Category Archives: Parish Council

The Parish Council  has a number of functions within the village. First and foremost, it is a representative body of the electorate of Kings Ripton. Councillors make decisions which affect the lives of all those living in the village and it is therefore important that they are in touch with the views of the residents. If you have any issue which you would like to discuss with one of your local  Councillors, please see the contact details below. 

Draft minutes 9/11/21

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Approved minutes 7/9/21

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New/Reviewed policies on 9th November 2021

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Application at Priory Cottage, Kings Ripton

APPLICATION REF – 21/02200/HHFUL. Demolition of existing side extension and erection of two storey side extension at Priory cottage, Ramsey Road, Kings Ripton, PE282NJ.

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November Agenda

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Draft minutes

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Reviewed and adopted policy documents

All policy documents listed below were reviewed and adopted at the Parish Council meeting held on Tuesday 7th September 2021.

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Approved minutes

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Kings Ripton Parish Council

Chairman:             Mr Paul Bassitt

Parish Clerk:         Mrs Irene Healiss                                                                

Address:                5 Blenheim Road, Ramsey, PE261AL              

Tel:                         07866758445



NOTICE OF MEETING:    Full Council

TIME:                                    7:00pm

DATE:                                    Tuesday 7th September 2021

VENUE:                                Village hall, School Lane, Kings Ripton, PE28 2NL

All members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend for the purposes of considering and resolving the business to be transacted at the meeting as set out below.

Members of the public and press are welcome to attend the meeting and time will be made during the meeting for members of the public to address the Council.

Irene Healiss, Clerk to Kings Ripton Parish Council

Irene Healiss signature

                                                                                                                                                                                Irene Healiss

 1st September 2021

MEMBERS: 5            QUORUM: 3


0027/09-21          To receive and approve apologies for absence.

0028/09-21          To receive Disclosable Interests Declarations.

Members of the Council are subject to the Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interest) Regulations 2012. All dispensation requests must be made to the Clerk prior to the meeting.

0029/09-21          To approve minutes of the meeting on 6th July 2021.

0030/9-21            Matters arising from minutes of 6th July 2021.

Close of meeting

0031/9-21            Public Participation

This section (at the Chairman’s discretion may last up to 15 minutes) is to ask questions of, and make comments, regarding the Parish Council.  Questions not answered at this meeting will be answered in writing to the person asking the question or may appear as an agenda item for the next meeting.

Re-opening of meeting

0032/9-21            Matters for information and reports.

  1. Receive reports from County and District Councillors.
  2.    Clerk’s laptop and anti-virus – update Cllr P Bassitt.
  3.    Standardised Councillor Email addresses – update Cllr P Bassitt.
  4. Website accessibility compliance requirement – update.
  5. ‘Clerk and Councils Direct’ subscription renewal.
  6. Policies update- Clerk.

0033/9-21            Village Matters

  1. A141 progression- any updates.
  2. Recent August event ‘We Out Here’ – feedback.
  3. ‘Mistress Mary’ event 17-18th July 2021 – Cllr R Rayner.
  4. ‘Love Jam’ campout at Grange Farm 9-13th September.
  5. Local kennels – Cllr R Rayner.
  6. LHI application, SID support team and newly located MVAS – update.
  7. Litter picking and road sweeping.
  8. Village traffic, road closures and security concerns including:-

Temporary prohibition of through traffic order (2021/829) between 13/9/21-12/3/23

0034/9-21            Allotments

  • Any updates.


Planning Applications



  • APPLICATION REF – 21/00784/FUL. Proposed grain store at land at Glebe Farm, School Lane, Kings Ripton. Permitted on 28/7/21.

0036/9-21            Finance

(s150, s111 LGA 1972)

  1. To approve accounts for payment.
  2. To approve the Clerk’s expenditure.
  3. Monthly bank reconciliations – July and August.
  4. VAT claim completed.
  5. To approve 8 hours O/T.

Payments for August 2021

Clerks SalaryS/O on 18/8/21£201.60 
HMRCS/O  on 18/8/21£50.40 
Zen InternetD/D on 14/8/21£71.86Website
Clerks expensesS/O on 24/8/21£10.00  Home working  

Payments for September 2021

Clerks SalaryS/O on 22/9/21£115.20 
HMRCS/O on 22/9/21£28.80 
Clerks expensesS/O on 22/9/21£7.50Home working
Parish councils websiteBACS 8/9/21  £249.60Website accessibility compliance
The Community Heartbeat TrustBACS 8/9/21162.00Annual support cost
Kings Ripton Village HallBACS 8/9/21£750.00S137 grant

0037/9-21            Matters as agenda items for future consideration (decisions cannot be made under this item)

0038/9-21            Correspondence

  • Memorial bench in the village.
  • Resident complaint received regarding the ‘We Out Here’ festival.
  • Traffic management course – road closure training.

To agree the date of the next Parish Council meeting.

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July 6th draft minutes

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