Minutes of the Yealand Conyers
Annual Parish Meeting held on 5th September 2007 in the Quaker Meeting
House, Yealand Conyers.
Cllrs Rothwell, Panton, Calnan, Mercer and Jackson, Clerk
, D. Hancock, together with Cllr Fishwick and P.C. Broadbent.
P.C. Broadbent reported that there have been several
incidences of thefts from parked vehicles. There has also been some fly tipping
of fridges and freezers. Cllr Rothwell reported that there has been increase in
the numbers of ‘boy racers’. Those cars with noisy acceleration can be impounded
if the registration numbers are identified.
Cllr Jackson reported that her car had been vandalised in
Booths Car Park.
Cllr Calnan reported that a
vehicle damaged the steps up to Summerhouse Hill. The Highways Authority has
Cllr Jackson reported a damaged
style at the end of Accommodation Lane. The Clerk would contact the AONB.
Apologies were received from the clerk of Yealand
Redmayne, Sue Brown.
Minutes of the Meeting held
on 4th July 2007
These were approved and signed by the Chairman, Cllr
D. Hancock had attended the meeting on the Model Code of
Conduct. She reported that any changes in personal interests have to be declared
within twenty-eight days of the change. Also councillors’ private houses have to
be declared when they reside in the Parish.
Carnforth Connect. Cllr Fishwick informed the Parish
Council that there is now a bus every hour. The service runs up to the A6 in
The Clerk had received a
document from the Legal services Unit, Lancashire County Council that could be
used as a model for a lease. The Clerk agreed to contact Jobbing and Knape re
potential cost. Any money from CARP would need to be spent by March 07. And
there is concern that the Parish does not own the pond. Cllr Panton agreed to
ask the Landscape Trust if there would be any problem about separating the
monies pledged to the two Parish Councils. The Clerk will ask Yealand Redmayne
Parish Council if they would have problems with two projects. The issue of the
footpath between the villages was raised again but there seems no possibility of
moving this forward without the agreement of the landowners in both parishes.
Suggestions were made for
alternative projects, either a bench or a plaque giving the history of the
pound. The Clerk will ascertain whether we would need to reapply to the
Abbeyfield Trust Proposal,
Cove Road, Silverdale
Yealand Conyers would be in the catchment area for the
proposed expansion of the Abbeyfield Home to provide owned houses giving
continuing care for the elderly.
A cheque for £40 was approved for Relyant Gardening.
The Clerk will thank John Holmes
for the work he did for the Best Kept Village Competition.
Best Kept Village
Yealand Conyers received a
Highly Commended Certificate. The judges found all the entries very interesting
and were impressed by the high quality of the applications.
Felling of two Leyandii Trees, New Inn.
07/01022/CU Change of use
of coach House to Holiday accommodation. Mr Allen.
There were no objections to either of these
Town and Parish Charter
The councillors had no comments to make on this
There had been a near accident involving a pedestrian on
Rose Acre Lane. Overhanging hedges are obscuring the view of drivers. One
landowner had acted promptly to the request from the Highways Authority and has
cut the hedges. The other landowner has yet to respond .The Clerk will inform
the Highways Authority. The work on the white lines and speed roundels is still
Yealand CE School
The Parish Council have been ask to approve the fixing of
the Goal posts to the ground. It will increase safety and prevent vandalism. The
Parish Council also approved the provision of a padlocked gate which will