LANREATH PARISH COUNCIL
The July meeting was held on 15th July with apologies received from
The Chair thanked councillors and members of the public that helped
with tidying the village and also those who helped commencing the
painting of the Punch Bowl. Thanks especially to Mr Mike Roberts.
PCSO Dave Billing reported that there had been two crimes in the parish
from 1st – 30th June. These came from one incident with the use of
threatening and violent language. Two offenders have been dealt with.
Numerous patrols have been carried out and all was found to be in
School wall - The Chair reported that a quote for the work had been
received from £125 from Mr P Anderson to repair the wall. The quote
had been accepted by Councillors, outside of the meeting, and the work
has been completed. However, the benches are in need of repair.
Punch Bowl – once again it was noted the work carried out on the Punch
Bowl, the cost of which is not being borne by the Parish Council. The
labour is being given free and the cost of the paint will be paid for
by the owner of the Punch Bowl.
It was noted that the bench has been moved from Carlyon Close to the
Millennium Green and is being well used. There have, however, been
increased amounts of litter on the green.
Mrs Siobhan Rawlins was welcomed to the meeting to discuss the remains
funds in the Lanreath Youth Project account. Following discussion it
was agreed that these be transferred into the care of the Parish
Council in order to meet any costs, inspections etc. regarding the play
The clerk read correspondence sent to Bert Biscoe, Chairman, Cornwall &
Isles of Scilly Local Transport Board, from Cornwall Councillors in
East Cornwall regarding improvements to the A38. It was agreed that
the clerk also write to Mr Biscoe supporting these proposals.
The affordable homes on the Windward site were discussed and a separate
advert is being placed in the newsletter by the estate agents
Mr Peter Bartram was welcomed to the meeting to discuss the
Neighbourhood Plan Mr Bartram reported that following the
questionnaire which was sent out to over 200 households, only 28
responses have so far been received. All responses centred on the
village. Replies to the questions asked included the following:-
• What do you like about living in Lanreath? The countryside, crime
free, social functions, history, community spirit, community
facilities, no wind turbines.
• Whatdo you think could be improved about the parish? Community
energy scheme, alotments, school, pub, farm shop, cafe, holiday park,
cricket/bowls pitch, bus, speed limit, doctors surgery.
• Do you think we should prepare a Neighbourhood Plan? 27 – Yes, 1 –
• If we do a plan, why should we do it? Village influences on
development in the parish, maintain rural feel, debate with higher
authority, strategic plan for parish, restriction of wind turbhines.
The application will now need to be registered. 8 more volunteers are
interested in helping with the plan. The Chair thanked Mr Peter
Bartram and his team for their work on this project.
PA14/05218 – Erection of agricultural building for the storage of
vehicles, plant and associated items – White Venn Farm Herodsfoot – Mr
and Mrs S Pote - APPROVED
Wind turbine update
Mr Richard Pugh updated the meeting as follows:-
• Bocaddon – the appeal has been overturned by the Inspectorate. This
will be challenged in the High Court. (Costs not being funded by the
• Hartswell – deadline of 16th July
• Woodford – ongoing
• Tremaine – ongoing
• Carwen – turned down by Cornwall Council.
County Councillor’s Report
Cllr Candy updated the meeting regarding Cornwall Council issues.
Any Other Business
Mrs S Pipe stated that further Japanese Knotweed on Meadow Road has
The lamp has been repaired by the church.
Date and time of next meeting
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 16th September 2014 at 7.40pm
in the Main Hall.
Tuesday 16th September 2014
Tuesday 21st October 2014
Tuesday 18th November 2014
All meetings commence at 7.30 p.m. and are held in the Main Hall, Lanreath Village Hall