Gaydon Parish Council

Chairman's Report 99/00


   2 Mar 99   Annual Parish Meeting

   2 Mar 99   following annual

   11 May 98   AGM

   6 July 99

   7 Sept 99

   2 Nov 99

   18 Jan 00

Thanks and introductions

Thanks to members of the Parish council for their attendance at council meetings and work outside of the meetings.

I would like to thank the Parish clerk for his work administering council business and preparing accounts for audit.

May I also thank District Councillor Mr Hampson and County Councillor Mr Doody both for their attendance at our meetings and the valuable advice that they have been able to give to us.

For those here who are uncertain as to who is who on the council I would like to introduce them and say briefly what they do.

Mr Brian Hampson   District Councillor

Mr Doody      County Councillor

Mr Mike Moody      Parish clerk

Mr Francis Liddington   cemetery

Mr Jonathan Crowe    footpaths/ shared

Mr John Checkley   Play area/ shared

Mrs Mary Fox      street lamps and litter

Mr John Rickman    chairman

Planning Applications

Ebenezer Church Rd Garage

Gaydon Test Centre - engine testing sheds

Manor Farm amendments

Springfield - conservatory over pool

Avondale extension

Upper Farm Meadow - new detached house

Clayland house 2 detached houses

Pendle Springs - extension


Now in office and available for use by villagers on Saturday morning.

Surgery in Parish Office

10-11am every Saturday morning with councillors taking turns.


The Gaydon precept this year is £5000 for the 4th year running. We have provided for a grant to the Village Hall for a renovation project.

Floods 1999

Floods after the eclipse August

Lots of activity from parish council - particularly

F L. Also Highways and Stratford Council.

Drains blocked in Church road, Ditches dug out.

Ongoing but hopeful.

Councillors' Areas of Responsibility

I will ask the individual councillors to speak on the areas they each is responsible for.

CEMETERY - Francis

PLAY AREA - Jon Crowe

FOOTPATHS - John Checkley

LITTER, LIGHTS, parish furniture - Mary Fox