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Meet your local Sheringham police officer

22 March 2016 Residents living in Sheringham will have plenty of chances to meet their local police officer in April. PCSO Guy Slade will hold a number of police surgeries to give local people the chance to speak with him face-to-face, discuss any issues or concerns they may have and find out what s being done to keep the community safe. There will also be advice on crime prevention.

The surgeries will take place: Saturday 9 April Sheringham Library from 10am until 11am Beeston Regis (outside the parish shop) from 12pm until 1pm Monday 11 April West Beckham (outside the parish shop) from 12pm until 1pm Tuesday 12 April Salthouse village green from 12pm until 1pm Saturday 30 April Sheringham Library from 10am until 11am To find out when officers will be in your local area, visit www.norfolk.police.uk.

BRPC Draft Minutes January 2016

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, 13 th January, 2016 at the Scout HQ., Cromer Rd, Beeston Regis commencing at 7pm. Present: M.Knowles (Chair), R.Smith, D.Thompson, G.Dyson, Mrs.M.Wright, N.Wright, C.Goodwin, Mrs.S.Goodwin, R.Beckley, and the Clerk. Also present were PCSOs Bridges and Slade, an EDP/NN.News representative, and one member of the public.

1a. To receive and consider apologies Apologies were received from Mrs.M.Roffe and M.Church. Apologies were also received from B.Hannah (NCC).

1b. To receive Declarations of Interest on agenda items No declarations of interest. To approve the minutes of meeting held 9/12/15.

The minutes, which had already been circulated, were accepted as a true record. (Prop: MW, Sec: DT) 3 . Public Participation (requests to speak on agenda items) A parishioner requested to speak on item 12. Finance: (a) To approve invoices for payment and note bank balances: C.Allen 80.00, (bus shelter cleaning),P.Bullimore 272.90,(net salary), HMRC 43.00 (tax on salary), West Runton Scouts 25.00 (hire of hall), P.Bullimore 43.45, (admin exps). *** The above payments, scheduled on the agenda, plus two urgent payments, were approved (Prop: GD, Sec: DT).

The urgent payments were as follows :- E.Farrow 135.00, handrail at Daisy Green, and Westcotec Ltd, 240.00 for VAS brackets. Bank balances were as follows:- A/C 10162132 3540 and A/C 10162140 4198. The Clerk reminded members that the 50% grant (re VAS), due to be received from Norfolk CC., was still outstanding.

Planning: To note decisions/information received from NNDC/NCC since last meeting. PF/15/1677; Side & rear extn. at St.Patricks, Church Close permission given.

To consider planning applications received since agenda printed PF/15/1839; Conversion & extn of garage to create residential annexe: It was agreed no objections on condition that (a) the garage must remain ancillary to the main property (b) must not be used for holiday letting and (c) no separate entrance is to be constructed. (Prop: MK, Sec: GD). Update re Affordable Housing Nothing to report since the last meeting. PF/15/1781; Erectn of Sun Rm/Conservatory at B/Regis Lodge, Sheringwood It was agreed no objections to this application (Prop: DT, Sec: NW) To note/consider the Informal Hearing re the Priory Maze Appeal.

Following a brief discussion it was agreed that a PC representative would not speak at the hearing scheduled for 21/1/16. To consider PCs responsibilities re the AONB. This had been duly considered during planning matters.

Highways/Footpath matters. Update re Highways Partnership Scheme & vehicle activated signs The Clerk had received verbal positive reports re the VAS and the extra brackets had been received. The 50% grant claim had been submitted to NCC Highways Dept which included the cost of the extra brackets.

It was agreed to remove this item from future agendas. To note/consider deadline for registration of historic public rights of way. The NCC Definitive Map was to be circulated for members to consider this matter. ** The Clerk asked members to note that (a) Highways Rangers were visiting the parish week commencing 29/2/16 (b) the damaged fence on the southern side of the A149 approaching the railway bridge had been reported to NCC Highways (c) Secret Gardens had been instructed to deal with the mole problems around Priory Close.

Meetings & Conferences (to receive reports and announcements) The Clerk had no new announcements. GD reported that he had attended a meeting of the Sheringham Society. To further consider future use of PC land (Daisy Green).

