Minutes 25th October 2016

Minutes of an Ordinary Meeting of Peterchurch Parish Council
held at The Peterchurch Village Hall on Tuesday 25th October 2016

No PPC/MW/102
Councillors Present
Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman
Councillor Ms S Murrin Vice – Chairman
Councillor Mr M J Church
Councillor Mr L R Metcalfe
Councillor Mr D Morgan
Councillor Mrs R A Quelch
Councillor Mr B C Treanor

Clerk Mr M Walker

Also Present
Four further members of the public

The Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council was formally opened
by the Chairman at 7.00pm

Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman reported that Mrs Sylvia Teakle who had been
Clerk to the Parish Council for many years until her retirement in 2006
had passed away after a short illness
Funeral Wednesday 2nd November 2.00pm at Turnastone Church

1.0 Apologies for Absence
Apologies were received and accepted from Councillor Mr R Gaze and
Ward Councillor Mr Philip Price
PCSO Fiona Witcher from the Golden Valley Safer Neighbourhood Team was not present
Lengthsman Mr Terry Griffiths not present

2.0 Declarations of Interest & Dispensations
2.1 To receive any declarations of interest in agenda items from Councillors
Declarations of interest were received from Councillor Ms S Murrin Vice – Chairman
and Councillor Mr L R Metcalfe both Item 11.3

2.2 To consider any written applications for dispensation
There were no written requests for dispensation

3.0 Minutes
The Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting No PPC/MW/101 held on Tuesday 20th September 2016 at 7.00pm were unanimously confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

4.0 To Receive Reports from:-
4.1 Ward Councillor Mr Philip Price
Ward Councillor Mr Philip Price not present but report sent by email and given to all
“Golden Valley North ward report October 16
Neighbourhood Plans Neighbourhood plans continue to come to final adoption. It is anticipated that we could see 20 plans adopted before the end of this year of the 106 that are being prepared in the County.
Nutrient management Plan (NMP) The NMP board met on the 4th Oct and a considerable time spent reviewing the proposed Dashboard and how it will look and the evidence base and sources that lie behind it.

Many organisations are working in their own sectors in looking at reducing or advising how to reduce Phosphates getting into our water courses –
Rivers Wye and Lugg and tributaries right to their sources.
Parts of the water courses see spikes in the levels which look alarming, but the evidence is showing that these spikes go back to the earliest data that is held.
The Dashboard is being designed on a green, amber, red traffic light scenario to reflect the situation in regard to the targets set.
Some parts of the water courses are above the target figure and other places below, with the annual amounts reducing at this time.
The work done through point source via water company sewerage works and diffuse pollution from land is what all the companies are working on.
A meeting held in September for ward members from Herefordshire and Powys proved popular but not enough Powys members were present to get the message through that the phosphate allowed into the rivers in Wales is having a detrimental impact on the headroom in Herefordshire to allow the growth of housing, business and infrastructure that Herefordshire Council is expecting in compliance with the Core Strategy. (Powys does not have a Core strategy finalised!)
The evidence base of phosphates in the upper Wye tributaries lies at poor planning decisions in placing certain applications in unsuitable locations. The reasons for meeting with Powys members was to bring this to their attention.
The level of phosphates in the wye from Hay to Hereford is now amber, potentially red purely because of high levels coming from 2 or 3 tributaries much higher up the catchment.
All of the participating organisations are of the mind that we can achieve phosphate levels below the target and give us the headroom for the growth necessary to support Herefordshire’s Core Strategy growth.
Hereford Race course Hereford Race Course re opens on Thursday 6th Oct with over 130 horses booked to run in 7 races and an audience of 3000 expected.
Arena racing have spent over £500,000 refurbishing and the course looks good. Several other meets this year, so please support if you can,
City Link road, SLR and relief road The City Link road is now under construction, See first newsletter update from the Contractor Alun Griffiths, Please take note of the upcoming diversion on North bound traffic on Widemarsh street.
The SLR – We are now in negotiation for land required ahead of the compulsory purchase route that follows if land purchase cannot be agreed.
The relief road – Route options are still being investigated
Destination Hereford consultation findings A questionnaire that tested the views of residents last year on Car usage against walking, cycling and public transport found that local people did give up some car use for Hereford city centre travel and used the other modes of transport, whilst the change was small it was a real trend. However to offset that more traffic still uses the roads as those outside of Hereford will use their car in preference and numbers grow. Any trend towards getting people out of their cars and use a more sustainable form is the right direction.
The Amey question – £9 million where now? It has been reported by the press that Herefordshire have won their case against Amey the previous public Realm contractor.
The situation is over a very large financial figure that has been going through the courts since Amey lost the contract with the council. The figure has been quoted in the £ 10’s millions either way.
The Council followed the contract procedure that was in place and has pursued the case all the way through to the High Court judgement. This may or may not be the end of the matter as an appeal could be lodged and any actual monies paid over may not be as per the media interpretation.

