Please be aware that due to the recent bad weather, the High Street will now be closed for an extra working day to complete the drainage works.
It will re-open at the end of the day on Monday 22nd February.
Thank you for your patience.
Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 09:51 by Parish Clerk
The WOTWATA Biodiversity Group is taking the first steps in wild flowering road verges and other public spaces in Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold. Two projects are coming along. We are participating in the Leicestershire County Council (LCC) Urban Wildlife Verges scheme and the Parish Council received £ 300 from the SHIRE Environment Grant for a wild flowering project in both villages.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 17:41 by Parish Clerk
Please be advised that there is a vacancy for a new Councillor on the Parish Council. We would very much welcome your application.
Please contact the Clerk for further details.
07484 929399 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:02 by Parish Clerk
Please be aware that the High Street will be closed to all traffic (less access) from numbers 34 to 52 from Monday 8th February for 14 days.
This is so that Burmor Construction and their contractors can undertake drainage work to alleviate surface water linked to the development behind 38-48 High Street.
There is a diversion route in place.
Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 16:10 by Parish Clerk
LOCAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING INFORMATION
Further to parishioner's queries, this is the current situation with respect to affordable housing in Waltham on the Wolds.
Bellway Waltham Heights and Brampton Forest Heath
These two sites on Melton Road, Waltham (17/00391/REM and 18/01011/REM) will deliver between them, 38 new affordable dwellings: 18 x affordable rent and 20 x shared ownership. These comprise of... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 11:20 by Parish Clerk
The next meeting of the WOTWATA Biodiversity Group is planned for Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 6:30 PM. Please join us with Skype https://join.skype.com/p1mugxYMYIWT.We will talk about our upcoming projects:- Wildflowering the villages- Biodiversity survey- Beekeeping project.To join you do not need a Skype account. Clicking on the link opens a new page of your webbrowser.
Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:21 by Parish Clerk
Please be aware of a scam text message circulating regarding the new Covid19 vaccines.
Sadly fraudsters don't care about who they take advantage of - and the fear around the Covid19 pandemic is no exception.
PLEASE, PLEASE share this warning to make others aware.
NHS will NEVER require you to any give financial details. The vaccine through NHS is a free service, there are no charges. #DontBeDuped
REMEMBER... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:53 by Parish Clerk
The Parish Council have been asked to consider a deed of variation submitted by the developers with respect to the S106 agreement from the initial planning application for the houses currently being built behind 38-48 High Street, Waltham on the Wolds.
In the initial application, the number of affordable housing allocated was set at a maximum of 6 out of 24 houses.
The variation is now that all 24 houses... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 16:28 by Parish Clerk
The Parish Council is aware of a number of ongoing issues with this development, in particular the state of the road and pathway immediately in front of the access to the site.
The Council has raised these concerns and those identified by the local community as a matter of urgency with the appropriate agencies and is in constant dialogue with the regulatory authorities in an attempt to address these... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:18 by Parish Clerk
Please find here information on how our roads are being made safer:
Save Lives - Slow Down.
We all want to arrive safely at our destination. By slowing down we make our roads safer for our children, families and friends. Research shows that a 5% cut in average speed can result in a 30% reduction in the number of fatal road traffic crashes.
In response to concerns raised to us by you and local residents,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:47 by Parish Clerk