Held in the Village Hall, All Cannings on Wednesday 26th June 2013


PRESENT:       Cllr. L.Sharpe, (in the chair),                         

                           Cllr. D. Tilley, Cllr. S. Butcher, Cllr. A. Gray, Cllr. K. Gay,

   Cllr. Robbie Daw, Cllr. P. Whitehead (WC).




One member of the public attended.



Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 29th May, having been circulated were confirmed as a true record and signed by the chairman.



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Village Community Store: Nothing to report.

PCC: Churchyard: James Long (Masons) Ltd has completed the repair work on The King Memorial in the churchyard. Grass cutting satisfactory.

Cemetery: Bench has been purchased. Letter of thanks to be sent to the school for their contribution of £200.00 towards the cost. Contractor to be asked to cut hedge back at the bottom of the cemetery.

Village Green: Plaque received, to be installed at the Green. Ian Teasdale to be approached regarding some paintwork at the play area. Thanks given to Cllr. Gay for repairs to the damaged play equipment. Hole has appeared, to be filled in by Cllr. Daw.

Village Hall/Pre-School: Proposed draft plans to be reviewed.

Glebe Field: Contractor to be approached regarding cutting of the long grass and strimming around the trees in the orchard. Residents surrounding the field are using the area for dumping of garden waste.

All Cannings Primary School: Drop off point at school working successfully.

Complaints about parents blocking driveways in Tumlins.




CPRE: Best Kept Village entry form completed and forwarded to CPRE.




Application for Full Planning

Application Ref: 13/00748//FUL

Proposal: Continued use of land for siting of portable buildings used as community shop for further 5 years

At: Community Shop Ltd The Street All Cannings Devizes. No objections




Nine cheques presented for signature


000871           Countrywide             Grass Cutting                           £324.00

000872           F A Coles                  Grass Cutting                            £775.00

000873           J R Scott                    Clerk’s Salary                            £336.80

000874           J R Scott                    Clerk’s Expenses                      £18.00

000875           HMRC                                    Income Tax on Clerk’s Salary £84.20

000876           David Owen & Co    PAYE Fee                                  £31.80

000877           AC Village Hall         Hall Rental                                 £12.00

000879           Mrs S Butcher           Cemetery Bench Payment      £200.00


Annual Return: The Annual Return of accounts 2012/2013 having been audited and approved by David Owen & Co, Internal Auditors were approved by the Parish Council. The accounts will now be forwarded to Grant Thornton, External Auditors.                             




Brian Osborne to be contacted regarding the painting of the telephone box.

Correspondence regarding train electrification to Pewsey to be sent.

Wiltshire Council: Paul Snook to be contacted regarding possibility of dropped kerb at 20 Tumlins.



 Meeting closed at 8.50pm.



Chairman                               Date



Next PC Meeting Wednesday 31st July 2013 at 7.30pm.