Bradpole Parish Council 

Chairman:  Cllr Steve Spear
Vice Chairman: Cllr T Dendle
Clerk Contact: 01308 422140

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 Meeting of Bradpole Parish Council

Thursday 2nd March 2017 7.30pm  

Bradpole Village Hall

Members of the Public and Press Welcome


  1. Apologies
  1. Declarations of Interest
  1. Minutes of Meeting Held on 2nd February 2017 – To agree minutes
  1. Resignation of Cllr Freddie Hudson
  1. Reports from WDDC and DDC Councillors – Five minutes – To receive reports on WDDC and DCC Matters
  1. Democratic Ten Minutes
  1. Matters Arising from Minutes 2nd February 2017:

a) Use of Gore Cross Green by Football Club – Update

b) Tree Work in the Gore – Update

c) Parish Office Rental Agreement – Update

  1. WDDC 2017 Local Plan Review – Response to Questions– To agree response and submission of answers from Parish Council for Bradpole Parish.
  1. Bridport Wider Neighbourhood Plan – Vision 2030

a) Update & Progress

b) To agree Bradpole Parish Council’s response to first site assessment.

  1. Planning:

a) Consultation:

WD/D/16/002860  26 Fox Close, Bradpole, DT6 3JF – Small extension to front elevation to provide and small entrance lobby and ground floor Toilet. (Full)

b) Approval:

WD/D/16/002649  Ruslea Ford, Dodhams Lane, Bradpole, DT6 3DY  Safer Footpath Access, Timber Crib-Lock Retaining Wall and Parking Bay/Pull in. (Full)

c) To consider any applications received after agenda published

  1. Tree Work:


a) WD/CA/17/00060 – Proposal: T1: Magnolia – reduce by 40% overall, T2 and T4: Alder – reduce to previous cut and reshape as necessary, T3: Alder – fell, T5: Birch – reduce to previous cut and reshape. 
Site Address: The Old Vicarage, Higher Street, Bradpole, DT6 3JA

b) To consider any applications received after agenda published

  1. Correspondence:

a) Planning – Training for Town and Parish Councils Wednesday April 5th, 6-8pm

b) DCC – Local Government Reorganisation – Future of Dorset

c) To discuss correspondence received after published agenda

  1. Democratic Ten Minutes
  1. Finances

a) Payments for Approval

b) Bank Balances

c) Appointment of Internal Auditor for End of Year Return 31st March 2017

  1. Parish Maintenance:

a) The Gore

b) Pageants Play Area

c) Gore Cross Green

d) Railway Crossing Gardens

  1. Clerks Information:
  1. Councillors Information:
  1. Date of Next Meeting: Thursday 6th April 2017


Sandra Goldsmith

Parish Clerk.                                                                      

Dated 21st February 2017