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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 C...
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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 Broomfall...
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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
Thursday, 15 August 2019 20:56
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Councillor vacancy - Cumwhinton & Cotehill ward

PARISH COUNCIL of WETHERAL VACANCY FOR COUNCILLOR FOR THE CUMWHINTON & COTEHILL WARD There 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 H...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 potenti...
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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 7th 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 10th June 2019 and have an approximate duration of two weeks. Location: A section of Broomfallen Road, Scotby, Carlisle from a point approximately 400m s...
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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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Really interesting!
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B6263 road closure - extended

The B6263 river road closure has been extended due to delays on site. Location: 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 Roa...
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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 ap...
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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 junctio...
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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, 2nd 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 appr...
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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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