PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Council meetings

Here are the Parish Council meetings arranged for 2019. Meetings take place in the Village Hall and all villagers are welcome to attend.

11th March 2019 : 7.30pm
13th May 2019 (Annual Parish Meeting) : 7.00pm – Please see attached documents listing those standing for election in Poulton Parish Council and in The Ampneys & Hampton Ward.
8th July 2019 : 7.30pm
14th October 2019 : 7.30pm
9th December 2019 : 7.30pm

The date of the Parish/District Council elections is Thursday, 2nd May 2019.

Current Planning Applications in Poulton

T.4 – Golden poplar – fell; T.6 – Sycamore – fell   Poulton Manor London Road Poulton Cirencester Gloucestershire GL7 5JE  Ref. No: 19/00870/TCONR | Validated: Tue 05 Mar 2019 | Status: Awaiting decision

Weeping Willow:- re-pollard back to original pollarding points (by removing new growth which is approx 4 – 5 metres in length) Holly:- thin crown by 10%   Home Farm Cricklade Street Poulton Cirencester Gloucestershire GL7 5HS  Ref. No: 19/00780/TCONR | Validated: Mon 25 Feb 2019 | Status: Awaiting decision

Demolition of existing and erection of new replacement dwelling (amended design to 18/03350/FUL)   Glebe House Cricklade Street Poulton Cirencester Gloucestershire GL7 5HU  Ref. No: 19/00299/FUL | Validated: Sat 26 Jan 2019 | Status: Awaiting decision

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WHO ARE YOUR PARISH COUNCILLORS?

The Village elects the Parish Council of five councillors at five year intervals, most recently in January 2015. The present councillors are:

CHRIS DAVIES (CHAIR & PLANNING)
PHIL HENEGHAN (DEPUTY CHAIR & FINANCE)
ANDY YOUNG (WATER & SEWERAGE)
MIKE WILLIS (HEALTH & SAFETY)
BARRY THOMAS (NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH)
HEATHER HARRIS (CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER) – Please contact poultonclerk@gmail.com if you wish to get in touch with the Clerk or a Parish Councillor.
MEETINGS OF THE PARISH COUNCIL ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, AND HELD IN THE VILLAGE HALL, USUALLY ON MONDAYS IN MARCH, MAY, JULY, OCTOBER AND DECEMBER. THESE MEETING DATES ARE PUBLISHED HERE AND ON THE VILLAGE NOTICE BOARD BY THE SHOP

Current Village Issues for Poulton

BUS SERVICES

From 8th August a new 77 timetable will be in place and will mostly cover the two existing services Monday – Friday, travelling from Cirencester to Lechlade and Highworth (for Swindon), while the service between Cirencester and Lechlade will continue to be provided on Saturdays. The new 77 daytime service also picks up at points previously served by the 861 and there is a new service 50 covering villages and communities closer to Cirencester and also providing a link to the hospital grounds which will replace the old service 78. Some communities may have fewer buses than previously as the 77 service has been revised due to poor passenger patronage. The timetable for the new service 78 is also included. This was the old service 854 which has been redesigned to fit better with public demand.

For more information on the changes to these services please visit: http://www.thinktravel.info/bus/service-changes

or view: Stagecoach Cirencester timetables

SPEEDING

The Council has purchased and installed two mobile interactive road signs for use on the approaches in to the village. This is being part funded by Gloucestershire Highways.

GRAVEYARD SPACE

The council has awarded a grant of £500 to the PCC to undertaken clearance and tree work at St Michael’s which should create enough space for a further 6 to 10 years. The council has powers, but not a duty to act as a burial authority. In the longer term consideration may need to be given to the provision of a new graveyard.

FLOODING

The council has been working closely with FWAG to review and monitor the flooding situation in the village. This has resulted in ditch work being done at the Lot Lane end of the village with their assistance and that of local landowners. The chairman attended the recent flooding meeting at CDC and requested a meeting with Thames Water to discuss the sewage overspill issues and that small communities are not marginalised with regard to flood control.

CDC LOCAL PLAN

The council has written to CDC objecting to the removal of SP7 from the local plan and its replacement with policy DS2 which would appear to remove all control over planning in villages.

VILLAGE PROPERTY IN THE CARE OF THE PARISH COUNCIL

Poulton Priory Old Graveyard
London Road Bus Stop
Recreation Ground in Cricklade Street
The Butts in Cricklade Street
Falcon Green
The War Memorial

POULTON PARISH COUNCIL PUBLIC DOCUMENTS