Parish Council meeting minutes, November 2018

Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 8th November 2018 at 8 p.m. in Bromley Green Hall.


Cllr. S. Denis in the Chair, Cllrs. D. Guy, A. Beaney, P. Sillibourne, J. Reid, and the Clerk, Mrs. M. Shaw..


Cllrs. Mrs. F. Burt and Mrs. T. Cliffe-Harrison

In Attendance

Borough Councillor, Miss J. Martin.




The minutes of the previous meeting had been circulated and were agreed as correct.

Matters Arising

Sewage problems, Bromley Green Road - Cllr. Martin gave an update of the meeting held at Bromley Green Hall on 22nd October. An information leaflet will be circulated to residents. Plans are needed for the location of the laterals.



Treasurers Account as at 31st October 2018 £ 19,662 – 70

Cheque was drawn:-

Ashford Local Plan

Submission comments as sent by the Chairman – these had been circulated for councillors prior approval. It was anticipated that the Inspectors report will be completed by the end of the year.


18/1567/AS Rose Lodge, Bromley Green Road, Ruckinge. Proposed replacement porch. The application was supported.

Approval received:-
18/00176/HG Hedgerow, land north east of Horton Green, Ash Hill and Hedgerow, north west of Ransley Green, Hamstreet Road, Ruckinge,

Nothing further on Cherrytree Padock enforcement.

Fairview Industrial Estate

Nothing further.

Carters Field

Fencing, etc. – leave for the time being. The tree which was in the ditch has been removed.

Chain and Gate vandalism – Cllr. Guy had met wilth P.C.S.O. Aaron Newlel, who will pay regular visits to the area.

Picnic Benches – leave until the next meeting.

Dog Training - suggested that they give a donation for the usage.

Supermarket” funding – nothing further.

Play area mowing – the Residents Association will mow this area.

Bromley Green Hall

The Chairman had been given a key to the hall by Mr. Mark Nash.

Car park- nothing further on the road planeings.

Highways & Byways

OAE550 – the damage to the gate had been reported to K.C.C. PROW Officer

Overgrown hedges – nothing further

Drains and gullies – several of these have been marked for repair. It was reported that there is a water leak outside Lily House.

Mirror, Bromley Green Road/Hornash Lane crossroads – nothing further.

Village “Gateways” – Cllr. Beaney is investigating.


Village Hall

Nothing to report.

Borough Councillor

Cllr. Miss J. Martin had already reported on matters pertaining to Ruckinge (sewage problems).

Items of interest

The Chairman will represent Ruckinge at Warehorne Church on Remembrance Sunday and lay a wreath during the ceremony, which will subsequently be laid at the Memorial in Ruckinge Church. .

Date of the Next Meeting

This was agreed for Thursday, 13th December 2018 at 8 p.m. in Ruckinge Village Hall

There being no further business the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 9.45 p.m.