COUNCIL – The meeting of Habergham Eaves Parish Council was attended by P.G. Osbaldeston, K. Bulcock, E. Ashworth, K. Haworth, P. Marsden and C. Markarian with apologies from Coun. F. Ashworth.
Burnley Council has advised that there have been no applications submitted for the fire-damaged buildings at The Summit. The ginnel between Wilkie Avenue and Fairways has been tidied up and a resident praised the parish council for organising the work with Lancashire County Council.
COACHING HOUSE – Concern has been expressed to Burnley Council over the state of the former Coaching House site in Glen View Road which is insecure and a potential danger if children get onto it. The borough council has failed to reply to the concerns and the parish council plan to bring the matter up with Mr Gordon Birtwistle MP. The applicant has until May 2012 to turn it into a nursing home.
A meeting of the Lancashire Association of Local Councils had seen the matter of lack of attendance by police at parish council meetings raised. The clerk is to contact Chief Supt Tattum over the absence of officers at the Habergham meeting.
No objections were raised to a granny annexe at Arnold Close and a detached garage at Higher Nutshaw Farm.
Burnley Council has agreed an administrative grant of £2,112 and the precept has been set at £1,918.
The clerk is to report a missing sign at Oakeneaves Avenue, a bent sign at Rossendale Avenue and a flickering light at the bottom of the New Road. Also to report gravel coming out of a drive onto the pavement in Glen View Road and water pouring onto the pavement in Glen View Road.
The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 2nd, at 7-15 p.m. in Burnley Town Hall.