Witherley Parish Council

Serving the people of Atterton, Fenny Drayton, Ratcliffe Culey and Witherley

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Neighbourhood Development Plan

Neighbourhood Development Plan

I should like to thank all our volunteers for the extremely hard work they are doing to help produce the Neighbourhood Plan.

At the beginning of October a timetable was agreed with the Borough Council for production of the plan, through the mandatory Regulation 14 Consultation which the Parish Council carries out. Everyone who lives, works and does business in the Parish will be able to comment on it.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:04 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: NDP, Community


County council flooding gangs are out distributing sandbags, clearing gullies and closing flooded roads following a period of heavy rain.

Since yesterday (30 September), crews have been called out to more than 88 reports of flooding across Leicestershire.

Areas particularly affected include Loughborough, Sileby, Mountsorrel, Barrow-on-Soar, as well as Hugglescote, Witherley and Worthington. Three primary... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 08:23 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, News

Do You Like Trees?

Do You Like Trees?

Tree Wardens are volunteers appointed by their Parish Council to be a contact and support for all things tree related in our villages.

Full training is given for monitoring trees for their inhabitants, aging, diseases, advising on preservation and planting schemes.

If you are interested in becoming a tree warden, please contact the clerk on 01827 880548, clerk@witherleyparishcouncl.gov.uk or contact... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 17:16 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, Environment

Neighbourhood Development Plan

Neighbourhood Development Plan

The Theme Groups have been collating their research and evidence to write the first draft of the Plan. Ecologist Dave Nicholls who has carried out an ecological and wildlife survey of the Parish. We have some of the best hedgerows in Leicestershire! His findings will help inform how we preserve and conserve the landscape and the views we value so much. Read more on the Neighbourhood Development Page... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 10:47 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: NDP

Temporary Road Closure 10th June 2019

Temporary Road Closure 10th June 2019

Church Road Witherley will be closed on June 10th 2019 for 10 metres from the junction with Hall Lane and Mill Lane from 11 am.

Also on the same day temporary parking restrictions will be in place from 11 a, on Post Office Lane from the junction with Kennel Lane to Church Road.

The work to be carried out is the replacement of a manhole cover and framework by Severn Trent.

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 14:24 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Lane Setting 2019

Lane Setting 2019

The ancient tradition of selling lots of verge grazing within the village of Ratcliffe Culey took place on Thursday 25th April at The Gate Inn.

The auction was conducted by Mike Carter (auctioneer) and the seven lots raised £530 which go towards the £576.80 costs incurred to host the event.

All proceeds enable the event to continue year on year.

Next year's event will take place on Thursday... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 09:25 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Annual Parish Meeting 2019

Annual Parish Meeting  2019

Come along to the Annual Parish Meeting, it's not a council meeting, but one for the people.

What would you like to say?

Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:00 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Be A Voice For Your Village

Be A Voice For Your Village


Local (town and parish) councils are led by democratically elected councillors from the local community. Local councillors decide on what services and projects the council will deliver. As representatives of the first tier of local government and the closest to their communities, local councillors are best placed to engage with their residents and find out what the real local issues are and how... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 18:34 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Elections, Councillors

What's Next For The Neighbourhood Development Plan?

What's Next For The Neighbourhood Development Plan?



If you want to influence the future of Housing, Environment or Sustainability in our Parish, come and join the Theme Groups which will create the policies that go into the Plan.

Work will take place during the Spring, please give as much support as you can.

MONDAY MARCH 4th at 7.30pm


Come and meet our consultants, YourLocale, who... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:04 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, NDP

Survey Results Available to View

Survey Results Available to View

Thank you to all of you who took part in our Parish Survey. There were 339 responses, a far higher number than many other similar surveys. This is an excellent result and will go to inform the writing of the Neighbourhood Plan itself this year. You showed you think it is important, so thank you everyone!

You can see the analyses for yourself on this Parish Council website by clicking on the side link... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 23:37 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

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