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

News

Welcome to our new Parish Councillor

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

Tags: Local information

Annual Parish Meeting/Assembly

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

Tags: Annual Parish Meeting/Assembly

What a shame!

What a shame!

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

Tags: Local information

LCC and PCC Elections May 6th 2021

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

Tags: Elections

Section 106 Agreement DECISION - Land behind 38-48 High Street Waltham

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

Tags: Local information, Planning

Wild flowering | Your verge and private garden

Wild flowering | Your verge and private garden

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

Tags: Biodiversity Group, News, Wild flowering

Join our Beekeeping project

Join our Beekeeping project

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.

Contact Nigel: nigel200572@icloud.com... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 07:32 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Beekeeping, Biodiversity Group, News

Biodiversity Survey | Your knowledge of nature

Biodiversity Survey | Your knowledge of nature

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

Tags: Biodiversity Group, Biodiversity Survey, News

BAG IT AND BIN IT!

A green metal dog bag dispenser on a pole next to a green bin for dog poo next to the entrance to the Stonesby Quarry

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

Tags: Local information

High Street closed for one extra working day

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

Tags: Local information

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