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Bus route change - 680 (Wetheral, Heads Nook, Broadwath, Great Corby, Burnrigg, Warwick Bridge, Warwick on Eden)

Due to a three-month daytime road closure at Slaggyford between Hallbankgate and Alston, the route of the Telford Coaches 680 bus has temporarily changed, as it will not be able to serve Alston during the closure, due to the lack of any suitable alternative route. Journeys towards Carlisle will run approximately half an hour earlier, whilst th...
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Let It Bee, keeping the Parish buzzing!

This month sees the launch of Wetheral Parish Council's 'Let It Bee' project, which aims to involve local residents and schools in planting wildflowers in gardens throughout the parish, increasing biodiversity to support bee populations and provide valuable habitats for other species. The Parish Council will be providing wildflower seeds, insect ho...
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Five-week road closure - B6263, Wetheral

The B6263 at Steele's Bank will be closing for 5 weeks, expected to start on 25th March 2019. This is  to allow Story Contracting to carry out highway works, including road realignment and tie-ins. Location: A section of the B6263 Steeles Bank, Wetheral, from its junction with the A69, extending in a southerly direction for approximately ...
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National Nest Box Week - 14th to 21st February

Wetheral Parish Council is taking part in National Nest Box Week this February, to provide nesting sites for small native birds ahead of the breeding season. The Groundsman at Ashgate Lane Cemetery will be placing ten wooden nest boxes and ten reed nesting pockets in the woodland burial ground, in the hope it will appeal to species such as&nbs...
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Yellow weather warning - ice, hail and sleet

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice, hail and sleet between 00:00 Tue 22 January and 12:00 Tue 22 January, which is expected to affect Cumbria.  Ice will form on some surfaces overnight into Tuesday morning across much of the UK. What to expect Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces Ice on some roads, pavemen...
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Road closure - Plains Road Wetheral

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984  SECTION 14(2) URGENT ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Plains Road (U1179), Wetheral Notice is hereby given that to allow Cumbria Highways to carry out urgent repairs to carriageway ("the Works") Cumbria County Council prohibits with immediate effect the passage of vehicular traffic along that section of Plains Road (U1179)...
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Road closure - C1040 Petergate

Notice has been received of a road closure on the C1040 at Petergate, between Cotehill and High Stand. The closure is too allow for tree works to be carried out safely. The works are due to commence on 18 th February 2019 and are expected to last for 5 days. A suitable alternative route for vehicles will be signed and available via the unrestricted...
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Vacancy for Councillor

  Download PDF File Here Due to a Councillor resignation, a vacancy is available to represent Great Corby.  Candidates need not be resident in Great Corby but must live within a three-mile radius of Wetheral Parish. Please see the attached statutory notice.  If you would like to find out more, please email the Parish Counci...
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Road closure, Petergate, Cumwhinton

  THE COUNTY OF CUMBRIA (C1040 PETERGATE, CUMWHINTON) (TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION) ORDER 2019 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that to enable JN Civils to carry out carriageway ducting works ("the Works"), the County Council of Cumbria intends to make an Order the effect of which is to prohibit any vehicle from proceeding along that section of the C10...
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Yellow weather warning - snow and ice

Heavy snow and blizzards may develop across Scotland and northern England this weekend, with a risk of freezing rain in places. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning.  What to expect Possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers Possible delays or cancellations to rail and air travel Some rural communities...
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Yellow Weather Warning

A spell of very strong winds on Friday could bring some disruption to the region. A weather system will move eastwards across the UK, bringing widespread gales. Inland gusts of 60-70 mph are possible, with gusts of 80 mph in exposed locations in Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England. There remains some uncertainty in the track of thi...
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Road closure - Plains Road, Wetheral

 The Parish Council has learnt that part of Plains Road in Wetheral will be subject to a temporary road closure from 27 November to 30 November 2018 for carriageway repairs. The closure will affect the A69 end of the road - the section shown in red on the map.
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Parish Councillor vacancy

  Wetheral Parish Council currently has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor to represent Great Corby. The role of a Parish Councillor is a voluntary one, and Councillors play an important role in representing the interests of the communities they serve, helping to improve the quality of life and the local environment. Candidates need not be resi...
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Meet your local policing team

The Rural Police Community Team will be visiting the parish in a marked police van on 15 th of November.  The locations and times are as follows: We theral 11am-12.30pm Cumwhinton 1.30pm-2pm Scotby 2.15pm-3pm The team's van will be on the village greens. The purpose of the event is to give members of the community an opport...
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Proposed Gladman development, Scotby. Parish Council statement.

Wetheral Parish Council has become aware of concerns circulating on social media regarding a proposed Gladman housing development in Scotby, and is issuing the following information to try and prevent the dissemination of inaccurate information which is causing distress to local residents, and also to give some clarity as to the planning process. T...
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Road closure - Burnrigg to Warwick Bridge 12.11.2018

The road from Burnrigg to Warwick Bridge will be closed from 12.11.2018 to allow Cumbria Highways to carry out carriageway works. The works are expected to last for five days. 
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Wetheral Litter Pick event

Cllr. Higgs is organising a litter pick in Wetheral on Saturday November 3rd. He will have a supply of litter pickers, gloves, hi-viz jackets and plastic sacks available from 2 November until the morning of 7 November. If anyone would like to borrow equipment to assist with the litter picking between those two dates, please contact Cllr. ...
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Temporary traffic lights, Wetheral - Steele's Bank (B6263)

There will be a partial closure of a section of Steele's Bank (B6263) in Wetheral Village, from the Ashgate Lane junction towards the Story Homes development, to allow Northern Gas to carry out gas works. The closure will take place on 29 October and is anticipated to last for 10 days. During this time, the road will be passable to traffic but...
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Fake TV Licensing emails

 Action Fraud has seen an increase in reports of fake emails supposedly offering refunds on TV licences but actually trying to steal financial information. Please be vigilant and don't click on links in unsolicited emails.
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Update on road closures, Wetheral and Scotby

One of the Parish Councillors has been in contact with United Utilities over the planned closure of the road from Wetheral Methodist Church to the B6263 (section 2 in the attached letter). He has been assured that United Utilities will not ​ proceed with this while the B6263 is closed near the Village Hall. This means that this road, and also&...
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