KILGETTY COMMUNITY COUNCIL PRESS REPORT

The latest meeting of the Full Council of Kilgetty, Begelly Community Council (KBCC) took place at 7.00pm on 12 July 2018 at Kilgetty-Begelly Community Centre.
A public participation session took place prior to the meeting.
The latest news and other main items discussed by Full Council were: -
Full Council was informed that Pembrokeshire County Council (PCC) had now received an amended Dormice licence from Natural Resources Wales and would now commence a fingertip search of the bramble area on Miner’s Field, ahead of site clearance for the footpath between Newton Heights and Bridge Stores, Kilgetty.
KBCC approved its 2018/19 Fixed Assets Register at the meeting and will be considering its new Standing Orders and Social Media policy at the 9 August 2018 meeting.
The proposal, submitted by members of the local community, to set up some allotments on Miner’s Field, Kilgetty, is still temporarily on hold. An update is expected at the 9 August 2018 meeting of KBCC.
KBCC has asked PCC to commence footpath improvements in Begelly as soon as possible.
KBCC has received positive feedback from residents following its decision to take on grass cutting work at Begelly Play Area. Research on land ownership at Begelly Play Area is continuing.
Potholes in the road surface at the entrance to the GP surgery in Kilgetty have been repaired.
Local residents and organisations are encouraged to send information on special events in the area to the Clerk, who will then consider for inclusion on the KBCC website.
Begelly-Kilgetty Community Association (BKCA): 
Refurbishment work to the old Library at the Community Centre has been completed and is ready for hire.
BKCA Data Protection Act 2018 issues are being looked at.
Work on replacing the heating system in the Community Centre has commenced and one quote has been received. Further quotes awaited.


The recent Plant Table Top sale raised £400.
A local resident has raised issues over dog fouling on the pathways around the Common, Kilgetty. Matter discussed with KBCC, as landowner. 
New chairs for the Community Centre had been received.
Planning
KBCC considered the following planning applications and after discussions made the following recommendations to Pembrokeshire County Council;


18/0249/PA – Proposed potato store and food preparation room (replacement) at Kilgetty Fish Bar, Carmarthen Road, Kilgetty SA68 0YA. Members noted that this related to a replacement store and food preparation room. Full Council recommended approval.


18/0301/PA – Double garage with one bedroom linked granny annexe above at Cartref, Reynalton, Kilgetty SA68 0PE. Members noted coal mining comments attached to supporting documentation. Full Council recommended approval.


18/0246/PA – Erection of dwelling (Outline with all matters reserved) at Land adjacent to Newbury, Station Road, Kilgetty SA68 0XS. Full Council recommended approval.




County Councillor David Pugh’s Report
County Councillor Pugh was not present but provided the following short report;
Dyfed-Powys Police have had to deal with some incidents of people still trying to use the footpath from the Newton Heights estate (through Miner’s Field) despite it being closed for a dormice survey. There have been alleged incidents of trespass too which the police have dealt with. Local residents have received a letter outlining the situation which is temporary.
Next Meeting
The next meeting of Kilgetty-Begelly Community Council is scheduled to take place on Thursday, 9 August 2018 in the Plum Room, Kilgetty-Begelly Community Centre, commencing at 7.00pm. A fifteen-minute public participation session is always scheduled prior to the start of Full Council meetings. Copies of the approved Minutes of Kilgetty-Begelly Community Council meetings can be viewed by contacting the Clerk, Ian Morris, on 01834 450512. Minutes of previous meetings can be accessed via the website. Website address: www.pembstcc.co.uk Email:kilgetty-begellycc@live.co.uk 


Kilgetty-Begelly Community Council, July 2018







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