Clerk: Mrs Lesley Cooper

Low Marshside




LA18 5HA

Telephone: 01229 775492


25 January 2021

Dear Councillor

You are summonsed to attend the Microsoft Teams Meeting Meeting of Millom Without Parish Council on MONDAY 1st February 2021 commencing 7.30pm. Anyone wishing to join the meeting, please contact the clerk.

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Yours sincerely

L. Cooper

Mrs L Cooper

Clerk to the Council


1.APOLOGIES – to receive apologies for absence

2.Co-option of Councillor – to consider the request by Mr C Carrington to be considered for co-option onto the Parish Council

3.Exclusion of Press and Public (Public Bodies Admission to Meetings Act 1960)

To consider whether there are any agenda items during consideration of which the press and public should be excluded.”


To receive declarations, by elected and co-opted members, of interests in respect of items on this agenda.

5.To AUTHORISE THE MINUTES of the following Parish Council Meeting held on 4th January 2021

4.1 To authorise as a correct record, the minutes of the Meeting held on 4th January 2021

6.POLICE LIASON REPORT (previously circulated)


To Receive for information and/or determine action, as appropriate, on the items in the following reports:

6.1Update Covid-19 local volunteer group

6.2Mill Park


The chairman will invite residents to make representations on any item on this agenda or to bring matters to the attention of the Council for consideration for inclusion in a future agenda.


To receive for information items relevant to the Parish. (Items raised for decision will appear on the agenda for the next meeting.

10.Applications for Development

10.1To examine applications for development and submit observations to the Planning Authority:

4/21/2011 Underwood, The Hill

Change of use of former Underwood House Hotel to a single C3 Dwelling House, change of use of Bower Cottage to associated residential accommodation and change of use from Hotel Coach House to Office Accommodation in association with Slacks Ltd, Millom

4/21/2017 Buckman Hall Farm, Buckman Brow, Thwaites

Erect building (to store, service and maintain Farm Vehicles & machinery) and extension to covered yard.

7/2020/4096 at Airwave at Smallthwaite Estate, Duddon Bridge, Cumbria,

Removal of the existing 12m Airwave telecoms tower and replacement with a 27.5m telecoms with attached antennae and dishes. Addition of Foul Weather Enclosure and standby generator within an extended compound on new concrete base. Small area of hardstanding to be re-established at front of compound for vehicle turning area. Siting of separate VSAT dish link within a post and rail compound 50m to the south west of the main base station

4/20/2371 Applehead Farm, The Hill

Demolition of existing three bedroomed Farmhouse, Attached two bedroomed cottage and outbuildings, construction of a replacement four bedroomed 2 storey house & installation of a new package sewage treatment plant

Amended application

10.2To ratify the observations submitted by the Clerk under devolved powers since last meeting.


10.3To note the decisions of the statutory planning authority with regards to recent applications

4/20/2413 Damson Barn, Underhill Erection of Detached double garage Granted

4/20/2414 Buckman Hall Farm Building Complex, Lady Hall Lane Erect building over yard and midden


4/20/2450 Widgeondale Cottage, Lady Hall Erect detached garage


4/20/4262 Newton Back Barn, Lady Hall

Alterations to supplement the existing residential accommodation including additions to windows, new external patio/deck



11.1To approve the following payments:

11.2To note the receipt of payments

11.3To receive and note the bank reconciliation statements dated 31 December 2020

11.4To consider the Budget Comparison Report as at 31 January 2021 and determine action need to address deviations from the budget.

11.5To approve the transfer of £5000 from the deposit reserve account into the current account.

12.Parish Matters, Council Priorities and Supporting Organisation

12.1Community Plan (Cllr Nugent)

a)Play area – update

b)Heritage trail – Cllr Calsy

c)EV charge points and carbon footprinting of councils – Cllr Calsy

12.2Parish Projects

i)Bus Shelters (Cllr Gray) = contingency plan/response to quotes

ii)Notice boards

iii)Hill Brow, The Hill

iv)NALC Foundation award Scheme for PC – Cllr Gamble

v)Seats around parish – replacement – Cllr Nugent


12.3Policies and Procedures and Consultations a) Review of Policies

b) Geological Disposal Facility – watching brief

13.To receive reports from representatives on outside bodies a) Millom Town Board

b) Three Tier Meeting


To discuss any correspondence received for open discussion

All other correspondence to be circulated in the normal manner for Council’s perusal.

15.Councillor Matters

An opportunity for Councillors to raise minor matters, not on this agenda, on behalf of residents

(Note. No discussion or decisions can be made on these matters but the Clerk may make investigations and/or they may be placed on a future agenda of the Council)


To confirm the date of the next remote meeting scheduled for Monday 1 March 2021, commencing at 7.30pm