Abbas and Templecombe Parish Council

Clerk: Mrs T J Chapman 7 Slades Hill Templecombe Somerset BA8 OHF

Telephone: 01963 370527 e-mail


TUESDAY 9th AUGUST 2016 at 7.15pm



The Press and Public are welcome to attend, but other than when invited they have no right to speak.

1.    Apologies for Absence

2.     Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on the 12th July 2016


3.     Declarations of Interest and Dispensations – Members of the Parish Council are asked to declare any interests/dispensations that they may have in any items on the agenda


4.     Correspondence

  1. SSDC – Invitation to Town and Parish Council information sessions – Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment
  2. SALC - NALC survey – Community led housing
  3. Any items of correspondence received after the preparation of the Agenda that requires action prior to the next meeting


5.     Planning

  1. Determination of Applications (if applicable)
  2. Notification of Area East Committee Meeting to be held on the 10th August 2016 at 9.00am at Churchfield Wincanton (Robin Cave)
  3. SSDC – Planning enquiry – ref 16/00206/USE – 41 Bowden Road
  4. Slades Hill 106 Agreement – update if applicable
  5. Any other planning matters received by the 9th August 2016


6.     Accounting matters

  1. To approve accounts and sign cheques
  2. Donation received from Thales Group – use of Recreation Ground for car parking
  3. Other

7.    Templecombe Scout Group Report/Scout Hut – C Hukins

  1. Scout Hut proposals - update

8.     Village Hall – A Haskell/T Loader

  1. Quotations for rendering Village Hall – update
  2. Other

9.     Templecombe Community Emergency Plan – update (J Grierson/R Cave)


10.    Highway Matters

  1. Road Scheme – update
  2. SCC – SID report – A357 near the pedestrian build out - 1st - 10th June 2016
  3. Community Speed watch in Templecombe – update
  4. WI enquiry – Area at the entrance to East Street/Flower bed by Templecombe sign Combe Hill - update
  5. Other – Clerk will update on reported highway matters (if applicable)


11.     Footpaths

  1. WN 29/1 Hiscocks footpath level crossing - update

12.     Tree Warden’s Report

13. #9; Burial Ground/ Closed Churchyard

  1. Maintenance of closed Churchyard and Burial Ground – update
  2. Churchyard/Burial Ground annual maintenance
  3. Yew trees
  4. Other items that may arise that may need dealing with prior to next meeting.


14.     Newsletter


15.     Recreation Ground Matters/Children’s Play Area

A. Play Area
1) Weekly/Quarterly/Annual Play Area Inspection Reports

Following matter in need of attention or updating:- a) Fence in North-East corner – update (G Wilson)

2) 106 Agreement – Hillcrest – Play Area draft Management Plan update/ Draft Revenue Award Offer – update if applicable 

B. Social Club

  1. Social Club Report (C Hukins/C James)
  2. Electrical report
  3. Social Club Membership

C. Future of BMX track

D. Incident 15.7.16 – Damage to window at Yarnbarton

E. Other


16.     Any other business/items for Agenda for next meeting on the 13th September 2016.

Deadline for agenda items Monday 5th September 2016.



Signed …....................................dated 3.8.16 Clerk/RFO