Open Parish Meeting – around 50 parishioners attended the Open Parish meeting. There were 3 guest speakers at the Open Parish meeting:-
- Richard Purewal, from Pearl Developments, who are developing houses on the Red Lion site, told us that no development work is planned until 2020. It was agreed that the Parish Council would convene a meeting to which Pearl Developments and all interested neighbours to the Red Lion site would discuss plans.
- Julian Benton, landlord and owner of The Red Lion talked about the first 6 months of business at the pub and plans for the rest of the year.
- PCSO Keith Crowhurst, the PCSO for Thurgarton, explained what the difference was between a PCSO and a Constable, PCSO’s generally deal with community matters. There was a discussion about speeding in the village and how he could assist in addressing this problem.
Chairman’s report – see attached in full
Election of officers – Tina Tsoukatos remains Chair and David Lewis remains Vice Chair. Other positions will be agreed at the next PC meeting.
New Councillor – The Parish Council welcomes Councillor Steve Edkins who replaces Councillor Roger Aston who did not stand at the recent election.
Date of Next Parish Council Meeting…the next meeting of Thurgarton Parish Council will be on Thursday, 27th June at 7.30 pm at the Village Hall.
Tina Tsoukatos, Chair, Thurgarton Parish Council