Parish Council notes are NOT the formal minutes of the Meeting. these can be found on the official Parish Council website: www.bunburyvillage.info Our notes, however are published a great deal quicker than the minutes. This page is ordered with the latest at the top. Scroll down to find previous meeting reports. Currently all PC meetings… Continue reading Parish Council Notes 2021
A look at the progress on this site. On the 27 September 2017 the Bowes Gate application was given the go ahead. The proposal (15/1666N) by the Rural Trust was for 11 dwellings in total to include 8 affordable homes with 2 bedrooms and three 4-5 bedded ‘market’ houses. Here is the current site plan:–… Continue reading Bowes Gate Developments
Please note that the agenda for each Parish Council can be viewed on the official PC website here The minutes of each meeting are also available on the same web page. Our service is ‘unofficial’ but much quicker! Please note that each month the latest update will appear at the top of this post: N.B. The parish… Continue reading Parish Council notes 2020
A White Paper on proposed changes to the planning system The White paper put out for consultation proposes a radical change to the planning system. That consultation ends on the 29 October 2020. First you can read the White Paper by clicking here However a summary of the 84 page pdf file may help. This… Continue reading Planning for the Future
Please note that the agenda for each Parish Council can be viewed on the official PC website here The minutes of each meeting are also available on the same web page. Our service is ‘unofficial’ but much quicker! From our Parish Council correspondent: Please note that each month the latest update will appear at the top of… Continue reading Parish Council Monthly Update 2018
Many of you will be aware that work has now started on the Hill Close site. Land clearance and basic infrastructure work begun with large mounds of topsoil appearing across the area. Rough hardcore has been laid on an initial section of the access road. Further hedge removal work can also be seen where the… Continue reading Hill Close Development Starts
Notice anything odd about this summer? Yes, it was hot and dry. But that is not what has worried me most about this summer. Not long ago a walk in the countryside in August would be a battle to keep the bugs at bay. Much arm waving on calm days and often walkers gave up… Continue reading Where have all the insects gone?
On the last day of the Parliamentary year – always a ‘good’ day for bad news – the government published the new National Planning Policy Framework. This is the set of rules that defines where houses are built, what type and how affordable. It sets the agenda for planners, Local Councils and developers. And most… Continue reading New National Planning Policy Framework – first thoughts.
Walking is our natural way to get around. We are made for walking and running. Using it to get to school is a step in the right direction to a healthy lifestyle. It’s also pollution free and doesn’t cause congestion. We hear all the time about how overweight1 our children are and how important… Continue reading Can the children of Bunbury Walk or Cycle to school?
During the last two years the Council has replaced nearly 8,000 bins. This is in addition to the bins it supplies to new builds. The total is 10,000 a year. Apparently it feels this is just unsustainable. In total it costs the council £300,000 a year. So what is it proposing to do about this?… Continue reading Where are all the bins going?