Coronavirus

It is a very uncertain time at the minute with this virus making its way around the world. The UK are expecting a peak in cases over the next few weeks/months. The Parish Council shall be following the Government guidance as updated by the National Association of Local Councils. At times, it may be possible that Parish Council Meetings are cancelled at short notice, or Councillors/the Clerk will not be available. Should any of these matters arise, the website page, Facebook page and if possible, Noticeboard will be updated. Please try to check on Neighbours, friends, family, foes. A friendly chat could make the difference to someone’s day. A slip has been added to the website page and Facebook page where you can offer help to others that may need it, These can be printed off and posted as needed. At all times, you should follow Government Guidance to ensure everyone’s safety. Updates can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

ALL PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED - SEE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE TAB FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

The Parish of Wickenby, which includes the Hamlet of Westlaby, covers about 2010 acres, bordering Shortwood Lane, Friesthorpe to the north; Watery Lane, Lissington to the east; the B1202 Holton Cum Beckering road to the south and through the curtilage of Willow Tree Farm, near Snelland to the West. It comprises of a current population of 192 electors residing in 86 dwellings. The area is mainly agricultural cropping cereals, rapeseed and some sugar beet. There are small herds of beef cattle and flocks of sheep on the isolated family farms. The village boasts of its theatre in a converted Methodist Chapel named after the parents of Oscar winner Jim Broadbent who himself is a patron and occasional visitor. The small Anglican Church dedicated to St. Peter & St. Lawrence is dated from 1100 AD but with an added Victorian bell tower. Wickenby Airfield to the south is ex WW II bomber command but has an active flying club, cafe and small museum. There are some pleasant field footpaths for short walks and a small picnic area on the west outskirts of the village.

YOUR PARISH COUNCIL NEEDS YOU.  THERE ARE CURRENTLY THREE VACANCIES AVAILABLE ON THE PARISH COUNCIL.  ANY APPPLICATIONS FOR CO OPTION WILL BE CONSIDERED AT THE NEXT FULL COUNCIL MEETING. IF YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE PLEASE SEE THE PARISH COUNCILLORS TAB FOR MORE INFORMATION.


Parish Council meetings will now be held quartely in May, September, December and March.
The Annual Parish meeting will be held in May.