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Community Medicines Collection Scheme

By | 2020-03-29T12:36:25+00:00 March 27th, 2020|coronavirus, General news|

Rutland Health - Primary Care Network Prescription medication can be collected for you from Empingham Medical Practice, Uppingham Surgery, Market Overton Surgery or Somerby Surgery. Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme is co-ordinating the scheme for Whissendine If you need medicines to be collected please call Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme on 0750 059 9635 Further information can [...]

Coronavirus advice and guidance from Rutland County Council

By | 2020-03-20T15:08:41+00:00 March 20th, 2020|coronavirus|

Rutland County Council will be updating their corona virus (COVID-19) web page daily. Find the latest national information and advice about Coronavirus from the UK government and NHS. Find information about community support on offer to help if you're affected by coronavirus, plus specific advice from UK charities. Rutland County Council - Coronavirus (COVID-19)   [...]

Feast Week Postponed

By | 2020-03-29T12:35:19+00:00 March 29th, 2020|coronavirus, Feast Week|

In view of the current and foreseeable situation with the Corvid-19 virus outbreak, the Whissendine Feast Week committee have reluctantly decided to postpone the July Feast Week celebrations. We are hoping to reschedule Feast Week in the autumn in the hope that the situation would have improved by then. So, keep an eye out for [...]

Changes to Bus Services

By | 2020-03-21T15:43:49+00:00 March 21st, 2020|coronavirus|

Rutland County Council has issued 2 notices detailing changes to bus services operating from Monday 23rd March. The No. 9 service from Oakham to Stamford has been replaced by a free RCC minbus service. See here for more information. For other services, including the RF1, please click here.    

The White Lion – Take-away menu

By | 2020-03-25T08:38:58+00:00 March 20th, 2020|coronavirus, White Lion Inn|

Yolanda and Chris would like to thank all their wonderful staff and customers for their support during these unprecedented and unknown times and sincerely wish for the good health of everyone and better times to come. The pub is now closed until further notice but a take-away service is available. The take-away menu is available [...]

Road Closure – Ashwell Crossing – April

By | 2020-03-19T16:30:04+00:00 March 19th, 2020|General notices|

Ashwell Crossing - April 2020 The road to Ashwell will be closed at the level crossing for Network Rail to undertake Jetting works. The duration of the Closure shall be as follows: from 22:00 on 27th April 2020 to 06:00 on 28th April 2020 from 22:00 on 28th April 2020 to 06:00 on 29th April [...]

Coronavirus and WGNS

By | 2020-03-19T15:28:15+00:00 March 16th, 2020|coronavirus, General news, Whissendine Good Neighbours Scheme|

Alison, Chair of the Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme, has sent out this message to WGNS volunteers and to villagers in general. You are probably reaching peak saturation point with information regarding how to operate and behave during this outbreak but I thought it appropriate to share thoughts and ideas with you. This should be a [...]

Whissendine Ward Councillor’s report

By | 2020-03-23T15:45:07+00:00 March 16th, 2020|coronavirus, Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

Rosemary Powell, Whissendine Ward Councillor reports: Local Plan: The final public consultation scheduled to start on Tuesday 24th May has been postponed due to the coronavirus . All the details on the Local Plan can be found here. Whissendine Parking: Since September 2019 there have been complaints about road hazards from parked cars in the village, [...]

Gordon Haskell

By | 2020-03-05T15:03:58+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Events, Village Hall|

The amazing Gordon Haskell is coming to Whissendine on Friday, 15th May 2020! On Friday, 15th May the legendary Gordon Haskell will be performing at Whissendine Village Hall at 8.00 p.m.  Tickets are an incredible £15 each and will be limited, so reserve yours now to avoid disappointment! Gordon's career spans many years and during the [...]

North Beat Team Report – February 2020

By | 2020-03-05T14:57:38+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

Dear All, The following crime has been reported in the month of February for Rutland North beat: - Burglaries                            -            2 x Clipsham, Ryhall, Greetham, Cottesmore, Exton Theft                                     -            Market Overton, Langham Theft from vehicle           -              Whissendine, Greetham, A1 Theft                                     -            Burley, 2 x Barnsdale, Whissendine Theft of vehicle                -               Teigh Criminal Damage              -             [...]

