Next Meetings Agenda

24th April 2018

Statutory Parish Council Meeting to be held in the lower hall, Ditchling Village Hall, Lewes Road, Ditchling on Monday 30th April 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 9 April to be approved and signed. 


4. Planning applications 

4.1 LW/18/0195 - Demolition of existing flat/garage and erection of a new detached dwelling for  Mr Stuart Bellwood. Berrymead Spatham Lane Westmeston.  

4.2 SDNP/17/05211/FUL Erection of a feed storage barn. Court Farm Keymer Road

4.3 SDNP/18/01042/HOUS. Demolition of car port and erection of single storey side extension, erection of garden shed, internal alterations. Stream Cottage 40 Beacon Road

4.4 SDNP/18/01303/LIS New patio doors to rear of kitchen, new conservation rooflights to front and rear roof slopes, alterations to ceiling layout internally. 71 East End Lane, Ditchling.  

5. Parish magazine –to note that edition three has gone to print.  Appoint an editor for edition four. 


6. Proposed new car park- update on S106 legal documentation and lease including proposed relocated gateway. 


7. Neighbourhood Plan -referendum result. 


8. New play equipment and recreation ground master plan.


9. Traffic Meeting feedback including Spatham Lane and quiet lanes.


10. Application of a grant by Ditchling Pre-school Group for £1,710 


11. Finance matters a) To receive the bank reconciliation.  b) To approve invoices for payment.  The list to be circulated prior to the meeting. c) Budget comparison quarterly report d) Grant of Exclusive Right of Burial for signature


12.   The Annual Return of the Council  a) To Approve the Annual Governance Statement  b) To approve the Accounting Statements and sign the Annual Return c) To approve the Fixed Asset Register d) To note the Internal Auditors report and agree that the Internal Audit for 2017/18 had been effective.   


13. Correspondence The list to be circulated prior to the meeting 


14.  Written & verbal reports by representatives. Village Hall Management Committee – Cllr Smith - meeting note circulated  Ditchling Pavilion Club –Cllr Smith        Ditchling Village Association – Mrs C.M. Robinson. Lewes District Association of Local Councils (two representatives) – Cllrs Mc Beth and Madden