Witherley Parish Council

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

Author: Anji Forsyth

Safeguarding Advice

During this difficult time as a volunteer or community organisation you may be involved in tasks that you may not ordinarily be doing. You may come across some difficult situations and some particularly vulnerable people. To ensure you feel able and confident to deal with any concerns here is some simple guidance you may find helpful.

If you come across someone and you are concerned you do not need... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 11:00 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, Coronavirus

Playing Fields Closed

PLAY EQUIPMENT CLOSURE

Witherley Parish Council has closed its play equipment until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Following the Prime Minister's statements the Parish Council is closing the play equipment. Do not use the play equipment we cannot disinfect it to protect you.

This ruling applies to:

Ormes Lane, Ratcliffe Culey and

Drayton Close, Fenny Drayton play areas.

If you wish to access... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:32 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, News, coronavirus

A message from the Chief Constable about policing during the coronavirus outbreak

A message from the Chief Constable about policing during the coronavirus outbreak

A message from the Chief Constable about policing during the coronavirus outbreak

As things have changed over the last few days, everyone is coming to terms with what the COVID-19 outbreak means for them and the impact on their lives and the community around them. We are all thinking of our loved ones at this time and how we can help keep them – and ourselves – safe.

We must all work together... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:22 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: News, community, coronavirus

Garden Waste Service Suspended

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has suspended its garden waste collection service for at least two weeks.

There will be no garden waste (brown lidded bin) collections from Monday 23 March for at least two weeks as a result of severe staff shortages resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Refuse (black bin) and recycling (blue lidded bin) collections will continue as normal and are unaffected... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 18:09 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, Coronavirus

Coronavirus Information

Follow this link if you need help with understanding the Coronavirus:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

If you are an employer or a business you can find the latest updates here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:54 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, News, coronavirus

Corona Virus Scams - Be Aware

So far, victims of Coronavirus related scams have lost over £800k to fake online sales and websites wanting your personal details!

** Protect yourself **
Watch out for scam messages:
Don't click on the links or attachments in emails, and never respond to unsolicited messages or calls that ask for your personal or financial details.

Shopping online:
If you're making a purchase from a company or person... Read More »


Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 15:50 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Tell Us What You Think

Tell Us What You Think

Everyone is welcome to attend any or all of the drop in events around the parish between the 20th and 26th February to feed back comments on the drafted Neighbourhood Development Plan.

The future of all of our villages is important, and we want to hear your views.

Posted: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 01:08 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, NDP

Neighbourhood Development Plan

Neighbourhood Development Plan

The three Theme Groups, Housing and the Built Environment, Natural and Historic Environment and Community Resources and Sustainability, have been working hard to complete their chapters for the first Draft of the Plan. We are hoping to have this done by the end of January, then we shall present it to all of you for your comments at three sessions, one in each of the villages in February. So watch this... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 18:19 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, NDP

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: Community, NDP

FLOODING

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