The Council noted that the first Youth Club session would be
held on 25 April and that a management committee had been
The Chairman reported that there was a councillor vacancy as
Mr Carter had resigned due to ill health.
Lynn Road Bus Stops:
The Council was informed
that the proper bus stops for the new route on Lynn Road were
unlikely to be in place before October, however
were making provision for a temporary stop to be erected.
Queen’s Cottage Almshouses:
Mrs Smeaton (Borough Councillor) reported that the open day
had been very successful and thanked everyone who had helped.
Appointment of Trustees:
The Council appointed Mrs Stephanie Smeaton, Mrs Jillian Carr
and Mr Peter Mallam as new trustees for the Queen’s Cottage
Almshouses Trust. Two further appointments would be made by
the new Trustees from the list of those who had expressed an
T- Mobile Mast:
The Council agreed to grant permission for T-Mobile and 3G to
share the T- Mobile mast at the
also agreed to ask the company to
improve on their initial financial offer.
Emergency Services Awareness Day:
The Parish Council agreed to make a grant
towards an emergency services open day in Hunstanton.
The Council thanked fellow parish councillor Mr Chessum for
repairing several of the extremely old minute and record
The Chairman reported that there was no firm news on the
replacement leader for Heacham Scouts. However, there was to
be a meeting with the District Commissioner planned for the
end of April.
Heacham In Bloom:
Mrs Richardson reported that the In Bloom team were working on
which should be confirmed by the
end of the month. The Borough Council had confirmed that they
would commit £500 worth of plants and materials, the team had
also a number of other offers of sponsorship and help which
had been encouraging.
Heacham Cricket Club:
Mr Hammond congratulated Heacham Cricket Club on their
successful application for lottery funding as they had
recently secured an
for All Grant.
The Council had received a letter of thanks from the Mayor of
Criteuil-De-Magdeleine. Mrs Hammond reported that the Twinning
Committee had already met twice.
The Committee were making
preparations for a an official twinning visit to France in
this October. Applications to join the Twinning Association
were also now available.
The Council agreed the location and design of headwall and
footbridge at the Saltings. The Council would move forward to
request permission from the Environment Agency and apply for
The next full Council meeting would take place on
Tuesday 20 May at 7.30pm at the Parish Council Office.
This would be the Annual
Council Meeting and will be held
in the Public Hall,
following the Annual Parish Meeting.