Newcastleton Community Council:

The Community Council normally meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 7pm in the village hall supper room.  All are welcome to attend.

Next meeting Tue 14th May, Newcastleton village hall.  All welcome, 7.00pm

Doors open from 6:45pm.AGENDA below see button – Ordinary meeting agenda.

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Residents with any issues they would like discussed at the monthly meetings are encouraged to contact secretary@newcastletoncommunitytrust.co.uk 7 days prior to the meeting for items to be included on the agenda

Newcastleton & District Community Councillors

Position Name Email
Chris Ruddock Member  christopherruddock98@gmail.com
Barry Hawkin Member kbandapshawkins@gmail.com
Jim Lewis Chair  jimlewis305@gmail.com
Shane Mitchinson Member shane1mitch@btinternet.com
Rob Irwin Member robc1.irwin@gmail.com
Keith Brough Member broughk@hotmail.co.uk
Cllr Jane Cox SBC member Jane.cox@scotborders.gov.uk
Cllr Watson McAteer SBC member watson.mcateer@scotborders.gov.uk
Cllr Annette Smart SBC member Annette.smart@scotborders.gov.uk

Thinking of joining us?

NDCC needs new members. If you live in the catchment and registered on the electoral role you can apply. You must agree to abide by the code of conduct, accept our equal opportunities policy, read the constitution, provide a short note outlining your skills and complete the application form. If you are passionate about where we live please consider joining us.

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Code of conduct and equalities statements

The Community Council is committed to promoting equal opportunity for all.

Equalities statement Code of conduct

Newcastleton & District Community Council | Minutes & Correspondence

May 2024

AGENDA NDCC Agenda May 24

  1. Welcome & Apologies – Declarations of Interest
  2. New Members
  3. Police Report (if provided in time) Hawick and Hermitage – April 2024
  4. Roles of members of the CC
  5. Minutes of last meeting April 24 NDCC Apr 2024 Minutes
  6. Matters arising:
  7.  Planning:
    1. Pines Burn Wind Farm community benefit fund update 22_01580_FUL-OFFICER_-_MOD-3943456, 22_01580_FUL-ESKDALEMUIR_REPORT_-_APPLICANTS-3943457
    2. Teviothead/Muirhall CBF update
    3. Permitted Development in Conservation Areas Permitted Development rights
    4. 24/00507/FUL Change of use to form community garden, reinstatement/form new multi-use paths: Land At Holm Hill Land North West And South of Golf Course ufm45_CCCON_Community_Council_Consultation
  8. Consultations/correspondence
  9. Public forum/Community issue
    • Playpark update
  10. AOB
  11. Date of next meeting: June 11th (no meeting normally held in July)

 

April 2024

AGENDA NDCC Ordinary meeting Agenda April 11th 2024

1) Welcome & Apologies

  1. a) Declarations of Interest

2) Financial report 2023-24

  1. Review of accounts Accounts 2023-24 for signing 01-4-24
  2. Forward planning
  3. Resolution – Changes to signatories for bank account.  CHANGE OF BANK SIGNATORIES REQUEST

3) Police Report Hawick and Hermitage – March 2024 

4) Minutes of last meeting March 24 NDCC Mar 2024 Minutes

5) Matters arising:

a) Bus timetable update

b) Bins

c) Holm Bridge upgrade status

d) Speeding vehicles

e) Ettleton & Castleton Cemetery paths status

f) Potholes

g) Unpaid work within Community update

h) Flood Group

6) Planning:

  1. a) Pines Burn Wind Farm community benefit fund update
  2. b) Teviothead/Muirhall CBF update
  3. c) Permitted Development Legislation Permitted Development rights

7) Consultations/correspondence

  1. a) Potential Vulnerable Areas (PVA) Consultation – SEPA

SEPA launch consultation on review of areas most at risk of flooding across Scotland

