General notices

Road Closure – Melton Rd & Hortons Lane – October

Oakham Road from Melton Road to Pickwell Lane - October 2020 The closure is to enable road patching. The duration of the Closure shall be as follows: from 19th October 2020 to 20th October 2020 See RCC's Road Closure Notice for details on where the road is closed and diversion the route.   Hortons Lane [...]

By | 2020-09-24T15:08:52+00:00 September 24th, 2020|General notices|

Road Closure – Ashwell – October

Ashwell - October 2020 The road to Ashwell will be closed to enable Network Rail to undertake rail inspection works The duration of the Closure shall be as follows: from 21:00 on 10th October 2020 to 05:00 on 11th October 2020 from 21:00 on 11th October 2020 to 05:00 on 12th October 2020 See RCC's [...]

By | 2020-09-09T12:22:58+00:00 September 9th, 2020|General notices|

Rutland Local Plan – final consultation

A message from Councillor Rosemary Powell Every household should now have received a postcard with details on how to comment on the next stage of the Local Plan, which sets out planning policy for the county and lists sites for future housing, employment and development. The consultation runs from 27th August until 9 October. The [...]

By | 2020-08-29T10:50:59+00:00 August 29th, 2020|General notices|

Melton Road Emergency Closure

Rutland County Council District Council has a closure notice for Melton Road in relation to a significant leak in the carriageway because of the likelihood of danger to the public. Melton Road is closed with immediate effect for  a maximum of 21 days. The diversion route is Oakham Road, Whissendine Lane, Melton Road, Mount Pleasant [...]

By | 2020-08-12T14:06:49+00:00 August 12th, 2020|General notices|

Plea to dog walkers

Dog Owners and Dog Walkers The starting point… I am a dog owner. I am a responsible dog owner who carries rolls of doggy bags for clearing up after my dogs, and use them. I have seen many other dog walkers going through the village and the banks area, who like me carry bags with [...]

By | 2020-08-12T14:14:38+00:00 August 12th, 2020|General notices|

Leicester Lockdown

A message from Councillor Rosemary Powell Following the Government announcement yesterday, you will have seen that people in the city are now under stricter lockdown measures and should not travel apart from essential journeys. Rutland County Council is working closely with Leicester and Leicestershire Councils as they monitor and control this outbreak. Rutland now has [...]

By | 2020-07-02T14:05:02+00:00 July 2nd, 2020|Covid-19, General notices|

Bunting For Hope

A message from Reverend Deborah Marsh I have been given the idea from a friend about creating community bunting to express how we feel about the pandemic that has affected us these last few months. I have adapted it for Whissendine.  Click here to download the template for the bunting triangles and details about how [...]

By | 2020-06-27T12:19:14+00:00 June 27th, 2020|Church, Covid-19, General notices|

Road Closure – Ashwell – July

Ashwell - July 2020 The road to Ashwell will be closed to enable Network Rail to undertake work on the drainage system. The duration of the Closure shall be as follows: from 22:00 on 20th July 2020 to 06:00 on 21st July 2020 from 22:00 on 21st July to 06:00 on 22nd July 2020 from 22:00 on [...]

By | 2020-06-16T14:31:03+00:00 June 16th, 2020|General notices|

Fraud Info

We have had reports of a male in a white estate car with pressure washer in boot going around to residents in Rutland using several different local Business Names suggesting he is a relation of this business. Please be mindful to check any credentials of anyone carrying out work at your property. Laurie Appleton (Police, [...]

By | 2020-05-22T12:18:48+00:00 May 22nd, 2020|General notices, North Beat Team Report (Police)|

Road Closure – Ashwell Crossing – June

Ashwell Crossing - June 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: The duration of the Closure shall be as follows: from 8th June 2020 to 12th June 2020 See RCC's Road Closure Notice for more details

By | 2020-05-05T11:04:11+00:00 May 5th, 2020|General notices|

Road Closure – Ashwell Crossing – April

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 [...]

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

Rutland Digital Day

Rutland Health Primary Care Network If you need help with setting up online access, or have questions relating to the online services that we can offer you, why not come along to our Digital Day! There will be experienced staff on hand to answer any questions, a chance to meet services operating in the community. [...]

By | 2019-12-22T16:23:40+00:00 December 22nd, 2019|General notices|

Parking in Main Street

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 [...]

