Witherley Parish Council

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

Author: Anji Forsyth

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

Website Accessibility

The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations 2018 aim to ensure reasonable adjustments to websites are made, so they are accessible to people with various disabilities.

Witherley Parish Council has begun this process of reviewing its website and the documents contained within it to ensure it complies with the above regulations.

Posted: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 13:24 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Policies

Help For Low Income Households from Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council

A scheme providing additional council tax help during the Covid-19 pandemic is benefitting working age households who are living on a low income.

The initiative, supported by £531,000 of government funding, provides a reduction of up to £150 off the council tax bill for low income households who currently receive working age Council Tax Support.

The reduction is being applied automatically... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:46 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Coronavirus, community

Neighbourhood Development Plan Update

Neighbourhood Development Plan Update

See our NDP page for the latest update

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:09 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: NDP, News

Using The Play Areas

Using The Play Areas

As a result of the relaxing of the lock down measures it is possible for children to use the play equipment in our play areas in Ratcliffe Culey and Fenny Drayton.

We still urge caution, social distancing and hygiene measures.

Parents and guardians may wish to manage children's expectations by warning them the play area may be too busy to stay to play, and that it would be a good idea to come back another... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 15:53 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Coronavirus, News, community

Closure of Bridge Lane, Kennel Lane & Drayton Lane - A5 resurfacing


Highways England have advised they will be carrying out renewal work on the A5 from Mancetter Island to Higham Roundabout.

During our scheme of work, we will resurface the carriageway, install high friction surfacing, refresh road markings, replace traffic detection loops, renew ironworks and clear and tidy vegetation.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 14:54 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Community, Environment, community