Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Hartshorne Parish Council held at

7.00 pm on Monday, 12th September 2022 at Goseley Community Centre


Present: Councillors A Jones (Chair), J Slawson, G Tubey, M Mycock, N Landsborough, P Redfern, N Jenkinson, D West


Parish Clerk, A Barnes


In attendance: County Councillor Muller


1 member of the public


Cllr Jones welcomed everyone to the meeting.  A minutes silence took place in remembrance to the Queen following her death.


Cllr Jones reported guidance from DALC had been received and due to the notice being sent out at least 3 days before the period of mourning the meeting is able to go ahead.   All Cllrs agreed that the meeting should go ahead


112/2022            Public participation



113/2022            To receive reports from the Police Liaison Officer, County Councillors and District Council Members

County Council

Not in attendance


District Council

Not in attendance


114/2022            Apologies

                           Cllr Burley

                           Cllr Dawson

                           Cllr Gee

                           Cllr Smith

                           Cllr Sharland

                          Cllr Muller

                           Cllr Coe


115/2022            Variation to the order of business


116/2022            Declaration of members interests

122/2022 Cllr Jenkinson website

124/2022 SDCVS payment Cllr Jones is a trustee

124/2022 Cllr Jones, Lansborough and Mycock payment for Goseley Community Centre


117/2022           To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 11th July 2022, the allotment minutes held on the 11th July and the finance minutes held on the 5th September 2022.

RESOLVED: Minutes agreed as a true record and signed by the Chair.  All Cllrs agreed.


118/2022            Recreation Grounds


7a Recreational Grounds – Clerk confirmed an email had been sent from SDDC regarding the playgrounds and forwarded to all Cllrs.  RESOLVED that clerk await quote from SDDC for mowing of the grass and once received obtain further quotes.

7b Noticeboards – Clerk confirmed 2 x noticeboards have been ordered for Goseley Community Centre and Repton Road, delivery date is awaited. 

7c Football pitches – Clerk confirmed Woodville Rangers are requesting an onsite meeting and have asked whether a defibrillator can be added at Goseley.  RESOLVED that clerk arrange a date with Cllrs Jones, Jenkinson and Tubey and gain advice from DALC regarding the defibrilator.

7d Trim Trail equipment – Clerk advised she is looking for funding


119/2022            Clerks report and Action Log

Clerk confirmed the actions from the Internal Audit report are continuing

Clerk confirmed the Risk Assessment, Standing Order, Financial Regulations and all other parish council policies have been sent to Cllrs.  RESOLVED that all Cllrs accept and adopt the documents

Clerk confirmed no signatures have been received for the parish vacancies therefore Parish Council can co-opt

Clerk confirmed SAAA 2022 Opt-out Communication had been received regarding the external audit.  RESOLVED that the Parish Council continue with the current arrangements.

Clerk confirmed the action plan has been updated and sent to councillors.


120/2022            Planning Applications


DMPA/2022/0887 Front reception extension with internal alterations. Granville Academy, Burton Road, Woodville – no observations


DMPA/2022/0858 Erection of part single storey and part two storey rear extension at 65 Repton Road, Hartshorne - no observations


DMPA/2022/1008 The erection of a single storey side extension at 22B Woodville Road, Hartshorne - no observations


DMPA/2022/0993 Demolition of existing conservatory and porch and erection of single storey rear and side extensions at 23 Malmesbury Avenue, Midway - no observations


DMPA/2022/0979 The erection of a single storey rear extension, replacement car port and replacement garage at 21 Winchester Drive, Midway - no observations


 Planning Decisions


121/2022            Highways and Public Footpaths

Cllr Slawson reported brambles are growing onto the footpath and require cutting back near the school on Main St.  RESOLVED that Cllr Jones will check if they require cutting back

Cllr Slawson reported electricity cables have been put in along the pavement on Woodville Road, opposite the Junction of Tower Road which has been left in a messy state.  RESOLVED that clerk contact DCC concerned to report the poor quality of work.

Cllr Mycock reported there has recently been an accident at the Cutting, a new 40 mile per hour sign has been put up but the old sign has not been taken away.  RESOLVED that clerk report to DDC.

Cllr Mycock reported there is overhanging vegetation obstructing the footway at the Cutting.  RESOLVED that clerk report to DCC

Cllr West reported a stop sign has been thrown in the hedge at Cole lane. RESOLVED that clerk report to DCC.

Speed watch training RESOLVED that clerk ask Cllr Coe if she has received any interest from local residents.


122/2022           Website and Communications

Cllr Jenkinson reported he had updated the website to acknowledge the death of the Queen.


123/2022            Allotments


Clerk confirmed she had contacted Blooming Gardens requesting them to look at the allotments.


RESOLVED that clerk request an official report from Derbyshire Fire Service following the fire at the allotments.


124/2022            Finance


September payments




Clerk and Lengthman salary July




Clerk and Lengthman salary Aug



AR Stones

Installation of benches (paid in July)



Goseley Community Centre

Room hire Sept




Water at Goseley




Goseley Pavillion



Blooming Gardens

Markout of pitch



RESOLVED All Cllrs agreed to the payments above.  Cllr Jenkinson expressed concerns regarding not being able to pay companies until a meeting has taken place.  RESOLVED that where the Parish Council have agreed a contract the clerk is able to make payment and approve at the next meeting.


Payments received






Clerk confirmed a finance meeting took place on the 5th September 2022 to discuss budget and finances.  RESOLVED that the Parish Council approve budget changes, bank reconciliation and income and expenditure from April – July 2022.


125/2022 Speed Indicator Device Guidance


Clerk confirmed information regarding the SID’s has been sent to Cllrs.  Possible sites suggested Main Street, Woodville Road (past Gresley) and Sandcliffe Road, but will be decided once a decision has been made to purchase.  RESOLVED that clerk get further quotes.


126/2022 Date of Next meeting


             10th October 2022 7pm at Hartshorne Cricket Club          


Meeting closed at 8.00pm





Parish Council Chairman……………………………………..    Date………………………….