WME- West Mercia Energy A joint committee run by Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin to supply Energy to public organisations Inc. Electric and Gas supplies to Herefordshire Council and other public businesses.
A better than expected trading result following reduction in sales due to the reasonable weather last winter,
West Mercia Energy reports an accumulated surplus of £2.766 million on turnover of £63 million. This means that after retaining an element for investment a distributable surplus to Herefordshire of £439,028 will be paid to in October 16.
MP letter re 5 year housing land supply and consequences I have written to both our MP’S with regards to why I believe the above policy is not helping in delivering the expected growth in housing not just in Herefordshire but 70% of all local authorities.
The way the policy has to be calculated makes it almost impossible to achieve what it says on the tin.
I don’t expect to receive any useful reply!
NMiTE – University The University has now completed their Green book business plan and presented it to Government. We await the outcome to their bid to become a university in the Autumn Statement.”

4.2 West Mercia Police
PCSO Fiona Witcher not present see Item 13.0
Mud on roads is still an issue. Email to be sent to the Police – Batch Hill to Clehonger and Castle Pitch to Penllan

4.3 Lengthsman’s Report
Lengthsman Mr Terry Griffiths not present but reports included in “Draft Minutes of Finance Working Group Meeting No PPC/MW/101F” Item 6.0
Terry to be instructed to stop grass cutting and concentrate on drains etc. (mud covering drains) gullies and general maintenance.
Lengthsman Mr Terry Griffiths to be asked to clean/clear out grit bins ready for re-filling

4.4 Update from Parish Footpaths Officer Ms S Murrin
Councillor Ms S Murrin Vice – Chairman
Wasp Nest reported in Church Lane down by the river
Zoe is back walking the footpaths again
No interest as yet for any new P3 Footpaths Officers

5.0 Public Question Time
Designated period of 10 minutes to accommodate members of the public who may wish to either raise any issues or ask the Parish Council questions
Question:-Any progress on resurfacing the footpath from Hawthorn Rise to the Primary School?
Contractors contacted but no replies as yet (probably works too small)
Maybe if the Car Park was included it might be viable
Other contractors to be contacted as pavements are unsafe

Question:-Item raised again
Issues reference Old Petrol Station Garage – Canopy removed but legs are still in place which are
part of the canopy. Enforcement not completed and to be pursued with Planning Department
Safety – Eyesore – Dangerous – Steel Work protruding out of the ground, whole site requires clearing
Petition to be undertaken and presented to the Parish Council

Question:-Letters to be sent to Ward Councillor Mr Philip Price and Jesse Norman MP reference Hospital Car Park charges
Proposed by Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman and Seconded by Councillor Ms S Murrin
Vice – Chairman

Question:-Would the Parish Council consider Oxygen Masks for animals about £90.00 each
Agenda item for the next full Parish Council meeting

6.0 Financial Report
Financial Receipts and Payments Schedule (provided at meeting)
Councillor Mr B C Treanor Finance Working Group Chairman gave an overview of the meeting
Bank balances, receipts and invoices checked and approved

