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Welcome to Sutton Cheney Parish Council Website

Sutton Cheney Parish Council is the lowest tier of Government responsible for providing local services to Sutton Cheney, Dadlington and Shenton villages. We strive to make them better places to live, work and play.

Our website includes a range of information about what we do and how we conduct our business. Please use the side navigation bar to browse the site.  

If you can't find the information you are looking for then please contact the Parish Clerk at suttoncheneypc@gmail.com or by phoning 01455 699618.

Alternatively, please use our online contact form and we will be in contact shortly.

10 May 2020Parish Council Meeting Called - 14th May 7:30pm

All Members of the Parish Council are hereby summoned to attend the Parish Council meeting to be held on Thursday 14th May 2020 starting at 7:30pm. Please note that this meeting will be held online and will be available to view publicly at www.zoom.us using Meeting ID  893-2097-5338.

AGENDA

  1. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
    1. To receive questions and comments from the public on items on the agenda

 

  1. ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN
    1. To receive nominations and to elect the position of Chairman

 

  1. ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR
    1. To receive nominations and to elect the position of Vice Chairman

 

  1. APOLOGIES
    1. To receive apologies for absence and to consider whether to approve reasons given

 

  1. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST PECUNIARY AND NON-PECUNIARY
    1. To receive declarations of interest both personal and prejudicial on items on the agenda

 

  1. PREVIOUS MINUTES
    1. To consider the adoption of the minutes from the Parish Council Meeting held on 12th March 2020

 

  1. BOROUGH AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR REPORTS    
    1. To note reports from Borough Councillor Jonathan Collett
    2. To note reports from County Councillor Ivan Ould

 

  1. RE-ADOPTION OF STATUTORY DOCUMENTS
    1. To consider the re-adoption of the Standing Orders
    2. To consider the re-adoption of the Financial Regulations
    3. To consider the re-adoption of the Code of Conduct
    4. To consider the re-adoption of the Model Publication Scheme

 

  1. UPCOMING PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS
    1. To note the schedule of Parish Council meetings for 2019/2020
    2. To consider changing monthly meetings to bi-monthly meetings during the Covid-19 lockdown

 

  1. ANNUAL RENT ON ALLOTMENT PLOTS AT SUTTON CHENEY
    1. To consider increasing the annual rent for plots at Sutton Cheney allotments

 

  1. ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCONTABILITY RETURN 2018-2019
    1. To approve and agree to sign the certificate of exemption from the Limited Assurance Review
    2. To approve and agree to sign the Annual Governance Statement for 2019-2020
    3. To approve and agree to sign the Annual Accounting Statement for 2019-2020
  2. HERITAGE TRAIL
    1. To note a potential solution to parking on the 1485 Heritage Trail

 

  1. HEDGE CUTTING ON DADLINGTON VILLAGE GREEN
    1. To consider extending the contract for hedge cutting on Dadlington Village Green to incorporate the area behind the wildflower meadow

 

  1. FINANCE
    1. To note that the Clerk now has access to online BACS payments
    2. To note the budget monitoring sheet at the end of Q4 for 2019-2020
    3. To consider approving the financial statement for March – April 2020
    4. To consider approving the payment of invoices totalling £1399.12
    5. To consider switching the Council’s bank account to another provider

 

  1. PLANNING
    1. 20/00330/HOU - Creation of vehicular access - 5 Stapleton Lane Dadlington Nuneaton Leicestershire
    2. 20/00397/CONDIT - Variation of condition 3 of planning permission ref: 04/00424/COU to
  1. allow the building to be used as a separate dwelling - Land Rear of Thatched Cottage Bosworth Road Shenton Leicestershire
  2. To note the withdrawal of application 20/00111/FUL - Change of use of agricultural building to holiday let - Hall Farm 1 Main Street Dadlington Nuneaton Leicestershire
  3. To consider objecting to outline proposal 20/00345/OUT in Market Bosworth Parish
  1. To consider any planning applications received since issuing of the agenda

 

  1. CLERKS REPORT

 

  1. MEMBER’S REPORTS
    1. To receive reports or updates from Councillors that may be of interest to the Parish Council

 

10 May 2020Councils working to re-open waste sites

The city and county councils say they are working hard to re-open some of their recycling and household waste sites later this month.