Whissendine Annual Parish Meeting

By | 2020-03-01T15:31:33+00:00 March 1st, 2020|General news, Parish Council|

Whissendine's Annual Parish Meeting will take place at the Primary School on Wednesday 11 March at 7.15pm. AGENDA Welcome & apologies for absence taken Minutes of 2019 Village meeting (on the village notice board or download here). Rutland Police: PC Laurie Appleton will give an update on issues Parish Council Chairman: Will Farr will give [...]

New Play Area Equipment

By | 2020-02-26T16:17:04+00:00 February 26th, 2020|General news|

Fun new play equipment has been installed in the small children’s play area at the banks. This was commissioned by the Parish council on behalf of the village, and was installed during half term. The swings are to be repainted and the hedging trimmed back, but sadly the weather has not been suitable recently, so [...]

North Beat Team Report – January 2020

By | 2020-02-05T15:55:35+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

Dear all, The following crime has been reported to the police for the Rutland North beat in January 2020: - Burglary Other                                  -              Langham Theft of Motorbike                          -              Market Overton Theft                                                     -              Little Casterton, Hambleton, Barnsdale Theft from vehicle                            -              Hambleton, A1 Assault                                                 -              Cottesmore Criminal Damage                              -              Langham, Exton, Market Overton, Teigh, [...]

Introduction to Clay & Pottery

By | 2020-02-04T16:52:25+00:00 February 4th, 2020|General news|

Introduction to Clay and Making Techniques Katherine Staples Ceramics This is a 6 week course, 2 ½ hours per week on a Tuesday morning 9.30am – 12pm in Whissendine, Rutland 25th Feb, 3rd , 10th , 17th , 24th and 31st March Course will involve: Introduction to clay and hand building Introduction to press moulding [...]

North Beat Team Report – December 2019

By | 2020-01-31T10:58:52+00:00 January 11th, 2020|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

Dear all, The following crime has been reported to the police for Rutland North beat for December 2019: - Burglary                                                - Cottesmore Burglary Other than Dwelling          - Greetham, Ashwell Criminal Damage                                - Langham Assault                                                   - 2 x Langham, Thisleton, 2 x Cottesmore, Exton, Ryhall, Essendine, Barnsdale Vehicle Crime                                       - Exton, Barnsdale, Great Casterton, [...]

General Election – 12 December

By | 2019-12-06T16:25:44+00:00 December 6th, 2019|General news|

Rutland and Melton Candidates Alicia Kearns - Conservative and Unionist Party Marietta King - UK Independence Party (UKIP) Alastair McQuillan - Green Party Andy Thomas - Labour Party Anthony Watchorn - Independent Carol Weaver - Liberal Democrats Polling station: VILLAGE HALL 7am - 10pm The Rutland & Stamford Mercury have written of the sad death [...]

North Beat Team Report – October 2019

By | 2019-11-07T13:51:36+00:00 November 7th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

Note: The two reported incidents in Whissendine relate to the 'rave' The following crime has been reported to the police for Rutland North beat: - Burglary Dwelling - Ryhall Theft - Hambleton, Greetham, Burley, Langham Theft from vehicle - 4 x A1, Great Casterton, Greetham, Ryhall Assault - Little Casterton, Whissendine Criminal Damage - Whitwell, [...]

Halloween – Police say be safe

By | 2019-10-29T14:50:59+00:00 October 29th, 2019|General news|

CELEBRATE SAFELY THIS HALLOWEEN People across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being reminded to 'Celebrate Safely' this Halloween and only call 999 in an emergency. Last year 816 incidents were reported to officers in the 24 hour period of October 31, including calls about anti-social behaviour related to trick or treating. Some 413 of these [...]

