14 December 2023 Open Spaces, Burial Ground and Allotments Committee

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Sutton Bridge Parish Council

Open Spaces & Burial Ground and Allotment Committee



Notice is hereby given, and committee members duly requested to attend, a meeting of the Open Spaces & Burial and Allotment Committee to be held on 18:00hrs Thursday, 14 December 2023 in the Bridge Room at the Curlew Centre.

C Smith



08 December 2023



1.To note members’ attendance and to receive apologies for absence.

2.To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or other interests and to consider any written request for dispensation.

3.To receive representations from members of the public [i]

4.To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 11 July 2023

5.To review the arrangements for safety inspections.

6.To review the Memorial Park’s rules and signage.

7.To review the recent Playground Inspection Reports for the Memorial Park and Prince’s Street.

8.To consider the Memorial Park’s general maintenance.

9.To consider bins in the Memorial Park and elsewhere in the Parish.

10.To consider grant applications for new play equipment.

11.To consider plans for an armed forces memorial in the Memorial Park

12.To consider plans for a Community Wood

13.Burial Ground

  1. To approve the minutes held on 4th April 2023

  2. To receive draft notes 30th May 2023

  3. To receive reports on matters arising from the last meeting.

14.Garden Allotments

  1. To approve minutes held on 3rd October 2023

  2. To consider the requirement for the provision of additional allotments

  3. To resolve on any matters concerning individual plots

15.To set time and date of the next meeting


[i] Fifteen minutes is set aside to hear from members of the public, when a short statement may be made, or a question asked (3 minutes per person). Anyone wishing to speak should raise their hand and wait to be asked by the chair. A question shall not require a response nor start a debate. Unless otherwise indicated, members of the public may not speak at any other time.