Clerk: Catherine Gwilliam
4 Normanton Cottages
Empingham Road, Normanton
Rutland LE15 8RW

Tel: 01780 460128

Latest News

Update from RCC Ward member Gale Waller

Covid-19 and other matters


Dear resident,

It is a little while since I wrote a covid update. We have had a lovely summer and the spread of covid seemed under control. Sadly that has not continued and even here in Rutland numbers are rising, although not to the level we have seen elsewhere in the UK. The news that pubs, clubs and restaurants now have to close at 10pm takes me back to the days... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:36 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: News

Edith Weston Parish Council Local Plan Update

Edith Weston Parish Council has pointed out to RCC a series of errors in the Local Plan regarding the alignment of the strategic objectives, these did not challenge the tests of soundness but were extremely misleading and in our opinion unfair. The council have listened to us and have agreed to extend the consultation by 4 weeks, so it now ends on Friday 6th November at 4:15pm – 6 weeks today.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 15:59 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: Consultation, Newsletters

Edith Weston Parish Council September Newsletter

This newsletter comes later than planned, for which we apologise, but it has 3 clear messages that all require action!

Donations, Representation's and Covid.


Thank you so much for the donations that have been sent to the Clerk so far. We have received 10% of our target. We appreciate that not everyone received the first email, this has now all been corrected, and we are getting a steady flow... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:21 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: Consultation, Newsletters, St George's Project

Edith Weston Parish Council ENewsletter AUGUST

Dear Fellow Resident

Thank you for signing up for our E news updates.

This will save the village quite a lot of money long term and reduce the workload of the volunteers who have kindly devoted their time over the years to support the village. We hope in the long run to use this format to share news in a wider format – but the MOST important and time constrained issue we have right now is the redevelopment... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 14:47 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: Consultation, News, Newsletters

Edith Weston Parish Council Armed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

Edith Weston Parish Council Armed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

Dear Catherine,

We are pleased to confirm that your organisation has received the bronze award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

We would like to thank you for your statement of intent to support defence personnel. The ERS recognises commitment and support from UK employers for defence personnel. The scheme comprises bronze, silver and gold awards for employers who support those who... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 17:13 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: News

URGENT Bus R47, The Kings School, Peterborough

Bus R47

If your child attends The Kings School, Peterborough, you will need to get your student ticket as soon as possible. https://www.centrebus.info/bus-services/rutland/r47/

As this is a service bus it will be operating to national guidelines for public buses such as the compulsory wearing of face masks. More details can be found here https://www.centrebus.info/news/student-ticketing-autumn-term-2020/... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 10:48 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: News

Edith Weston Parish Council Newsletter

The Parish Council has set up a new electronic newsletter, we are going to try and go digital. This will save money and volunteers time. We can also get information out to you much quicker and as often as needed. To do this, we need to create a database.

Please see the attached flyer for full details.

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 15:41 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: News, Newsletters

Rual Community Council are offering FREE Online Loneliness Awareness Sessions

FREE Online Loneliness Awareness Sessions

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on the issues of rural isolation and loneliness across the UK. It is widely estimated that 1 in 4 of us (that's over 165,000 people) living in Leicestershire and Rutland have suffered the unwanted feelings and negative impact of loneliness as a result of lockdown and ongoing social distancing measures.

Just as anyone can feel lonely,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 12:30 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: News

Tommy's Close to remain closed until March 2021

Tommy's Close Playground Area

CLOSED Until March 2021

The Trustees of the playground met on the 23rd July and for the following reasons sadly decided the Playground could not be re-opened this year.

We could not meet the measures required to make the area Covid safe, based on latest issued guidelines

The playground equipment needs renovation and replacement in the next 7 months

The area will be left for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:55 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: News, Services

Edith Weston Parish Council Sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant

As part of an initiative launched by Rutland County Council to mark Armed Forces Day, Edith Weston have signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. We will continue to support the serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families in our community because we appreciate the important role they play.

For details please see the signed Covenant attached.

Cathie Gwilliam

Edith Weston Parish Council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:38 by Cathie Gwilliam

Tags: Barracks, News, Policies

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