Witherley Parish Council

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

Author: Anji Forsyth

Flood Wardens Wanted

Flood Wardens Wanted

It is recommended that every parish should have at least 2-3 wardens, not just those who have a large river, brook or watercourse running through their area. Our Parish currently has two but we need some more to help.

During Storm Dennis and Ciara, Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland saw large amounts of flooding including areas that are not normally affected. This was due to the saturated ground,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 16:47 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Calling All Young People Living in Rural Communities

The OPCC and Leicestershire Police have developed a Young People's Safety Survey and are interested in hearing about the views and experiences of young people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The Young People's Safety Survey will be used to gather insights which will help us to shape our work around improving safety in communities across the rural villages in the County.

If you know of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 10:16 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Great Mental Health Workshop Saturday 19th June

Great Mental Health Workshop Saturday 19th June

The three NHS clinical commissioning groups covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland launched a public consultation this week into proposals to invest in and improve adult mental health services for people when their need is urgent or they need planned care and treatment.

Mental and emotional health problems represent the largest single cause of disability in the UK. One in four adults experiences... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 09:37 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Physical Activity and Wellbeing Resident Survey 2021

Be in with a chance of winning a £100, £50 or £20 Amazon voucher by completing the physical activity and wellbeing survey!

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport and local authority partners across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland would like to understand how you feel about being active, your current habits and your future intentions. This will help us identify what support and opportunities... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:10 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

Calling all 11 - 25 year Olds! INSPIRE 2022!

Inspire 2022 is a £1.2m grant programme, developed by Spirit of 2012 in a strategic partnership with Local Trust.

Spirit of 2012 and Local Trust are seeking a delivery partner or partnership to deliver the Inspire 2022 programme across the UK.

Inspire 2022 will provide grant funding to support youth-led activity across the UK, inspired by high-profile cultural and sporting events (and national... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 17:34 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community

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