Contact details: Parish Clerk Mrs V Eden, 24 Lyster Road, Fordingbridge SP6 1QY Tel: 01425 655707 (office hours), Email: parish.clerk@woodgreen-pc.gov.uk; website: www.woodgreen-pc.gov.uk.

You are invited to attend the meeting of Woodgreen Parish Council in the Committee Room at Woodgreen Village Hall on Tuesday 11th June 2019 at 7.30 pm



  • Attendance Book and Apologies for absence: To receive & approve apologies for absence

  • Declarations of Interest: Councillors are invited to declare any relevant interests at this point or at any point during the meeting.

  • Minutes of previous meeting: To confirm the accuracy of the draft minutes of the meeting on 7th May 2019

  • Matters arising from previous minutes not appearing as agenda items: To receive updates to matters not appearing as agenda items including; Review of banking arrangements

  • Public Participation: Informal time for parishioners issues to be raised.

  • District and County Councillor:  To receive report from District and County Councillor (if present)

  • Chairman’s Report: To receive report from newly appointed Chairman

  • To review and confirm responsibilities of Parish Councillors 2019-2020

  • Training: To review and approve training for councillors

  • Planning

    • Planning Applications Received: Nil received

    • Tree Applications Received:

Case Ref:


Proposed Works:

Fell 7 x Western Red Cedar trees; Fell 1 x Sycamore tree

Site Address:

Rest Harrow, Woodgreen Common Road, Woodgreen, SP6 2BD


Case Ref:


Proposed Works:

Prune 1 x Turkey Oak tree; Prune 1 x Holly tree

Site Address:

Wild Close, Woodgreen Common Road, Woodgreen, SP6 2QX


Case Ref:


Proposed Works:

Prune 4 x Turkey Oak trees; Prune 2 x Holly trees

Site Address:

Warren House, Woodgreen Common Road, Woodgreen, SP6 2QX


Case Ref:


Proposed Works:

Fell 1 x Holly tree

Site Address:

Hartfield, Lower Densome Wood, Woodgreen, SP6 2BE

  • Decisions and Other Planning Matters:

Decisions or no comments required - Planning:

19/00349 - Land Adjacent to Lea Cottage, High Street - Application withdrawn

19/00384 - Avon House, 11 Dodgson Close, Woodgreen, SP6 2BJ - Multiple Parish Info Only

Decisions or no comments required - Treeworks:

CONS/19/0349 - Hall House, Hale Road, Woodgreen, SP6 2AJ - Raise No Objections

TPO/19/0332 - Horse & Groom, Woodgreen Common Road, Woodgreen, SP6 2AS - Split Decision

TPO/19/0343 - Hartfield, Lower Densome Wood, Woodgreen, SP6 2BE - Raise No Objections


  • Roads and Ditches: To receive an update in relation to roads and ditches & consider any new concerns (including road closure)

  • Hedges and Footpaths: To receive an update in relation to hedges & footpaths

  • Parish Lengthsman: To consider new tasks for visit on 24th June 2019

  • Cemetery Report: To receive an update, including any new enquiries and concerns

  • Reading Room: To receive an update in relation to ongoing insurance claim

  • Standing Orders: To review and approve updated Standing Orders

  • Halls Field: To receive update further to Annual Parish Meeting

  • Correspondence (including Consultations and Surveys):

    1. 08/05/2019 - NFDC - Adverse Childhood Experiences Event - 10 July 2019 - PM Session

    2. 10/05/2019 - HALC - NALC/LGRC Expo- 6 weeks to go

    3. 10/05/2019 - Fordingbridge Town Council - Parish Lengthsman Scheme 2019/2020

    4. 14/05/2019 - NFNPA - Verges in the New Forest

    5. 15/05/2019 - NFALC -  Brewin Dolphin New Forest Summer Cycling Sportive - 29th June

    6. 15/05/2019 - NFNPA - Western Escarpment Steering Group

    7. 15/05/2019 - NFNPA - National Park parish survey

    8. 20/05/2019 - Pensions Regulator - Your legal duties: workplace pensions re-enrolment

    9. 22/05/2019 - Hale Parish Council - Basic Planning for Local Councils

    10. 24/05/2019 - Swanmore Council - What have you delivered for your Community?  Online Questionnaire

    11. 26/05/2019 - Downton Link - Summer Event and Training Evening 21st June

    12. 29/05/2019 - HCC - Superfast broadband

    13. 31/05/2019 - NFNPA - Western Escarpment Conservation Area Steering Group meeting - 20 June 2019

    14. 03/06/2019 - HALC - NFNPA Parish representative North West Quadrant

    15. 04/06/2019 - NFDC - Forward Plan

  • Financial report:                                   

  • Current Balances:

    • Lloyds £12284.83

    • Santander £70,026.85 (interest added as at 01.11.2018)    

    • NSI £5154.77 as at 01.01.2019

  • Income: Nil received

  • Expenditure:  Invoices received since the last meeting to be approved & cheques signed to include: Victoria Eden - Clerk’s salary and expenses for June 2019; Cutting Edge; SSE

  • Internal Audit: To receive and consider Internal Audit Report 2018-2019

  • Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2018-2019 Part 2

    1. To approve and complete Exemption Certificate 2018-2019

    2. To consider and approve the Annual Governance Statement 2018-2019

    3. To consider and approve the Accounting Statements 2018-2019

    4. To receive dates for the smaller authority’s period for the exercise of public rights

  • Meetings attended: To receive reports of meetings and training attended in previous month,

  • Matters to be raised on the next agenda:

  • Date of next meeting: Parish Council Annual Meeting on Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at 7.30pm