Bank Reconciliation April 2016 – March 2017 signed by Councillor Mr B C Treanor Finance Working
Group Chairman and Clerk Mr M Walker
Npower Invoice LGUZCJR5 £167.78
Cheque 000864
Npower Invoice LGUZCJV6 £17.38
Cheque 000865
Both invoices approved for payment

Minutes of Finance Working Group Meeting No PPC/MW/101F
held at The Peterchurch Village Hall
on Friday 21st October 2016 commencing at 7.15pm
Councillors Present
Councillor Mr B C Treanor Finance Working Group Chairman
Councillor Mr P J Clarke Parish Council Chairman
Councillor Mrs R A Quelch
Clerk Mr M Walker
1.0 Apologies for Absence
No apologies received
Councillor Mr M J Church not present
2.0 To Confirm the Minutes of the Previous Meeting PPC/MW/100F
The Minutes of the Finance Working Group Meeting No PPC/MW/100F held on Friday 16th September 2016 at 7.00pm were unanimously confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.
3.0 Financial Report
Peterchurch Parish Council Budget 2017-2018 Draft vi given to all present
3.1 Confirmation of Bank Balances
Bank Balances as per Statements
@ 3rd October 2016 Lloyds Business Bank Instant Access Account £30,490.88
Statement No 7
Bank Reconciliation to agree with Bank Statement No 7 £30,490.88
@ 4th October 2016 Lloyds Treasurers Account £6,021.44
Statement No 14
Internet Printed Statement dated 9th October 2016 Closing Balance £5,991.44
Bank Reconciliation to agree with Internet Printed Statement £5,991.44
3.2 To Acknowledge and Record Receipts
Precept 2nd Part 2016-2017 reference 2149905 HC108588 15/06/2016 £9,330.00
Herefordshire Council BACS Remittance Advice
Western Power Distribution Wayleave X18218 £14.32
Paying In Slip 500034
Lengthsman 2nd Quarter Claim Lengthsman payment £3,083.00
Footpaths P3 payment £100.00
Reference 3844491 HC108588 21/10/2016
Herefordshire Council BACS Remittance Advice
3.3 Review Invoices for Payment
Invoices for Payment
Malcolm Walker Mastergrave (Bedford) Ltd £130.00
2 x Stainless Steel Plaques Invoice 537996
Reimbursement to Clerk (authorised to pay by credit card)
Cheque 000856
Paul Clarke Toolstation 2 x Padlocks Invoice No 440489 £36.17
Cheque 000857 (*Joint cheque)
Reimbursement to Chairman (authorised to pay by credit card)
Paul Clarke Keys £16.00
Cheque 000857 (*Joint Cheque)
Reimbursement to Chairman (authorised to pay by credit card)
Terry Griffiths Contracts Lengthsman Work TGC1834
General Account Play Area £72.00
Cheque 000858
Terry Griffiths Contracts Lengthsman Work TGC1835
General Account Recreational £144.00
Cheque 000859
Terry Griffiths Contracts Lengthsman Work TGC1838 General Account £90.00
Cheque 000860
Terry Griffiths Reports September 2016
Parish Council Peterchurch Parish Council Account General-play area Month September 2016 (1)
Invoice No TGC1834 Description of work carried out:-
Mow and strim play area. Collect litter and rubbish. Service litter bins
Parish Council Peterchurch Parish Council Account General-Recreation area Month September 2016 (1)
INVOICE No TGC1835 Description of work carried out:-
Mow and strim football pitch and surrounding open space
Parish Council Peterchurch Parish Council Account General Month September 2016 (1)
Invoice No TGC1838 Description of work carried out:-
Peterchurch Car Park. Remove existing waste bin and install it on existing pad at Greenways.
Install new double waste bin against play area railings
There was a misunderstanding which led to believe that that the new double waste bin had its own concrete base. On arrival we found that the bin did not have its own base so we had to pin it into the tarmac of the car park which ran up to the railing. Whilst it is fairly firm it may be wise to set it on a concrete base which we can fit in on our next visit to the parish
Peterchurch Village Hall Invoice No 69 1 hour 16/09/2016 & 2 hours 20/09/2016 £30.00
Cheque 000861
Clerk’s Salary October 2016 Gross £593.40
Vehicle expenses £18.90
Postage £5.61
TAX £118.80 NIC £0.00
Cheque 000862
3.4 Review “Matters Reported” from External Auditor
“Internal Audit Report
The council has confirmed they entered “N/A” onto Boxes F and K of the Internal Auditors Report,
before it was completed by the Internal Auditor.”
Unanimously noted
Grant Thornton Small body limited assurance audit satisfaction survey 2016 completed / returned
3.5 BT Connection for Peterchurch Village Hall
Village Hall Committee – no progress as yet
{Transparency Grant £1,140.00 (received)
Laptop, Scanner/Printer, Office, Ink £426.74 (acquired)
Transparency programme £111.60 (acquired)
Internet Set up costs £275.00
Yearly running costs £240.00
Monies remaining £86.66}

