Rutland County Council

Parish Council & RCC Update

Here is a message from Cllr Rosemary Powell Civic Amenity sites: Cottesmore remains closed but Rutland County Council are getting ready to open North Luffenham Household Waste and Recycling Centre on Tuesday 19th May for essential waste only. i.e. waste that can't be stored safely at home. Please do not make the journey to North [...]

By | 2020-05-15T14:04:21+00:00 May 15th, 2020|Covid-19, Parish Council, Rutland County Council|

Bin Collections

The waste collection service is operating to normal arrangements, usual collection days. But it is stretched so there is no bulk collections, no Civic Amenity Site access and they can’t cope with side-waste (extra bags by the bins). So anyone gardening will need to compost/chip/store rather than wanting extra collections and anyone clearing garages/attics will [...]

By | 2020-04-02T14:53:02+00:00 April 2nd, 2020|Covid-19, Rutland County Council|

Whissendine Ward Councillor’s report

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, [...]

By | 2020-03-23T15:45:07+00:00 March 16th, 2020|Covid-19, Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

Parish & County Council Elections

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 [...]

Whissendine Ward Councillor (May 2018)

I am sure it has been the topic of many a conversation within the village, yes, the weather and of course the level of flooding that the village has suffered as a result. This has been the area that I have spent a significant amount of time trying to resolve with RCC, to a greater [...]

By | 2018-04-16T14:00:30+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Ian Arnold, Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

Floods in Whissendine (10.4.18)

10 April 2018 Today the village was again badly flooded in a number of areas such as Stapleford road, the bus stop area and the brook/Cow lane across the road. I have challenged RCC regarding a number of these before and they have had consultants out from Peterborough to look at the brook and proposed [...]

By | 2018-04-10T13:57:42+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Ian Arnold, Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

Village road closures on 4 April

Rutland County Council has advised that Cow Lane (entire road) and Hortons Lane (from Hall Close to Main Street) will be closed due to roadworks on 4 April 2018. Download the road closure notices here: Cow Lane | Hortons Lane.

By | 2018-03-09T14:56:13+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Rutland County Council|

Rutland Young People’s Award Event 2018

The Rutland Youth Council would like to invite you to nominate for this year’s Young Peoples Awards which are taking place on Wednesday 7th March from 6pm at the Rutland County Museum. The award recognises and rewards young people who have achieved a great deal and pushed their personal boundaries, whatever they are, demonstrated exceptional [...]

By | 2018-01-11T22:23:03+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Rutland County Council|

Missed grey bin collection (Xmas 2017)

Rutland CC has confirmed it will endeavour to collect grey bins on Tuesday 2 Jan 2018 or Wednesday 3 Jan 2018 and asks residents of Whissendine to leave their bins out. The missed collection was due to snow and a broken lorry.

By | 2018-01-02T15:06:08+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Rutland County Council|

Rutland Plan response to RCC by Ward Councillor

Following the village meeting hosted by Ward Councillor Ian Arnold regarding the Rutland Plan, the Ward Councillor sent a letter of reply to Rutland County Council outlining the concerns of village residents. The Ward Councillor's response letter may be downloaded and viewed in full here.

By | 2017-11-06T11:31:23+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

Rutland Plan sharing meeting

Following feedback at the recent RCC roadshow held in the Village Hall, Whissendine Ward Councillor, Ian Arnold, will hold a public meeting to further share information about the Rutland Plan and its relevance to the residents of Whissendine. 10am - 11.30am, 23 September 2017, Whissendine Primary School. All are welcome to attend. The purpose of [...]

By | 2017-11-06T11:31:35+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

RCC Local Plan – feedback sought

Rutland County Council is reviewing the Local Plan – which includes provisional sites for 88 potential new houses in Whissendine – in order to extend the plan period to 2036 and to provide for any additional new housing, employment or other development that may be needed over the extended plan period. RCC is consulting on [...]

By | 2017-11-06T11:31:46+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

Ashwell Road Closure 29 Oct to 6 Nov 2016

RUTLAND COUNTY COUNCIL DISTRICT COUNCIL (TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF VEHICULAR TRAFFIC) Whissendine Road LC & Ashwell Gatehouse LC Expected dates of closure: 29 Oct to 6 Nov 2016 Roadworks and temporary closure of roads in Ashwell, including the main Whissendine to Ashwell road. Please download the map and official RCC notification HERE.

