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I hereby give you notice that the next meeting of Langham Parish Council will be held on


Tuesday 28th October 2008 commencing at 7.00pm at Langham Community Centre.



Councillors are hereby summoned to attend this meeting at the place and time set out above.




1] Attendance and apologies for absence.


2] Declarations of interest.


To consider any Declaration from any Councillor in connection with any Agenda item below.


3] Minutes of the last Parish Council Meeting


To confirm the minutes of the last meeting held on Tuesday 30th September 2008.


4] PC Jo Barlow – Local Police Representative


PC Barlow, as the new police representative for Langham, has kindly agreed to attend the meeting to introduce herself to the Parish and to answer any questions residents might have.


5] Matters arising from the minutes.



6] Residents questions.


To answer questions raised by residents. Residents are reminded that the Chairman or Clerk needs written statements 24 hours prior to the meeting for a formal reply.


7] Reports to the Council.


To receive reports from:


7.1 Planning:                            Cllr S. Ellis


7.2 Roads and transport:        Cllr R. Watson


7.3 Recreation Ground, including an update of the preparation for the bonfire night:    

                                                    Cllr B. Durlacher


7.4 General purposes:            Cllr R. Watson


7.5 Housing:                            Cllr C. Garnett


7.6 Community Council:         Cllr E. Schofield


7.7 Ward Councillor to include details of Planning for the Future:                    

Cllr C. Garnett


7.8 Footpaths:                           Cllr A. Stacey


8] National Village of the Year


As the entry date is the end of November, the Council is asked to consider the actions needed to prepare the entry form for this competition.


9] Lettice Dyke Trust


Cllr. Schofield will ask for ideas as to how funds might be raised to increase the money available to this Trust, and will outline ideas she has had.


10] Correspondence received.


To report and consider correspondence received by the Chairman and Clerk


11]. Administrative matters.


Report from the Clerk.


12] Receipts and payments.


To report action taken by the Council and to approve receipts and payments


13] 2009/2010 Budgets


The Council has to make recommendations for expenditure in the next financial year so that the finance committee can prepare budget proposals to be presented for the Council’s approval at the November meeting. This will allow the precept to be set.


14] Next Meeting


The date of the next meeting will be on Tuesday 25th November 2008, at Langham Community Centre at 7.30pm.


15] Any Other Urgent Business.


To determine any other urgent business and issues for inclusion on the next Agenda.

(Note:  No decisions may lawfully be made under this item, but matters may be discussed which involve exchange of information).




Signed:……………………………………………… Clerk to Langham Parish Council


Chairman              Mrs E Schofield Tel 01206 272448

Clerk                       Mr D Winter        Tel: 01206 322301