The handrail had been constructed/installed. No reply had been received from Sheringham TC. It was agreed that MR purchases a small quantity of bulbs to plant in the borders at Daisy Green.

It was also agreed to remove this matter from the agenda. To further consider quality of mobile phone signal in the parish. B.Hannah (NCC) was still to report back to the PC.

Local Council Award Scheme & Governance To receive update re LCAS and consider/adopt the Communication & Engagement Policy, Health & Safety Policy, Disciplinary/Grievance Procedure, and Training Policy. The Clerk had no further news re the PC s application for Foundation Status. Following some good work by SG the draft of the Health & Safety Policy was agreed and adopted (Prop: MK, Sec: RB).

The Chair asked that a vote of thanks be recorded in the minutes regarding SG s very comprehensive work. To receive update from Hooke Charity re purchase of Defibrillator (RB) RB stated that he hoped to report to members at the next meeting. To further consider the 800 th Anniversary of the Priory The Norfolk Historic Buildings Trust and Norfolk CC had noted the PC s interest in assisting with the anniversary celebrations.

A parishioner (Mr.S.Pegg) had been appointed as a director of the NHBT and hopefully would be overseeing these celebrations on behalf of the trust. The Chair adjourned the meeting and Mr.Pegg said that things such as guided tours, people in period costume, and the creation of an old photo gallery had already been put forward as ideas. The Chair thanked SP and re-opened the meeting.

To receive reports from District & County Councillors M.Knowles (NNDC) spoke re the following :- (a) interim sharing of senior officers appears to be working OK and will save NNDC money (b) sections of the Holt Road offices now being used by other agencies such as NCC Childrens Services and the DWP (c) a possible review of ward boundaries (d) NNDC was recently awarded the gold standard for Investors in People (e) the Planning Dept. was still short of staff. Police Report /Sect.17 Crime & Disorder Act.

PCSO.Bridges, accompanied by PCSO Slade who was taking over her duties, reported on the following :- (a) various calls made to the police during November & December (b) there was no recorded crimes during that period (c) congratulations to the PC on the recently acquired VAS. The Chair and members thanked PCSO.Bridges for her work in the parish, and input at council meetings, and wished her success in her new post. To consider holding a PC meeting at Beeston Hall School The Clerk reported that the headmaster was of the opinion that the average age of the pupils was too low for them to be interested in parish council work.

It was agreed to leave this matter. To receive Correspondence (not included in agenda items above) Christmas cards had been received from the Chair of NNDC & N.Lamb MP. Resolution re Public Participation (comments/other matters) Prop: DT, Sec: GD agreed meeting adjourned.

The press officer stated the advantages of being able to see planning applications online meeting re-opened.

To confirm date of next meeting & future agenda items .

This was confirmed for Wednesday, 10 th February, 2016. (7pm)

Draft BRPC Minutes October 2015

BEESTON REGIS PARISH COUNCIL Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, 14th October, 2015 at the Scout HQ., Cromer Rd, Beeston Regis commencing at 7pm. Present: M.Knowles (Chair), M.Church, Mrs.M.Roffe, R.Smith, D.Thompson, G.Dyson, Mrs.M.Wright, N.Wright, C.Goodwin, Mrs.S.Goodwin, R.Beckley and the Clerk. Also present were B.Hannah (NCC), PCSO.G.Bridges, and two members of the public.

1a. To receive and consider apologies No apologies.

1b. To receive Declarations of Interest on agenda items No interests declared.

2. To approve the minutes of meeting held 9/9/15. The minutes, which had already been circulated, were accepted as a true record. (following a brief discussion) Prop; GD, Sec; RB) 3 .

Public Participation (requests to speak on agenda items) No requests to speak on agenda items. At the Chairman s suggestion it was agreed to take item 6(c) next see minute 6c.

4. Finance: (a) To approve invoices for payment and note bank balances: C.Allen 80.00, (bus shelter cleaning),P.Bullimore 272.90,(net salary), HMRC 43.00 (tax on salary), West Runton Scouts 25.00 (hire of hall), P.Bullimore 57.91, (admin exps), GraphicEdge 14.00 (Daisy Green Sign), Secret Gardens 130.00 (grass cuts), Sheringham TC 105.00 (Training), Morston PC 4.25 (photocopying charges) *** The above payments, scheduled on the agenda, were approved (Prop; RB; Sec; DT).

