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Planning Applications
The following planning applications were considered at the Parish Council Meeting on 3rd September:

  • 181726: Land adjacent to Compton: Proposed erection of 1 no. self-build bungalow with parking; and
  • 182845: Land adjacent to Compton: Proposed erection of 2 no. self-build dwellings with garages and 1 no. self-build bungalow with parking.

  • The Parish Council objected to both applications. The comments made at the Parish Council Meeting can be found in the Parish Council Minutes on the Parish Website at
    http://www.bodenhamparish.org.uk/ParishCouncilMinutes.asp . The comments submitted to Herefordshire Council by the Parish Council and others can be found on

    Litter Pick - a Date for your Diary
    The next litter pick will take place on Saturday 3rd November. The usual arrangements will apply; i.e.. 10.30am start at Bodenham Parish Hall: equipment provided by Balfour Beatty: free hot soup and rolls in the Parish Hall for all who have collected litter. For more details contact the Parish Clerk, Chris Smith, on 01568-797132 or at

    The Parish Council decided against having an official opening ceremony. The new playground has been open since early September. It has a much wider range of facilities than the old one and has a seat for parents/ grandparents to supervise their children/ grandchildren.

    The A417……..
    …… is to be resurfaced in early October between its junctions with Ketch Lane and the C1125. New 40mph roundels with red backgrounds will also be installed in addition to the existing roundels. The Parish Council remains committed to improving road safety in Bodenham. Signage will be improved on the C1125 and C1121 and gateways are planned for the A417 at both ends of the Village.

    Minutes of Parish Council Meetings…….
    ……..can be found on the Parish Council Website at
    http://www.bodenhamparish.org.uk/ParishCouncilMinutes.asp .

    Parish Council Meetings
    Please note that the next meetings of the Parish Council will take place at 7.30pm on Mondays 1st October and 5th November at the Siward James Centre. Everyone is most welcome to attend Parish Council meetings and to raise any matters of concern during the slot reserved for this purpose. If you prefer, you can raise matters in advance by contacting Chris Smith, Parish Clerk, on 01568-797132 or by email at

    The Parish Website……
    …….. Is continually updated. The Home Page shows a list of future events in chronological order, as well as the latest notices, Parish Council Minutes, and much more. Find out there about Bodenham past, present and future, local news and crime prevention alerts.
    http://www.bodenhamparish.org.uk/ is the website address. You can also find the Bodenham Newsletter there.


    Cllr Alec Averyshalec50@gmail.com01568-797744
    Cllr Tony Clarkkay@rosewood166.plus.com01568-797943
    Cllr Sharon Collinsharon@saffronscross.co.uk01568-797366
    Cllr Jim Cranejimcrane1@gmail.com01568-797095
    Cllr Pam James-Moorepamelajamesmoore@btinternet.com 01568-797330
    Cllr Richard Laytondewdales@btconnect.com01568-797251
    Cllr Tony MitchesonBabsMitcheson@aol.com 01568-797170
    Cllr Tracy Morristracymorris9@btinternet.com 01568-797892
    Cllr David Tilforddavidjtilford@gmail.com 01568-797658
    Cllr Kathy Tremainktremain3@gmail.com 01568-797751

    (Cllr James-Moore is the Chairman: Cllr Mitcheson is the Vice-Chairman).

    Chris Smith (Parish Clerk)~~~~~~ bodenhampcclerk@gmail.com~~~~01568-797132

    Cllr Bruce Baker is the Herefordshire Councillor for the Hampton Court Ward (Bruce.Baker@herefordshire.gov.uk).

    Date: 20/09/2018

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