4.0 Possible Commitments 2017-2018
4.1 Consider procedural options in the absence of the Clerk / RFO
If available Mrs S Walker to be Acting Clerk for Parish Council meeting, otherwise meeting to be
postponed. Financial Working Group meeting to take own minutes.
4.2 Hay Ho! Bus Donation
Hay Ho! 39A Sunday Bus Service donation paid £50.00 27th January 2015 Minutes reference
PPC/MW/083 Item 4.3
Recommendation to continue with support for 2016 at £150.00 as approved by Council
4.3 Options Budget and Precept setting for 2017-2018 fiscal year
Telephone Kiosk Consultation Information
Local Council Award Scheme – “Quality” Foundation and Quality criteria required
5.0 To Agree Schedule and Venue for the Finance Working Group Meetings
Schedule – Finance Working Group Meeting to be held prior to Parish Council Meeting
Venue – The Peterchurch Village Hall at 7.00pm
Next meeting to be on Friday 11th November 2016 at 7.00pm in The Peterchurch Village Hall
Meeting declared closed at 8.30pm
Financial Working Group Chairman Councillor Mr Brendan C Treanor
Date Friday 11th November 2016

Annual Return for the year ended 31st March 2016 received from External Auditors Grant Thornton
Notice of Conclusion of Audit posted on Notice Board together with pages 3 and 4 of the Annual Return.

7.0 Neighbourhood Development Plan
Councillor Mr B C Treanor Neighbourhood Development Plan Chairman updated the Parish Council.
The Neighbourhood Development Plan was on track for submission for Regulation 16 Consultation, then “Inspection” by an Independent Examiner then the Referendum.

8.0 Roads, Street Lighting, Footpaths & Playground
8.1 School Parking on Main Road B4348
Majority decision for a meeting to be arranged with the new owner of the corner field at Crossways Junction with B4348 and Planning Working Group which consists of Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman, Councillor, Mr R Gaze and Councillor Mr B C Treanor
No parking for school traffic at school and dangerous for children
Letter to be sent to Fairfield School Head Teacher and Police reference blocking the
public highway, using children as human shields, cars not allowed to pick up at school and parking
Letter to be sent to the owner and Police of a parked car opposite the Peterchurch Primary School
which is obstructing the entrance to Closure Place

8.2 Hedge adjacent to Village Car Park
Councillor Mr Robert Metcalfe to contact “Tony” reference cutting hedge

8.3 To receive update on application to Herefordshire Council to adopt Street Lamps
No information as yet
Street Light No 14 not working.
Lamp to be changed for LED lamp as an example of different fitting
“18th July 2016 Email from Adrian Percival Hi Malcolm
To fit an LED lantern to suit a 6m column is to the value of £302.00 each
Qty 16 = £4832.00. The lanterns proposed are Thorn LED lantern used throughout Monmouthshire CC.
Kind regards Adrian”

8.4 To receive information reference other parish reports requiring action
Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman to acquire details of Dark Skies issues programme including three Parish Councils and two Schools
Presentation and agenda item for the next full Parish Council meeting
Parish Council precept “Capping” consultation response against Capping