Bank balances were as follows :- A/c 10162132 4,119 and A/C 10162140 9,197. The second half-years precept/grant had just been received ( 6,699). (b) To consider purchase of a new parish council computer (1/3 share) Following a verbal report from the clerk, who reminded members that he was still using his old personal computer operating on XP , it was agreed to contribute a one third share to some new equipment. (total cost approx.

450, divided between three parish councils = 150 per council). (Prop; MK, Sec; GD).

5. Planning: (a) To note decisions/information received from NNDC/NCC since last meeting The following were noted :- PF/15/0959: Triple garage at Closewood, Sheringwood permission given.

PF/15/1097: Erectn of garage/games room at Foxhill, S Wood NMA/15/0254: Non-material amendment at Fieldfare, Church Cl., approved. (b) To consider planning applications received since agenda printed None received. (c) To receive update re Affordable Housing An email from Hastoe Housing had been received confirming their attendance at the November meeting. (d) To consider/note NNDCs intention to prepare a new Local Plan This had been noted with a first consultation due shortly. (m) To consider PCs responsibilities re the AONB. This had been duly considered during planning matters.

6. Highways/Footpath matters. (a) Update re Highways Partnership Scheme & vehicle activated signs The VAS agreement had been signed by both parties and an order placed with Westcotec for the equipment.

The Clerk had met with their representative to confirm the sites and agree the new post requirements. A quotation had been received from Westcotec in the sum of 3,159 which was accepted (PC to fund jointly with NCC). The PC now awaited the new posts and extensions to posts after which time the equipment would be delivered and the scheme would become active.

It was agreed that Edward Farrow would take on the movement of the equipment (a requirement of NCC Highways) at a cost of approx.

15 per month (Prop; RB, Sec; DT). (b) To further consider cutting of grass area adjacent to Beeston Hall Cottages. Whilst this grass had been cut recently the Clerk informed members that it was unlikely that NCC Highways would carry out this work next season because of their budget cutbacks. It was agreed to remove this item from the agenda. (c) To note Circular Walks in the area Talk by NCC.

Trails Officer. The Chair welcomed Jack Davidson (NCC Trails Officer) to the meeting. JD explained that the circular walks scheme was all about getting people to explore more coast .

It was hoped that 20 walks would be created with two involving Beeston Regis (Roman Camp and Sheringham circular walks). The walks would use existing public rights of way and permissive paths. Works and signage had already been completed in some areas.

JD took questions from members after which the Chair thanked him for his presentation.

7. Meetings & Conferences (to receive reports and announcements) NALC Councillors Training 16/9/15 (SG, CG, MW, NW, DT and PB attended). NNDC Interests Training (SG, CG, and GD attended) SNAP Police meeting (SG, CG, and GD attended) The Clerk reminded members of the NNDC Planning Training at Bodham on 26/11/15.

Six members had agreed to attend. The NALC AGM was on 17/10/15 noted.

8. To further consider future use of PC land (Daisy Green).

MK, RB and the Clerk had met with a Sheringham Town Councillor who would be referring the question about a ramp to his Commons Committee. The Clerk had spoken with NCC Highways who had concerns regarding the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act applying to a ramp. It was hoped that a meeting with the NCC Highways Engineer would clarify this matter.

9. To further consider PC s response on Social Media Sites. A general reply to matters raised on media sites was agreed by members.

This had been approved by Norfolk ALC and would be used by CG in future. (Prop: DT, Sec: MR) 10. Local Council Award Scheme & Governance (a) To receive update re LCAS and consider/adopt the Communication & Engagement Policy, Council Action Plan, Health & Safety Policy, and the Training Policy. (SG) It was agreed to adopt the Council Action Plan as circulated to members (Prop: DT, Sec: RS). It was agreed that the working party meets to progress other policies etc .

and noted that full council would have to agree a resolution that the PC met all the criteria for LCAS Foundation Status at the next meeting. It was agreed that a copy of the Standing Orders and Financial regulations be available at council meetings.