PVAs_2024_FAQs

PVA Text – Public Consultation Survey 2024v1

  1. b) Disrupting Criminal Dumpers – SEPA

Disrupting Criminal Dumpers

  1. c) Scottish Waste from All Sources – SEPA

SEPA Publish – Scottish Waste From All Sources

  1. d) Stakeholder Newsletter – Scottish Water

Stakeholder Newsletter – Spring 24

8) Public forum/Community issues

  1. a) Area Partnership Meeting 26/3/24  [OFFICIAL] Area Partnership Review
  2. b) Community Grant Fund update Community Council briefing 2024-25 Community Council Support Grant – Amounts Documentation easy

9) AOB

Explore magazine  Explore 6

Borders National Park Submission NP-FULL-RF-COMPRESSED

Missing Lynx Project The Missing Lynx Project information sheet

10 Date of next meeting: Tues May 14th, 7pm 

 

March 2024

AGENDA NDCC Ordinary meeting Agenda Mar 11th 2024

2. Police Report 

Hawick and Hermitage – January 2024.docx

Hawick and Hermitage – February 2024

3. Minute of the last meeting 

NDCC Feb 2024 Minutes

4. New Nominees

5. Matters arising

  1. Bus timetable update
  2. Bins
  3. Holm Bridge upgrade status
  4. Speeding vehicles
  5. Ettleton & Castleton Cemetery paths status
  6. Potholes
  7. Unpaid work within Community update
  8. Flood Group update Flood group minutes

6. Planning:

  1. SBC Flood Stakeholder meeting Feedback
  2. SBC CC Planning feedback Community Council Role in Planning Applications – CC Stakeholder Event 29.02.24(3)
  3. Pines Burn Wind Farm community benefit fund update Pines Burn Meeting (06.02.2024). Minutes with CC feedback (Amended)
  4. Teviothead/Muirhall CBF update Muirhall RE_ Draft Agreement
  5. Applications:
    1. 24/00193/FUL – Extension 2 North Liddle Street ufm16_CCCON_Community_Council_Consultation
    2. 24/00180/PPP – Erection of dwelling house: Land Southeast of Ettleton Cemetery ufm41_CCCON_Community_Council_Consultation
    3. Forest plan/Till Hill Scottish Forestry Consultation Signdean LTFP – 99FGS34018 Singdean Forest Plan Renewal v3   Scottish Forestry Consultation Signdean LTFP – 99FGS34018

7. Consultations/correspondence

  1. Flooding Scott Street – SBHA Property
  2. Draft Council plan 2024  Council Plan – From April 24 Draft 21

8. Public forum/Community issues

  1. Area Partnership Meeting 20/2/24 Feedback
  2. Community Grant Fund update
  3. Request for help – sightings of Marsh Tit for Scottish Ornithology Club in the Borders

9. AOB

10 Date of next meeting: April 9th 7pm village hall

AGENDA NDCC Ordinary meeting Agenda Mar 11th 2024

2. Police Report 

Hawick and Hermitage – January 2024.docx

Hawick and Hermitage – February 2024

3. Minute of the last meeting 

NDCC Feb 2024 Minutes

4. New Nominees

5. Matters arising

  1. Bus timetable update
  2. Bins
  3. Holm Bridge upgrade status
  4. Speeding vehicles
  5. Ettleton & Castleton Cemetery paths status
  6. Potholes
  7. Unpaid work within Community update
  8. Flood Group update Flood group minutes

6. Planning:

  1. SBC Flood Stakeholder meeting Feedback
  2. SBC CC Planning feedback Community Council Role in Planning Applications – CC Stakeholder Event 29.02.24(3)
  3. Pines Burn Wind Farm community benefit fund update Pines Burn Meeting (06.02.2024). Minutes with CC feedback (Amended)
  4. Teviothead/Muirhall CBF update Muirhall RE_ Draft Agreement
  5. Applications:
    1. 24/00193/FUL – Extension 2 North Liddle Street ufm16_CCCON_Community_Council_Consultation
    2. 24/00180/PPP – Erection of dwelling house: Land Southeast of Ettleton Cemetery ufm41_CCCON_Community_Council_Consultation
    3. Forest plan/Till Hill Scottish Forestry Consultation Signdean LTFP – 99FGS34018 Singdean Forest Plan Renewal v3   Scottish Forestry Consultation Signdean LTFP – 99FGS34018

