Witherley Parish Council

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

Author: Anji Forsyth

Public Meeting

The Council will host a meeting with members of the public who wish to discuss the planning application 21/00402/OUT at New Rookery Farm, Fenny Drayton.

If you wish to comment upon this application, please email or write your comments to Planning Dept, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, The Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, LE10 0FR


Or follow the link below:

Posted: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:23 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Death of HRH Duke of Edinburgh

Death of HRH Duke of Edinburgh

Her Majesty the Queen has announced the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning (Friday 9 April) at Windsor Castle. The Royal Family join with people around the world, and those here in Leicestershire, in mourning his loss.

We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to The Queen and all members of the Royal family at this very... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 23:11 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: News

Post Office Lane, Witherley Road Closure

23rd March 2021, Post Office Lane will be closed between numbers 3 and 19 to allow essential services to be provided and will last for up to 4 days.

Posted: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 14:55 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Recruitment - casual staff required for elections

We are currently recruiting casual staff for the elections on 6 May 2021 (Leicestershire County Council, Police & Crime Commissioner and some parish).

We are recruiting casual staff to assist in the running of the elections on 6 May 2021.

There are several posts available during election time:

• Presiding Officer

• Poll Clerk

• Overnight/daytime Count Assistant

• Postal Vote Opener... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 12:42 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Elections, Recruitment

Census 2021

The national census takes place on Sunday 21st March. Residents will start to receive their digital codes from today in the post and will be able to get support from of contact centres, or request paper copies online at www.census.gov.uk

Call the Census HelpLine on 0800 141 2021

Calling the Help Line
When someone calls the Help Line they will hear a recorded message and be given three options. The system... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 16:34 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Census, community

Severn Trent Help with Water Charges

Severn Trent Help with Water Charges

Please see the poster for the The Severn Trent, Big Difference Scheme. The scheme has been established to help customers who are in receipt of a low income and struggling to pay their water charges. If eligible for the scheme, customers could receive up to 90% off the average Severn Trent Water bill.

The scheme is open to all Severn Trent Water customers who are in receipt of a low income.

If a customer... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 15:07 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: News, community


Criminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout through a convincing Scam text to steal people's personal and financial details

The text contains a link that leads to a convincing fake NHS website with an application form. It asks for your bank / card details in order to 'check identity'. The NHS will not ask for payment.

Please advise your family and friends not to divulge any personal... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 00:27 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Fenny Drayton Road Closure


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

A road closure is required on as Church Lane, Fenny Drayton from property number 15 to property number 24 on the 8th January 2021 for 1 day.

Temporary parking restrictions may also be required to facilitate the work. The Temporary... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 17:47 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community


Go to the Neighbourhood Development Plan page for all the documents.

Please let us know your views.

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 12:10 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: NDP

Calling For Snow Wardens

Calling For Snow Wardens

Would you be a local hero and help the Parish and County Council coordinate a local response to extreme weather?

Please contact the Clerk for more information.

Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 18:06 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Environment, community