Whissendine Brook overflows

By | 2019-10-26T10:27:52+00:00 October 26th, 2019|General news, Whissendine Environmental Group|

Whissendine brook overflowed at the bridge on Main Street on October 26th. Unfortunately a car misjudged the depth of the water and became stranded. Passers by and a bus driver helped the occupants out and the bus driver offered his bus as a warm, dry waiting space until more assistance arrived.

North Beat Team Report – September 2019

By | 2019-10-16T20:11:13+00:00 October 16th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported to the police for Rutland North beat for September 2019: - Burglary Dwelling                                             -            Thisleton Theft                                                                     -            Langham, Ryhall Theft from vehicle                                           -              Whitwell, A1 x 3 Assault                                                                 -            Great Casterton The current issues [...]

Road Closure at Station Road

By | 2019-10-16T19:58:57+00:00 October 16th, 2019|General news|

All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of road known as Station Road from Main Street to Pears Lodge Farm The closure is to enable BT to undertake box installation and duct laying work. The duration of the closure shall be from 21st October 2019 to 24th October 2019 The alternative route during the closure [...]

Bonfire Night 2019

By | 2019-10-16T19:26:57+00:00 October 16th, 2019|Parents Association|

Whissendine School Parents Association will hold the 2019 Bonfire & Fireworks Spectacular at Whissendine Sports Club from 6pm on Friday 8th November 2019. BBQ, refreshments and licensed bar. Raising money for Whissendine Primary School. Tickets from Mace village shop (£4 adults, £3 kids) or on the door (£5 any age). Under 3's free. See the [...]

Road Closure at Ashwell Level Crossing

By | 2019-09-27T09:23:33+00:00 September 27th, 2019|General news|

All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of road known as Whissendine Road from Ashwell Road to Whissendine Road The closure is to enable Network Rail to undertake jetting works at the crossing. The duration of the Closure shall be from 21:00 on 12th October 2019 to 09:00 on 13th October 2019 The alternative route during the closure will [...]

North Beat Team Report – August 2019

By | 2019-09-23T14:50:07+00:00 September 23rd, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

Crime reported on the Rutland North beat for August 2019 are as follows: - Burglary Other than Dwelling                      -              Stretton Theft of motor vehicle                                   -              Burley Theft from motor vehicle                             -              A1, Langham Theft                                                                 -              Whitwell, Barnsdale Criminal Damage                                           -              Cottesmore, Great Casterton, 2 x Ryhall Bilking (theft of fuel from garage)           [...]

Flower Festival 2019

By | 2019-09-07T12:26:34+00:00 September 6th, 2019|Flower Festival|

A big thank you to everyone who supported Whissendine Church Flower Festival More than 600 people visited the church over the bank holiday weekend and we raised £2,800 for Church Funds and £1,340 for the village hall. So over £4,000 in total! From the flower festival committee Sarah Bysouth, Joan Giblin, Chris Howard, Rosemary Powell, [...]

Church Flower Festival – August Bank Holiday weekend

By | 2019-09-06T09:17:08+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Church, Flower Festival|

Photos of the Flower Festival can be found here On the Move: Life in Motion The flower festival is a major village event which is put on every other year and attracts many people from outside Whissendine. Beautiful themed flower arrangements are displayed at the church and delicious refreshments are served at the village hall. [...]

North Beat Team Report – July 2019

By | 2019-08-11T15:49:04+00:00 August 11th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported to the police for July 2019: - BOTD                                     -              Little Casterton Theft of vehicle                    -              Langham Theft                                      -              Belmsthorpe, Langham Theft from vehicle               -              3 x A1, Langham Assault                                  -              Ryhall, Great Casterton, Barnsdale, Greetham, 2 x Whissendine, Cottesmore   We [...]

Whissendine Brook – Saturday

By | 2019-08-11T08:17:31+00:00 August 10th, 2019|General news|

There has been a discharge into the Whissendine brook just downstream of the Cow Lane bridge. Severn Trent were informed and report "Our team have attended to this and found no ammonia in the water so have concluded there is no pollution. Evidence of blue paint residue was found in the brook." The brook was [...]