11. To receive update from Hooke Charity re purchase of Defibrillator RB reported that this matter was ongoing and he would report at the next meeting.

12. To note/consider the 800th Anniversary of the Priory The NCC Historic Environment Officer had advised the clerk that ideas such as guided tours, activities for children, and a church service were being looked at. The PC were invited to take part in the celebrations and further ideas were welcome.

13. To receive reports from District & County Councillors B.Hannah (NCC) reported the following :- (a) the hourly Coasthopper service was being introduced later than planned (b) parking debate in Sheringham had been shelved (c) NNDC Chief Exec. and Chief Finance Officer may be seconded to Gt.Yarmouth (d) NCC looking to find 25% in cutbacks.

14. Police Report/sect.17 Crime & Disorder Act. PCSO.Bridges reported that (a) 8 calls received by the police from the parish (b) 3 recorded crimes in the last month (c) no priorities were set at the SNAP meeting (d) a snapshot brochure from the SNT was discussed and might be circulated with the next newsletter.

B.Hannah (NCC) congratulated the Sheringham SNT for having the highest detection rates in the County.

15. To receive Correspondence (not included in agenda items above) The following was noted (a) thank you letter from Church re graveyard donation (b) contact from parishioner re grit bin in Regis Ave being vandalised (c) Sheringham Shoal Newsletter (including article on BRPC lights).

16. Resolution re Public Participation (comments/other matters) No comments.

17.

To confirm date of next meeting & future agenda items.

This was confirmed for Wednesday, 11th November, 2015. (7pm)

Norfolk Security

BEESTON REGIS PARISH COUNCIL The next meeting will be on Wednesday, 11th November, 2015 at the Scout HQ., Cromer Rd, Beeston Regis commencing at 7pm. AGENDA 1a. To receive and consider apologies 1b.

To receive Declarations of Interest on agenda items 2. To approve the minutes of meeting held 14/10/15.

3 . Public Participation (requests to speak on agenda items) 4.

Finance: (a) To approve invoices for payment and note bank balances: C.Allen 80.00, (bus shelter cleaning),P.Bullimore 272.70,(net salary), HMRC 43.20 (tax on salary), West Runton Scouts 25.00 (hire of hall), P.Bullimore 44.45, (admin exps), Information Commissioner 35.00 (Reg fee), Secret Gardens 130.00 (grass cuts), Royal British Legion 25.00 (wreath).

5. Planning: (a) To note decisions/information received from NNDC/NCC since last meeting (b) To consider planning applications received since agenda printed (c) Talk/update re Affordable Housing by Hastoe Housing Association. (d) To note/consider an appeal re refusal of 13 Holiday Chalets at Priory Maze. (m) To consider PCs responsibilities re the AONB.

6. Highways/Footpath matters. (a) Update re Highways Partnership Scheme & vehicle activated signs (b) To note deadline for registration of historic public rights of way.

7. Meetings & Conferences (to receive reports and announcements) 8. To further consider future use of PC land (Daisy Green).

9. To note Norfolk CC s consultation on Budget cuts.

10. Local Council Award Scheme & Governance (a) To receive update re LCAS and consider/adopt the Communication & Engagement Policy, Council Action Plan, Health & Safety Policy, Disciplinary/Grievance Procedure, and Training Policy. (SG) (b) To agree resolution required for LCAS Foundation level application 11.

To receive update from Hooke Charity re purchase of Defibrillator 12. To further consider the 800th Anniversary of the Priory 13. To receive reports from District & County Councillors 14.

Police Report /Sect.17 Crime & Disorder Act.

15. To receive Correspondence (not included in agenda items above) 16. Resolution re Public Participation (comments/other matters) 17.

To confirm date of next meeting & future agenda items.

Note: Parish Council Surgery at 6.45pm Clerk 5/11/15. (822864) email protected 1 References ^ email protected (norfolksecurity.uk)

BRPC Agenda November 2015

BEESTON REGIS PARISH COUNCIL The next meeting will be on Wednesday, 11th November, 2015 at the Scout HQ., Cromer Rd, Beeston Regis commencing at 7pm. AGENDA 1a. To receive and consider apologies 1b.

