Annual Parish Assembly – Monday 11th March, 7pm

Lapworth’s 2024 Annual Parish Assembly will be held in the Committee Room of Lapworth Village Hall on Monday 11th March between 7-8pm. Everyone is welcome to attend – join us to hear what village groups and initiatives have achieved this year and their plans for the future. We will have speakers from Lapworth Surgery, the … Read more

Job vacancy – Parish Clerk/RFO

Would you like to work for the Council? Are you looking for an interesting job with home based, flexible working hours? Lapworth Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer with the drive, organisational skills and attention to detail required to successfully manage the day-to-day running of the Council’s services and … Read more

Upcoming public information events regarding the Digital Switchover

The UK’s telephone network is changing. By the end of 2025, most telephone providers will have moved their customers from landlines served by the old analogue (copper) network to new upgraded landline services which use digital technology. This is commonly referred to as The Digital Switchover. BT Consumer Group – the largest provider of landline … Read more

South Warwickshire’s Community Transport Scheme

Did you know that South Warwickshire has a community transport scheme helping folks get to vital appointments when they are unable to drive themselves? VASA is a charity based in Stratford upon Avon working across south Warwickshire with a team of over 150 volunteers who give up their time to take people struggling with transport … Read more

Garden waste permit subscriptions open for 2024/25

Green-fingered residents who wish to continue having their garden waste collected can now renew their subscription for the period from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025. The annual charge for the fortnightly service for this year is £44 for each garden waste bin permit and covers collections for the 2024/25 period, with a two … Read more

New Cost of Living fund for Community Groups

From Monday 15 January 2024, community organisations are invited to make an application to the Cost-of-Living Fund from which grants of up to £3000 are available to support projects or initiatives that could help households to ease pressures caused by financial hardship. The new funding is targeted at not-for profit groups and charities to set up … Read more

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service (WFRS) is consulting on a proposed change to its service delivery model

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service (WFRS) is consulting on a proposed change to its service delivery model as part of its Resourcing to Risk approach. Resourcing to Risk aims to have the right resource, in the right place and at the right time, to keep people safe in their homes, their workplace, their environment and when they are … Read more

The Coventry and Warwickshire Christmas tree recycling scheme

The Coventry and Warwickshire Christmas tree recycling scheme helps to raise vital funds for the Myton Hospices and Pass The Smile. Collections will be happening across the majority of Warwickshire again this year. The collection dates are Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th January 2024. Last year the charity raised over £45,000 for cancer care, … Read more

Get involved in the West Midlands Virtual Forest

Since January 2020, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has been encouraging residents and businesses to register the trees they have planted on the Virtual Forest (www.wmvirtualforest.co.uk), which covers the West Midlands, Warwickshire and Shropshire. The number of new trees registered is now approaching 600,000 – that’s one for every school age child living in … Read more