Minutes of Annual Parish Meeting held at 7.30pm on Tues 6 May 2014 in Acklington Village Hall

Present: Mr G Budge, Mr E Critchlow, Mr T Corson, Ms I Lillie, Mr L Mezza, Mr J Newton, Mr G Orr, Mrs A Sharpe and Mr L Welch

The Parish Clerk in attendance Miss E Brown

Apologies: Mr J Watson

1. Minutes of the meeting held on 8 May 2013 were accepted and signed as a correct record of the meeting.

2. Chairman's Report
The Chairman presented his report* which was accepted.

3. Any questions, comments or resolutions
Ms Lillie commented that dog fouling was an ongoing problem in the village as was speeding but it was good to note the presence of a police car at the end of the lane.
Mr Corson raised his concern over the Parish Council precept and urged a reduction in donations to be prudent.
Ms Lillie was grateful of the grass cutting to keep the village tidy but commented that the trees at the side of the road down to Guyzance Bridge required cutting back.

The Annual Parish Meeting closed at 7.40 pm

     * The Chairman's Report can be read on the Parish Council's webpage  (click here)