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Report on the Meeting of 20th September, 2011

September 26, 2011

There was no formal meeting in August.

Prior to the formal Parish Council meeting there was a period devoted to comment from members of the public and District and County Councillors’ reports. County Cllr. Reynolds and District Cllrs. Hall and Waters were thanked for their reports, which were duly noted. Members of the Parish Council and the Green Group reported favourably on their viewing of the solar tracker arrays at Scotland Farm.

During the subsequent Parish Council meeting the following topics were discussed and, where necessary, actioned.

Parish Council. Mrs. Isabel Harrison was co-opted to the remaining Parish Council seat and signed the Declaration of Acceptance.

Village Plan. A revision of the Plan and associated working group membership is in progress. The next meeting of the sub-committee will take place on 15/11/11 prior to the Parish Council meeting. There will be a meeting regarding affordable housing at 4, Bakers Field on 29/09/11 and Shulyer Newstead, the housing development manager for SCD Council, will be attending. The Cotton’s Field proposal will be discussed.

Traffic and Speed limit Policy. Little progress has been made since the last report but relevant discussion continues. The ‘wheelie bin stickers’ are awaited from Cllr. Hall. A comprehensive note on speeding has been prepared for the Crime and Disorder questionnaire by Cllr. Rosewell.

Finance and Disbursements, Room hire £48.00, Election Fee £105.00, Clerk’s salary £194.96, HMRC £48.74, Admin.£578.86, grass-cutting £720.00, allotment water rate £65.06.

Planning. No new applications received. A time extension for comment has been allowed on 29, Park Street and the Parish Council has registered its objections.

The next meeting of the Parish Council is on 18th, October, 2011. The Community is reminded that Parish Council agenda items should be sent to the Parish Clerk, in writing, at least 14 days prior to the Parish Council meeting and that village organisations are invited to forward short reports on their activities to Council meetings.


The following organisation may be of interest to some members of our community.
Every year large amounts of social security benefits are unclaimed because many people do not know what they are entitled to, or how to claim, and older people and those with disabilities face particular difficulties. The Village Benefits Advice Service helps people to claim their share of these benefits, by offering advice and assistance.
Telephone number 01353 666990
PO BOX 257

Parish Council Vacancy

May 18, 2011

The Dry Drayton Parish Council warmly invites any parishioner who would like to serve on the Parish Council to contact the Clerk. The term of office would be for four years until May 2015.

You should consider becoming a Parish Councillor if:

  • You Want To Do More for Your Community
  • You Want To Spend Your Time Productively
  • You Can Think, Listen and Act Locally

Effort required:

TIME – As with most things, the more you put in, the more you (and your community) will get out of it.

The Council employs a Clerk to support it in its work both at meetings and also between meetings.

The Parish Council meet each month on the third Tuesday of the month at 8pm in the Village Hall.

If you are interested in joining the Parish Council or want more information on the vacancy please write to or email the Clerk.

The Parish Council hopes to fill the vacancy at its June meeting.

Clerk to the Parish Council

Mrs Gail Stoehr, 30 West Drive, Highfields Caldecote, Cambridge, CB237NY

Tel 01954 210241       E-mail:    Fax 0870 705 2759

Dry Drayton Parish Council, Agenda, 19 January 2010

January 14, 2010

Agenda for the meeting to be held at Dry Drayton Village Hall at 8.00pm on Tuesday 19 January 2010

1. Apologies

2. Minutes of the last meeting 15 December 2009

3. Matters Arising

  • Village Plan
  • Clarification of the use of the school field after hours
  • Parish Council vacancy

4. Bins for gritting material

5. Precept for 2010-11

6. Grass cutting contract

7. Footpaths

8. Planning application: Mrs Arnold, High Street, extensions

9. Correspondence

  • NHS – launch of public consultation on the future of musculoskeletal services
  • CCC – Bringing hearing services closer to home
  • SCDC – Community transport