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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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Alert Of Heavy Rainfall Thursday 20th September 2018

The Environment Agency has sent a message warning of a period of heavy rainfall from midday Thursday into Friday morning. There is the potential for some Flood Alerts being issued for parts of Cumbria during this period. This means that flooding is possible to low lying land and roads. There may also be a possibility of some Flood Warnings bei...
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Wetheral Parish crime map - July 2018

Crime map for Brampton, Cumbria Constabulary - Police.uk Active Link https://www.police.uk/cumbria/GARN2.BRA/crime/+ey4AYs/  Cumbria Constabulary's crime map for Wetheral Parish, showing the incidents reported in July 2018. www.police.uk/cumbria/GARN2.BRA/crime/+ey4AYs/ 
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Recruiting for Cumbria Police Strategic Independent Advisory Group

Cumbria Police is looking to recruit more members to its existing Strategic Independent Advisory Group. The group brings together volunteers of all ages from a diverse range of communities to provide Cumbria Police with impartial advice, helping to enhance delivery of police services across Cumbria. We are looking to get the advice of people who ar...
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Road closure updates - Scotby/Wetheral

The Parish Council has sought clarification regarding the road closures in Scotby and on the Scotby-Wetheral road. Amey/United Utilities have provided the Council with the following information. Park Road, Scotby : Amey/UU say that they are on schedule to reopen this road in time for the start of term at Scotby School. They plan to hand the ro...
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Road closure - Steele's Bank, Wetheral

 A section of Steele's Bank in Wetheral is due to close to allow Story Homes to carry out utilities work. DESCRIPTION/LOCATION OF THE WORKS : Closure of the B6263 (Steele's Bank), from a point adjacent to Hillcrest extending in a southerly direction for approximately 45m to a point adjacent to Maple Tree House. OPERATIONAL DATE AND DURATI...
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Hosepipe Ban Cancelled

​Information received this morning from United Utilities tells us that the hosepipe ban which had been planned for this weekend will now not go ahead.  "This latest update comes with some welcome good news. The work we have been doing to conserve water supplies and abstract water from other sources combined with the help from customers in...
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Railway Bridge Closure, Wetheral

The railway bridge at Wetheral Station will be closing for one day to allow Network Rail to carry out inspections. The closure will take place on 21st August 2018. DESCRIPTION/LOCATION OF THE WORKS : Closure of U1186 from the centre line of Wetheral Railway Bridge extending in both a southerly and northerly direction for approx. 40 m OPER...
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Wetheral Village Fete - Saturday 30th June 2018

Wetheral Village Fete Saturday 30th June 2018, 1pm Wetheral Village Green ​  Wetheral's annual village fete will be taking place on the village green on Saturday 30th June 2018, beginning at 1pm. Events will include a dog obedience display set to music, Splitz dancers, children's' races and live music.  Donations of plants, cakes, to...
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United Utilities Road Closures - Wetheral/Scotby/Cumwhinton

United Utilities is currently carrying out a number of projects in the area to clean and refurbish the water pipes.  There will be a number of temporary road closures and traffic management in place during this time. Advance notice signs will be in place and diversions will be clearly marked to help residents and visitors.   Section ...
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