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Applications are now being accepted for WCC's Councillors' Grant Fund 2019/20

The Warwickshire County Council Councillors’ Grant Fund is aimed at community and voluntary organisations. The Fund provides Warwickshire County Councillors with a small pot of funding to support small-scale projects within their area that support the following outcomes:

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service is currently consulting with its communities on the following two plans:

  • The location of a new fire station which it is proposed should be located on Symmetry Park, north of the A45/M45 roundabout, adjacent to the B4429 Coventry Road, and the proposal to relocate a fire engine and crew to this location
  • Potential locations for fire stations in Nuneaton and North Warwickshire

The views of the public are important to the Service so if you wish to take part in the consultations please fill in the on-line surveys between 06 May 2019 and 16 June 2019 by visiting the following websites:
Consultation on additional fire station in Rugby
Nuneaton and North Warwickshire fire station locations

If you would prefer to complete a paper version of the survey, you can request one by calling 01926 423231 or by emailing

Alternatively, please write to the Service Improvement Team, Warwickshire Fire and Rescue, Service Headquarters, Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5LH.

(Alternative formats and languages can be made available on request).

Department for Transport consultation on Traffic Commissioners

  • Send your views to Chris Borg at NALC by email to
  • Deadline: 11 June 2019, 

Click here to read the news story on the NALC website.

Forward to the Consultation

This consultation document is seeking views on changing the rules to allow operators who meet certain conditions, to commence vehicle operations as soon as possible. Government is also seeking views on whether to create the power to introduce formal Tribunal Rules for the tribunal functions carried out by traffic commissioner.

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is calling on local (parish and town) councils to submit their nominations for the People’s Award to mark the official launch of Transport Planning Day 2019.

The Transport Planning Society (TPS) People’s Award looks for the UK’s best community-focused transport initiatives that have made a real difference to people’s access to services, quality of life and wellbeing.

The Annual Meeting saw Cllr Wesbury and Cllr Soutter unanimously voted in to the position of Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively.  We also co-opted Jo Day and Erica Coton as Councillors. Jo moved to the parish from Stratford-upon-Avon in October and works as a Health Visitor.  Jo is keen to use the skills she has gained within the local community.  Erica works for Enterprise Inns and is passionate about the area and keen to get to know more of the local residents.  We are delighted to welcome two new councillors and are sure they will be an asset to the PC.  Thank you to all the residents that attended the successful Annual Assembly.

VE Day 75th Anniversary - A shared moment of celebration

The 8th May 1945 was the day peace emerged after nearly six years of war, so the 75th anniversary on 8th May 2020 represents an important milestone in our history.  I am sure you will agree that we cannot let this day pass without reflecting on the enormous sacrifice, courage and determination of people from all walks of life who saw us through this dark period. Our celebration, VE Day 75, will cover the weekend of 8th - 10th May 2020, and will be an international celebration of peace – a time to remember, reflect and pay tribute to the millions who played such a vital part in achieving it.