[This agenda was last updated on 2013-10-20 by JP]

Agenda for the Conservation Meeting of 2013-10-21

at 19:30 in “The Stocks”

a.    Chair: Mr Ian Deans will chair the meeting.

b.    Attendance and Apologies:

c.    Minutes: Acceptance or amendment to the minutes of the previous meeting [as emailed on 2013-10-20, and also viewable in the member’s area], prior to their being published on our web site.


1.     Contact list.

2.     Archiving project - report by JP on the “Ecclesfield District Archiving Group” meeting of 2013-09-18.

3.     Update on Possible Extensions to Conservation Area (RT).

4.     Update on Smithy Wood Motorway Service Area Proposal (ID)

5.     HS2 Consultation (ID)

6.     Progress on the Green Lane Boundary Marker Planter (ID).

7.     Progress on the Planter at the bottom of Church Lane (ID).

8.     Progress on the Christmas Tree Festival.

9.     Any news on Ecclesfield Library.

10.  Any news on sale of Ecclesfield Dam, or Rollem’s old mill.

11.  Two films taken in Ecclesfield in the 1940’s have just been digitised by YFA. Would members like to see them projected ?


x. Planning Applications

y.   Any other business.

z.   Date of Next meeting.

Communications, e.g. on  

Information watch

z. Planning Applications

Members can still comment on the proposal to allow “Biodiversity Offsetting” for schemes such as Smithy Wood at https://consult.defra.gov.uk/biodiversity/biodiversity_offsetting before 7th November. 


We received an email from HS2 inviting us to their information event at the “English Institute of Sport”, near Meadowhall on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November. See the section on HS2 in our website conservation.ecclesfieldgroups.com/  for details.The route for HS2 Phase 2, including the section through Smithy Wood, is now open for submissions at http://www.hs2.org.uk/phase-two/route-consultation/ (closes 2014-01-31). The Government is  also consulting on their compensation scheme for disruption caused by HS2 at https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/hs2-property-compensation-consultation-2013. (closes on 2013-12-04) 


See the Planning applications sheet for the detailed list of planning applications 

Alcohol Licences

No Ecclesfield applications found.

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