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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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