Meeting October 2021


The next meeting of Little Abington Parish Council will be held in the Main Hall in the Abington Institute, High Street, Great Abington on Monday 25 October 2021 starting at at 7:15pm 

The agenda  will be published on this website and on the Parish council noticeboard on the corner of Church Lane and the High Street . Meeting papers will be published  on this website. (see links in blue)

Members of the public and press are able to attend in person to address the Council in public participation time and to observe the meeting . 

Note This will include a presentation on proposals for the development of Phase 2 Granta Park from the Granta Park Team. 

Public Health Local  guidelines will apply.

Genevieve Dalton 


Chair Mrs S Bolden
1. Apologies for absence. Ms S Pattinson
2. To sign and approve minutes 
Parish Council meeting held on 13 September 2021 (att)
• Planning Committee meeting held on 29 September 2021 (att)
3. Matters arising not on the agenda (Action list att) 
For information only
4. Members’ declaration of interests for items on the agenda
5. Public participation
Presentation from Biomed Realty. Granta Park phase 2 (att)
6. Report from local councillors -Cllr John Batchelor, Cllr Henry Batchelor (Att)
• South Cambridgeshire District Council 
• Cambridgeshire County Council  
7. Planning
7.1 Planning applications: 
21/03971/LBC.  26 High Street. External repointing of brickwork and insertion of new flue liner, chimney pot, register plate and wood burning stove.
Tree applications sent for info only. 
• 21/1257/TTCA. 26A Church Lane. FELL  silver birch tree in car parking area, growing towards house causing drainage problems, annual leaf drop and shading to front room
7.2 Planning decisions, updates and amendments (for information): 
• 43 Church Lane. Variation of condition 2 (Occupation) of planning permission SC/52/126: Updated
7.3 Local developments/ planning issues.
• Sluice Wood -  SCDC’s Retraction of ACV status(letter att)  To agree if LAPC will appeal  Decision notice
8. Finance and Compliance  (Clerk)
8.1 Receipts.
SCDC Precept Q3,4  £  9465.00
E.ON credit for street lighting  £    329.50
TOTAL  £  9794.50
8.2 Payments
      To agree the following payments
Mrs G Dalton Clerk (SO) October  £   301.78
Brookfield contracting –(SO)  October                                VAT £85.00 £   510.00
Hall hire 4 meetings July - September  £     82.00
Clerk Q1,Q2 expenses  £     23.39
Abington Recreation Ground Committee Q3,Q4 grant £ 1378.00
N-Power street lighting (Direct Debit)  £     13.32
Total  £ 2308.49
8.3 Finance Report:   summary and expenditure year to date
8.4 Streetlighting billing arrangements 
8.5 Clerk recruitment update(SB)
8.6 2022-23 Draft budget plan (att)
      Precept consultation letter
9 Highways and traffic
• Local Highways Improvement bid. To note application and budget implications
10. Village Environment/ community engagement
• CCC Innovate and Cultivate fund – Community Shed (SP)
Allocation of SCDC COVID Grant (att) (RS)
11 Meetings /representation
• Feedback from meetings attended by LAPC reps not elsewhere on agenda:
- Men’s Shed Audley End. Next steps (SB/SP) 
- Planning -trees (PB)
- Abington Woods Open Day
• LAPC representation at forthcoming meetings
-  CCC Flood and winter training - various dates 
-  Queen’s Green Canopy  Briefing 26 October  SB 
-  Cambridge & P’bro Combined Authority Mayor-  Friday 19 Nov 
12 To receive reports from committees 
12.1 Institute Management Committee (RS)
12.2 Recreation Ground Committee (PB)
13 To receive reports from representatives
13.1  Village maintenance  (RA)
13.2. Lights, roads and pavements  (RS/VVA)
13.3. Trees (IS/RS)  - TPO Request  Bourn Bridge Rd
13.4  Police (SP) 
14 Correspondence 
For information only
15 Any Other Business/Items for next agenda
• Carry Forward
• Items for village newsletter
Next meetings:
Monday 22 November 2021 at 7:15pm
Monday 24 January 2022 at 7:15pm
Abington Institute, High Street, Great Abington