Station Road Closure

By | 2019-07-30T14:12:26+00:00 July 30th, 2019|General news|

Rutland County Council have sent a road closure notice for Station Road. Vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of road known as Station Road from Station Road to Ashwell Road. The closure is to allow BT to undertake works to clear blockages and build new concrete chambers. It is anticipated the works will take 29 days. . [...]

Drumming with Chief Standing Cloud

By | 2019-07-18T12:22:03+00:00 July 18th, 2019|Whissendine Sports Club|

A special invitation to all children from 5 years upwards - meet and join in a traditional drumming session with Native American Elder, Chief Standing Cloud Friday 16th August 2019 5pm- 6pm at the Whissendine Sports Field. There is an adults drumming session from 7.30-9.30pm Click here to download a poster with more information about [...]

Station Road Roadworks

By | 2019-07-18T10:10:39+00:00 July 18th, 2019|General news|

This sign appeared recently on Station Road. The roadworks.org website gives the following information: Roadworks, delays likely 31 Jul - 28 Aug Responsibility for these works: BT Location: 20m south of entrance to Pears Lodge farm to 100m south from opposite 19, Station RoadDescription: Build 7 concrete chamber 725mm x 255mm x 665mm deep in [...]

North Beat Team Report – June 2019

By | 2019-07-03T14:49:13+00:00 July 3rd, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crimes have been reported to the police for Rutland North beat: - Burglary Dwelling                             -              Whissendine, Burley Burglary other than Dwelling         -              Burley Vehicle Crime                                    -              Langham, Great Casterton, Greetham Theft from vehicle                            -              Langham and Whissendine (both number plates stolen) Theft                                                     -              Greetham x 2, Whissendine, Great Casterton, Cottesmore Criminal Damage                              -              [...]

6ix Road Closure

By | 2019-06-29T10:51:20+00:00 June 29th, 2019|Feast Week, Ian Arnold, Whissendine 6ix|

2019 will be the 34th year that the Whissendine 6ix running road race will have taken place during the Feast week celebrations, this year on Friday 5th July. Due to the requirements of both Health and Safety and our Insurers, things are required to change this year. Previously, we have managed the flow of traffic [...]

Whissendine Open Gardens Sunday 30th June 10am–4pm

By | 2019-06-17T15:05:41+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Feast Week, Gardening Tips|

Whissendine Open Gardens is taking place again as part of the village annual Feast Week celebrations. Many villagers are opening their gardens to the public for the first time. Refreshments served all day in the village hall. Maps can be purchased from the Green in the heart of the village at the cost of £4 [...]

Whissendine Classic Car meet Tuesday 2nd July

By | 2019-06-17T15:01:13+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Feast Week, Whissendine Sports Club|

Now firmly established within the Whissendine Feast week ,this the fifth running of the Classic car and motorcycle meet, held at the Whissendine sports club. This usually brings together an eclectic mix of vehicles from low powered 50cc autocycles from the 1950’s up to 7.2 litre V8 engined  Jensen Interceptor, as well as more modern [...]

Church Flower Festival

By | 2019-06-13T11:26:25+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Church, Flower Festival|

Whissendine Church Flower Festival - August Bank Holiday weekend On the Move: Life in Motion The flower festival is a major village event which is put on every other year and attracts many people from outside Whissendine. Beautiful themed flower arrangements are displayed at the church and delicious refreshments are served at the village hall. [...]

North Beat Team Report – May 2019

By | 2019-06-11T10:16:01+00:00 June 11th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has be reported to the police for Rutland North beat for May 2019: - Burglary Dwelling      -              Essendine Theft                             -              Ashwell Theft of Vehicle          -              Cottesmore Theft from Vehicle     -              A1 x 2, Whissedine, Market Overton, Great Casterton Bilking                          -              Tickencote Criminal Damage       -              Langham Drugs                            -              Hambleton, Langham The Theft from [...]

