Welcome to Wetheral Parish Council

Wetheral Parish is the largest, in terms of population, of the 32 parishes in the Carlisle District. It covers 5518 hectares (13,635 acres) and includes the villages and hamlets of Wetheral, Wetheral Pasture, Scotby, Aglionby, Warwick-on-Eden, Warwick Bridge, Cumwhinton, Cotehill, Stripes, Great Corby, Burnrigg, Broadwath, half of Heads Nook, and also part of Durranhill, including Alexandra Drive & Barley Edge.

The Parish has an approximate population of 5771. It might surprise many that this is larger than several towns in Cumbria which also have their own Parish or Town Councils, e.g. Keswick, Appleby, Silloth, Brampton, Alston, Aspatria, Grange-over-Sands etc. The parish's population has expanded by 76% in the last hundred years ,32% of the parish's population are over the age of 60, with about 60 people being over 90 years old. 58% of the population, representing about 3325 people, is over 45 years old. At the other end of the age spectrum, school age children (aged 5 to17) represented just 13% of the population.

Presently 2741 dwellings in Wetheral parish. This will increase over the next 5-10 years by approximately 990 new dwellings. Housing developments are under construction in Scotby, Heads Nook, and Cumwhinton, with a number planned for Wetheral and Durranhill, and an addtional 144 homes in Scotby.

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LATEST NEWS

10 April 2021
General News
His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021 It is with great sorrow that I offer Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family my deepest condolences on the loss of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness, Prince Phi...
25 March 2021
General News
The Council needs the views of Wetheral residents as to what sports or games they would like to see on the Multi-Use Games Area, soon to be installed at the playing field (subject to planning approval). The size of the MUGA is yet to be determined, b...
04 May 2020
General News
Below is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Morrison Utility Services to carry out works for the disconnection of a service. These works are due to commence 18th May 2020 and ha...
10 April 2021
General News
His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021 It is with great sorrow that I offer Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family my deepest condolences on the loss of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness, Prince Phi...
25 March 2021
General News
The Council needs the views of Wetheral residents as to what sports or games they would like to see on the Multi-Use Games Area, soon to be installed at the playing field (subject to planning approval). The size of the MUGA is yet to be determined, b...
04 May 2020
General News
Below is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Morrison Utility Services to carry out works for the disconnection of a service. These works are due to commence 18th May 2020 and ha...

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