Penkridge Parish Council
Haling Dene Centre
19th January 2024
To: Members of the Recreation and Amenities Committee
I write to invite you to attend a meeting of the Recreation and Amenities Committee to be held on
Thursday 25th January 2024 at 7.00 pm in Room 11 at the Haling Dene Centre.
Members of the Council and Public in attendance to declare if they are video/audio
recording the meeting.
2. DECLARATION OF INTEREST
3 DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTEREST (DPI)
[a] To approve the minutes of the meeting of 26th October 2023 and to consider matters arising
[b] To receive the Follow Up Sheets from the October meeting.
[a] To receive the Recreation and Amenities printouts for the year to date.
[b] To receive the Burial Ground printouts for the year to date.
Recreation & Amenities
7. PLAY AREAS
[a] To receive an update on the installation of equipment at Heron Play Area.
[b] To note the new train has now been installed at Horsefair Play Area.
8. HIGHWAY LIAISON
[a] To receive an update from Cllr David Williams following the items raised at the October
[b] To receive Cllr Lenz’s update following his survey of Haling Road.
[c] To consider a request from residents for a speed restriction on Filance Lane.
[a] To note that nine allotment holders expressed an interest in forming an Allotment Association.
[b] To receive and consider a quotation from M Bissell Trees and Hedges to trim back trees and
hedges at Wolgarston Way Allotments.
10. GRASS CUTTING
[a] To receive an email dated 24th October from Trent Grounds Maintenance giving notice on the
[b] To receive and consider quotations for a new Contractor to undertake the above for a 12
11. VILLAGE TOILETS
[a] To note the boiler in the above has been replaced at a cost of £500.
12. PENKRIDGE COMMMUNITY MANAGED LIBRARY
[a] To consider if the Parish Council wish to host a community meeting of Community Managed
Libraries in Staffordshire together with their representatives/volunteers in September, this would
include Room 16 and refreshments.
13. BURIAL GROUND TABLE OF FEES
[a] To receive an update on the repairs to the Burial Ground pond fence.
14. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
Thursday 28th March 2024 at 8.30 pm.
15. Local Government Act 1972 – Exclusion of Press and Public – to resolve that the Press and
Public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business
on the grounds that they are likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined
in the appropriate paragraph(s) Section 1 Public Bodies/Admission to meetings Act 1960.
Penkridge Parish Council