Herefordshire Council now have acquired some Speed Indicating Devices (SIDs)
Clerk authorised to order SID for deployment during 2017
Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman and Councillor Ms S Murrin Vice – Chairman to research purchasing Parish Council owned SIDs

Empty Sandbags still not delivered

9.0 Parish Lengthsman & Footpaths Scheme
To consider financial impact and options for 2017-2018 contracts
Lengthsman and P3 Footpaths Grant unanimously agreed to be considered at the next Finance
Working Group Meeting and discussed at the next full Parish Council meeting
Financial Working Group consists of Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman, Councillor Mr M J Church,
Councillor Mrs R A Quelch and Councillor Mr B C Treanor

Footpaths P3 Scheme article reference walkers and farmers to be included in the next Parish Council

Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman read the following letter which had been sent from the Parish Council to Long Lane residents:-
“As I am sure you are aware Herefordshire Council have been forced, due to the changes in Central Government Funding, to make many radical changes to the services that they provide, not least in how our highways are maintained.
You will be aware of the reduction in grass verge cutting, which Peterchurch Parish Council have to some degree been able to offset by the use of the Parish Council Lengthsman.
The other issues which are also causing problems are the suspension of rural gully empting and street sweeping.
Again the Parish Council are looking into an alternative provision for street sweeping but the gully empting might not be so simple.
Because of the seasonal issues that Autumn bring, with leaves blocking up grips (these are cuts made in the verges with a spade to let water off the road and into the ditches) and detritus covering the road side drains, we are asking Long Lane residents if they can possibly assist by monitoring the road in the vicinity of their property.
If you are able to assist in keeping as much water off Long Lane as possible by regularly checking the road but only in the daylight and when it is safe to do so.
Should you identify a problem which you cannot deal with and you consider to be an emergency, Herefordshire Council’s out of hours Telephone Number is 01432 260000 or for non-urgent matters please contact the Parish Council Clerk by email Peterchurchclerkmw@btinternet.com or any of your Parish Councillors.
Please remember do not put yourself or others at risk and only take action if you are sure it is safe to do so.”
Two verbal positive responses had been given to Councillor Mr Robert Metcalfe but none had been received by the Clerk.

10.0 Herefordshire Planning Meeting Report
Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman gave an overview of the planning meeting attended by him and the Clerk on Thursday October 6th 2016 at The Shire Hall Hereford. Sam Banks had given a presentation.

11.0 Planning Applications for Consideration
11.1 Planning Application 162544 Salt Box Barn, Wellbrook Barn Farm, Peterchurch, Hereford HR2 0ST
Description Proposed workshop and garage Full Householder
“The Parish Council resolved by majority to support this application”

11.2 Planning Application 162847 18, Closure Place, Peterchurch, Hereford HR2 0RS
Description Proposed single storey rear extension
“The Parish Council resolved unanimously to support this application”

11.3 Planning Application 162981 50, Crossways, Peterchurch, Hereford HR2 0TQ
Description Front extension
“The Parish Council resolved by majority to support this application”

12.0 Policy for Ratification
Health & Safety Policy including the word “Councillors” unanimously approved and signed by
Councillor Mr P J Clarke Chairman
13.0 For Information Only
Sheet to include update on previous action points and a list of correspondence received
Planning Information
24th August 2016 Application No 162451
Land at 13, Crossways, Peterchurch, Hereford HR2 0TG
Proposed erection of new dwelling
Application Still Valid

8th September 2016 Application No 162784
Land at Dorefield House, Crossways, Peterchurch, Herefordshire
Proposed erection of one dwelling and garage
Application Still Valid

Information Update
23rd September 2016 Email sent to Police reference Parked Caravan
No reply as yet

