Wednesday 8th May 2024 at 7.00pm

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Corby Glen Parish Council

Residents of the Parish of Corby Glen
are invited to attend the following meetings to be held on

Wednesday May 8th 2024 in the Willoughby Memorial Gallery.


Wednesday May 8th 2024 at 7.00pm.


1.    Minutes of Annual Parish meeting on Wednesday May 10th 2023 to be approved as the minutes

2.    Report from the Chairman



Wednesday May 8th 2024 at 7.15pm
(or following the conclusion of the preceding meeting)


Completion of Acceptance of Office by all councillors.

1.    To elect the Chair and Vice Chair of the Parish Council and Committee membership; their completion of Acceptance of Office.

2.      Minutes of Annual meeting of the Parish Council on Wednesday May 10th 2023
to be approved as the minutes


The next Parish Council Meeting will be held in the Willoughby Memorial Gallery on
Wednesday 8th May 2024 at 7.30pm (or following the conclusion of the preceding meeting)

The Meeting will begin with a fifteen-minute Open Forum which all residents are invited to attend.


1.      Apologies for absence and reasons given.

2.      District and County Councillors’ Reports – for information only.

3.      Draft Minutes of the meeting of the Council held on Wed 10th April 2024 to be approved as the minutes.

4.      To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011, and to consider any requests for dispensations in respect of DPI’s.

5.      Review of Actions Log.

6.     Clerk’s & Chairman’s reports on matters outstanding:
01 Christmas Tree Lights
02 Neighbourhood Planning Update


7.     Matters to be resolved:

03 Use of S106 funds from DWH development / Process for application for S106 Funds
04 Emergency Planning
05 Leaflet with useful contacts (Anglian Water, Electric board etc.) & map of village with street names
06 Issues associated with the new housing estates and how to minimise any disruption

07 Consider a resident’s request to add the St John’s grass area to the grass cutting schedule
08 Consider what action can be taken re the persistent flooding of Tanner’s Lane / Irnham Rd,
    including issues with the ditches
09 Consider the need for additional warning signs on the bend at Corby Birkholme
10 Consider how to recognise the D-Day Anniversary in June
11 Request from Mrs Dawson to donate trees for The Green in John Dawson’s memory
12 Consider iDig offer of free trees
13 Consider comments to feed back to SKDC on the Draft Local Plan
14 Agree a budget for tree tags
15 Consider the condition of signs / posts, and agree whether to ask LCC for their inspection policy or to     inspect and report on Fix my Street
16 Consider issues with current Insurance Policy and agree actions – renewal due 1 June

8.      Reports from:      

Planning: to consider planning applications received prior to & after publication of the agenda:
S22/0731 Allison Homes / S21/1841 David Wilson Homes / S22/1808 Nott’m Housing Assoc’n)
S23/1103 – Decision Notice – Modus Partnerships – Clarification
S24/0365 – Mr Franklin – Re-pointing – 27, High St

Greens Working Group:
17 Playground Equipment Maintenance – current situation and actions required

9.     Payments and Accounts:

       (i) Bank balances
(ii) Invoices for payment – to approve payments to be made on the list attached

10.  Matters to be further discussed at the meeting:
18 Consider approving the Annual Return for year ended March 31st 2024:
       18/01 Approve the Annual governance statement 2023/24
       18/02 Approve the Accounting Statements 2023/24
       18/03 Approve the Exemption Certificate 2023/24
19 Consider the state of the Butter Cross and agree appropriate action
20 Consider the problem of dog poo around the village and agree action
21 Consider WI request for a memorial tree
22 Consider applying for a grant for a community orchard
23 Resolve to accept grant from War Memorials Trust re replacement of lettering on War Memorial
24 Consider a resident’s concern re LED street lighting and determine appropriate course of action
25 Consider responses to consultation eg Local Plan (JW)
26 Consider suggestions for reducing speeding on Swinstead Road

11.  To confirm date of the next meeting, currently scheduled for Wednesday 12th June 2024
at 7.00pm, in the Willoughby Gallery, Corby Glen.

Susan M Woodman

Mrs. S. Woodman, Parish Clerk


Payments and Accounts

Opening Bank balance from 1st April 2024


Income received on bank statement:


Invoices cleared on bank statement:
S. Woodman – clerk’s wages
S. Woodman – clerk’s expenses
HMRC – clerk’s PAYE
CDPC – Community cleaner
M Sanderson – Web site maintenance
MCS – Grass Cutting
Groundwork – Repay unused Neighbourhood Plan Grant


Closing Bank Balance 30th April 2024


Payments to be authorised/cleared:
Data Protection Fee (DD)
S. Woodman – clerk’s wages
S. Woodman – clerk’s expenses
HMRC – clerk’s PAYE
CDPC – Community cleaner
M Sanderson – Web site maintenance
Cllr Walsingham – Leaflet printing
LALC – Training


Estimated remaining NatWest bank balance
(excluding all Funds)




Neighbourhood Plan Costs
Grant received
Previous costs
Remaining grant repaid
Grant remaining:




Community Support Fund (Allison Homes)
Donation received
Previous costs




Phone Box Area Fund (NISA)
Donation received + VAT Refunds
Previous costs
New costs



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