Witherley Parish Council

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

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Child Exploitation

Child Exploitation

Children across the County are being co-oerced, drawn-in, bullied into becoming couriers for drug dealers.

These children are slowly and carefully groomed to run the drugs as they are unlikely to be suspected of doing wrong. Eventually they become unable to leave the supply chain and sometimes dependent upon the drugs themselves.

Make yourself aware of the signs, keep your children safe.

https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/what-is-county-lines... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:06 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

End of Audit of Accounts for Financial Year 2017/18

The Council posts here and on noticeboards in the villages the conclusion of the audit for the 2017/18 financial year.

Posted: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:39 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Finance & Audit

Travellers at The Bull Inn

The Council notified the police at 11.15 p.m. Wednesday 18th July that travellers had arrived at the Bull Inn.

The property owners were also notified this morning

They have the matter in hand. The Clerk will post on this page and via local facebook groups an update as soon as anything significant news is available.

Thursday morning they have left, and have relocated to Mancetter.

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:04 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

End of Year Account and Audit 2017 18

The Council advises that it has sent it's unaudited end of year accounts to the external auditor PKF Littlejohn LLP to be reviewed.

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the account records for the financial year 2017/18.

The relevant documents will be made available for inspection by application to The Clerk.

The unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR)... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:18 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Council, Finance & Audit

Neighbourhood Development Plan

Neighbourhood Development Plan

There was a Steering Group meeting at St Peter's Church, Witherley at 7 p.m. on 11th June.

Go to the NDP page for the June update.

Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 20:01 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Councillor Vacancy to be Co-opted

There is a Councillor Vacancy within the Witherley Ward.

This can be filled by co-option and Witherley Parish Council welcomes prospective candidates.

Please read our Co-option Policy and the advertisement here or on the noticeboards.

Applications should be to the parish clerk by noon, 1st September 2018.

Posted: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:36 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Policies, Councillors

Lane Setting 2018

Lane Setting 2018

The Annual lane Setting will take place on

Thursday April 5th at the Gate Inn at Ratcliffe Culey.

The 7 lots will be auctioned off at approximately 8.30, the successful bidders will have their names entered into the auction record book, and be a part of history.

All proceeds enable the event to continue year on year, and we thank everyone who supports the event.

Posted: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:40 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Cheaper Council Rubbish Removals

Cheaper Council Rubbish Removals

CHARGES for the removal of large items in the Hinckley and Bosworth area are being reduced from 1 April 2018 in a bid to combat fly-tipping.

The new reduced charges aim to encourage residents to dispose of large items - such as fridges, freezers, washing machines, sofas, carpets, beds, mattresses and other furniture – responsibly.

Last year there were 863 fly tips in the borough, which cost the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:50 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, Council

Easier Recycling for Residents

Easier Recycling for Residents

RECYCLING for residents across the borough is set to become even easier from next month.

From 1 April, Hinckley and Bosworth residents will no longer need to separate paper and card from other recyclable materials using the inner caddy. Instead, paper, card, plastics, glass and cans can all be put together in the main blue lidded recycling bin.

The changes are being made as the contract with the company... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 07:44 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: News, Community

Neighbourhood Development Plan Stake Holders Meeting

Neighbourhood Development Plan Stake Holders Meeting

We have built a comprehensive list of businesses, landowners and organisations in the Parish that will be invited to the Stakeholders' Meeting in Witherley Parish Room on Tuesday 27th February. Invitations will go out shortly either by email or hand delivered. We do need to know whether you are coming, to book your place. If you do not receive one and you think you should be included please let us... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 18:26 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

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