Held in the Village Hall, All Cannings on Wednesday 27 June 2012


PRESENT:    Mr. C. Butcher, (in the chair),

                        Mrs. S. Butcher, Mr. D. Tilley, Mr. K. Warman, Cllr. L. Grundy (WC).




Mr. Kevin Gay was co-opted to the Office Parish Councillor.



Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 30 May 2012, having been circulated were confirmed as a true record and signed by the chairman.



Parking situation at school on going. Drop off point arranged, to be monitored.

Jubilee Tree Project: Thanks conveyed to the PC for their support. Chairman to discuss proposals with Richard Drury, solicitor, who will negotiate with the landowners, Wadworths, regarding structure. Keith Warman to liaise with Jubilee Tree Project personnel regarding any issues.




Village Community Store: Running successfully

PCC: Copy of the correspondence received by the parish council regarding the survey completed on the churchyard by James Long (Masons) Ltd, forwarded to the PCC.

Doug Tilley to liaise with the PCC. Faculty application to be obtained from the Diocese of Salisbury. Further quote to be obtained from Charles Winchcombe.

Cemetery: Loose headstones could be repaired. Chairman to inform relatives. Side entrance to be investigated.

Village Green: Repairs commenced on repairs to Play Area equipment.

Village Hall: Royal Diamond Jubilee Celebrations tea very successful. Correspondence received thanking the Parish Council for their help in securing the grant of £300.00 from Wiltshire Council, which covered the expenses incurred for the event.

Glebe Field: Registration as a Village Green confirmed with the exception of the allotments. Trees planted on the triangle, thanks to Tim Daw.

Kennet and Avon:  Nothing to report.

All Cannings Primary School: Have won the National St John’s first aid competition.




WC: CPRE:  Entry form for the Best Kept Village Competition 2012, together with the village profile and maps received from PC.

Wiltshire Music Centre: Small Schools Music Festival: Thanks received regarding donation of £50.00.

Comments received from John Mead regarding structure of minutes.

NALC: The New Code NALC of Conduct was adopted by the Parish Council at the meeting. The New Code of Conduct to be adopted by 01 July 2012.




Application for Full Planning

Application Ref: E/2012/0655FUL

Proposal: Proposed loft conversion

At: Sycamore Close The Street All Cannings Devizes. No objection

Application Ref: E/2012/0673/FUL

Proposal: New bedroom with ensuite within existing roof space.

At: Four Winds 4 Townsend All Cannings Devizes. No objection




Eight cheques presented for signature:


000801      F. Coles & Son                              Salary April-June                    £510.50

000802      Cannings Cross Farms Ltd           Salary April-June                    £655.88

000803      J R Scott                                       Salary January-March             £336.80

000804      HMRC                                          Tax on Clerks Salary              £84.20

000805      AC Village Hall                            Hall Rental                              £12.00

000807      J R Scott                                       Clerks Expenses                      £44.41

000808      Salisbury DBF                              Glebe Field Rental                  £12.00

000810      David Owen & Co                        Admin. Fees                            £31.20


Football Pitch Rental: Request from Nicola Cowdry  regarding availability for under 15 football team.


Councillor Lionel Grundy reported on the Core Strategy for Wiltshire to be submitted to the Government. He also discussed the Neighbourhood Development Plan for

Parish Councils.


Meeting Closed at 8.48.



                                          Chairman                                     Date



Next Meeting:   Wednesday 25 July 2012 at 7.30pm.