Parking in Main Street

By | 2019-06-11T12:11:07+00:00 June 10th, 2019|General news, General notices|

RCC have given notice to the Parish Council that they will be initiating a temporary No Parking zone along Main Street. This is to enable inspection of the blocked road Gulleys between Bishops Corner and the Village Green. Residents concerned will be receiving notification. Date: Wednesday 19th June between 10am and 12pm. The PC have [...]

Feast Week Fashion Show

By | 2019-06-09T16:33:42+00:00 June 9th, 2019|Feast Week|

The Whissendine Church Flower Festival Fashion Show will take place on Thursday 2nd July at the Village Hall, starting at 7.30pm Tickets £5 per person pre-booked or £6 on the door, including a glass of wine. Tickets are available from Rosemary Powell (257) Sara Bysouth (226) or from the Mace Shop. Contact flowerfest2019@btinternet.com or check [...]

Grantham’s Big Band come to Whissendine

By | 2019-06-09T15:10:25+00:00 June 9th, 2019|Feast Week|

Come along for an evening of foot-tapping sounds from the big band swing era and beyond. Led by local jazz saxophonist, Pete Storey, GRAB perform classic hits by Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, Michael Bublé and many more. With vocals taken by popular local singer Craig Martini. GRAB Band at The Village Hall from 7:30pm [...]

Feast Week Ceilidh Dance

By | 2019-06-03T21:22:08+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Feast Week, White Lion Inn|

A Ceilidh Dance with the Malarkey Ceilidh Band will take place at the White Lion on Saturday 6th July as part of the village Feast Week celebrations. A limited number of tickets are available at £10 each.  Entry includes a welcome glass of fizz - with food available from £5 per person. Tickets available from [...]

Rutland Community Wellbeing Service Volunteer Fair

By | 2019-05-18T15:56:32+00:00 May 18th, 2019|General news|

Do you want to help your community? Come along to the Castle on 5th June from 10am to 1pm to meet organisations who meed volunteers. Pop in for a cop of tea a piece of cake and an informal chat. For more information see : Rutland Volunteer Fair flyer final

European Parliamentary Elections

By | 2019-05-18T10:11:25+00:00 May 18th, 2019|General news|

The village hall will be open for polling in the European Parliamentary Elections on 23 May between 7am and 10pm. The parties standing in the East Midlands Region are: Change UK - The Independent Group Conservative and Unionist Party Green Party Independent Network Labour Party Liberal Democrats The Brexit Party UK Independence Party (UKIP) & [...]

Knit & Natter celebrates 10th anniversary

By | 2019-05-06T14:42:16+00:00 May 6th, 2019|Knit&Natter|

Jill Fenby-Taylor writes: Monday 29th April was, incredibly, the tenth anniversary of Knit and Natter so we held a celebratory lunch here at my house, the home of Knit and Natter, well, who else would want a room permanently full of boxes of yarn! Everybody brought some food to share and we had a veritable [...]

North Beat Team Report – April 2019

By | 2019-05-05T20:01:28+00:00 May 5th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported for the Rutland North beat for April 2019: - Burglary Dwelling                           -              Langham Theft of vehicle                                -              Ryhall Theft from vehicle                           -              Hambleton x 2, Clipsham, A1 x 7, Ashwell and Tickencote (Ashwell and Tickencote are number [...]

Whissendine Garden Group trip to Cambridge Botanical Gardens

By | 2019-05-05T19:39:58+00:00 May 5th, 2019|General news|

Whissendine Garden Group will be running a day trip to the wonderful Cambridge Botanic Gardens on Monday 20th May. The club have arranged a minibus which will be leaving from the Sports Club at 10am and returning by 5pm. Anyone interested in going, or wanting further details should please contact Ann Madison - contact details can be found [...]

