Witherley Parish Council

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


A5 Night Closures for School Footbridge

The A5 will be closed between Mancetter island and Holly Lane island on the following dates from 8pm until 6 am.

A5 full closure overnight on Saturday 28 May, 8pm to 6am.

A5 full closure overnight on 30 May, 31 May and 1 June, 8pm to 6am.

A5 full closure overnight on 6 June, 7 June and 8 June, 8pm to 6am.

A5 full weekend closure from 8pm on Friday 10 June to 6am on Monday 13 June.

Posted: Mon, 30 May 2022 14:56 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Highways, community

Free English Language Courses for Ukrainians

Free English Language Courses for Ukrainians

To support Ukrainians arriving in our area Leicestershire County Council is hosting English language courses to help them adjust as quickly as possible.

GoLearn also provides Work&Skills - a free service to anyone living in Leicestershire to help you find work or training opportunities no matter where you are in your career or employment journey.

Call free 0800 988 0308

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2022 09:58 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Language, Training, Ukraine

Community Police Beat Surgery

PCSO Tom Vaughan will be conducting a Community Beat Surgery in Fenny Drayton Church at 10:00am on Friday 20th May 2022

If you have any queries or concerns with which he can help please pop in.

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 11:43 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Local Governance Review

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council is consulting on the national Local Governance Review. This is a review of parish councils across the country and the consultation ends on 18th May 2022. So please take a look at the questionnaire and tell them what you think. There are specific questions and opportunity for free text.

This is democracy at its best and an opportunity not to be missed.

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 09:25 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Walk-In Covid Vaccinations

Walk-In Covid Vaccinations

Walk in covid vaccinations now available for adults and children* aged five and over at Hinckley Leisure Centre.

No appointment required, sessions are taking place Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week and then continue every Wednesday to Friday throughout May.

12 noon to 7pm for adults aged 16+

3.15pm to 7pm for children* aged 5+

*Children must be accompanied by an adult so that consent can be obtained.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 12:10 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Covid, Vaccinations

Annual Parish Meeting 2022

As per the Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, para 15 A parish meeting may be convened by the chairman of the parish council.

This year's meeting will take place 6.45 p.m. Thursday 12th May, 2022 at All Saint's Church, Ratcliffe Culey.

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 11:32 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Mythe Lane Road Closure 3rd May 2022

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

A road closure is required on Mythe Lane between Between the junction of Atterton Lane and junction of From Mythe Lane to Witherley Fields Farm on the 3rd May 2022 for up to one day.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 08:31 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Review How Local Communities Are Run

PEOPLE in Hinckley & Bosworth are being given their say on how their local communities are run.

This is because the Borough Council is reviewing parish and town council electoral arrangements in the borough and wants to hear people's views.

Called a Community Governance Review, it will look at how local communities across the area are governed to make sure the arrangements are appropriate and relevant.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 22:35 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Hinckley Rail Freight Interchange consultation

The formal statutory consultation stage on HNRFI is extended from the 9th March 2022 to 8th April 2022. The deadline for all responses to the consultation is 8th April 2022.
The public may respond to the consultation:
• Online at the project website by completing a feedback form (a hard copy of the form may be requested free of charge via the Community Information Line).
• By completing a feedback... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 13:56 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Making A Difference Awards

Making A Difference Awards

HBBC are pleased to report that they are planning to hold their first face to face Making a Difference Awards Celebration Event on 9th June, after two long years of having to do so online. So please get nominating your worthy volunteers – details below.

The Borough Council's annual Making a Difference Awards recognises and celebrates the contribution that volunteers make in strengthening our community... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Feb 2022 15:41 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

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