To receive Declarations of Interest on agenda items 2. To approve the minutes of meeting held 14/10/15.

3 . Public Participation (requests to speak on agenda items) 4.

Finance: (a) To approve invoices for payment and note bank balances: C.Allen 80.00, (bus shelter cleaning),P.Bullimore 272.70,(net salary), HMRC 43.20 (tax on salary), West Runton Scouts 25.00 (hire of hall), P.Bullimore 44.45, (admin exps), Information Commissioner 35.00 (Reg fee), Secret Gardens 130.00 (grass cuts), Royal British Legion 25.00 (wreath).

5. Planning: (a) To note decisions/information received from NNDC/NCC since last meeting (b) To consider planning applications received since agenda printed (c) Talk/update re Affordable Housing by Hastoe Housing Association. (d) To note/consider an appeal re refusal of 13 Holiday Chalets at Priory Maze. (m) To consider PCs responsibilities re the AONB.

6. Highways/Footpath matters. (a) Update re Highways Partnership Scheme & vehicle activated signs (b) To note deadline for registration of historic public rights of way.

7. Meetings & Conferences (to receive reports and announcements) 8. To further consider future use of PC land (Daisy Green).

9. To note Norfolk CC s consultation on Budget cuts.

10. Local Council Award Scheme & Governance (a) To receive update re LCAS and consider/adopt the Communication & Engagement Policy, Council Action Plan, Health & Safety Policy, Disciplinary/Grievance Procedure, and Training Policy. (SG) (b) To agree resolution required for LCAS Foundation level application 11.

To receive update from Hooke Charity re purchase of Defibrillator 12. To further consider the 800th Anniversary of the Priory 13. To receive reports from District & County Councillors 14.

Police Report /Sect.17 Crime & Disorder Act.

15. To receive Correspondence (not included in agenda items above) 16. Resolution re Public Participation (comments/other matters) 17.

To confirm date of next meeting & future agenda items.

Note: Parish Council Surgery at 6.45pm Clerk 5/11/15. (822864) [email protected]

Action Plan 2015-2016

BEESTON REGIS COUNCIL ACTION PLAN At each Annual Meeting in May the Beeston Regis Parish Council will consider/review its action plan for the forthcoming year. This document outlines the actions for the 2015-16 year. Parish Council Objectives May 2015 May 2016 1.

To interact with North Norfolk District Council on all relevant matters, in particular the formulation of the new Local Plan and any matters related to central Government s Localism Agenda.

2. To continue to improve good governance through the identification of efficiencies and modern methods of working.

3. To progress the proposed scheme for affordable housing within the parish and consider any future schemes.

4a To maintain an overview of Highways, Bridleways and Footpath matters within and around Beeston Regis, working with other agencies to lobby on improvements, individual matters and to investigate improvements for example to possible crossing points in the Parish.

4b To progress the installation of a vehicle activated speed sign to be used at various locations in Britons Lane and along the A149 Cromer Road.

4c To engage with the owners of the Beeston Regis Parish Council s coastline.

5a. To continue to improve the appearance and tidiness of the Beeston Regis parish. To enhance the status of parts of the parish as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty To consider improvements including the wider use of and improved access to open spaces such as Daisy Green, the Ancient Priory Ruins, All Saints Church Field, Beeston Common and the privately owned Beeston Hall Common.

5b. To engage with the stakeholders of the Ancient Priory Ruins in celebrating the 800th anniversary of the founding of this Augustine Priory 6. To develop our Community Engagement Strategy through such channels as social media, parish council website, notice boards and newsletters.

To continue to provide opportunities and encouragement for all parishioners to attend meetings and make contact with their parish council in as many ways as possible. To further enhance the Beeston Regis Parish Council s new website.

7. To apply for the Local Council Award Scheme Foundation Award (minimum standards already achieved) and work towards the Quality Award (good practice) with a view to applying for that shortly once the Council qualifies.

8. To continue our representation on the Sheringham and District Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNAP).

9a. To maintain our involvement in the work of All Saint s church, local groups, charities and societies namely the West Runton Scout Group, the Sheringham and District Society and the Hooke and Unknown Donor Charities.