A Night at the Opera 2019

By | 2019-04-14T19:43:16+00:00 April 14th, 2019|Rutland Music Lovers|

Back by popular demand, a wonderful and unforgettable night of operatic favourites and rare gems performed by an international line up. CAROLINE SHARPE (UK: Mario Lanza Prize Winner, 2009) AMI WALSH (Finland: Chorister with Norwegian National Opera) JOHN RODGER (Canada: Opera North/Deutsch Oper/NYC Opera) ROBERT-JOHN EDWARDS (UK: Ex-Buxton Opera Festival) GINA KRUGER (USA: Fossatt Prize Winner) [...]

North Beat Team Report – March 2019

By | 2019-04-14T19:29:21+00:00 April 14th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported to the police over March 2019: - Burglary Dwelling                                             -              Burley, Langham, Ryhall Criminal Damage                                              -              Ashwell, 2 x Cottesmore, Exton Assault                                                                 -              Greetham, Barrow Bilking (theft from garage)                           -              2 x Tickencote Theft from motor vehicle                             -              3 x A1, Whitwell, 2 x Langham, 6 x Whissendine, Greetham, [...]

Parish Council Meeting – 16th April 2019

By | 2019-04-14T17:32:23+00:00 April 14th, 2019|Parish Council|

There will be an additional Parish Council meeting on 16th April to consider 3 planning applications in the village. Details of the agenda for the meeting are available here. As a reminder for all, the minutes from all monthly Parish Council meetings are published on this website. You can view the archive of minutes from [...]

Parish & County Council Elections

By | 2019-05-02T08:12:52+00:00 April 6th, 2019|General news, Parish Council, Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

Whissendine has both local and county elections on Thursday 2nd May. The Village Hall will be open as a polling stations from 7am to 10pm. The following people have been nominated for Whissendine Parish Councillor. For full details, see RCC Parish & Town Council Elections Linda Arnold Rob Comber William Albert Farr Harry David Hatton [...]

Wheelchair Loan Available

By | 2019-04-08T10:00:31+00:00 April 6th, 2019|Whissendine Good Neighbours Scheme|

Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme offers a wheelchair for loan to residents who have temporary need of one. If you'd like to borrow it or find out more, call the usual phone number, 0750 059 9635, and ask the Coordinator about it. They'll take a message and someone will call you back. Borrowing the wheelchair is [...]

Allotment Association News

By | 2019-03-31T20:17:16+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Whissendine Allotment Association|

On 26th March 2019 the Whissendine Allotment Association held their A.G.M. at the White Lion, and for the second consecutive year Michelle Penycate won the Best Kept Plot award. This is judged each year by a different independent person and this year it was by our own Sir Laurence Howard assisted by his friend David Bealby. [...]

North Beat Team Report – Feb 2019

By | 2019-03-09T14:19:00+00:00 March 9th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported to the police for Rutland North Beat for February: - Burglary Dwelling                             -              Langham x 2 Burglary other than Dwelling      -              Cottesmore  2, Stretton Theft                                                     -              Barnsdale, Langham, Whissendine Theft from Vehicle                          -              A1 x 4, Exton Criminal Damage                              -              Stretton, Whissendine x 2, Teigh Assault                                                 -              Tickencote, Burley, [...]

Table Tennis Club – up and running!

By | 2019-03-03T09:23:43+00:00 March 3rd, 2019|Table Tennis, Whissendine Sports Club|

The first meeting of the Whissendine Table Tennis group happened in the Sports club on Tuesday morning of 19th February and 32 people came of all abilities!!!  Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves and many came back for the second week.  The club meets every Tuesday morning from 10-12.  Anyone who comes for the first time comes [...]

North Beat Team Report – Jan 2019

By | 2019-02-04T17:57:03+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported to the police on Rutland North beat for January 2019: - Burglary Dwelling                             -              Hambleton, Barrow, Cottesmore, Ryhall Theft                                                     -              Essendine, Exton, Egleton Theft from vehicle                           -              8 x A1 Criminal Damage                              -              Cottesmore x 2 We have noted a spike in Burglaries this month and ask the Rutland [...]

Wookies Café now open!

