Home Header

To request for your event to be added to the calendar send an email to webmaster.wolston@gmail.com

Rugby Borough Local Plan - Update
The public hearings as part of the independent examination into whether the Rugby Local Plan is sound and complies with all the legal requirements are now complete. The Inspector has now submitted a letter to the Borough Council with his initial non-binding comments. 


 Wolston Parish Council
Election May 3rd 2018 - Results

Look here for the results of the election

Wolston Neighbourhood Plan - Survey
The results of the Neighbourhood Plan 
survey are now available.
Look here for full details
 


Missing your normal newspaper delivery ?

A new paper and magazine delivery service is now available in Wolston - click here for details.


Wolston St Margaret's

Primary School

 

If you have child who was born between 1/9/14 and 31/8/15 they could start at our Nursery in September 2018. For more details please contact the school office on the number below.

School Admin - Wolston St. Margaret's Primary School
Brookside, Main Street
Wolston, Coventry
CV8 3HH

Tel: 02476 542212
http://www.wolstonprimary.org.uk/


Wolston Neighbourhood Plan

Wolston NDP logo

  The next meeting of the
Wolston Neighbourhood Plan
'Steering Grou
p'
will held on
Tuesday 12th June 2018
at 7.30pm
in St Margaret's Church Rooms.

Meetings normally last no more than an hour and all residents are invited to attend.


The Neighbourhood Plan team are actively seeking residents views and opinions, plus support and skills, to help us develop a Plan for Wolston. If you feel that you have an opinion, or skills, energy or time to support us, in any way whatsoever, please contact the team on: ndp.wolston@yahoo.co.uk
The Agenda and other papers for
the meeting will be or already are on this page.

For more information about the Wolston Neighbourhood Plan and Neighbourhood Planning in general, look here.


Advance Notice !
The annual
Flower, Vegetable and Produce Show
will be held in the Village Hall on
Saturday 1st September 2018.
For details of the show schedule, rules and entry forms etc, look at the Allotments page here.


Fly Tipping
A new Government consultation, which addresses many aspects of waste management, including fly tipping, is now available for comment.
Details are here


Children’s Football in Wolston

Brinklow FC under 7s (current year 2), are looking for 2 or 3 new players to join the club. We train on Monday nights 6pm – 7pm at Wolston Leisure Centre and play semi- competitive matches against other local clubs on Saturday mornings at Dyers Lane. Read more



RBC Local Plan - Update

The Inspector has now concluded Stage 1 of the exemination of the draft RBC Local Plan. Stage 2 of the examination will commence on the 17th Aprlil at the Benn Hall, Newbold Road, Rugby. It is now too late to register to speak at the hearings, but you may still attend as a member of the public.

Full details of Stage 1, including a list of all the documents submitted as a part of the draft Local Plan, are available at https://www.rugby.gov.uk/localplan


Wolston Surgery - Patient Reference Group
The most recent meeting of the PRG was held on Thursday 1st March 2018 - notes of the meeting will be published here soon. If you have any items that you wish to raise please let the receptionist know, or email to CRCCG.EnquiriesWolston@nhs.net .
The Notes of the October meeting of the Wolston surgery 'Patient Reference Group' are here.

The most recent NHS 'GP Patient Survey' report on the practice is here, and the report of the most recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission is here.


Housing Needs Survey 2017
The report of the analysis of the responses received to the Housing Needs Survey undertaken earlier this year is now available.
For more information and to download a copy of the report, look here.


Wolston Garden Club logo

Wolston Garden Club

Our meetings are held at Wolston Village Hall, commencing at 7.30, on the third Thursday of the month. Please refer to the 2017 programme for any variations. Membership for the year is £15. Guests, at £4 each, are welcome at any meeting.

If you have any queries about Garden Club, please telephone Valerie Griffin on (024) 7654 5469. We are not a Horticultural Society ! We are a group of people that enjoy gardens and associated topics. You don't necessarily need to have a garden or like gardening to be a member as the talks are of general interest.


River Avon at Wolston
River Avon at Wolston - View from The Plantation

Preparing for Emergencies in Warwickshire
A new, easy to read guide recently published by WCC. As well as links to download the document this article also contains links to other relevant documents and websites.
Read more here.




Welcome to the

Wolston Village Community Website

If you want to comment on the content, or suggest how things here may be improved, please send an email to  webmaster.wolston@gmail.com
Maintenance of this website is done on a voluntary basis, and the hosting costs are
funded by Wolston Parish Council.


