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Path drainage works at the far end of the Lakes

Path drainage works at the far end of the Lakes

The Land Trust have informed the WCC today, that the drainage works between the small lake and the landfill are due to start on Monday 25 October. The works will be to create drainage ditches, as plan A - to install pipes is on hold due to the shortage of building materials. The pipes will now be installed at a later date, when supplies resume.

While the drainage ditches are being created there will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 12:21 by Rachel Graham

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Footpath at the end of Stephenson Way

In response to the query about closing Catcliffe footpath 8, RMBC have said "the closure is in place from Friday 8 October 2021, for a period of 6 months to facilitate the works to the proposed development of the erection of a 6 storey 150 bedroom hotel with associated access off Highfield Spring, parking and landscaping together with engineering operations to level the site and facilitate drainage... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:08 by Rachel Graham

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Parking around Waverley Junior Academy

Rotherham Council have helpfully put out information about when to report a parking problem. There is a Traffic Regulation Order in effect around the Academy, which includes road markings. It means residents, including parents, can report the parking problems near the school.

The information and link to the form can be found on website page: -

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 19:15 by Rachel Graham

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The school run

At last night's monthly meeting, the Waverley Community Councillors discussed the traffic issues arising around the Waverley Junior Academy. Several of the Councillors are parents with young children attending WJA also. They too are concerned about the movement of traffic, parents and the young students around the school, which residents live close to as well.

We have reached out to the Principal at... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 15:00 by Rachel Graham

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Olive Lane, some preparatory works are starting

At the end of October you should see a few diggers and other machinery on the Olive Lane site. The contractors will be on site be preparing the ground ahead of the larger project of building Olive Lane.

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 17:00 by Rachel Graham

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Permissive path by the River Rother in Waverley

I know some residents have been unhappy over the last year or so with the closure of the Red Shale permissive path which runs parallel to 'Treeton footpath 8' alongside the River Rother.

I met with Harworth today and the good news is that the path should be finished and open again by Christmas. However, there is a planned swop over of the National Power Grid electricity supply from the overhead cables... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 16:57 by Rachel Graham

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WCC monthly meeting 6 October at 7pm

The next meeting of the Community Council is on Wednesday 6 October at 7pm at the AMP in the Brearley Room. You are welcome to join.

The agenda for the meeting can be found at;

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 16:34 by Rachel Graham

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The temporary bus stops keep a ‘moving…

The WCC is aware that some of the temporary bus stops keep moving. This sadly is not a conscious decision by South Yorkshire Transport Passenger Executive (SYPTE) or any other travel related organisation. The temporary bus stops are being removed or relocated by persons unknown for their own merriment. This has led to local residents being left without an identifiable location to board and alight bus... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 14:53 by Rachel Graham

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Community Bus service

Did you know, that if the nearest bus stop is not accessible to you, particularly if you're elderly or have mobility issues, there are Community Bus services. Any residents unable to access standard public transport services may register with the Community Bus service in Rotherham. Although there is a cost involved, it is subsidised. It is a cheaper alternative to a taxi and can be booked up to one... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 11:51 by Rachel Graham

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Planning application - RB2021/0199

Planning application - RB2021/0199

As some residents will recollect the planning application for the development off Whittle Way was not welcomed by the residents living adjacent to it, especially off Sorby Row. Residents shared their views with the WCC in March. It supported their views and wrote to the RMBC planning team to object to the development.

The decision for the planning application is now... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:37 by Rachel Graham

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