11th January 2024

5th January 2024


Members of CRANBROOK & SISSINGHURST PARISH COUNCIL are summoned to attend a meeting of Cranbrook & Sissinghurst Parish Council in the Council Chambers, Cranbrook on THURSDAY 11th January 2024 at 8.00 PM


Yours faithfully




Apologies, if possible, should be received by the Clerk 24 hours prior to the meeting.


The meeting is routinely recorded as a Clerk’s Aid.




  1. To receive apologies of absence:

  2. Declaration of Interests, Dispensations and Predetermination:

Members are required to declare any interests, dispensations or predetermination on items on this agenda in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct.

Members are reminded that changes to the Register of Interests should be notified to the Clerk.

  1. To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Full Council held 14th December 2023


  1. Precept Demand:

Motion for Consideration: The Precept Demand be set at £386,712 for 2024/2025

  1. To discuss options for football pitches on the Ball Field in relation to Public Rights of Way WC100 and WC102

  2. To decide response to letter received from Buchanan Hartley Architects Ltd regarding Providence Chapel


  1. Resolve to proceed to RIBA stage 3 of the development of a community centre, library and medical centre as specified in the OPE grant application, utilizing the 150k OPE grant, if successful, and funding the difference from the councils’ reserves


  1. Local Council Award Scheme:

Resolution: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst Parish Council confirm that all criteria for the Local Council Award Scheme Quality Status is in place and ready for submission including all documents which are published online.

  1. Update Community Centre/Medical Centre:
  • including GP Surgery Situation

  1. Chairman’s Report:
    1. Long Field ‘Be in the know’
  2. Report from Committees:
    1. Policy & Resources:             Adoption of the minutes for meeting on 9th January
    2. Planning & Preservation Management: Report of meeting: 19th December
    3. Properties & Burial Grounds:
    4. Community Development:
    5. Environmental Management:


  1. Delegated Reports:


  1. Clerk’s Report:


  1. Correspondence:


  1. County & Borough Councillor Reports:


  1. Items for Information:
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