Abbas and Templecombe Parish Council

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

Telephone: 01963 370527 e-mail


TUESDAY 13th DECEMBER 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 8th November 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. Somerset Waste Partnership – Monthly Waste Partnership Briefing – November 2016
  2. Citizens Advice South Somerset – Letter dated 10.11.16
  3. CAB – Surviving Winter 2016-17 – email dated 7.11.16
  4. Henstridge Airfield – Minutes of the meeting held on the 19.10.16
  5. Free tree packs for schools and community – Richard Kaskow (Henstridge Parish Councillor)
  6. Chris Cooper SSDC – Streetscene – Offer of Christmas tree shredding
  7. Christine Scott – St Mary's Roof Appeal Committee – Donation request for Christmas Tree Festival
  8. 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 held on the 7th December 2016 at 9.00am at Churchfield Wincanton (Robin Cave)
  3. Planning application no 16/04551/REM – Application for the approval of the remaining reserved matters (appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) of outline planning approval 13/03116/OUT (Mixed use development comprising up to 75 dwellings, B1a, b and c employment, D1 multi purpose community building and associated development) – Land at Slades Hill Templecombe – Confirmation of response to application.
  4. Slades Hill development/Slades Hill 106 Agreement – update     a) Community Hall provision – Tim Cook SSDC email dated 28.11.16
  5. Any other planning matters received by the 13th December 2016

6.     Accounting matters

  1. To approve accounts and sign cheques
  2. 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.   SSDC – Consultation on SSDC Street Trading Policy

11.   SSDC – Consultation on a proposed new Public Space Protection Order for public land across South Somerset

12.   Highway Matters

  1. Road Scheme – update/ report on sub-committee meeting held on the 30.11.16
  2. SCC – Speed Indicator Device (SID) report for A357 Tower Hill – October 2016/ Installation dates for 2017
  3. Community Speed watch in Templecombe – update if applicable
  4. Village Christmas Trees 2016 – update
  5. Storage suggestion for Highway salt supply
  6. Other – Clerk will update on reported highway matters (if applicable)

13.  Footpaths

14.  Tree Warden’s Report

15.  #9; Burial Ground/ Closed Churchyard

  1. Maintenance of closed Churchyard and Burial Ground – update
  2. Pre-School Shed – update
  3. Strimmer repair – update
  4. AmberStone Memorial Stonemasons – L Pattle deceased – update
  5. Other items that may arise that may need dealing with prior to next meeting

16.  Newsletter

17.  Recreation Ground Matters/Children’s Play Area

a)    Play Area

            Weekly/Quarterly/Annual Play Area Inspection Reports - Following matter in need of attention or updating:

     b)  Social Club

          1) Social Club Report (C Hukins/C James)

     c)  Other

18.   Any other business/items for Agenda for next meeting on the 10th January 2017. Deadline for agenda items Monday 2nd January 2017.


Signed …....................................dated 7.12.16         Clerk/RFO