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New emergency support line launched for vulnerable people needing urgent help

Today (Monday 30 March) Cumbria County Council and partners have launched a new emergency support service for people at high risk of becoming seriously ill as a result of COVID-19, and who do not have support available from friends, family or neighbours.Those at high risk include people over 70 years old, pregnant women and those with underlyi...
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Office closed until further notice

 Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and the latest government guidance, the Parish Council office will close today (17 March 2020) at 1pm and will remain closed until further notice.The Clerks will be working from home and will have access to emails, so can be reached as normal on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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TTRO - C1038 Wetheral Pastures, Wetheral - 19/03/20

Attached is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Ashcroft Construction to carry out drainage works.These works are due to commence on the 19th March 2020 and have an approximate duration of 4 weeks. Location: A section of C1038 Wetheral Pastures, Wetheral from its junction with ...
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Springtime wildlife tips

It may not feel like it, but the first day of spring is just a couple of weeks away!Wetheral Parish Council will be running its 'Let It Bee' campaign again this year, to help increase biodiversity and support bee and insect populations throughout the parish. All of us can take steps to make our gardens and outdoor spaces wildlife-friendly. Even sma...
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Temporary Road Closure U1192 Clints Road, Great Corby - 09/03/20

Below is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Cumbria Highways to carry out parapet/retaining wall repairs.These works are due to commence on the 9th March 2020 and have an approximate duration of 3 weeks. Location: A section of U1192 Clints Road, Great Corby from its junct...
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Invitation to Tender

3-YEAR GROUNDS MAINTENANCE CONTRACTContractors are invited to submit a tender for Wetheral Parish Council's grounds maintenance contract starting in March 2020.The deadline for submitting a tender is January 7th, 2020.Please contact the Clerk for full details of tender requirements. The Clerk, Wetheral Parish Council,Wetheral Village Community Hall...
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Temporary Road Closure - C1027, Corby Gates Level Crossing, Great Corby

Attached is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Network Rail to carry out level crossing barrier testing works. These works are due to commence 4th December 2019 and have an approx. duration of 1 day between the hours of 7am to 4pm. Location: A section of the C1027 Corby Gates level...
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Chamber of Commerce business Start-up Programme

If you're looking to start your own business, Cumbria Chamber of Commerce's business start-up programme will point you in the right direction to achieve success through a great range of FREE support and training.For more information call on 0844 257 84 50, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit https://cumbriagrowthhub.co.uk/business-start-up
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Temporary Road Closure - C1020, Broomfallen Road, Scotby - 25.11.19

 Below is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow TK Gallagher to carry out connection works.These works are due to commence 25th November 2019 and have an approximate duration of 3 days. Location: A section of the C1020 Broomfallen Road, Scotby from a point approximately...
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The St Cuthbert's Garden Village consultation is ending

The St Cuthbert's Garden Village consultation ends on 14th October 2019. Please do take the opportunity to get involved and respond. Although some residents may think it won't directly affect Wetheral Parish, there are concerns that Wetheral and Cumwhinton will see a severe increase in traffic including HGVs, with the B6263 being be used as a cut-t...
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Temporary Emergency Road Closure - Sandy Lane, Great Corby - 27.08.19

 Attached is a location plan detailing the extents of an emergency temporary road closure which has been put in place due to the likelihood of danger to the public as a result of a sink hole.This closure will commence from 27th August 2019 and has an approximate duration of 21 days. Location: A section of Sandy Lane (U1192), Great Co...
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You would think they could repair a hole in less than 21 day’s!
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 19:47
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Temporary Road Closure - C1040, Cumwhinton - 09.09.2019

Below is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Waitings Ltd. to carry out works for new sewage connections.These works are due to commence 9th September 2019 and have an approximate duration of 2 weeks. Location: A section of the C1040 Cumwhinton from its junction with Broomfalle...
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Temporary Road Closure - C1038, Wetheral Pasture, Wetheral - 02.09.2019

Attached is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Northern Gas Networks to carry out new connections works. These works are due to commence 2nd September 2019 and have an approximate duration of 5 days. Location: A section of the C1038 Wetheral Pasture, Wetheral, from its ju...
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Temporary Road Closure - C1038, Scotby to Wetheral - 09.09.19

Attached is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Cumbria Highways to carry out surface dressing works. These works are due to commence 9th September 2019 and have an approximate duration of 12 working days. Location: From its junction with the B6263 (Wetheral) extendin...
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They would be better spending the money and materials on a full resurfacing the road and not installing temporary patches which wi... Read More
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Councillor vacancy - Cumwhinton & Cotehill ward

PARISH COUNCIL of WETHERALVACANCY FOR COUNCILLOR FOR THE CUMWHINTON & COTEHILL WARDThere is a vacancy on the above Council caused by the disqualification of a Cumwhinton & Cotehill Ward member.A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if, within 14 days (not counting a Saturday or Sunday, Good Friday, or a Bank Holi...
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Big Butterfly Count 2019

Wetheral Parish Council is supporting Butterfly Conservation's Big Butterfly Count 2019.The Big Butterfly Count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world's biggest survey of butterflies. Over 100,000 people took part in 2018, submitting 97,133 counts o...
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Temporary Road Closure - Broadwath - 06.08.19

Below is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Network Rail to carry out level crossing works.Location/Date/Alternative RouteU1191 Broadwath Level Crossing near Great Corby, approx. 200m south east of its junction with the U1192, extending in a south easterly direction for a...
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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 potential...
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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 damag...
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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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