Clerk: Nancy Denny
Parish Office, 19 Goadby Road
Waltham on the Wolds, Melton
Mowbray, Leics LE14 4AG

News

Dangerous Bend on A607 by Woodfold Lane

Further to a spate of accidents on this bend of the A607, with vehicles regularly ending up in the hedgerow on both side of the carriageway, the Parish Council contacted Leicestershire County Council (LCC) Highways to see what more could be done to try to prevent these accidents. Signs are in place such as chevrons to indicate a sharp bend and a non slippery road surface was laid down in the past.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 29 Jan 2022 08:39 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Local information

Biodiversity Group Meeting

Biodiversity Group Meeting

The WOTWATA PC Biodiversity Group will meet on Thursday 10 February 2022 at 7 pm in the Waltham on the Wolds Village Hall - Harry Hunt Room.

On the agenda are the wildflower and rewilding project, our biodiversity survey, beekeeping, making a plan for more trees in both our villages and evening talks.

Please join us!

Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 07:45 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Biodiversity Group

Snow Warden Scheme for our Parishes - can you help?

A snowflake with a red circle and line through it

Leicestershire County Council (LCC) is launching the Snow Warden scheme again for this year 2021/2022 for the duration of the winter period and the Parish Council is looking for paid volunteers (hourly rate £8.91) willing to take part. We have some critical areas that should be kept clear such as outside the shops and the school.

Duties would include: Reporting on local conditions to LCC - Consulting... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 16:50 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Local information

Thank you from the Royal British Legion

Letter of thanks from the RBL Melton Mowbray branch for the £270 collection taken on 14th November in Waltham

The Royal British Legion wishes to thank the participants of the Waltham Remembrance Parade on the 14th November 2021 for their kind donations which totalled £270 and which were deposited at the local branch in Melton Mowbray.

Posted: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 12:07 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Local information, Remembrance Suday

WOTWATA Biodiversity Group - Walk and talk

Part of the stone excavations in Stonesby Quarry

The WOTWATA Biodiversity Group will meet for a 'walk and talk' on Saturday 4 December 2021 at the Stonesby Quarry. Please join us at the Bescaby Lane entrance at 10 am. We will talk about what we achieved in 2021 and our plans for 2022.

Photo: Kate Jewell (geograph.org.uk)

Posted: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 08:23 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Biodiversity Group

Tree planted in remembrance of Alan Luntley

View of a small, newly planted staked oak with the Village Hall in the background and a black plaque commemorating Alan Luntley at the foot of the tree

An oak sapling has been planted in the far corner of the Play Field next to the Village Hall in remembrance of Alan Luntley, who was an active member of the Parish and held the post of tree warden for many years.

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 15:25 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Local information

Remembrance Sunday 14th November 2021

Borough Councillor E Holmes, Deputy Lord Lieutenant Anne Davies, Parish Council Chair G Hulland and police Representative Adam Atkinson holding their wraeths in the Remembrance Parade on the High Street Waltham

There was a great turnout of people from Waltham and the surrounding area for the annual parade and service on the Memorial Green. The weather stayed kind and it was a very fitting tribute to all our local service personnel who sacrificed their lives in WWI and WWII. Thank you to everyone who helped to make the event run smoothly.

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 15:14 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Local information, Remembrance Sunday

Proposed development at R and R Thorpe Arnold

An application for a new veterinary practice at R and R is being proposed. There is a public consultation at R and R, Waltham Road, Thorpe Arnold from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesday 9th November 2021. Comment forms will be available at the event.

See the leaflet attached.

Posted: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 12:18 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Local information, Planning

Remembrance Service Sunday 14th November on the Memorial Green

There will be a Remembrance Service on Sunday 14th November taking place on the Memorial Green. The annual parade will march down the High Street at approximately 10.35am and join up with officials at Burgins Lane (High Street part closed at this time). This group will then cross the A607 and assemble on Memorial Green for the service to start at approximately 10.50am. A607, High Street and Goadby... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 13:24 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Local information, Remembrance Sunday

Thumbs up to Tesco for funding our popular Activity Week in August

Group of children at an activity week

The Parish Council would like to thank Tesco for part funding the Activity Week which took place from the 16th to 20th August at the Village Hall and was run by Finding Fitness. Fifty children signed up to take part and by all accounts, had a great time. The feedback received from parents mentioned that time away from iPads, the activities provided and the friendly staff all helped with their children's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:29 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Local information

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