held on the 31st August 2021 at 7.00pm at Manton Village Hall, Marlborough.

Present:  Cllr P Morgan (Chair), Cllr S Mills & Cllr J Penn.
In attendance:  Mrs S Roberts (Clerk)

1.    To receive apologies for absence
•    Cllr H Wroth, Cllr I Wroth & Cllr J Clark sent apologies.
2.    To receive declarations of interests
•    None
3.    Rights of Way
The Council resolved to approve the financial contribution of £148.96 to CATG for the provision of a ‘Caution, main road ahead’ sign to be erected on PRES12. Cllr S Mills proposed & Cllr J Penn seconded.  It was noted it would not be possible to have signage on the A4 at this location.  Cllr J Penn expressed concerns around the suggestion of speedbumps in the interest of safety of horses.
4.    Planning
The Council considered the following application:
PL/2021/07521 – The Chapel, Manton House, Marlborough, SN8 1PN – conversion of the Chapel to form a 2 bedroom dwelling and associated works.  The Council reviewed the plans, considered the application and agreed the following response:
The Council raises no objection to the application and fully support the re-use of the redundant building, which is in line with the emerging draft Preshute Neighbourhood Plan. 
5.    Neighbourhood Plan (NPWG)
•    Cllr P Morgan gave a brief update on the Neighbourhood Plan.
•    All Councillors had received a draft copy of the Travelling Draft of the Preshute Neighbourhood Plan for comments.
•    Cllr J Penn suggested a possible location for a Copse of Trees at Rockley.
•    It was agreed any discussion on the possibility of any extremely limited housing provisions or additional business units would need to be taken at a further date when more councillors are able to attend and more research has been carried out by the Preshute Neighbourhood Plan Working Group.
The meeting closed at 8.15pm.                    This is the last page of the minutes.

The next full council meeting is arranged for Monday 27th September 2021 at 7.45 pm at
Manton Village Hall