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

Whissendine Girlguiding

Girlguiding in Whissendine is moving both venue and meeting days.  With effect from the Autumn term we will be meeting on a THURSDAY at the SPORTS CLUB.    Rainbows (girls aged 5 - 7) will meet from 4.45pm to 5.45pm and Brownies (girls aged 7 to 10) will meet 6pm to 7.30pm.    If anyone [...]

By | 2018-08-12T17:59:03+00:00 August 12th, 2018|General news, General notices, Whissendine Sports Club|


BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! GORDON HASKELL IS COMING BACK TO WHISSENDINE VILLAGE HALL Friday, 18th August at 7.30 p.m. Tickets only £10 each! *Special offer available - *Book a table for four people for only £50 to include bottle of wine!! (Tables are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment) To obtain tickets contact Tracey [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:51+00:00 April 26th, 2017|General notices|

Country Paths Adults with Dementia

Day Care provider for Adults with additional needs Based in the village of Great Dalby, Country Paths supports adults with Learning Disabilities by offering a wide range of activities that promote independence, confidence and a sense of achievement. Whilst providing a safe and friendly environment. Activities on offer include Multisports, Gardening, Horse Riding, Dance and [...]

By | 2016-08-22T10:05:23+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|General notices|

Adult Safeguarding with RCC

Safeguarding is everyone's business. Rutland County Council are asking for help to stop adult abuse. If you see something that concerns you and makes you feel uncomfortable please contact Rutland County Council on 01572 758341 or via email at For more details see this poster from RCC and visit the RCC website.

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:00+00:00 February 14th, 2016|General notices, Rutland County Council|

Grapevine Update

Whissendine Grapevine The Parish Council regrets that there will not be a magazine published in January. It’s very disappointing that after a lot of hard work to get everything running smoothly again in the autumn, problems  cropped up once more in December. Sincere apologies are offered to residents for the lack of regularity, and to [...]

By | 2015-12-30T20:46:29+00:00 December 30th, 2015|General notices|

Christmas Wishes

Happy Christmas! Adrienne and Hammy Armstrong Ann Edmunds Annette and David Hatton Chris and Laurence Howard Pat and Bob Lake Mary and Roger Price Celia and Chris Roberts Helen and Ann Rushton Zena, David and David Junior Tookey would like to send their very best wishes to all their neighbours, friends and colleagues in the [...]

By | 2015-12-20T15:06:55+00:00 December 20th, 2015|General notices|

Missing cat – Mack

Please could you help look for missing cat Mack. Mack is a very nosey cat who likes nothing more than to squeeze into new places to investigate and likes to roam, but always comes home. He has not been seen now for 10 days. Please check sheds, outhouses etc. to help us find him and [...]

By | 2015-10-06T13:45:21+00:00 October 6th, 2015|General news, General notices|

Whissendine Grapevine Update

Notice from Whissendine Parish Council This is to let all of you who have missed it know that it’s planned to bring out two editions of the Grapevine before Christmas. The first should be distributed in early November, if not right at the start of the month, and the second at the beginning of December. [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:07+00:00 September 24th, 2015|General notices, Parish Council|

Roadworks – update

Rutland County Council have shared details of new roadworks in the local area over the coming weeks. Click on the links below for full details: Temporary road closures in Oakham in September 2015. Temporary road closures between Whissendine and Ashwell during weekends in October and November 2015.  

By | 2015-09-15T20:21:57+00:00 September 15th, 2015|General notices|

Choir for the blind and visually impaired calls for new members

Visionary Vocals Choir, a choir for the blind and visually impaired is appealing for new members across Rutland. There are 224 people with visual impairment or sight loss across Rutland and the Visionary Vocals Choir would like those with an interest in singing to join them. The choir was set up and continues to be [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:09+00:00 August 12th, 2015|General news, General notices|

Road Closures in Whissendine in May 2015

Below is a summary of the road closures planned for Whissendine in May 2015. For more information and downloadable County Council orders and maps, and contact information, please visit the Road Closures page HERE. Dates: 18-19 May 2015 Road: Pickwell Lane Summary: All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of Pickwell Lane, [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:12+00:00 April 29th, 2015|General news, General notices, Parish Council|

Notice of Whissendine Allotment Association AGM (2015)

All plot holders and interested parties are welcome to attend. Last opportunity to meet with the Treasurer to pay the annual rents so please bring along your cheque books or cash if you haven’t already paid! Date: Friday, 17 April 2015 @ 7:30pm Venue: Village Hall

By | 2015-03-21T21:29:40+00:00 March 21st, 2015|Events, General news, General notices|