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Cemetery and Grounds Maintenance Operative Vacancy

Wetheral Parish Council has a vacancy for a Cemetery and Grounds Maintenance Operative. Competitive rate of pay. Role: Care and maintenance of Ashgate Lane cemetery and the adjoining woodland burial ground, with the aim of ensuring that they are kept neat and tidy and provide a safe, clean, tranquil and dignified environment for users and visitors....
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Road Closure, Broomfallen Road, Scotby

ROAD CLOSURE SCOTBYA temporary road closure has been put in place to allow Morrison Telecom Services to carry out utility works which are expected to commence 16th October 2023 and anticipated to take 2 days to complete.Please see below details of the extents of the closure and alternative route, the relevant legal notice can be viewed at https://a...
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Road Closure Broadwath

 A temporary road closure has been put in place to allow Cumberland Council Highways Service to carry out highway works which are expected to commence 2nd October 2023 and anticipated to take 5 days to complete. Please see below details of the extents of the closure and alternative route, the relevant legal notice can be viewed at https://api-...
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Big Butterfly Count Results Are In!

A huge thank you to everyone who took part in this year's Big Butterfly Count. Butterflies and moths are excellent indicators of the impacts of climate change and other human environmental factors, so collecting data on their numbers is really important. As a result of the records Butterfly Conservation received, they now know that last year's...
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Speedwatch Volunteers Needed

The Parish Council receives frequent complaints about speeding in the various village. If anyone would like to get involved, please come to the meeting at Wetheral Village Hall on 28th September 2023 at 12 noon, or if you can't make it, contact the office for more information. The Speedwatch group has the support of Cumbria Police and it would be g...
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New Parish Defibrillator

The latest public access defibrillator installed and maintained by the Parish Council is now in place at Barley Edge, Durranhill. Our Parish Councillors undertake many tasks that most people are unaware of - one of these is checking all the defibrillators every month, to ensure they are operational and none of the parts have expired. The Paris...
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Road closures - B6263 Wetheral. Disruption likely

Carriageway resurfacing improvements are due to take place on the B6263 in Wetheral, between the Bowling Club and the Village Hall. The works will be in two phases, commencing on 30th October until 20th November 2023, not including weekends. Access and egress will be disrupted at times throughout the works.Phase 1: Bowling Green to Eden MountP...
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Chairman's message

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II21st April 1926 - 8th September 2022It is with great sorrow that I offer His Majesty King Charles III, the Royal Family and all their children, my deepest condolences on the passing of his beloved Mother, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of Wetheral Parish Council and the community it serves, I thank Her Maje...
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Grass cutting contract 2023-25

Grass Cutting Contract 2023-25The Parish Council would like to invite contractors to submit a tender for the Parish grass cutting contract, commencing April 2023. Information will be available from 6th September 2022, by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. date for responses- 17th October 2022.Contract to be awarded 17th Novemb...
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Councillor Vacancy - Great Corby

PARISH COUNCIL OF WETHERALVACANCY FOR COUNCILLORGREAT CORBY WARD LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SECTION 87(2)) THE LOCAL ELECTIONS (PARISHES AND COMMUNITIES) (AMENDMENT) RULES 1986 (RULE 8(1)) There is a vacancy on the above-mentioned Council caused by a Councillor resignation.) A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if, within 14 days fro...
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His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021

His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021 It is with great sorrow that I offer Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family my deepest condolences on the loss of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. On behalf of Wetheral Parish Council and the community it serves, I thank hi...
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Multi-Use Games Area, Wetheral

The Council needs the views of Wetheral residents as to what sports or games they would like to see on the Multi-Use Games Area, soon to be installed at the playing field (subject to planning approval). The size of the MUGA is yet to be determined, but is not envisaged to allow league-standard sports .It will be provided to allow free access to an ...
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Recent Comments
Guest — erin ?
I think this is a great idea! However I think it shouldn't be bookable because it should be open to all adults and teenagers at al... Read More
Thursday, 01 April 2021 17:02
Guest — Alan Pickard
I think it’s a great idea and perfect for 5 a side football and netball/basketball. An all weather surface is better in this clima... Read More
Tuesday, 06 April 2021 13:57
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Temporary Road Closure - U1184 Lambley Bank, Scotby

Below is a location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Morrison Utility Services to carry out works for the disconnection of a service. These works are due to commence 18th May 2020 and have an approximate duration of 5 days. Location: A section of U1184 Lambley Bank, Scotby from a ...
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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 underly...
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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 sm...
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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 junc...
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Temporary Road Closure - U1166 Ivy Cottage, Cotehill - 13/03/20

Details of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Ashstead Plant Hire Company Ltd to carry out installation works. These works are due to commence 13th March 2020 and have an approximate duration of 1 day. 
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Invitation to Tender

3-YEAR GROUNDS MAINTENANCE CONTRACT Contractors 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 Ha...
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