Parish Council : Financial reforecast, budget and precept

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At their meeting on Monday the Parish Council confirmed that the precept is again unchanged at £17,500.

In agreeing the precept the Parish Council undertook their final reforecast for this financial year, and created a budget for 2020/21. These have been added to the Parish Council page in the normal way.

Holcot Parish Council Elections 2020

Elections will be held to the Parish Council on 7 May. Please consider standing.

To help you decide, we’ve created a new Elections 2020 page, with a summary of some of the information you might need.

Nomination forms are expected to be available from 9 March, with submission to DDC due by 8 April.

If you would like to talk about the role of a Parish Councillor, contact David Walker (781660) or any of the existing Councillors (details on the Parish Council page).

Parish Council : Major Planning Application

A major planning application has been received. In summary;

Outline application for an urban extension consisting of circa 1600 dwellings; a new section of A43 dual carriageway road; up to 5.95ha of commercial land, including: a local centre (Use Classes A1/A3/A5/D1), assisted living/residential care home (Class C2), conversion of former agricultural buildings to a community hub (Classes D1/A3) and employment (Classes B1/B2/B8); a new 2-form entry primary school; public open space, including allotments and children’s play space; structural landscape planting; and associated infrastructure including drainage features and access (the roundabout, employment site and construction accesses into the site off the A43 being unreserved).

There are a range of documents on the DDC website planning pages for this application. The location and masterplan, along with the notification letter have been added to the Planning Applications page as an outline.

Comments must be with DDC by 16 February. The Parish Council will consider the application and Holcot’s response at their meeting on 3 February. If you will be attending the Parish Council meeting please advise Lisa (

Parish Council : Change of February date

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The February Parish Council meeting will be on Monday 3 February at 7:30pm in the Church Room.

The meeting planned for 17 February is cancelled.

DDC : Planning Application

A new planning application for improved vehicle access, a track and an agricultural building has been received for land off Moulton Road. Please see the Planning Applications page for the reference and a map of the location.

Comments are due to DDC by 27 January. The Parish Council will consider the application at their January meeting.