Minutes 02/03/2021 Zoom


Minutes of Asselby Parish Meeting

held on 2nd March 2021 at 7.30pm by Zoom.


PRESENT:- Messrs. R. Pickersgill (Chairman) , P. Burnley,   M. Clarke and Mrs. S. Hunt and Mrs. D. Mumby.            Clerk:- Mrs. S. A. Oates.


1. The minutes of the last meeting had been agreed as correct.


2. There were no declarations of interest made by a member regarding the following issues.



a. Defribrillator Checks – Up to date.

b. Potholes – ERYC repaired existing potholes and various others which had been reported.

c. Knedlington Crossroads – ERYC Traffic Management confirmed awareness of concerns by residents and will keep the parish council updated with any matters of interest

d. Section 137 – Support to parish organisations. No further action at the present time.

e. ERYC – Confirmation of Precept request for financial year 21/22.



a. HSBC – Bank Statements to 21/02/2021 – Balance at bank:- £4854.75.

b. Tesco – Inkjets. Paid by Visa Debit Card 04/02/2021 £36.50.

c. S.A. Oates – Clerks Internet/Phone expenses Dec- Mar at £10.00 per month. Confirmed by all present to pay before year end 31/03/2021. Total £40.00



a. Erection of ground floor, first floor and two storey extensions (revised scheme of 20/03093/PLF) land and building east of Chestnut Bungalow, Main Street, Asselby - 20/04319PLF – Comments Sent. Permission Refused by ERYC.

b. Increase in roof height of main dwelling to form a dual-pitched roof to create additional living accommodation, erection of a single storey extension to rear and storm porch to front at Rose Cottage, Main Street, Asselby - 21/00307/PLF – Comments sent.

c. ERYC. Planning Enforcement - Notification of application to discharge conditions relating to property boundary walls at Land North of Street View, Main Street, Asselby.

d. ERYC – Notification of Appeal against refusal decision made on application 20/01850/PLF for the erection of two detached dwellings and a detached garage following demolition of existing dwelling and outbuildings at Sheken, Main Street, Asselby. Appeal reference 21/00006/REFUSE – Representations to be made to Planning Inspectorate.

e. Planning Application received from ERYC after Agenda went out for the erection of 2 industrial/warehouse units(use Class B2/B8) and associated infrastructure, car parking and landscaping following demolition of remaining structures at former Jablite Limited Site, Boothferrry Road, Howden for HuViRoBo 21/00493/PLF – Agreed by all to include as noted. (This is in Howden Parish – no comments).



a. Humberside Police – Community Network. (Agreed by members to be part of group).

Other items noted – no action.

b. ERNLLCA - Newsletters.

Other items noted – no action.

c. ERYC – Jim McGivern, Parish & Area Liaison Team Leader – Taskforce and Enforcement. Phone call to Clerk re Parish Taskforce Walkabout. Asked if Parish Council were willing to carry out Walkabout which was scheduled for last year 2020 and cancelled due to Covid Restrictions. This would take place with one councillor – agreed by all. (To be confirmed).

- Lockdown Regulations and information regarding holding of AGM/Annual Parish Meeting. - Census – Message put on AT, Parish Website and posters displayed in Asselby, Knedlington and Boothferry.

- HM Land Registry – Survey of land owned by parish council. (No land owned).

- National Grid – Scotland to England Green link project (SEGL2) Peterhead to Drax – Parish Council requested to be kept informed.

- Other items noted – no action.



a. Flooding - It had been reported to ERYC that flooding had occurred on the Main Road between Asselby and Knedlington due to water being released from agricultural land. Also, issues in Back Lane, Asselby where drains were unable to take water which flooded the lane and further flooding to the rear of the Old Stables. CC. Mr. C. Bayram had contacted the Clerk. (Reported to ERYC). Agreed by all present to make enquiries to the local Agent for Knedlington Estate at Screetons, Humber & Ouse Drainage Board and ERYC. (Also, flooding is an issue that should be put on the Emergency Plan – template to be forwarded to all members).

b. Dog Fouling – An open message had been put on Asselby Talking regarding Dog Fouling. Various responses had been received from residents – it was agreed to request more signage from the ERYC Dog Warden and for members to assess areas where Litter Bins could be placed. The yellow Dog Fouling logos will be repainted.

c. Date for next meeting – Agreed by all present to hold the Annual Open, the AGM and an ordinary meeting on Tuesday 4th May 2021 at the Black Swan – Covid restrictions permitting.


Members were thanked for their attendance and the meeting closed at 8.30pm.



Agreed by all as a true record of the meeting  -  Signed 23/03/2021 - R. Pickersgill.