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Playing field closure – July update 2

The meeting proposed last week between Welford on Avon Primary School and the parish council took place this morning, 09 July 2024 at Warwickshire County Council offices in Shire Hall. Welford on Avon Parish Council and the primary school agreed a joint statement: As a result of a meeting on 9th July 2024, the Parish…

Local Crime Update

Latest bulletin from Alcester South Safer Neighbourhood Team – Attempt Burglary. High Street. Occupier of house has investigated a noise to find two males trying to gain entry to premises through rear door. These males have then made off in a vehicle. 3.55am Wednesday 3rd July. 0070 04/07/2024 Theft. Long Marston Road. Three males in…

Playing field closure – July update – additional

Since posting this morning’s update, a positive development. Our contact at Warwickshire County Council has been in touch. Welford on Avon primary school have proposed a meeting between three representatives from each of the Parish Council and the school. The meeting to take place early next week (2nd week of July 2024). There appear at…

Playing field closure – July update

Since publication of this post, the situation has changed. Update: Playing field closure – July update – additional Following close on the heels of the Parish Council’s last update on 17 June 2024, a letter was received by our solicitor from Warwickshire County Council’s legal department. The letter reflected many of the points made to the…

Post from the Chair

From the pen of Simon Carter, Chair of Welford on Avon Parish Council I moved into this lovely village nearly 30 years ago and one of my children went to Welford Primary School. We’ve enjoyed everything about this village for years and when the children were younger the park on Headland Road was a regular…

Local Crime Update

Alcester South Safer Neighbourhood Team update – Suspicious Circumstances. Long Marston Road. Male seen acting suspiciously in the street. Caller concerned regards their motives for hanging around outside the properties. Area search made by police. Nothing untoward found at the time. 2am Monday 24th June. 0019 24/06/2024…

Playing field closure – June update

The topic of Welford’s playing field closure remains uppermost in many residents’ minds. Not least the Parish Council’s. Since the gate to Welford Park was locked shut on 24 May 24, the Parish Council have: Listened to the residents of Welford on Avon Written to Warwickshire County Council asking for intervention Written to Welford on…

Crime Incident

Alcester South Safer Neighbourhood Team Update – Suspicious Circumstances. Barton Road. Male seen on driveway to house, possibly looking around vehicles. The male left. Area search made by police. 3.05am Friday 24th May. 0025 24/05/2024…

Welford Playing Field Closure – WPC letter to residents

Dear resident Welford on Avon Playing Field Closure – Letter from the Parish Council Following the decision by Governors of Welford on Avon Primary School to lock the gate to the field adjacent to the School on Friday 24th May 2024, until further notice, we wish to update you. The gate was locked, without communication…

Welford Playing Field Closure – WPC letter to school

Subject: Childrens play area closure – Urgent action requested Date: 27 May 2024 To: Welford on Avon School, Welford on Avon School Head Teacher Cc: Welford on Avon Parish Councillors and Clerk, Warwickshire County Councillor, Stratford upon Avon District Councillor, Warwickshire County Council Officers Without prejudice We write in response to the outrage being expressed…

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