December 2021 Parish Council Agenda

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Barrington Parish Council


To members of the Council:

You are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of the Parish Council of Barrington Parish Council to be held in Barrington Village Hall on Thursday 9th December 2021 at 7.30pm for the purpose of transacting the business below.


The Public and Press are invited to attend.

Due to covid restrictions and social distancing requirements please book your place with the Clerk if you intend to attend the meeting.


HOUSEKEEPING: Please be advised that attendees are expected to:

  1. Bring a face covering with them, and to wear it whilst entering the venue.
  2. To maintain a 2m social distancing space.
  3. Attendees will be required to give a name and contact telephone number to the clerk to her to contact all those present should a case of Covid be reported to it.
  4. Anyone experiencing Covid or cold symptoms are asked to refrain from attendance.
  5. Anyone who experiences Covid or cold symptoms within 10 days of attending the meeting is asked to report this to the Clerk who will contact all attendees and will also advise the NHS Track and Trace programme.
Tel 01223 845328                                                                                                                                              6/12/21

Agenda for Full Parish Council Meeting – December 9th, 2021


  1. Apologies welcomes and introductions. (2mins)
  2. Declarations of Interest and dispensations (2mins)
  3. Public Forum
    To allow any member of the public to address the Council. This session is to last no more than 15 minutes.
  4. To approve the Minutes of the last Parish Council meeting held on Thursday 11th November 2021. A draft copy of the Minutes is attached. (5mins)
  5. To take CCC (Cambridge County Council), SCDC (south Cambs District Council) and Clerk reports (15 mins)

Matters Arising – (2 mins)
From November 2021 Item 8.  Consideration of damaged bench (2mins). This needs to be replaced. The best option is Phoenix Bench from Glasdon for £482.37. No response has been received from the Parish Councils insurers.



Items for consideration

  1. Finance (30 mins)
    a) To approve the payments listed below.
151 Electricity Charges Southern Electric 196.34
152-160 Salaries, pension, PAYE, NI Staff 2213.26
161 Bank Charges Lloyds Nov 21 Lloyds Bank 7.00
162 Remove fallen tree and one leaning tree on BT cables HERTS AND CAMBS GROUND MAINTENANCE SERVICES 384.00
163 Cut of sports field 15 Nov HERTS AND CAMBS GROUND MAINTENANCE SERVICES 144.00
164 Playground Inspection Nov 21 HERTS AND CAMBS GROUND MAINTENANCE SERVICES 114.00
165 supply and installation of glass- phone box 1st Glass Services 300.00
166 ZOOM Nov 20, 2021-Nov 19, 2022 Clerk 143.88
167 Annual Support Cost Year 5 :Defib Community Heartbeat 151.20
168 Cambridge Search and Rescue (CamSar) £250 Cambridge Search and Rescue 250.00
169 Royston and District Community Transport £250 Royston District Community Transport 250.00
170 Rowan Humberstone Arts Centre for people with learning disability in Cambridgeshire £125 Rowan Humberstone 125.00
171 To support the school choir trip to the O2 £100. Barrington Primary School 100.00
Total 4,378.68


  1. b) Balances and Bank Reconciliation.

Unity Trust

From Accounts                    78,074.37

Payments not cashed

Receipts not entered                

Statement should be    £78,074.37

From Accounts                  165,220.20

Payments not cashed          1,738.20
Receipts not entered                  0.00
Statement should be    £166,958.40

Unity Trust S106

From Accounts                            5.72
Payments not cashed               0.00
Receipts not entered               0.00
Statement should be            £5.72


From Accounts                     1,500.00

Payments not cashed               0.00

Receipts not entered               0.00

Statement should be       £1500.00


Total in reconciled accounts

Unity Trust  78,074.37
Lloyds         165,227.20
CBS                  1,500.00
Unity Trust s106    5.72
Total         £247,800.29

c) Review of budget 2021/22 to date.

d) To consider the quote of £780 for work on footpaths and play areas.

e) To consider the draft budget for 2022/23.

7.Consideration of declaring a Climate Emergency (5 Mins). A copy of a briefing paper and ideas for an action plan are attached for info. (5mins)

8. Consideration of the plaque for Plant a Tree for the Jubilee’ (10mins). Cllr McBride has found two suitable A5 size plaques.

i) Made by Veterans from Royal British Legion Industries:
This scheme helps create jobs for veterans.
Made of high-quality Corten steel. The recyclable material forms a natural protective layer of reddish-brown rust over time to protect against the elements.
4mm Thickness, with four pre-drilled mounting holes at each corner for ease of placement.
6 weeks delivery.  £95

ii) From The Workshop Aberfeldy.
The business aims to create a bridge between education and employment for young people in Highland Perthshire, where our rural location can limit employment and training opportunities. Allowing young people to gain direct practical skills as well as transferable employability skills such as teamwork and timekeeping, empowering them to successfully find employment or further training.
Stainless Steel with mounting spike
2 weeks delivery £37.50

9. Consideration of A frame replacement – clerk (10mins)

10. Consideration of Supporting the Repair Café – Clerk (5mins)

11. S106 Updates (15mins)

a. Traffic Calming – Cllr Kemp
b. Village Facilities – Cllr Kemp
c. Other updates – Cllr Rhodes-Kemp

12.Reports: The following reports have already been circulated and taken as read. (10 mins)

a.QE11 woodland and Community Orchard. Cllr McBride nothing to report.
b. Footpaths – Cllr Day
c. Ditches– Cllr Bird
d.  Play areas – Cllr Day
e. Challis Green Pond – a report is attached for info.
f. Traffic Management – Cllr Rhodes- Kemp
g. Green Charity – Cllr Day
h. Website – good to receive enquiries through the website. It continues to be updated by both Cllr Hopewell and the Clerk. Please send any updates to both.

13. Highway Issues – reporting of any issues or updates (5 mins) to include bus shelters to be provided under the S106 agreement.

14. Planning (10 mins)

Permission has been granted

Description: Two-storey side and rear extension and detached car port
Address: 33 High Street Barrington CB22 7QX
Reference: 21/02907/HFUL

For info only

Proposal: Submission of details required by condition 5(e) (Insulation) of listed building consent 20/03389/LBC
Site address: 20 West Green Barrington CB22 7SA
Reference: 20/03389/CONDC
Public Access link:

a) CCC/21/253/VAR Barrington Quarry, Haslingfield Road, Barrington

Proposal: Importation by rail of suitable restoration material over a period of 5yrs to partially infill an existing quarry void to provide for the restoration of the western and north-western areas of Barrington Quarry to a combination of agriculture and nature conservation after-uses and all associated works including railway refurbishment and the retention and continued use of existing weighbridge, office and workshop Informative: Section 73 planning application to develop land without complying with condition 2 of planning permission CCC/20/089/VAR to allow restoration of land bordering North Pit to continue for a further 2 years until 31 December 2023. Application No:

Comments need to be received by 21 December 2021. Copies of all the application documentation can be viewed online at by entering the relevant application reference number and registering to submit your comments online. Alternatively, you can send an email to or send your comments to us in writing.

b) Greater Cambridge Partnership Consultation – having your say on Greener Travel in Cambridge.