Under new Government guidelines, sites can re-open for waste that can’t be stored safely at home.

Leicestershire County Council says it will open the gates on Monday, 18 May – at seven sites over seven days a week. The county sites opening are at Barwell, Lount, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Mountsorrel, Oadby and Whetstone.

The seven county sites will be open to county residents only. The county council is also looking to introduce a booking system for their sites.

Leicester City Council will open its Gypsum Close site for five days a week, starting on Wednesday, 20 May.

The city council has also re-opened its large bulky waste collection service, which city residents can book online, and it continues to operate a weekly refuse and kerbside recycling service.

The city council’s other site at Freemen’s Common remains closed.

People are being asked to only go to the sites if stored waste is becoming unsafe at home and at risk of causing injury, illness or harm.

Both councils are working closely with other local authorities in the region around co-ordinating the re-opening of sites so people don’t travel to neighbouring areas to dispose of waste.

Social distancing will be in operation at all city and county sites, and plans will also include traffic management arrangements.

There will be restrictions to the type of items which people will be able to bring to county locations - so some waste types will still have to wait.

27 April 2020Coronavirus Update

For up to date information regarding the current outbreak, please check Hinckley and Bosworth's dedicated page at www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/coronavirus for the most recent information available. There are separate sections for information about government advice, advice for businesses, service changes and our resident support scheme.

10 April 2020Sutton Cheney Parish Council Statement regarding Coronavirus

 

Sutton Cheney Parish Council has suspended monthly meetings from April until further notice due to the government guidance on Coronavirus and to protect the health of members and residents. There will be an extraordinary meeting of the Parish Council to put temporary emergency procedures in place to ensure that business can continue during this period to maintain public open spaces to ensure staff and contractors are paid. The government is looking at a longer-term solution and the Parish Council will review its position in light of any further advice.

In the meantime, the Parish Council would like to thank all residents who are pulling together to help the vulnerable and those self-isolating in our Parish. The coming months will be difficult for us all, but by continuing to work together we can strive to protect our residents.

23 March 2020Parish Council Meeting Cancelled

The extraordinary meeting scheduled to be held tomorrow (Tuesday 24th March) has been cancelled following advice from Government and NALC’s advice issued on 20th March. 

Although no alternative advice has been issued regarding how Parish Councils can make any legal decisions in the absence of full Council meetings,  NALC have advised that these exceptional times are calling for exceptional measures.

As it is urgent that the Council resolves whether to delegate authority of power to the Clerk so that the Council can continue to function, the Council has opted to vote remotely on agenda items set for the meeting scheduled tomorrow. This includes:

  1. delegating authority to the Clerk to make decisions on behalf of the Council where such a decision cannot be reasonably deferred and must be made in order to comply with a commercial or statutory deadline.

The Clerk will keep a record of thie Council's decision - if you have any further questions, please get in touch. 

 

Joanne Lowe

Parish Clerk and RFO for Sutton Cheney

12 March 2020Wellbeing Heritage Walks

Wellbeing Heritage Walks

  • 23 March - meet at Hinckley Leisure Centre entrance
  • 20 April - meet at Burbage Common Café, Leicester Road entrance
  • 18 May - meet at Hinckley Leisure Centre entrance
  • 15 June - meet at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre Car Park
  • 20 July - meet at Hinckley Leisure Centre entrance
  • 17 August - meet Shenton Railway Station Car Park
  • 21 September - meet Hinckley Leisure Centre entrance
  • 19 October - meet at the War Memorial, Market Bosworth

 

All walks are on:

Day: Mondays

Time: 11am until 12noon

Come and join us on our Wellbeing Walks in Hinckley and the nearby countryside locations in the borough. On the walks we will be exploring some of the rich history of the borough, whilst having a friendly chat with other like minded people and led by an experienced guide.

 

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