23rd September 2016 Email sent to BT reference Kiosk at Urishay
“Peterchurch Parish Council in Herefordshire have for several years now sponsored a rural telephone kiosk No 01981 550220 at Urishay, we have received complaints about the access and condition of the box.
I have attached two photographs of the box which clearly shows the access issues, could you please arrange to have the access cleared and perhaps the damaged windows replaced and the box re-painted“
Reply received 27th September 2016
“Hi Thanks for this request. I do have to advise that BT are intending to consult on removal of this kiosk. Regards, Paul
Paul Jordan| Customer Service Advisor | redcare & Payphones | Tel: 0800 661 610 | email: paul.jordan@bt.com
Team Member, Ventures Voice Services”
{Clerk instructed to insist BT have the Kiosk cleaned inside and outside}

2nd October 2016 Letter received from a Peterchurch resident
Reference “Smokey Paws Oxygen Masks” for pets

3rd October 2016 Letters sent to residents of Post Codes “HR2 0SQ” HR2 0TE” and “HR2 0TF”
Reference “Keeping water off Long Lane”
No replies as yet

30th September 2016 Reference Dog Bins
“Dear Malcolm I’ve checked the database and it appears that the bins are emptied fortnightly on a Thursday, and were emptied yesterday. Best wishes Linzy”

23rd September 2016 Dear All This week I am pleased to report that the following works, amongst others, have been carried out in our locality:
Golden Valley North Nil to report
Golden Valley South PROW: latch post repair on AD4
Pothole repairs on the C1212 at AbbeyDore, C1224 at Kerry’s Gate, C1221 at Wormbridge and Ewyas Harold, C1209 and B4347 at Bacton, B4348 at Peterchurch, and Cwm Road at AbbeyDore.
Stoney Street Pothole repairs on the B4348 at Vowchurch, B4349 at Clehonger, Ruckhall Lane, Birch Hill Road in Clehonger
Road sweep at the junction of Birch Hill Road and Pleasant Row in Clehonger

Sign post repair on Ruckhall Lane
Flytipping collection from Madley
This week I have Had several meetings with Ward Councillors, and Parish Clerks to discuss a variety of parish issues
Assisted a colleague with a walked inspection in Leominster
Attended several site meetings and dealt with enquiries from members of the public
Next week I will be Attending several meetings on the preparation for next year’s Annual Plan
Dealing with enquiries from members of the public, and Parish Clerks
Carrying out the statutory inspections due – the monthly Priority C/U roads, which covers Madley, Dorstone, Michaelchurch Escley, Longtown, Craswall, Cusop, Ewyas Harold, Walterstone, and Kentchurch. I will also be doing a quarterly C links road, which covers Madley, Preston on Wye, Ruckhall, and Eaton Bishop Best wishes Linzy

30th September 2016 Dear All This week I am pleased to report that the following works, amongst others, have been carried out in our locality:
Golden Valley North Gully cleansing along the B4352 and B4348
Removal of an overhanging branch from the B4352 at Moccas
Golden Valley South PROW: delivery of materials to Longtown
Pothole repairs on the B4347 at Pontrilas, B4348 at Peterchurch, C1213 at Ewyas Harold
Fly tipping collection on the C1206 at Vowchurch
Stoney Street Collection of black bags following a litter pick in Madley
PROW: installation of a roadside fingerpost
Pothole repairs on the A465 at Belmont, B4352 in Madley, B4348 at Vowchurch, and on Birch Hill Road in Clehonger
This week I have Completed the monthly B, and priority C/U road inspections, and a quarterly C link road inspection.
Attended the Members’ Briefing on Wednesday
Attended several meetings with stakeholders
Dealt with enquiries from members of the public
Best wishes Linzy

7th October 2016 Dear All This week I am pleased to report that the following works, amongst others, have been carried out in our locality:
Golden Valley North Pothole repair on the B4348 at Cusop
Golden Valley South Flytipping collection at Lower Maescoed
Poyhole repairs on the Cwm Road, AbbeyDore, C1213 at Ewyas Harold, B4347 at AbbeyDore, Bevans Lane near Longtown, and the Olchon Valley Road
Street sweeping in Ewyas Harold
Stoney Street Collection of black bin bags following a litter collection in Madley
Hedge cutting in Croft Rd in Clehonger
Pothole repairs on the A438 in Bridge Sollars
This week I have Attended several meetings with stakeholders
Dealt with enquiries from members of the public
Taken several members of the Business Support staff out on enquiries so that they get a flavour of the work that the stewards do
Attended a Health & Safety training session on Making Safety Personal
Best wishes Linzy Linzy Outtrim Senior Locality Steward – Golden Valley

