We're here as Parish Councillors to help support the community and keep people connected in Marwood, Devon. We usually meet on the first Thursday of the month, except August when there is no meeting. All the contact details of the Parish Councillors are listed below and on the notice boards. You can also use the CONTACT US THROUGH THIS WEBSITE IF YOU NEED OR CAN OFFER HELP.
ICY ROADS IN MARWOOD - A reminder that Cllr David Chugg has a supply of SALT if needed - see contact details below
Marwood Parish Council extends its heartfelt condolences to his majesty King Charles III and to the Royal Family
on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Councillors and Clerk Marwood Parish Council
MARWOOD PARISH COUNCIL
Report of the COUNCIL MEETING 7 July 2022
Members Present: Cllrs. C Latham, D Chugg, A Bend, K Down
Apologies: Cllr. R Berry, A Harvey-Bryant, N Plumb,, S Button, C Wallis,
In Attendance: Cllrs Mrs A Davis, Cllr F Tucker. M J Measures (Clerk to the Council).
Disclosable Interests. None Chairman's Discretion. Meeting
Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting 9 June 2022
The Minutes were agreed and signed as a true record.
The report for June has not yet been received
Reports from County and District Councillors
Cllr Tucker reported on the North Devon Council Litter campaign; the difficulties within the Planning Department due to staff vacancies; the £150 Council Tax Rebates are being sent out .Cllr Mrs Davis reported the retirement of Phil Norrey, Devon County Council Chief Executive, he joined the authority in 1998. She commented on the unprecedented
black hole in the County finances caused by the cost of living crisis: the spiralling demand for help for vulnerable children and adults. (a copy of the report is attached to the Minutes).
Relevant information correspondence has been sent to Councillors, including an initial request from South West Water to Devon County Highways for a road closure notice for Springfield Cross to Bridge House for 3 days from 25 October 2022.
Invoices agreed for payment: North Devon Council £457.30 (July), C F Wallis £135 (July) Admin/Accomm. £41(July). There is no scheduled meeting of the Council in August and the following were agreed: North Devon Council £457.30 (Aug); C F Wallis £135.00 (Aug). Balance at 7 June, £4323.48
75521 – Land at Springfield Farm Marwood. Provision of princple rural dwelling.
Members expressed concern regarding the size of the proposed dwelling and the interpretation of the term “principle rural worker dwelling”. Members asked, will there be an agricultural tie to the proposed dwelling? Members also asked for an increase in the number of passing spaces along the lanes leading to/from the property.
Recommend : Approval
75497 - Barn adjacent to Whitefield Hill, Muddiford. Prior approval for change of use of agricultural building to form one dwelling Class Q(a)(b). Members questioned the size and access to the proposed change. Recommend : Approval Reports from Councillors
Parish Footpaths. Cllr Wallis reported damages has occurred to the hedge and sign-post at Greenhill, Metcombe Lane.
Highways . No report
Next scheduled meeting is 1 September 2022 at 19.30 Meeting closed at 20.08
M J Measures
Clerk to the Council
Planning Matters to be considered particularly by neighbours and the Parish Council. Please go to https://planning.northdevon.gov.uk/Planning
put in the application number and click on the webpage for further details.
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75877 at Brooklyn Road Past Milltown Milltown Devon EX31 4HG
Cllr Colin Latham (Chairman)
Higher Stowford Farm
Hore Down Gate EX34 8PH
Cllr Adrian Bend
Muddiford EX31 4HH
Cllr Richard Berry
Muddiford EX31 4HS
Cllr Andrew Harvey-Bryant
North Warcombe Farm,
Lee EX34 8LR
Cllr Nick Plumb.
Middle Marwood EX31 4EG
Cllr Christopher Wallis
Milltown EX31 4HG
M J Measures (Clerk to the Council)
9 Kingfisher Drive
Barnstaple EX32 8QW
District Cllr Frederick J (Joe) Tucker
3 Shorelands Way
Barnstaple EX31 3AB
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