Whitwell News

Latest news from Whitwell & Niton

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  • Vaccination Transport
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 2nd March 2021 at 12:36 pm

    Vaccination Transport Support For Those Who Cannot Get To Their Appointments With second vaccination jabs about to start happening for older and less mobile members of our community – the Optio Voluntary Car Service is available Island Wide to help those in need.… Read More...

  • Dog Walkers, Please …
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 11th November 2020 at 3:40 pm

    The Parish Council has received complaints from landowners of people walking around their fields with dogs, rather than sticking to the public rights of way. Some dog owners are reported to be letting their pet loose and allowing them to foul in the fields, which has led to farm animals being harmed and, in a couple of cases, killed.… Read More...

  • Isle of Wight Housing and Land Use
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 16th October 2020 at 4:30 pm

    Click here to read the White Paper by Bob Seely MP… Read More...

  • Whitwell Phone Box Library
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 15th September 2020 at 3:58 pm

    Whitwell telephone kiosk will close temporarily for refurbishment from 9:30 am on Friday 18th September Prior to removal for storage, you are welcome to take any books you wish to retain personally, in accordance with the Covid-19 advice to users on the door of the kiosk: Do not enter if you have Coronavirus symptoms!… Read More...

  • Niton Recreation Ground
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 3rd July 2020 at 4:28 pm

    Following Government regulations and guidance, we have worked hard to open the Recreation Ground safely tomorrow (4th July). We want everyone to enjoy our beautiful Recreation Ground safely, so we ask everyone to follow Government advice by Cleaning equipment before and after use, particularly where there are clear touch points such as swing rockers, see saws or metal bars Using hand sanitiser gel or wipes to clean hands during play Washing/sanitising hands for 20 seconds using soap and water or approved gel and foam sanitiser at the beginning and end of play Not touching your face, and coughing or sneezing into a tissue or arm when a tissue is not available Not putting your mouth on equipment, or your hands in your mouth Practising social distancing of 2 metres whenever possible We also ask that you would kindly Not bring food or drink into the Rec Go home if you need the toilet Put your rubbish in the litter bin or take it home with you Follow Skateboard England advice if you are using the half pipe Consider our neighbours, who may be self-shielding If you are intending to wear a face covering, you should be aware that these may pose an additional safety risk when using play equipment and should not in any case be worn by children under 3 years of age.… Read More...

  • Support Local, Shop Local, Love Local
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 3rd July 2020 at 4:10 pm

    Earlier this week, CRAB Business Alliance published its brochure asking Parishioners to support our local businesses. Click here to view… Read More...

  • Niton Recreation Ground
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 22nd June 2020 at 10:36 am

    Despite the easing of Government measures, we regret that Niton Recreation Ground remains closed. This is because of the open plan layout of facilities within the Rec, which regrettably does not allow us to close off the playground without closing the entire area.… Read More...

  • Whitwell Proposed Development
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 30th January 2020 at 6:06 pm

    Following the Planning Committee Meeting on Monday 13th January 2020, the Parish Council has now submitted its comments on planning application 19/01419/FUL: Proposed residential development of 20 dwellings; formation of vehicular access, parking and landscaping on land rear of 1, Hillside Terrace and Trenale (known as School House Meadow), High Street, Whitwell to the Isle of Wight Council Planning Services.… Read More...

  • Scam Warnings
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 30th January 2020 at 6:00 pm

    You can now follow a link to the IWASP ( Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership) website from the “Community” tab in our website navigation bar. The IWASP website gives details of the latest scams and explains how you can protect yourself and others from becoming victims.… Read More...

  • Tell Us What You Think
    by Niton and Whitwell Parish Clerk on 9th December 2019 at 12:53 pm

    Your Parish Council wants to maintain our valued Parish assets and services, work for the general well-being of our community and to attract visitors to support our businesses. We would very much like to know what you think of these ideas before we set the budget in January.… Read More...