The Parish Council would like to extend a warm welcome to its newly co-opted member, Samantha Champion. The Council now has its full quota of six Councillors again and looks forward to working together to promote the interests and well-being of the parish of Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold.
Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 15:37 by Parish Clerk
The Annual Parish Meeting/Assembly is taking place at 7pm on Thursday 29th April via zoom. This is a chance to catch up on what has been happening in Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold over the past 12 months and to raise any questions you may have with reference to your local community.
The Zoom id is on the agenda attached here and can also be found on the WOTWATA PC website and on the village... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:38 by Parish Clerk
What a shame that some vandals have decided that painting graffiti on the side of the shed at the Play Field is their idea of fun. Sadly, neither of them are Banksy.
It would be great if they would also go and clean it up...
Posted: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:17 by Parish Clerk
These elections are taking place on 6th May 2021 between 7.00am and 10.00pm.
Please refer to the documents attached for more information. Copies can be found on the Parish Council Noticeboards.
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:12 by Parish Clerk
Platform HG submitted a request to Melton Borough Council (MBC) Planning Department to vary the Section 106 Agreement for this development, 14/00777/OUT. They wanted the limit of 6 affordable homes (Plots 14 – 19) deleted and to allow for all the properties to be affordable and of various tenures.
The recommendation in the report presented to the Planning Committee from the assistant Director... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 12:05 by Parish Clerk
The plan to wildflower verges and grassy patches in Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold continues to build momentum. Besides the two verges along with the A607 entrances in Waltham, different patches in the two villages have been identified for wild flowering: parts of the Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold churchyard grounds, a grasspatch at the back of the Waltham Village Hall, the narrow... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 07:35 by Parish Clerk
Members of the WOTWATA Biodiversity Group would like to start a beekeeping project. For now, we are gathering information and are looking for one or more spots to install one or more beehives. All options are still open. Are you already a beekeeper? Are you interested in joining? Can you share information? Or are you planning to keep bees yourself? Please let us know.
Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 07:32 by Parish Clerk
Are you a keen observer or do you have knowledge of nature in general or special knowledge on one or more of the various taxa (categories) of wildlife? Then join our Biodiversity Survey Team and help us with your observations. Our quest is to add recordings at the NatureSpot website to establish a good overview of the fauna and flora of Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold.
These are the main categories:... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 07:28 by Parish Clerk
In an effort to try to keep the pavements and footpaths clear of dog mess, two more dog bag dispensers and dog bins have been installed in Waltham. One is located outside the entrance to the quarry on Bescaby Road and the other is at the top of Mill Lane close to the Mowbray Way, a popular route for dog walkers.
There has been an increase in dogs being walked in and around the village, so please be... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:04 by Parish Clerk
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