Wolston Library - Stay and Play

The 'Stay and Play' sessions run by Barnardos and held at Wolston Library on Thursday afternoons will end on the 22nd March. However it is hoped that these sessions will be able to continue as two volunteers have stepped in to take over the running of the sessions until a more permanent solution can be found. Just come along with your children as normal - the faces may be new but both the play and learning experience for your children will be the same.  


Brandon and Wolston
Community Speed Watch

is looking for new members.
Now that the weather is becoming warmer we plan to spend more time out with our speed camera. If you have time to contribute to this valuable community activity then please contact Maria, the Clerk to Wolston PC, either 02476 545515 or email here


Need volunteer help ?

Do you need a team of volunteers to help your community group or charity with a short term task/project?
Look here for a possible answer to your problem.

Wolston Fields Farm Quarry

Update showing different stages of gravel extraction - look here

 


Music score
VILLAGE VOICES

Village Voices are a group of ladies
who
like to sing !
We meet on Tuesday evenings at 7.OO p.m. in the Baptist Chapel, Wolston and each pay £2.50 to cover expenses. No auditions are required. We sing for our own pleasure but those of us who want to we do sometimes give public performances - for instance this year we will be singing at the Garden Walkabout in July.

 Not sure if you would like it ? Then why not just come along and join us one evening to see if you would enjoy it. There will be no pressure to come again !


Do you use the 86 bus and have a smartphone ?
Did you know that Stagecoach West Midlands now have an ‘app’ that gives real time information on position and next arrival timings of all their buses.
You can download the app from this link

Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme
If you can’t get a broadband speed of at least 2Mb per second, you could qualify for
a subsidised connection worth up to £350
to boost your internet speed.

Look here for details of how to apply
.


To check what broadband speed is currently available at your property enter your postcode on this page

WCAVA Logo
Click the logo for the latest news from WCAVA. This is fantastic resource with
access to all the latest grant funding information.



Drop in Cafe

Data Protection Regulations 2018
Important Information

All village organisations / clubs / groups / societies etc. are reminded that the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will be implemented into UK law as the ‘Data Protection Act 2018’ with effect from the 25th May. If you have a governance, supervisory, trustee or similar role in any organisation which stores any personal data, for whatever purpose, then this new legislation will affect you.

For information on the scope of the new legislation, and what you may need to do to comply, more information may be found on the ICO website.

Pile of booksNew fiction available from
 Warwickshire Libraries
April - May 2018

Public Space Protection Order - Dogs

Rugby Borough Council have recently published a new Public Space Protection Order which sets out responsibilities of people with control of dogs in public places. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of £1000. Full details here.


Silver Surfers

Happy PCOver 50?
Not sure how to use your computer or navigate the Internet ?
Need help with your IPad ?

Then click here to find out how to learn more about free courses at our local library !

NB: This course is under threat of
closure due to low attendance


Incident Reports and Scam alerts from Warwickshire Police and WCC
Notes of recent scam attempts and what to do if you suspect that you may be a victim of a scam.
Updated  3rd May 2018  Read more ...



Caleb Cinema ClubThe Shack
St. Margaret's Church Rooms,
Friday 8th June at 1.30pm. £2

The Shack
A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called 'The Shack'.

Followed by tea and biscuits and a chat.

Next month: Mamma Mia !

Early Start Sessions at Wolston Library
and Children's Centre

Look here to learn about how talking singing and reading to your bump promotes bonding and development !

WI LogoWolston WI meet at the Village Hall at 8pm in the second Thursday of each month. Why not come along and join us.
Our programme of events for 2017 is here and here

IMPORTANT
Community Transport Schemes
for details of services that may help your group organise a day out, provide transport to or from hospital or other essential needs. All are either FREE or run as a voluntary service on an ‘at cost’ basis.

Read more

CSW Broadband Logo Click the logo to check the latest status of the rollout of high speed broadband to Wolston, and whether it is available at your address yet.

Photographs of Old Wolston
Do you have any pictures of old Wolston ?
To help complete a photograpic record of old Wolston the Brandon Bretford and Wolston History Group need your help to complete some gaps in their records.

For a list of the places and buildings of which pictures are most sought please click here.

Click the logo for the latest news from

RSN Logo
The RSN Online site is updated every week

Here
Wolston 1
Wolston 2