Ryhall Parish Council – Jan 2022

Dave Amies – Chairman – The Post Office , Ryhall 

Adrian Gombault – Vice Chairman – Elm Tree Cottage, Belmesthorpe 

David Wilby – County Councillor – Orchard House Essendine Road, Ryhall Stamford PE9 4HE dwilby@rutland.gov.uk 

CLERK : Sarah Gresty , Tar Cottage, Ryhall Heath, Ryhall PE9 4EF 077189 00848 clerk@ryhallparishcouncil.co.uk 

Ryhall Parish Council Website www.ryhallparishcouncil.co.uk 

Full draft Minutes of 15th November will be on the Noticeboards and 

websites www.ryhallparishcouncil.co.uk 

2021/12/07 Mallard Pass Solar Farm was discussed at length at the start of the meeting. It was noted that Public Consultation Exhibitions had not yet commenced. The chairman urged everyone to attend a public consultation exhibition to formulate their views. 

2021/11/08 Resignation. Noted Jo Gresty has resigned as a parish council-lor but would be prepared to remain on the Meadows Playing Field Commit-tee, if appointed by the Committee. The Notification of Vacancy period has now passed with no nominations coming forward and the Co-option process will now commence. 

2021/11/09 The new Clerk was welcomed on her first day at this meeting. DR proposed her salary scale be SCP 18 per hour based on the 2021-22 National Salary Awards. 

2021/11/10 New email address: clerk@ryhallparishcouncil.co.uk confirmed by Cllrs who unanimously gave their consent to be contacted by their generic parish council emails. 

2021/11/ 12 Parish Defibrillators – Proposal to agree to ringfence between £168-£200 for replacement batteries and pad to purchase now for May 2022 

2021/11/13 Millennium Signs have not been repainted. 

2021/11/14 Grass Cutting 4 quotations were presented after consideration of provisions of insurance, health and safety, and previous experience for the 2022 

season based on 12 cuts per year. Two contractors were accepted. 

2021/11/15 Hedge Cutting 2 quotations were presented after consideration of provisions of insurance, health and safety, and previous experience for the 2022 season on which one was awarded the contact. 

2021/11/18 St Johns Church / Village Clock Restoration – Rev. Jo Saunders has advised that the PCC is responsible for the longer-term restorative work on the clock. The PCC have submitted three grant applications. Cllr. AN will arrange the continuation of the regular maintenance 

2021/10/19 School Travel Ambassador Initiative & 20 mph scheme. The 

public survey was ready to be launched. Estimate costs of £5,750 plus VAT from RCC based previous years costs were noted. The 20mph survey will be undertaken to establish level of support. To be carried forward to next meet-ing. 


i) White Bridge – alternative proposal to be considered at the December meeting 

vi) New benches. specifications, installation costs and Licences. A sample of the recycled material was presented at the meeting. Further research into cost, durability was required. Action: Carried forward to next meeting. 

2021/11/21 Cemetery Maintenance Cllr. DA thanked Caroline Adams and Cllr. AN for the great job they had done in weeding new cemetery gravel and clearing ivy at the old cemetery. Cllr. AN recommended the removal of all the ivy and a check on the condition on the walls be undertaken. 

Proposed dates of Meetings for 2022 

Monday January 17 2022 – precept meeting held in the Village Hall Ryhall 7pm 

February date and venue to be confirmed 

Monday March 21 2022 – Annual Parish Meeting and ordinary Meeting held in the Village Hall at 7pm 

April Meeting date and venue to be confirmed 

Monday May 16 2022 – Annual Council Meeting held in the Village Hall at 7pm