Dates of meetings
Agenda - 13 June 2022
Agenda - 19 May 2022 Annual Parish Council Meeting
Agenda - 9 May 2022
Agenda - 11 April 2022
Agenda - 14 March 2022
Agenda - 22 February 2022 Extraordinary Meeting
Agenda - 14 February 2022
Agenda - 10 January 2022
December 2021 meeting Cancelled
Agenda - 8 November 2021
Agenda - 11 October 2021
Agenda - 13 September 2021
Agenda - 22 June
Agenda - 4 May 2021
Agenda - 20 April 2021
Agenda - 12 April 2021 - Cancelled
Agenda - 8 March 2021
Agenda - 8 February 2021
Agenda - 11 January 2021
Agenda - 14 December 2020
Agenda - 9 November 2020
Agenda - 12 October 2020
Agenda - 14 September 2020
Protocol on Filming/recording meetings
Parishioners Information wishing to attend pc meetings
Agenda - 8 February 2021

You are summoned to the Meeting of


Monday 8 February 2021 – 7.15 p.m.


The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”) came into force on the 4 April 2020.


The 2020 Regulations enable parish councils to hold remote meetings (including by video and telephone conferencing for a specified period until May 2021).


Compton Martin Parish Council will be using


If members of the public wish to remotely join the meeting, please use the following


Meeting ID: 858 1426 9049

Passcode: 690561



Please note there is a need to deal with the public participation session in a different way, if any member of the public which to raise an issue, please email the clerk,

by 5.00 p.m. on Friday 5 February 2021



1.         To receive and accept apologies for absence                     

2.         Receive declarations of interest in the agenda

3.         To consider items put forward by members of the public

4.         To approve the minutes of the previous meetings (Minutes to be signed at a later date)

·         11 January 2021 – Parish Council Meeting


5.         To receive an update on the Councillor Vacancy advertised in December 2020 and an update on the vacancy which has occurred due to the resignation of Councillor Halling-Brown in January 2021.


6.         To receive an update on nominations to fill the current two parish councillor vacancies and agree the appointments.


7.         New Parish Councillor(s) to sign their Acceptance of Office and agree their new responsibilities


8.         To receive an update on the Ring O Bells Compton Martin as an Asset of Community Value.


9.         To receive an update on correspondence sent and response received from the Mendip Farmers Hunt.  To consider further action if necessary.


10.       To receive an update on the transfer of banking facilities from NatWest to Unity Trust Bank. 


11.       Finance and Payments


1.         To receive confirmation that Bank Reconciliations covering April – January 2021 have been signed           


2.         To agree the following payments for February 2021



Cheque No

Cheque signed by




VAT Reclaim

Payee and Description






Vesela Ilieva – Trainee Clerk Salary for February 2021






Vesela Ilieva - ALCA Training






Mrs E Griffiths – Clerk Salary for February 2021.






Zoom – Monthly fee






Viking Direct – Stationery for Trainee Clerk and ink cartridges


12.       To receive an update on the possible formation of a Community Speedwatch Scheme for Compton Martin.


13.       To receive further updates regarding:


  1. The Climate and Nature Emergency Working Party
  2. The Coronavirus Support Network in Compton Martin
  3. PCAA
  4. Highways
  5. 2021 Annual Footpath Walk
  6. To receive an update regarding the painting of the Village Pump
  7. To receive an update regarding the

·         Treeworks on Coombe View

·         Recent request received from a parishioner regarding the supply trees and a bench


14.       To receive an update regarding the hedge and bank at Mendip Orchard

To receive an update regarding the hedge and bank at Mendip Orchard and to consider any response which may have been received from Lisa Bartlett, B&NES regarding this matter.


15.       To consider and comment on the following B&NES Planning Decisions received:

1.      20/03304/FUL – Mr P Durbin, Bickfield Farm, Bickfield Lane – erection of an agricultural building to form a milking parlour complex with associated works. PENDING

2.      20.03305/FUL – Mr P Durbin, Bickfield Farm – erection of an agricultural building to be used as a collecting yard with associated works.  PENDING

3.      20/03264/FUL – Mr P Durbin, Bickfield Farm, erection of an agricultural building to be used as a calving yard with associated works. PENDING

4.      20/04311/FUL – Orchard Lodge, Highfield Lane, Compton Martin.  Erection of a ground level swimming pool (outdoor and open air) and open sided pool house in the garden.  PENDING

5.      20/03113/LBA – The Willows, Bickfield Lane, Compton Martin, Bristol – External Works comprising the replacement of windows, front door and patio doors. CONSENT

6.      20/04151/FUL – Greenacres Farm, Bristol Road, Compton Martin.  Erection of a building for a garage and an annexe following removal of stables.  (Resubmission) PENDING

7.      20/04754/FUL – Laurel Cottage, The Coombe, Compton Martin – Enlargement of existing garage and erection of reinforced concrete platform over garage, with the possibility of adding a temporary Shepherd’s Hut structure on top.  Mr J Hill.

8.      20/04854/FUL – Greenacres Poultry Farm, Erection of an agricultural workers dwelling.  Mr T Wood.


16.                   To receive a report from the Planning Working Party and consider their recommendations regarding the following Planning Applications.


1.      20/04958/FUL – Denham, Yew Tree Lane, Compton Martin – Erection of a single storey rear extension to single family dwellinghouse. Mr and Mrs Robert Shore. N.B – EXTENSION OF TIME GRANTED


2.      20/04960/FUL – Coombe Lea, The Street, Compton Martin – Addition of first floor to existing bungalow – Luke Woolfenden. N.B – EXTENSION OF TIME GRANTED


3.      21/00192/TCA – Combe Farm, The Coombe, Compton Martin – Silver Birch T1 – Fell to ground, T2 – fell to ground level mature Silver Birch, T3 reduce overextended limb overhanging the neighbours garden by approximately 1 meter to help lessen wind loading.


17.       Planning Application Received – to be considered at the March 8th Parish Council Meeting – Extension of Time Granted


1.      20/00355/FUL – Erection of a single storey side extension and installation of 2no Velux to garage roof.  Mr and Mrs S Mabey.


18.       Local Plan Core Strategy and Placemaking Plan – Partial Update


1.      Policy Focus – Housing Supply

2.      Policy Focus – Climate Emergency/Zero Carbon Buildings/Renewable Energy


19.       Bath & North East Somerset Area Group of the Avon Local Councils Association

·         Report from JG and VI to be forwarded to councillors

20. Update from District Councillor Victor Pritchard


21. Date of the next Parish Council Meeting

·         All meetings to be held remotely until further notice.

                        8 March 2021 

                        Dates for April 2021/2022