Four planning applications were tabled for consideration:
- One was for repair works to stabilise movement of the southern outside wall.
- One was for the demolition redundant agricultural barns. Erection of main dwelling with garage. Extensive wider landscape and ecological enhancements and facilitation of an approved flood alleviation scheme.
- One was for a Hall extension and porch. Renovation of re-cladding barn. New covered way/pergola to barn.
- One was to replace redundant buildings with secure storage of hay/straw/impliments.
Anesco – Public Consultation
Anesco held a public meeting at Chieveley Village Hall on Wednesday 15 April 2015, regarding the Solar Park Initiative at Hermitage Farm.
Chieveley Parish Annual Assembly
The Parish Annual Assembly took place on 14 April 2015 at the Curridge W I Hall, Curridge RG18 9DZ. The evening commenced at 8pm. PCSO Paul Smith was available at the beginning of the evening to meet residents. Presentations were given by Cllr Crispin, Cllr Cowan and Major Simon Greenman who talked about the 77th Brigade and the recent changes at Denison Barracks.
Superfast Broadband Upgrade - Chieveley P4
Chieveley Exchange – Cabinet P4 which serves 233 premises in total (with more than 85.9% expected to access a superfast service). The affected postcodes are as follows:
RG18 9BB, RG18 9JT, RG18 9NS, RG18 9NT, RG18 9NU, RG18 9QZ, RG18 9XT, RG18 9XY, RG18 9XZ, RG20 8RJ, RG20 8RN, RG20 8RS, RG20 8RT, RG20 8RU, RG20 8TA, RG20 8TB, RG20 8TD, RG20 8TE, RG20 8TF, RG20 8TH, RG20 8TJ, RG20 8UJ, RG20 8UP, RG20 8UR, RG20 8UT, RG20 8UU, RG20 8UX, RG20 8UY, RG20 8UZ, RG20 8XY
The next Phase affected postcodes are as follows:
RG20 8RL, RG20 8RP, RG20 8RQ, RG20 8RR, RG20 8RT, RG20 8RU, RG20 8RW, RG20 8RX, RG20 8RY, RG20 8SA, RG20 8SB, RG20 8SD, RG20 8SE, RG20 8SF, RG20 8SG, RG20 8SH, RG20 8SJ, RG20 8SL, RG20 8SN, RG20 8SX, RG20 8UB
Residents can check on which cabinet they are connected to by using BT Wholesale checker – https://www.btwholesale.com/includes/adsl/main.html by entering their landline telephone number.
Please note that Superfast broadband (greater than 24Mbps) may not be available for all premises within an individual postcode as they may be served by a different infrastructure (i.e. that is not covered or not yet upgraded) or they may be located too far from the cabinet and only be able to receive a reduced speed.
Spotlight… Chieveley Parish Local Elections
It has been confirmed the Chieveley Parish is an uncontested Parish and now has 5 Councillor posts filled from May 2015. Three in Chieveley Ward and two in Curridge Ward. The Parish Council will look to co opt as soon as possible to fill the remaining four vacancies. If you wish to be considered for co-option please contact the Parish Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01635 247507 to have a chat about the Councillor role.
FAQ…of the month.. Question – How are councillors elected?
Answer - The residents of the parish elect members of the Parish Council every four years. At the Annual General Meeting of the Parish Council, held every May, the members elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman for the New Year.
The next Parish Council meeting will take place on Tuesday 12 May 2015 at the Chieveley Village Hall & Recreational Centre, High Street, Chieveley, Berkshire RG20 8RJ at 7.30pm.