9b.

To work with the Hooke and Unknown Donor Charities for the provision of a defibrillator to be made available within the parish.

10.

To scrutinise planning applications and associated matters and comment accordingly.

Maisie Wright Profile

I have always lived in Sheringham and Beeston Regis. Educated at Convent of Notre Dame Norwich. College Norwich.

Work Norwich. Auctioneers, Solicitors, Law Society. Married my husband Richard Wright (Blyth & Wright) in 1960.

I worked in the Shop for a while till I had my 2 children. We moved up to Heathside 31 years ago. Sadly my husband died last year having hadAlzheimers for nearly 14 years.

When my daughter joined the Brownies in 1973 I became Chairman o f the Sheringham Guides Supporters Committee. I then went into Uniform and became a Guider for 1st Sheringham Guides till I retired. I have been a member of the Guide Association for 42 years and I am now Chairman of the Sheringham Trefoil Guild.

I became a Beeston Regis Parish Counsellor I think in the early 90,s!! I hope I never have to live anywhere else. I am extremely fond of animals and when younger kept ponies, goats and chickens.I have always had numerous dogs and cats-all rescues.

I like patchwork quilting and gardening.

BRPC Draft Minutes August 2015

BEESTON REGIS PARISH COUNCIL Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, 12th August, 2015 at the Scout HQ., Cromer Rd, Beeston Regis commencing at 7pm. Present: M.Knowles (Chair), Mrs.M.Roffe, R.Smith, D.Thompson, Mrs.M.Wright, N.Wright, C.Goodwin, Mrs.S.Goodwin, R.Beckley and the Clerk. Also present was one member of the public.

1a. To receive and consider apologies Apologies were received and accepted from G.Dyson and M.Church. Apologies were also received from B.Hannah (NCC) and PCSO.Bridges.

1b. To receive Declarations of Interest on agenda items No interests declared.

2. To approve the minutes of meeting held 8/7/15.

The minutes were accepted as a true record except for one small insertion. (Prop: MW, Sec: CG). The insertion was as follows :- Minute 1(a) Apologies Insert D.Thompson.

3 . Public Participation (requests to speak on agenda items) No requests to speak on agenda items.

4. Finance: (a) To approve invoices for payment and note bank balances: C.Allen 80.00, (bus shelter cleaning),P.Bullimore 272.90,(net salary), HMRC 43.00 (tax on salary), West Runton Scouts 25.00 (hire of hall), P.Bullimore 52.20, (admin exps), Norfolk ALC 24.50 (councillors guides), Secret Gardens 188.00 (grass cuts), NNDC 748.80 (dog bin emptying), GWR.Beckley 31.60 (signs). ** The above payments, scheduled on the agenda, were approved (Prop: DT, Sec: MR). Bank balances were as follows :- A/C 10162132 2279 & A/C 10162140 6497.

5. Planning: (a) To note decisions/information received from NNDC/NCC since last meeting The following were noted :- Pf/15/0787; Erectn of extn & porch at Bramble Cott., S wood; permission given C/1/1933/1002; NCC; Contd. use of lagoon for waste at the Stonepits; withdrawn. (b) To consider planning applications received since agenda printed C/1/2015/1023; NCC; Stonepits at Britons Lane; Variation of condition 3 to allow operation of concrete plant outside permitted hours for temporary period: This change in timing was necessary for concrete required on sea defence works which were dictated by the tides and it was agreed no objections to this application. (c) To receive update re Affordable Housing No further update available. (d) PF/15/0959; Erectn of two storey garage at Closewood, Sheringwood.

Members agreed no objections to this application subject to the retention of the existing trees and appropriate conditions being placed on the use of the first floor. (Prop: RB, Sec: MK) (e) PF/15/0943; Replacement Dwelling at Beechwood, Sheringwood It was agreed to support this application (Prop: RB, Sec: DT). (f) PF/15/0954; Extensions & porch at 33, Britons Lane It was agreed no objections to this application (Prop: RB, Sec: DT). (g) PF/15/0993; Extension at Breckland, Sheringwood. Again it was agreed no objections to this application (Prop: MK, Sec: DT). (m) To consider PCs responsibilities re the AONB. This had been duly considered during planning matters.