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:55+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Rutland County Council|

Notice of EU Referendum

Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union in the Rutland voting area: A referendum will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016 to decide on the question below: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:57+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Rutland County Council|

By-Election Results – Whissendine Seat on RCC

Whissendine resident and Liberal Democrat candidate Kevin Thomas won the Whissendine seat on Rutland County Council, replacing Sam Asplin, who stood down due to ill health. Kevin Thomas will serve as a Rutland County Councillor until the next round of elections. By-Election Results: Christopher Clark (Con): 109 votes Marietta King (UKIP): 33 votes Kevin Thomas (Lib Dem): 265 [...]

By | 2016-03-05T07:21:35+00:00 March 5th, 2016|Rutland County Council|

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|

Active Family Week in Rutland

'Active Family Week' in Rutland launches on 13th February and is a fun week of family friendly physical activity and sport activities designed for families to move more often and get active together. Leicestershire & Rutland Sport (LRS), in partnership with the local authorities, have coordinated numerous events and activities all over Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland [...]

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

Roadworks on Ashwell Road 17-20 Feb 2016

Rutland County Council will be resurfacing part of Ashwell Road 'near the bend', planned for 17-20 February 2016. Due to this essential maintenance work on Ashwell Road there will be no through bus service between Whissendine and Ashwell from Wednesday 17th to Friday 19th February. As a result the Service 19 bus  will be re-routed during [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:01+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Rutland County Council|

Persons nominated for election as Councillor for the Ward of WHISSENDINE

RUTLAND COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION OF UNITARY COUNCILLOR(S) THURSDAY, 3 MARCH 2016 Below is a statement as to the persons nominated for election as Councillorfor the Ward of WHISSENDINE Download a PDF version of the above document here

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:01+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Rutland County Council|

Share Your Views on RCC’s 2016 Budget

Rutland County Council has begun a public consultation around its draft budget for 2016/17. Proposals were put forward by Cabinet on Tuesday 12th January and will be considered by Council next month. Local communities are invited to share their views on the budget before consultation ends on Friday 29th January. Residents can take part online [...]

By | 2016-01-14T17:55:50+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Rutland County Council|

RCC Youth Consultation

Rutland County Council is undertaking important work to identify just what it is that young people want and expect from its youth services, and this will be used to develop its future strategy. Calling all young people in Whissendine ... this is your chance to tell RCC what you want. Do please complete the following [...]

By | 2015-12-15T14:54:01+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Rutland County Council|

Rutland CC “Have Your Say Event”

Are you an adult living in Rutland? Rutland County Council needs YOU to help shape future services in Rutland. What’s working? What’s not working? What needs to change? Share your views on your Health and Wellbeing and Local Health, Community and Social Care Services. • 10am—3pm Friday 25th September 2015 at Rutland County Council, Oakham. [...]

By | 2015-09-21T10:06:54+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Rutland County Council|

Bus Service Provision – Main Street Road Closure

In preparation for the pending closure of Main Street in Whissendine to accommodate the Severn Trent Water works, Rutland County Council have arranged for a free minibus for the residents of Whissendine and Ashwell who will not be able to access the service 19 bus. The first closure will take place on Monday 25th May [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:11+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Rutland County Council|

Notice of Elections

Elections will be held in Whissendine on May 7th for a District Councillor (if more than ONE nomination is received) and Parish Councillors (should more than NINE nominations be received). Those interested in standing for a Councillor position should note that their nomination papers must be delivered no later than 4PM on THURSDAY 9th APRIL [...]

By | 2015-05-11T08:18:27+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Parish Council, Rutland County Council|

World Book Day 2015

Today, 5th March 2015, is World Book Day and kids at Whissendine Primary School are marking the event with a fun book swap. Residents of Whissendine looking for a good read are encouraged to visit St Andrew's Church on Main Street, where they can borrow or buy books from a wide selection of fiction and [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:17+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Events, Rutland County Council|

Fancy standing in the County Council or Parish Council elections on 7th May 2015?

2015 ELECTIONS: PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES Are you thinking of standing in the County Council or Parish Council elections on 7th May 2015? Rutland County Council is offering prospective Parish and County Councillor candidates the chance to learn more about the process of standing for election at a special open event on Tuesday 24 February. May’s elections could see all [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:19+00:00 February 20th, 2015|Parish Council, Rutland County Council|

RCC Proposed Community Infrastructure Levy – Draft Charging Schedule

Rutland County Council Proposed Community Infrastructure Levy – Draft Charging Schedule The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended) The Proposed Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) – Draft Charging Schedule (DCS) sets out the proposed rates of CIL to be applied to development across Rutland. Consultation is taking place prior to the document being submitted to [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:19+00:00 February 20th, 2015|Rutland County Council|