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Parish Council Meeting
Monday February 19th 2018, 7.30pm
St Kenelm's Hall, Brize Norton Road, Minster Lovell
Meetings are usually held on the third Monday of every month,
7.30pm at St Kenelm's Hall.
See Council Information page for 2018 meeting dates
Robert Courts MP
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By post: Robert Courts MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
The Council has received further complaints of dog walkers not clearing up after their dog, specifically in Upper Crescent. Please do not be irresponsible - this is an illegal act - clean it up!
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Lovell Planning Policy Statement
West Oxfordshire District Council's (WODC) Local Plan 1997 contained a Planning Policy Statement for Minster Lovell which in more recent Local Plans, was not included.
Minster Lovell Parish Council wish to protect the Village from unwanted, large-scale development and has adopted a new Minster Lovell Planning Policy Statement. It is anticipated this will provide some protection when WODC consider new planning applications and also provide guidance in the event of planning applications being approved.
Document - Minster Lovell Planning Policy Statement
IT IS A SCAM!
Communication from Thames Valley Police
The young lads who go door to door, selling
Often they have some form of ID which they
display, but this is bogus. They may also hand over a card
saying they are deaf / dumb / just out of prison / in the
process of being reformed and working towards a better life.
The bag of household products is supplied by
the man who employs them. We did have a man who lived in
the Thames Valley area, who organised the local lads.
Traditionally they came from Nottingham hence the name, but
now, they are recruited from anywhere.
How does it work?
The lads are supplied with the full bag and
charged a minimal sum for the contents it used to be
£35. They can keep whatever they make, above this amount.
Usually they are deposited in an area from a
Transit Van and given a list of streets to work. An hour
or so later they are picked up and dropped off, in another
location. They often work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
They will knock on a door, offering cleaning
items, they know to be rubbish, which the householder also knows
to be rubbish. That is part of the scam. Many people
will purchase items pay them something, just to go away.
The price for whatever has been purchased
usually comes to a note usually £10. The householder
disappears to get this this is when the scam begins when
the note is handed over, the lad examines the condition and how
long it took the person to get it. If it is crumpled, they
accept it and move on. If it is crisp flat and new
they are much more interested and may engage the person in more
conversation, to obtain details about them. As they leave
they will smell the note. If it is slightly musty this
is an indication that there is more in the property. Those
addresses are noted. The addresses of elderly / vulnerable
/ gullible people are all noted.
These are handed to the employer and there is a
small amount of cash handed over for each one
These addresses are then sold in prisons and
pubs. If there is a later break-in, the employer expects a
further cut of the proceeds.
These lists are purchased by all sorts of
people including tarmaccers, tree workers, roofers, dodgy
Once on a list, your address could be sold on
and on. Hence the repeat nature of these persistent
In almost every case of a stop check the
lads have long strings of convictions, for burglary and
violence. They use the skills learnt during their criminal
activity to identify possible targets.
N.B. If any salesperson comes to your
door, wed suggest you ask to see their Pedlars
certificate - these are only issued to individuals under
very strict conditions.
If they are in
your area, please call us immediately on 101 with a
description of them & any associated vehicle they may be
Application - Burford Road
Please note that a planning application has been received as follows:
Residential development of up to 85 dwellings together with a new vehicular access onto Burford Road (B4047), footpath links, areas of public open space. children's play area and landscaping.
Planning application ref: 16/02588/OUT Click on the application reference to view the application on the District Council's website.
Location: Land west of Minster Lovell, south of Burford Road, Minster Lovell.
The Planning Officer's details are:
Phil Shaw, West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney, Oxon. OX28 1PB.
The webpage contains agendas and minutes of recent meetings and Terms of Reference for the Local Consultation Working Group.
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Useful Contact Information
Non Emergency Police - 101
NHS - Non-emergency - 111
Met Office - http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/
Oxfordshire County Council - 01865 792422 www.oxfordshire.gov.uk
Oxfordshire County Council Highways - 0845 310 1111
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Thames Water (burst pipes/leaks) - 0800 714 614 http://www.thameswater.co.uk/
Scottish & Southern Electric Power Distribution Emergency Line (power cuts) - 105
National Gas Emergencies (gas leaks) - 0800 111 999
Repatriation of fallen
A group of parishioners have organised repatriation assemblies at the south end of the village at the junction of the Brize Norton road and the A40 slip road.
Car parking is available at the Minster Lovell Scout Group car park.
Contact has been made with the repatriation organizing group at Brize Norton so the cortege will slow down at the junction allowing the assembled people to pay their respects. Posters informing the Village of any forthcoming repatriation will be displayed at the Spar Shop and at the Post Office.
Anyone wishing to know details of repatriation can log on to:-
www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/repatriation-fallen-service-personnel and register for an email to be sent to them direct.
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