7. Consultations/correspondence

  1. Flooding Scott Street – SBHA Property
  2. Draft Council plan 2024  Council Plan – From April 24 Draft 21

8. Public forum/Community issues

  1. Area Partnership Meeting 20/2/24 Feedback
  2. Community Grant Fund update
  3. Request for help – sightings of Marsh Tit for Scottish Ornithology Club in the Borders

9. AOB

10 Date of next meeting: April 9th 7pm village hall

February 2024

AGENDA NDCC Ordinary meeting Agenda Feb 13th 2024

2. Police Report  Hawick & Hermitage MMWR December

3. Work within the community – in attendance Haley Wilson SBC [OFFICIAL] Unpaid Work within your community_Redacted

4. Minute of the last meeting NDCC Minutes 9 Jan 2024 final

5. Matters arising

  1. Douglas Square build outs complete
  2. Riverside lighting 
  3. Bus timetable/community consultation/welfare service withdrawn  Bus route meeting notes 30.01.24
  4. Holm Bridge upgrade status 
  5. Horse signage update 
  6. Playpark consultation update
  7. Flood group role/corrs/actions
  8. Ettleton & Castleton Cemetery paths update

6. Planning 

  1. Pines Burn Wind Farm meeting Feb 6th feedback
  2. Teviothead/Muirhall legal framework update
  3. Coulter Syke formal FLS consultation on portal FGS01 Consultation Letter – 23FGS76695, Coulter Sike 
  4. SBC Stakeholder meeting [OFFICIAL] Community Council Stakeholder meeting – 29th February 2024
  5. Planning app feedback – 40 North Hermitage Street ufm56_CCCON_Community_Council_Consultation

7. Consultations/corrs

  1. CCTV consultation for communities in SBC [OFFICIAL] CCTV Project
  2. Democracy Matters Consultation open until Feb 28th[OFFICIAL] Democracy Matters Consultation – closes 28 February
  3. Community Council Scheme update
  4. Draft Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) and Delivery Plan for the Scottish Borders consultation closes Mar 8th [OFFICIAL] Scottish Borders Draft Local Heat & Energy Efficiency Strategy
  5. Environmental Management from SRUC/The University of Edinburgh; investigating whether Scottish population’s understanding and perception of the Scottish rainforest impacts the conservation of this special habitat.
  6. Land Management Student request

8. Public forum/Community issues

9. AOB

10.  Date of next meeting – Tue 12th Mar 2023, 7pm village hall

 

January 2024

Police Report   

Minute of the last meeting

NDCC Minutes 12 Dec 2023

Matters arising

  1. Douglas Square build outs
  2. Riverside lighting 
  3. Bus timetable/community consultation 
  4. Holm Bridge upgrade status 
  5. Horse signage update 
  6. Playpark consultation update
  7. Flooding – Nov 27th feedback
  8. Ettleton Cemetery update

Planning 

  1. Pines Burn Wind Farm community benefit fund update/transport issues
  2. Teviothead/Muirhall
  3. Flatt Farm update  Simply Ecology – Liddel Water Survey Summary – Jan 2024    Liddle_Water_Indicative_Species_Plan_Capital_Items_10.11.23 Liddel_Water_Pathing_Plan_05.01.24   FGS_Liddel_Water_PSW_Distance_Plan_21.12.23
  4. Coulter Syke Forestation feedbackCommunity Consultation results – final

Public forum/Community issues

Consultations/corrs

  1. Scottish Borders National Park update Re Bid update – Scottish Borders National Park
  2. Regional Land Use consultation Regional Land Use Framework – Consultation and Events January 2024
  3. Explore Explore 4 – autumn 2023 (002)

AOB

 Date of next meeting – Tue Feb 13th 7pm village hall

 

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