PARISH COUNCIL NEWS FROM THE JUNE 2021 MEETING
Parish Council meetings – Face to face parish council meetings resumed on the 8th June meeting indoors. Local government meetings are excluded from the rule of 6 meeting indoors. Please contact the clerk should you wish to attend a meeting or see the parish council website for further information.
Bridleway claim at Petsoe End – Milton Keynes Council has now appointed an expert witness to assist them with submitting this case to the Planning Inspectorate. The Expert Witness is a nationally recognised Rights of Way professional and will be helping MKC with the process going forward including the setting out of all the evidence to the Planning Inspectorate, representing MKC at the Public Inquiry, and helping with the members of the public that will be giving their evidence at the inquiry.
Well at Petsoe End – This has now been listed as a heritage asset by the conservation team at Milton Keynes Council. The parish council will look at solutions for funding repair to the well and the removal of the tree that is causing the damage.
Planning Enforcement Issues – the parish council has in the past received enquiries from residents regarding planning enforcement. The parish council is merely a consultee with regard to planning applications and any breach of planning regulations should be reported directly to Milton Keynes Council, preferably via their planning portal.
- In 2026 it will be no longer be possible to make a claim for historic footpaths to be included on the definitive map. A campaign is underway by the Ramblers Association to identify as many lost footpaths as possible and they are appealing for public help in order to do so. Details of their campaign can be found at ramblers.org.uk
. Foopaths in the Milton Keynes area have to be on MKC’s definitive map otherwise they won't have the correct status. The definitive map can be found on MKC's My Mapping
portal, searching for public footpaths.