Awaiting reply from letter
emailed to Oxford City Council – Mrs Pointer to try again by sending letter
Parking on Pavement and
verges around the village – this has been reported to Community Police
To note current position
No potholes to report
Ashfield Rise Pavements, the pavement outside Mr Durndell's
(1 Oxford Road) and the pavement near to village hall have all been reported
to highways department. Matt Wincup,
the new local area technician, has been in touch and Mr Mole will arrange a
meeting with him to have a walk around the village
Playing Area and Playing Fields:
Mr Finn informed all that the new Children’s Play area
will be opened on Sunday 12th May 2013 at midday.
Mr Finn has been given a quotation from Mr Morris to pit
concrete pad and barriers; this will be done when children’s play area is
completed. Mr Finn also informed all
that there are some trees to be cleared from the area (trees were taken down
because they were dead). Mr Mole to see Mr Genever.
Grass cutting for the season has now started for usual
areas around the village and the village playing field.
Progress on Sub
Committee for Playing Field:
Mr Cherry informed all that he had now heard from Mr Trevor
Lloyd so he will go ahead and arrange a meeting for the Sub Committee group,
He will put a notice into the “Notice Board” to advertise
the meeting. Mr Cherry suggested that the
Council needs to think of the longer term plan for the playing field before
any decisions are made as to where potential new areas, such as a bowling green,
or tennis courts, would be situated.
Mr Cherry also informed all that he had been down to check
the weed situation in the playing field; he found that it is in need of
spraying as there are a lot of nettles in the area. Mr Cherry said he would ensure this was
Goal Post Grants
This is on-going and Mr Cherry is looking into what grants
would support the purchase of new Goal Posts, it is agreed that with the Goal
posts being in the playing field permanent for children to use there is a
possibility of a grant to help funding.
There was a discussion regarding the maps of the drainage
of the football pitch, it was decided to look for these. But it was also noted that Mr Cherry is
still looking into costs.
Plum Tree in
Mr Cherry informed all that after speaking with the owner
of the house were the tree is situated, it has been decided the best way
forward is to take the tree down.
Mrs Pointer informed all that an email had been received
from the next door neighbour of were the tree is situated, who has requested
that if at all possible a small shoot from the tree be left that over hangs
their garden. Mr Cherry said he did
not see that this would cause a problem and would go and speak with the
person involved, before final arrangements to take down the tree were made.