Next Meetings Agenda

14th August 2018

Special Parish Council Meeting to be held in the lower hall, Ditchling Village Hall, Lewes Road, Ditchling on Monday 20th August 2018 at 7.30pm


Public Participation There will be 15 minutes set aside at the beginning of the meeting for the public to ask questions or make comments on items on the Agenda if it is required. Once the Council Meeting is in session there will be no further public participation.

Michelle Warner
Clerk to the Council


1. Declarations of Interest on any items on the Agenda must be declared and specified


2. Apologies for absence.


3. Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 6 August to be approved and signed.

4. Planning applications

4.1 SDNP/18/03751/HOUS Single storey extension to east 83 Lewes Road Ditchling BN6 8TY

4.2 SDNP/18/03752/HOUS Proposed single-storey front and rear extensions, and proposed front porch extension (amendment to SDNP/17/05630/HOUS). 94 North End Ditchling

4.3 SDNP/18/04186/TCA 2 x maples - pollard and remove dead and broken branches - front 1 x Maple hedge - trim - front 1 x Boundary hedge - trim mixed hedge - side 1 x Conifer hedge - trim - rear Trees overhand Lewes Road.65 Lewes Road Ditchling

4.4 SDNP/18/03854/LIS Proposed removal of existing post in living room and bathroom, and replaced with an oak/pine clad steel beam and post arrangement. 9 South Street Ditchling

4.5 SDNP/18/03710/LIS & SDNP/18/03709/HOUS Removal of existing wall to the south, in front of the existing garage 11 High Street Ditchling

4.6 LW/18/0286 Section 73A retrospective application for ground mounted solar panels installed in April 2014 and frame mounted panels installed in December 2015. Lone Oak Farm Spatham Lane Westmeston

4.7 LW/18/0606 Change of use and minor external changes to the dwelling to provide 8 bedroom guest accommodation, demolition of adjacent vineyard store and Upper Furzefield Fragbarrow Lane Ditchling erection of replacement dwelling together with provision of associated landscaping and parking.

5. Parish magazine – articles required for the November edition.


6. New play equipment and recreation ground master plan. Meeting notes with the appointed landscape architect have been circulated. To consider the changes and note that dates are being sought to hold public exhibitions in January 2019.


7. New car park- any updates on the contract of sale to be given.


8. Traffic and noise at Dumbrells Court Road and events at Macs Farm.


9. Neighbourhood Plan – allocation of roles to councillors


10. Beacon Parishes Traffic Group – appointment of a consultant.


11. Bridleway from Eastern Road, Wivelsfield to St Georges improvements joint project with Wivelsfield Parish Council.


12. Consideration of new noticeboards at a cost of £525 delivered each.


13. New fencing, chain & padlock at the area around the gas/electric sub stations at The Drove, Ditchling.


14. Lighting the Beacon 11 November 2018. Review of checklist.


15. Adoption of Memorial Policy


16. Adoption of Grant Policy


17. To consider three quotations received for tree works as required per the tree survey carried out at Ditchling Recreation Ground.


18. Finance matters a) To receive the bank reconciliation. b) To approve invoices for payment. The list to be circulated prior to the meeting.


19. Correspondence The list to be circulated prior to the meeting. P1. Post lighting the Beacon refreshments. P2. Questions for the Chief Constable. P3. Parking on Lewes Road

20. Written & verbal reports by representatives. Village Hall Management Committee – Cllr Smith Ditchling Pavilion Club –Cllr Smith Ditchling Village Association – Mrs C.M. Robinson. Lewes District Association of Local Councils – Cllr Mc Beth