dwelling.The Forge,Market Place 


Demolition of redundant outside lavatory to create small usable patio area

Cobwebs, Boosey's Walk

7. Financial Matters (Clerk):

(a) To note the Bank Reconciliations to the end of July and August 2018 (attached)

(b) To approve payments as per the attached list

8. Neighbourhood Plan (MM)

To discuss any relevant issues relating to the Neighbourhood Plan


9. Moat Lane: Pothole repairs

To note that the pothole has now been repaired.  

10. Amenities 
To receive updates (where available) on the following:

(a) Cemetery 

(b) Allotments 

(c) Closed Churchyard 

(d) Play area - Annual Safety Inspection - reports attached

(e) Cricket Pitch

(f) Grounds Maintenance

11. Projects

To receive updates (where available) on the following:

(a) Parish Council Notice Board 

(b) Street Lighting

(c) Community Car Scheme


12. Date of next meeting
To note the next meeting of the Council will be held on Tuesday 9 October2018