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Minutes the Parish Council meeting be held on Wednesday 11th August 2021 at 7.30 pm in the Melland Room.

Present:- Cllrs D Mathias (Chairman/DH), M Penington (MP), J Gibson (JG). E Cooper (Clerk/EC)

1.     To receive apologies for absence


2.     To record declarations of interests relating to this meeting


3.   Planning

3.1 To ratify responses to current applications


Foxhill House, Bessels Way, Blewbury OX11 9NJ

Bay window extension & dormer roof extension to existing private dwelling.

Deadline 06.08.21

BPC no objections 3.8.21.


3.2 To note any planning permissions received during the month

3.2.1 P21/V0405/FUL Amendment no. 1

Abners, Church Road, Blewbury, planning approved 23.7.21

3.2.2 P21/V1397/HH

Hoofprints, Bessels Way, Blewbury, planning approved 14.7.21

4.   Finance & Administration

4.1 To hear financial & administrative updates

4.1.1 End of month reconciliation sent in advance of the meeting to the Chairman.

Agreed & signed by the Chairman.

4.1.2 Lloyds Bank update Account funds as of 31.7.21 were £137,926.54 (inc. £42,952.80 village hall refurb funds). Blewbury Parish Council Resolution

Blewbury Parish Council hereby agree & resolve to remove two signatories from the Lloyds Bank account as they are no longer serving councillors. As this leaves the account with only         two signatories, the Council further resolves to add two new signatories of serving councillors to the account; D Mathias & M Jacobs.

Lloyds Bank ‘Members’ resolution instructions’ form signed by existing signatory (JG) &  witnessed by a non-signatory (MP).

The Clerk reported that the mandate form which could not be completed online, nor by a Lloyds Bank representative, had not yet been received in the post.

4.2 To agree authorisers for payments

Agreed in advance of meeting Cllrs J Gibson & L Inglis.

4.3 To approve payments to be made under general power of competence and within budgeted amounts.

All payments agreed with the addition of one for Oxon Energy for the Clubhouse Heating Report in the sum of £720.00.

PAYEE Description Amount

E Cooper

D Hollick

Clerk salary and expenses & Lengthman salary & expenses for July. £1588.70
HMRC PAYE July £197.84
NEST (DD) Clerk’s pension July £78.67
SSE (DD) Scout Hut Electricity £90.34
Scot Power (DD) Clubhouse electricity £138.00
BT Payment Services Ltd (DD) Clubhouse line rental £37.20
Biffa Waste Services Ltd (DD) Waste Services £95.95
Didcot Plant Gas cylinder hire £7.29
MGM Grand Decorators KAP Refurb work £4752.00
J Ingoldby Speed Watch expenses £23.49
Didcot Plant Hire of digger for TFF car park £506.27
Oxon Energy Clubhouse heating report £720.00
TOTAL             £8235.75


4.2 To acknowledge receipts to account during July 2021





Howard Chadwick Funeral Services Ashes Burial (Lewis) £210.00
TOTAL   £210.00



5.      To set the date of the next meeting: –

The next full council meeting will be held on Wednesday 8th September at 7.30pm in the Melland Room.



The meeting finished at 7.50pm.