Questions

  • Question : Issues with parking and air quality outside the school. - Question : I am a parent at Hamstreet primary and I was wondering if any investigations had been done into whether double yellow lines or no park zones could be created at intervals along Hamstreet road outside the school to ease the congestion problems? If cars where able to pull in at certain points I think it would help to keep Continue Reading
  • Why have OPC not run another survey regarding playparks? - Question : Good evening. As I was not permitted to speak at this evenings parish meeting I thought it best to send this email during the meeting. My concerns about are about the s106 funding for the play park. At the meeting it was resolved you would await the results of the recent ABC play park survey and you would follow Continue Reading
  • Application for New Bridge - Question: What are Orlestone Parish Council's view on the application for the bridge over the railway crossing at Hamstreet Train Station. Answer: This application is supported; safe access to the train station is a priority and it will benefit the expanding population of the village especially the young and elderly. However its design is contentious and the Parish Council would Continue Reading
  • Non Emergency Calls To The Police - Can something be done to stop youths hanging around in their cars in the evenings on Pound Lees Car Park. Not only are they hanging around and making noise until quite late but sometimes they are using the car park for wheel spinning etc activities.   The Police have been made aware of the issue, when the Police Community Support Continue Reading
  • Please could I have details for christenings in Hamstreet’s (or St Mary’s) Church. - Please could I have details for christenings in Hamstreet's Church.   Orlestone Parish Council is not connected to the Parish Church in Hamstreet. Information about the churches in Hamstreet can be obtained from Reverend Rod Whateley at The Rectory, Cock Lane, Hamstreet: telephone number 01233 732274 NOTE: A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is Continue Reading
  • Further : Planning Query WS38 / HAM05 - Thank you very much for the helpful information. I have now been able to see one response relating to rep ALP/1834, including drawings of the proposed site on the previously filtered out WS38 on behalf of Crabtree & Crabtree who I assume are the developers. Is there any way to understand the reasons WS38 was filtered out as not viable Continue Reading
  • Planning Query WS38 / HAM05 - I have a query related to planning in Hamstreet. Having recently moved into the village, I was aware of a consideration in the Ashford 2030 process to build houses to the rear on site WS38 / HAM05 with access up a track off Ashford road. Having researched it it looked like it was a submission for around 10 dwellings and Continue Reading
  • AOB – Items discussed but no decisions made. - I note from the agenda, that items arising from the previous minutes and those raised in Any Other Business, can now only be discussed but no decisions or action taken. What is the reason for this and when / how will decisions be made on any such items? Some time ago the Parish Council were advised that it is incorrect Continue Reading
  • S106 Funding regarding playparks - What is the current state of discussion with ABC regarding the Redrow S106 funding for play spaces and green spaces in the parish? When will there be a public meeting regarding the above as discussed at the last meeting? What is the status of the re-designed, full scale parish survey regarding the above? The Parish Council recently sent a letter Continue Reading
  • Questions from the public are now being requested 72 hours in advance - I note from the notices regarding the upcoming OPC meeting that questions from the public are now being requested 72 hours in advance, via email, rather than members of the public being allowed to speak on the evening at 20:30. I am hoping to be able to attend but in the meantime, here are some questions that I would like Continue Reading