C Youngs, G Higginbotham, R Tomlinson, M Moulstone (Chair, Barrow PC), A Frew (minutes).
Minutes of Last Meeting on 25/02/19
The Minutes were accepted.
1/ Guide Books – Since the record listed in the minutes of 29/02/19, 2 books have been sold:
|Date 29/04/2019 Balance from last record||£ 498.07|
|Income 2 new books sold
Proceeds from sales
|Stock locations: Bluebell Café, Guilden Sutton PO, Helsby PO, Tarvin PO, Foxcote, CY.|
|Latest total||£ 504.07|
2/ Path 2 (Ferma Lane to Guilden Sutton) – No action had yet been taken as yet to repair the cattle damage at the ends of the bridge, but PA had undertaken to do this.
3/ FP 24 (Ferma Lane to Little Barrow) – It was noted that the path was becoming obstructed by nettles in some places.
4/ Church Lane – MM and RT had not yet had an opportunity to erect the Permissive Footpath signs. The opportunity would also be taken to strim undergrowth.
5/ FP 9 (Broomhill to Long Green) – An undertaking had been received to carry out remedial work in the summer.
6/ FP 20 (Barrow Mill to Tarvin) – Funds were available for rectification work and an undertaking had been received to undertake this as soon as possible. It was believed this job had been put out to contractors. RT reported that a finger post had rotted and was lying on the ground. PA would be asked if he could effect a repair, failing which he might supply materials for a repair.
7/ FP 23 (Turkey Farm to Broomhill House Farm) – A new sign had been provided to the farm foreman and this was now in place.
12/ FP12 (Broomhill to Hollowmoor Heath) – No progress had been made in identifying the owner of the ‘third field’.
Date of Next Meeting
The next meeting is on Monday 1 July 2019 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.
Appendix of Outstanding Footpaths Work
|Path 2||4||25/02/19||Works to remedy the steps issue has now been sanctioned. Works to kissing gate remain outstanding||PA/RA to follow up kissing gate|
|Gowy crossing steps very steep. Extra step needed.
Bridge in poor/unsafe condition. and PA wishes to replace all timbers.
|No funds available.|
|Path 9||25/02/19||Significant erosion requires repair and the installation of a plank crossing, plus replacement steps for the stile.||Funds now available but await dry weather.|
|Path 19||2||07/09/15||New gate needed at Mill||No action at present|
|Funds now available for new staircase.||PA to remedy as soon as possible.|
|Path 29||12/11/18||Barnhouse Lane to FP 13 – no funds available.||Committee to continue to raise concerns.|