Meeting February 2021


Due to current public health concerns and government advice Little Abington Parish Council will meet by telephone/ video conference until further notice. 

As usual the agenda will be published, here, on the Abingtons website and on the noticeboard on the corner of Church Lane. 

The agenda is published below. Attachments can be viewed by clicking on the blue links

Any parishioner or interested party may join the meeting by phone or video.  Members of the public may address the Parish Council in public participation time. Emails or letters sent to the Clerk will be considered as part of public participation.

Please contact the Clerk for joining instructions. e-mail Tel 07703 486562

ZOOM LINK. NOTE You will be held in a Waiting Room before admission to the meeting 

Time: Feb 22, 2021 07:00 PM London

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Chair. Mrs. Bolden
1. Apologies for absence.   
2. Minutes of last meeting. To approve minutes of the LAPC meeting on 25 January 2021 (att)
3. Matters arising not on the agenda  (att) For information only
4. Members’ declaration of interests for items on the agenda
5. Public participation
6. Report from Cllrs Batchelor  (SCDC and CCC) att
7. Planning 
7.1.Planning applications Nil
7.2 Planning decisions
• S/3921/19/FL. Bancroft Farm, Church Lane  Refused by SCDC (att)
• 2020/04343/HFUL. 30A Church Lane. Approved by SCDC
• /20/04982/HFUL. 15 Bourn Bridge Rd. Approved by SCDC
7.3.Local developments & consultations 
Greater Cambridge Local Plan call for sites. Survey/feedback (att_ Spreadsheet 
       WEB Site:
Consultation: Greater Cambridge Housing Strategy (att)
Consultation:  County Council  Planning Local validation checklists (att x2)
    draft  checklist 
• Uttlesford Local Plan update  Biodiversity  see * LAPC’s plan for response 
• SCDC Planning Training.  Feb 22.  
8. Highways and traffic
• Local Highways Improvement application. Update (IS/VVA)
• Haverhill to Cambridge Rail Link (att)
9. Village Environment/Community Engagement
• Connecting Cambridgeshire - Improving Broadband – Next steps - LAPC involvement 
• Abington Directory update and payment arrangements  (RS)
• Coronavirus -  Community Response, Love Abington, Local data dashboard (SP)
• Litter 
• Abington Woods - update
• Rural Community Energy Fund (att)
10. Finance and Compliance (Clerk) 
10.1 M11 Finance report and balances( att). For Information 
       Year end estimates
10.2 Receipts
Cambridge Building Society Interest Jan-Dec 2020 £ 21.25
GAPC ford maintenance £ 45.00
TOTAL £ 61.25
10.3 Payments To discuss and agree payments including donations in 2020-21 budget plan - Parish Nurse, Bobby Scheme
Brookfield Contracting Village Maintenance Feb 2021(SO)       VAT £85.00  £ 510.00
Mrs G Dalton Clerk salary February  2021 (SO)  £ 301.78
EON Streetlighting February  2021                                               VAT £6.26  £ 131.47
CPRE annual subscription  £ 36.00
TOTAL £  979.25
10.4 Parish councils’ website update (IS)
11. Meetings /representation
• GAPC/LAPC Liaison meeting – Feedback and recommendations (att)
• Greater Cambridge Partnership  A1307 meetings 20 & 26 January. Feedback 
• Haverhill Forum 8 Feb – A1307 meeting with Mayor James Palmer
* CAPALC Clerks & Cllrs drop in 
Upcoming meetings. Nil
12. To receive minutes from committees  
12.1 Institute Management Committee  (RS)
12.2 Recreation Ground Committee meetings (PB)  
13. To receive reports from representatives. 
13.1  Village maintenance  (RA)
13.2. Lights, roads and pavements (RS) 
13.3. Trees (RS/IS)
13.4. Police/Speedwatch (SP)
13.5. Health & Wellbeing (GD)
14. Correspondence For information only
15. Any Other Business/Items for next agenda
• Action list/ Carry forward items 
• Items for village newsletter (SP)
Next scheduled meetings: 
Information will be published on the Abingtons website and Parish Council noticeboard 
Monday 22 March 2021
Monday 26 April 2021- Annual Meeting (TBC)