Scothern Parish Council

Scothern Parish Council is made up of 7 local residents who volunteer their time to maintain and improve the village of Scothern.

Monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month - except for August when there is no meeting.

Meetings are normally held in the Methodist Church.

Agendas are published on the noticeboards, the website and Facebook page at least 3 clear days before each meeting.

Draft minutes are published on the noticeboard as soon as possible after the meeting and published on the website once they have been agreed at the following full council meeting, and signed by the Chair.

There is currently 1 vacant seat on Scothern Parish Council - if you are interested in joining us, why not pop along to our next meeting or contact the Clerk for further information.

Sudbrooke Road Maintenance Q&A


John Fotheringham (PC)

James Gudgin (Fox)

Russell Crockford (LCC)

Mark Heaton (LCC)

Joe Phillips (LCC)

Cathryn Nicoll (PC)


Questions/Actions: -

Q. Access queries to private property – A. There will be marshals on site where there are closures to assist with access where possible.

Q. Where is the pipe going? – A. This heavily depends on where the services are but we aim to follow the existing alignment.

Q. Can we make Scothern Lane one way? – Q. This has been considered and done in the past, however it presents a H&S safety issue and therefore will not be done in this instance. (nb: this is the road between Sudbrooke and Nettleham).

Q. What are the working hours? – A. Working hrs will be 7:30am-6:30pm. Noise reduction hours will be in conjunction with LCC standards.

Q. No12 resident needs access at all times for hospital appointments and general care – A. The PLO and marshals on site will ensure access at all times. Resident to liaise with PLO/Marshals.

Q. When the pipework is replaced, will the road be re-surfaced? – A. No, it will be trench backfilled. Joe Phillips is not aware of any planned surfacing works but could re-visit some areas to do patch work and small remedials.

Q. When will the re-surfacing works take place to Dunholme Road? - A. These will take place in September 22.

Q. Church street residents raised there are various potholes – A. LCC will look to rectify these prior to works.

Q. The road closure on Church Lane shows that it stops to the East of Vicarage Lane, should this be at the end of Church Street? – A. Yes, it should stop at the Church. LCC to check and correct closure.

Q. Will there be heavy good limit signs on Nettleham road for HGV’s? – A. LCC will look into having further advanced signs made up to notify HGV’s, however if HGV’s choose to ignore this, it is for the Police to enforce.

Q. Will bin collections be affected? – A. They should be able to get through the works, but where that is not possible, the team on site will ensure bins get to the lorry.

Q. Is the scheme designed to stop the flooding or reduce the flooding? – A. We cannot guarantee that the area will not flood again, however the design does include for a 1in100yr event and climate change.

Q. Will the pipe store water? – A. the upsizing of the pipe will allow a controlled flow of discharge and will store excess water in high downfall periods.

Q. No 20 would like a discussion on where the water goes from the pipe between his property and No.18 Sudbrooke Road. LCC to investigate.

Q. Will there be a turning circle for the parents dropping off the children? - A. Contractor and LCC to visit the school and discuss the options directly.