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Yellow weather warning - thunderstorms

Heavy showers and thunderstorms may cause some travel disruption and flooding in places during Thursday afternoon and evening. Between 12:00 on Thursday 11 July 2019 and 21:00 on Thursday 11 July 2019. ​ Whilst many areas will miss the heaviest rain, where heavy showers and thunderstorms do develop they will be slow-moving, bringing the potent...
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Road closure, Broomfallen Road, Scotby - July

The Parish Council has been informed of a  temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Aptus Utilities to carry out works for the installation of gas, electric and water mains. These works are due to commence 22 nd July 2019 and have an approximate duration of two weeks. Location: A section of Broomfallen Road, Scotby from...
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Yellow warning for North West England - heavy rain

Between 00:00 on Tuesday 25 June 2019 and 12:00 on Tuesday 25 June 2019. Heavy rain possible on Tuesday morning and may cause travel disruption. 15 to 20 mm of rain may fall in an hour, with 30 to 40 mm in 3 to 4 hours possible in a few places.  What to expect There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing dam...
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Yellow weather warning - thunder and torrential rain

Between 15:00 onSun 23 June 2019 and 23:59 on Mon 24 June 2019 Thunderstorms may develop, bringing torrential rain and lightning, with possible flooding and disruption to travel. What to expect There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or s...
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Urgent Road Closure - Plains Road, Wetheral

Below is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary urgent road closure which has been put in place to allow Cumbria Highways to carry out urgent repairs to a collapsed edge of the highway. These works are due to commence 10 th June 2019 and have an approximate duration of 5 days. Location: A section of Plains Road (U1179) from ...
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Urgent Road Closure - U1191, Burnrigg, Warwick Bridge

Below is a location plan showing the extents of a temporary urgent road closure which has been put in place by Cumbria Highways to carry out urgent damage repairs. These works are due to commence 7 th June 2019 and have an approx. duration of one day. Location: A section of the U1191, Burnrigg from its junction with Sandy Lane for approx. 650m...
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Road closure, Durranhill Road/Park Road, Scotby - June 2019

 Below is a  location plan showing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Story Contracting to carry out utility works. These works are due to commence 17 th June 2019 and have an approximate duration of 3 weeks. Location: Durranhill Road, Carlisle, from its junction with Montgomery Way, extending in ...
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Temporary Road Closure - Broomfallen Road, Scotby

Below is a location plan showing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Reiver Homes to carry out sewage works. These works are due to commence 10 th June 2019 and have an approximate duration of two weeks. Location: A section of Broomfallen Road, Scotby, Carlisle from a point approximately 400m ...
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Hedgehog Awareness Week, 5th-11th May

Wetheral Parish Council is supporting Hedgehog Awareness Week, which runs from 5th-11th May. The Parish Council has been recognised as a 'Hedgehog Champion' by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society for its work to help preserve hedgehogs, which are under threat in the UK. Hedgehog Awareness Week takes place every year. It aims to highlight the ...
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B6263 road closure - extended

The B6263 river road closure has been extended due to delays on site. Lo cation: A section of the B6263 Steeles Bank, Wetheral, from its junction with the A69, extending in a southerly direction for approximately 1.6km to its junction with the U1186. Alternative Route: via the unrestricted section of the B6263 Steeles Bank, U1179 Wetheral Plains Ro...
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Temporary Road Closure - Broomfallen Road, Scotby

Attached is a location plan showing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been out in place to allow Mally Douglas Paving to carry out sewage works. These works are due to commence 7 th May 2019 and have an approximate duration of one week. Location: A section of the C1020 Broomfallen Road, Scotby from a point approximately 40...
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Road closures - Warwick Bridge/Corby Hill

Highways have sent details of  two road closures which have been put in place to allow Dunnewoods to carry out tree felling works. These works will be carried out in two phases as detailed below. C1027 Warwick Bridge, from its western junction with the A69 (at the bridge), extending in a south easterly direction alongside the River Eden, for a...
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Road Closures - Scotby/Cumwhinton (update)

  Two temporary road closures are scheduled for Cumwhinton in April and May, to allow Genesis Homes to carry out utility works. Unfortunately, the diversions suggested by Highways are very lengthy in relation to the small sections of road closed.  Date/Duration/Location/Alternative Route: C1040 Broomfallen Road, Cumwhinton from its juncti...
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Urgent Road Closure - C1038, Cotehill, Carlisle

Attached is a location plan showing the extents of an urgent road closure which has been put in place to allow Centurion to remove a dangerously hanging tree. These works are due to commence today, 2 nd April 2019, and have an approximate duration of one day. They will hopefully be completed by 16:00 hours. Location: A section of the C1038 app...
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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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