Golden Valley Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) Briefing 15th September – 5th October 2016
Crime Trends
Clifford Two properties in the village had outbuildings broken into during the night of Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October, a petrol brush cutter was taken from one, and a Mantilla garden tiller was taken from the other Incident refs 179-s-011016 & 599-s-011016

Ewyas Harold A shed in the rear garden of an isolated property was broken into between 5pm on Saturday 1st September and 4pm on Thursday 20th September.
A Tekmar strimmer was stolen Incident ref 120-s-210916
Preston on Wye Between 1pm – 2.30pm on Thursday 22nd September, seven outbuildings were broken into at a property in the village. Items stolen include a Giant mountain bike, a Stihl chainsaw, a Tanaka strimmer and several fuel cans containing diesel Incident ref 404-s-220916
Scams A call was received at a business premises in Ewyas Harold from an Indian male purporting to be calling from the government. He said the recipient was owed £8000 and wanted their bank details in order to pay it into their account. The recipient told the male she knew it was a scam and no way was she giving him her bank details. He said that if she didn’t he would find out where she lived and come and execute her family! I think his cover was blown at this point.
Message from Herefordshire Rural Hub in regards to Mud on the Road signs
MUD on the ROAD signs – Herefordshire Harvest Campaign
Sometimes displacing mud onto the highway is unavoidable despite our best efforts and therefore signage is required to warn other road users. Previously, farm-made signs have all too often been collected up by road inspectors and taken to the council run depot. As a result of NFU efforts, a new road safety message poster has been designed and approved by Herefordshire Council.
Farmers using these new signs will still need to demonstrate that they are doing all they can to avoid displacing mud onto the road, you will still need to clean the roads as soon as possible and you will need to remove the signs from the highway as soon as appropriate.
For full details of costs and how to order your sign, see the attached “mud on the road sign” flyer.
It is also approaching the Halloween and Firework season. If you are not happy to receive trick or treaters, you can find the ‘No Trick or Treat’ posters and leaflets on the West Mercia website to put on your gates/doors or windows. On the West Mercia home page, you can just put trick or treat into the search bar and they will pop up. These signs are especially useful for older members of community. If you aren’t able to print one, please contact us and we can send/deliver one out for you. You can also find the guidelines and advice for fireworks the same way Kind Regards Fiona
Golden Valley Safer Neighbourhood Team Insp 2345 Callie Bradley PS 1954 Nick Green (based at Ledbury) PC 2514 Tom Milton PCSO 6173 Fiona Witcher PCSO 6433 Lucy Morris
101 ext 4820 Team mobile 07779 141232 (Non urgent messages only) goldenvalley.snt@westmercia.pnn.police.uk

BT Consultation in progress, ending 28th December 2016, to remove more BT Kiosks
PCO 1PCO 01981 550200 Kiosk in Peterchurch HR2 0RP 134 calls made in the last 12 months
Agenda item for the next full Parish Council meeting

14.0 Matters Relayed to the Clerk for Agenda of the next meeting
BT Consultation to remove more BT Kiosks
Oxygen Masks for animals
New owner of field hedge needs cutting
Mrs Dyer’s hedge needs cutting
Caravan/car parked on Bus Stop

15.0 Confirmation of the Next Meeting Date, Time and Venue
The next meeting will be an Ordinary Parish Council Meeting to be held on Tuesday 15th November 2016 in The Peterchurch Village Hall and is to commence at 7.00pm.

Meeting declared closed at 9.20 pm

Finance Working Group meeting TBA December 2016
Parish Council meeting 13th December 2016