November 2020 Minutes

Minutes of the MUGA (Multi-Use Games Area) Working Group Meeting held on 

Tuesday 3rd November 2020 at 7.00pm

Under the Local Authorities (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Meeting) (England) Regulations 2020, this meeting was held by video conference.


Present: Craig Bridge, Chris Cook, Ben James, Adam Thurston, Vicki Wentworth, Cllr (County and District) Jackie Brockway, Cllr Stafford, and Cllr J Willox  

Absent: Alina Hackney, David Harrison, Cllrs Broxholme, and Cavill

In Attendance: Lydia Smithson Assistant Parish Clerk


15 Minute Public Question Time 




20/017 To receive apologies and accept valid reasons for absence, these having been submitted to the Clerk prior to the meeting

Apologies for absence had been received from Alina Hackney, Cllr Cavill and  Cllr J Willox and these were accepted.


20/018 To receive Declarations of Interest in accordance with the Localism Act 2011

None received.


20/019 To approve the notes of the meeting of Tuesday 20th October as minutes 

It was proposed by Adam Thurston and resolved to approve the notes of the previous meeting.


20/020 To note the: 

a. Updated Project Plan


b. Update from meeting with Gary Johnson, Hurricane Sports (Charity) 



Cllr Brockway arrived 7.15pm

20/021 To review and agree the: 

a. Consultation Plan 

This was proposed by Cllr Brockway and resolved.


b. Consultation Survey 

A query was raised regarding the equalities questions. It was clarified these were optional and relevant to the consultation, with wording being used being consistent with the Census wording.

This was proposed by Cllr Brockway and resolved.


c. For the Assistant Clerk to contact consultees as laid out in the Consultation Plan to undertake public consultation and publicise the public consultation 

This was proposed by Adam Thurston and resolved.


20/022 To review and recommend for Full Council approval (4th November) initial draft funding 

  • Adam Thurston is to contact WLDC (Matthew Snee) regarding any possible project funding. 
  • Thanks were noted to Ben James for completing the Lincolnshire Co-operative Community Champions application. 
  • It was proposed by Vicki Wentworth and resolved to recommend to Full Council for approval the following applications:

a. Co-op Community Champions Application  

b. Waitrose Application 

It was noted other applications (including Tesco) will require planning permission prior to submission.  


Chris Cook left the meeting at 7.31pm

Vicki Wentworth left the meeting at 7.33pm


20/022 To note the Working Group Terms of Reference now approved by Full Council 



The meeting closed at 7.38pm.


Please be advised that these are notes of the meeting taken by the Assistant/Clerk and cannot in any way be regarded as the official minutes of Council proceedings until they are approved and signed at the next meeting.