Environment Committee

Event Details

Agenda – Meeting 3 (2017/18)

Environment Committee Agenda 05.09.17

Environment Committee Minutes 05.09.17

38Apologies for Absence
39Declarations of Interest
40Minutes of Meeting 2 held on 4 July 2017: Acceptance  and signing.

40. Environment Minutes 04.07.17

41Cheshire West & Chester Tree and Woodland Strategy – Paul Nolan, Mersey Forest.
42Opportunity for the Public to Speak
42.1Ginny Kirk on Unconventional Exploitation of Oil and Gas (includes Fracking).
43Tree Matters
43.1To note Cheshire West & Chester Council’s Tree Strategy consultation and consider a response.

43.1 proposed draft tree and woodland strategy questionnaire

43.2To discuss any tree issues and agree actions.
44UEOG Working Group
44.1To note the minutes of the meeting held on 5 July 2017.

44.1 UEOG Working Group Minutes 5.07.17

44.2To receive an update on future meetings.
44.3To discuss issues raised in public speaking time.
45Hob Hey Wood

To receive the 5 year plan from Mersey Forest and decide on future action.

45. Refreshed mgt plan Hob Hey Wood 2016 -2026

46Woodland Trust Tree Packs

To note that Woodland Trust is inviting applications for free tree packs & consider whether to apply.

46. Free trees for schools and communities – Woodland Trust

47Howey Lane
47.1To note the response of Cheshire West & Chester Council to concerns about highway safety.

47.1 Response to Enquiry 2326970 – Howey Lane Frodsham

47.2To receive an update on the tree survey and agree any actions.
48Rights of Way Maintenance
48.1Application to delete Footpath 26 Frodsham.

48.1 App to delete FP 26

48.2Footpaths – to discuss any issues and agree actions.
49Manley Road Copse

To receive an update and agree any actions required.

50Community Orchards

To receive and update on the Ship Street Community Garden and agree action.

50. Ship St Community Garden

51Litter Picking

To note that the next event will be on 9 September 2017.


To discuss a complaint from Cllr Pennington about grass cutting around the lake.

53River Weaver Navigation Society

To receive an update and agree actions.

54Cheshire’s Sandstone Ridge

To note the invitation to attend a meeting on the future of the Sandstone Ridge on 12 September.

55Clerk’s Items

Any other matters considered to be urgent for discussion, or item for next agenda.

56Date of the next meeting: Tuesday 3 October at 7pm at Castle Park House.