KILGETTY COMMUNITY COUNCIL PRESS REPORT

The latest meeting of the Full Council of Kilgetty, Begelly Community Council (KBCC) took place at 7.00pm on 11 October 2018 at Kilgetty-Begelly Community Centre.
The latest news and other main items discussed by Full Council were: -
The installation of a footpath between Newton Heights and the car park at Miners’ Field, Kilgetty, had been completed and Kissing gates installed at each end of the footpath. Pembrokeshire County Council (PCC) will be undertaking additional landscaping at the field next month.
A further meeting to discuss the Rural Futures Community Visioning Project in Kilgetty and Begelly will take place at the Begelly Arms, Begelly, on 6 November 2018 at 7.00pm. Local residents are welcome to attend to hear more about the project.
KBCC agreed to make a charitable donation to PATCH and its Christmas toy appeal and to St Mary’s Church, Begelly, to help with the cost of floodlighting and general upkeep. 
KBCC received 4 eligible applications for the councillor vacancy for Kilgetty ward which is to be filled by Co-option. All 4 applicants have been invited to undertake a short presentation to councillors at the next KBCC meeting, on 8 November 2018. Full Council will then make its decision.
Further meetings are planned with providers of play area equipment as part of KBCC plans to upgrade the play equipment at Kilgetty and Begelly play areas. Stepaside School will also be consulted. Quotations will then be assessed by Full Council.  
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): 
Plans to install new heating at the Community Centre are being taken forward with support from KBCC.
Free WiFi is now available at the Community Centre and the relevant password is displayed on walls at the centre.
A Christmas Fayre is planned for Saturday, 8 December 2018 at 10.00am



This year’s Mince Pies and Music event is scheduled to take place on the afternoon of Thursday, 13 December 2018. Exact timings to be confirmed.
Planning
KBCC considered the following planning applications and after discussions made the following recommendations to Pembrokeshire County Council;


18/0540/PA – Variation of condition 1 to planning permission 16/0756/PA (Variation of condition 2 of planning application 14/0155/PA (to incorporate additional garages)) to amend drawings to allow attic bedrooms to plots 2 and 3 at Brookfield Villas, Begelly SA68 0YJ. Full Council recommended approval.

18/0543/PA – Conversion of outbuilding to holiday unit at Upper Broom Farm, Thomas Chapel SA68 0XG. Full Council recommended approval.

18/0553/LB – Alterations to bridge at Ford Bridge, Jeffreyston, Kilgetty. Full Council recommended approval.

18/0650/PA – Proposed rear two storey extension at 6 Newton Heights, Kilgetty SA68 0ZB. Full Council recommended approval.


County Councillor David Pugh’s Report
County Councillor Pugh provided the following report;
PCC Full Council met that day and agreed that the new kerbside sorting refuse collections would commence on 14 October 2019. This would coincide with the start of the 3-weekly black bag collections. Recycling material collected will be expanded to help reduce black bag waste.
Cabinet had agreed to allow PCC to purchase the old Ocky White building in Haverfordwest for £250k. This followed concerns expressed by the PCC Overview and Scrutiny Committee about the original price and future revenue generation.
Next Meeting
The next meeting of KBCC is scheduled to take place on Thursday, 8 November 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 KBCC 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  October 2018







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