By | 2019-01-19T12:28:44+00:00 January 19th, 2019|General news|

Wookies Café has now opened in Whissendine! Located next to the village shop on Main Street, Wookies is open from 8am to 5pm Monday to Saturday serving hot and cold food to eat-in or takeaway. Fabulous coffee from Two Chimps Breakfast Menu including Bacon, Sausage & Egg Cobs, Porridge, Muffins, Omelettes, Croissants and more Lunches [...]

Seeking Nominees for the Rutland Young People’s Award

By | 2019-01-14T08:25:44+00:00 January 14th, 2019|General news|

The Rutland Youth Council would like to invite you to nominate for this year’s Young Peoples Awards which are taking place on Wednesday 6th March from 6pm at the Rutland County Museum. The awards recognise and reward young people who have achieved a great deal and pushed their personal boundaries, whatever they are, demonstrating exceptional [...]

Whissendine Flower Festival 2019

By | 2019-01-14T10:43:18+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Flower Festival|

The Whissendine Flower Festival is held in St Andrews Church and is staged every other year over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The next show will be held from Saturday 24th to Monday 26th August 2019 with a preview evening on Friday 23rd.  There will also be a fundraising quiz on Saturday 9th March and [...]

North Beat Team Report – Dec 2018

By | 2019-01-08T21:38:06+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported to police on Rutland North beat during December 2018: - Burglary                                               - Hambleton and Market Overton Assault                                                 - 5 x Langham, Whissendine, Thisleton Theft                                                     - 2 x Thisleton, Essendine, Langham,  Little Casterton Theft from vehicle                           - 5 x A1 Criminal Damage                              - A1 Harassment                                        - Essendine, Langham, Cottesmore We [...]

Craft & Produce Show tip – Vegetables and Fruit

By | 2019-01-03T18:14:48+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Craft & Produce Show|

Last year there were a total of 167 exhibits in the Vegetable and Fruit section of our annual show. That was a great achievement considering the challenging weather conditions in 2018, with a cold wet spell in spring, followed by a long summer drought. This year there are four new classes, Brassica, Dwarf French Beans, [...]

Whissendine Craft and Produce Show 2019

By | 2018-12-09T19:18:08+00:00 December 9th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Thank you for your great support in making the show a success this year. It is wonderful to see so many people taking part. Who knew we had so much talent in the village?! What is special is that this is a community event and not a fundraiser for any organisation. The committee seek sponsorship [...]

WI World Kindness Day afternoon tea

By | 2018-12-06T14:29:15+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Women's Institute|

On Sunday 11th November, Whissendine WI had a World Kindness Day afternoon tea. The aim of World Kindness Day is to ‘try to make the world a better place by celebrating and promoting good deeds and acts of kindness, either as individuals or as organisations’. It was even more special as this was 100 years [...]

North Beat Team Report – Nov 2018

By | 2018-12-05T15:57:08+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported for Rutland North beat for November: - Burglary Dwelling -  Toll Bar, Greetham and Whissendine Criminal Damage  - Ryhall Theft from Vehicles  - 4 x Market Overton (includes a theft of number plates) and 6 x A1 (fuel) Assault - Burley The Theft from motor vehicles have dropped this [...]

Save the date: Feast Week 2019

By | 2018-11-28T13:30:32+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Feast Week|

SAVE THE DATE FOR FEAST WEEK 2019: SATURDAY 29th JUNE to SUNDAY 7th JULY. If you are organising an event during Feast Week, please contact one of the Feast Week committee, before the end of April 2019, with details to ensure that it is included in the Feast Week programme that will be distributed around [...]

North Beat Team Report – Oct 2018

By | 2018-12-05T15:53:45+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Neighbourhood Watch, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

We have had the following crime reported for Rutland North beat for October 2018: - Burglary Dwellings - Market Overton, Whissendine and Greetham Burglary other than Dwelling - 2 x Cottesmore and 2 x Hambleton Theft - Great Casterton, Essendine, 3 x Cottesmore, 2 x Ashwell and Stretton Theft from vehicles - 9 x A1, [...]