6. Highways/Footpath matters. (a) Update re Highways Partnership Scheme & vehicle activated signs The Clerk informed members that the Highways Engineer had agreed six sites for the VAS. It was hoped the agreement (memorandum of understanding) would be ready for signing by the PC very soon after which time the Clerk could order the equipment. (b) To consider cutting of grass area adjacent to Beeston Hall Cottages (A149) Although this area of grass had been cut recently the Clerk had been informed that NCC Highways would not carry out the work in future because of their large budget reductions.

Only the edge of each end of the layby would be trimmed for road safety purposes. The Clerk was asked to approach Beeston Hall School with a view to them including the work in their grass cutting programme. (c) To note/consider state of the hedge at north end of Abbey Park (A149) The Clerk had to refer this matter to NCC Highways who hopefully will write to the households concerned. The PC light (column 57 on A149) was now being obscured by this hedge. (d) To note/consider the fence & vegetation at W.Runton railway bridge The Clerk had referred this matter to S.White (Highways Engineer) on his recent visit to the area.

He would arrange for work to be carried out which would improve visibility on and approaching the bridge. *** The Clerk said he would try and sort various overgrowth problems at the path near Silverdale, Britons Lane, the hedge opposite forming the boundary of the field east of Britons Lane, and the branch hanging from a silver birch tree (near the bench seat on grass adjacent to Priory Close).

7. Meetings & Conferences (to receive reports and announcements) Training night organised by NALC and Sheringham TC on 16/9/15 up to six members would attend (CG, DT, NW, SG, MR, and MW). NNDC Training on the Register & Declaration of Interests on 21/9 at NNDC Offices the Clerk would remind members at the next meeting 8.

To consider future use of PC land at Caxton Park. The Clerk informed members that NNDC were no longer funding new litter bins and it was agreed to wait and observe whether there was going to be a problem with litter. A quotation from Ed Farrow for supplying and building a ramp was read to members and it was agreed to approach Sheringham TC with a view to arranging a site meeting before proceeding further.

9. To further consider a PC Bottle Bank. Victory Housing were not prepared to allow another bottle bank on their car park in Britons Lane, and with no alternative sites being available it was agreed to drop the idea.

10. Local Council Award Scheme & Governance (a) To receive update re LCAS and consider/adopt the Communication & Engagement Policy, Council Action Plan, Health & Safety Policy, and the Training Policy. (SG) SG gave a summary of her work todate and stated that possible amendments had been brought to her attention which needed discussing. It was agreed to form a small group to try and forward this matter hoping that final drafts could be put before council for approval.

The working group would be MK, SG, CG, RB and the clerk.

11. To receive report from Hooke Charity re purchase of Defibrillator RB gave a report regarding the charity s plan, in conjunction with the Ambulance Service, to purchase a defibrillator, and asked if members would consider contributing towards the project. Using powers under Section 137 the PC agreed to purchase the case at a cost of approx.

900 + VAT.

12. To receive reports from District & County Councillors MK (NNDC) spoke of the consideration being given to a corporate plan covering all aspects of the Districts Councils work and responsibilities over the next four years. He also referred to the lack of finance in the immediate future and how NNDC was becoming more like a business.

13. Police Report /Sect.17 Crime & Disorder Act. The police report, via email, stated that there had been 5 calls to the police in the last month with 2 recorded crimes (theft from motor and criminal damage to motor).

The SNT priorities had not been set because of pressures from seasonal events and other work.

14. To receive Correspondence (not included in agenda items above) The following was noted :- Copy of Your Norfolk magazine. Letter from parishioner enquiring re the ownership of a piece of land adjacent to Beeston Common. (the Clerk was instructed to reply suggesting he asks his own solicitor to define his boundaries) 15.

Resolution re Public Participation (comments/other matters) A parishioner mentioned that he had noticed that work had begun at Beeston Hall Fm.

16. To confirm date of next meeting & future agenda items. This was confirmed for Wed.

9th September, 2015 (7pm) MK offered his apologies for the September meeting.