Witherley Parish Council

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

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

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

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

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

Neighbourhood Link Alert System

Neighbourhood Link Alert System

The website allows you to register your details in order to receive alerts from police about crime in your area. It can be used by police to identify who has CCTV in a specific area and to target specific areas to update about relevant crime advice and updates.

So far – the system has been well received by all those who have signed up to date. We will be increasing the volume of contact we have... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:09 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: News, community

Give feedback on the Coronavirus impact in your village

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council is working alongside Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport and would like to hear from residents living within Leicestershire, Leicester or Rutland.

They are looking to gain insight on the types of physical activity that residents have taken part in before and during the Covid-19 outbreak and their future intentions over the coming weeks. This information will help... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 11:53 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Coronavirus, community

Coronavirus Testing in Hinckley 13th - 15th May

There will be a mobile testing facility in Hinckley on 13th, 14th and 15th May 2020.

Follow the link below to book if you are eligible.

You can apply for a test if you are:

  • an essential worker with coronavirus symptoms
  • aged 65 or over with coronavirus symptoms
  • someone who cannot work from home and has coronavirus symptoms (for example, construction workers or delivery drivers)

Anyone with coronavirus symptoms... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 06:49 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: Coronavirus, News, community

Garden Waste Service Resumes 27th April 2020

The garden waste collection service will resume from Monday (week commencing 27 April)

The Borough Council suspended its garden waste collection service on March 23 due to staff shortages arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Staff were diverted to ensure the refuse (black bin) and recycling (blue lidded bin) collections continued as normal throughout the pandemic.

However, this has been kept under... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 12:24 by Anji Forsyth

Tags: News, community

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