Bridekirk Parish Council
Appletree House, Allerby, Cumbria, CA7 2NL
Minutes of the meeting of Bridekirk Parish
Council held on Thursday 13th February 2020
Present: Mr S Dumbill (Chair); Mr R Stenson; Mr D
Hodgson; Mr M Rollison; Mr M Buckley; Mr F Armstrong; Mr R Coy: Cllr N Cockburn;
Cllr J Farebrother; Ms D Cosgrove (Clerk)
1.2.20 Apologies for absence received from,; Mr W
Nixon & Cllr J Farebrother
2.2.20 The minutes of the meetings held on
Thursday 19th January 2020 were signed as a true record.
3.2.20 There were no declarations of interest in
matters on the agenda.
4.2.20 There were no members of the public
present at the meeting.
5.2. 20 Accounts approved for payment
6.2.20 Reports from outside bodies
- Nobody present from CCC
- Cumbria Constabulary - nobody present
- Allerdale BC - for ease of reference it was
resolved to note reports under the relevant agenda items as appropriate.
7.2.20 Planning Applications -
- Burton House Tallentire email sent to local
residents 21.2.20. nothing shown on the Planning Portal (update check on
8.3.200 shows nothing new)
8..20- Clerks report
- Items reported under appropriate minute for
easy access where appropriate
9.2.20 Flooding updates
Tallentire - the work has turned out to be much
more than initially expected, however it is underway and hoped to be finished
within the month. It is anticipated that it will help considerably with the
flooding issues in that area.
There was discussion around the leaky dams in
Dovenby and the effectiveness of how they are working.
10.2.20 - Parish Maintenance -
- Potholes -a reminder was given that anyone can
report potholes to Cumbria Highways, and the more reports, the quicker they
will get dealt with.
- It was agreed that Mr Buckely can claim back
for Hammerite to be purchased for Parish Maintenance in Dovenby.
- Grass Cutting Contract - speak to contractor
to ensure that he includes the area at the side of Rook Farm Close in the
work that is completed.
- Coach Road - cones on the roadside, look
unsightly and potentially dangerous. Mr Dumbill will speak to Mr Sharp at
Allerdale Planning Department about them.
11.2.20 M Sport
- It was noted that the Parish Council as a
whole were disappointed to see that there were representatives from Northern
Developments at the meeting to discuss the noise issues. It was felt that
this was symptomatic of the behaviours that have led to mistrust between the
public and the developers of the site.
12.2.20 Proposed Defibrillator for Dovenby
13.2.20 Cumbria Community Foundation
- Discussion around the voting in the meetings
by two of the officers of CCF, which is against the agreement that is in
- Next meeting to be held on 11th March 2020 Mr
Stenson will circulate any applications for comments prior to the meeting.
14.2.20 Joint Parish Meetings
15.2.20 Noted date and time of next meeting :
Thursday 12th March 2020 7.30pm Bridekirk Dovenby School. It was noted also that
there will be no meeting in April due to Easter Holidays.