Hopwas Playing Field

A local free publication has recently queried the status of the Playing Field. The Parish Council  confirms that they own the Playing Field, and manage it on behalf of the village to maintain it safely for the use of the children of the parish. If residents have any queries about

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New Councillor

At the recent meeting of the Parish Council at Comberford Church it was agreed to co-opt Mrs Carol Croft onto the Council. We are delighted to welcome Carol on to the team.  She lives in Wigginton and can be contacted  by any residents wishing to bring local matters to the

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Olympic Torch

Saturday 30th June Line the streets and welcome the Olympic Torch Relay through Hopwas! Due along Lichfield Road at 10.08. Thank you to all the children who have made torches for the competition, judging at 9 a.m. at the Social Club.

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June meeting

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Thursday June 7th at Thomas Barnes Primary School, Hopwas at 7.15. The first part of the meeting is the Open Forum, where residents are invited to comment or ask questions about local issues. Other matters to be covered in the

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Faster Broadband

Staffordshire County Council is trying to improve broadband speeds as these are very slow in rural areas. Please complete the survey by following the link below – https://www.snapsurveys.com/swh/surveylogin.asp?k=133484544219  

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Torch Relay meeting

Another meeting of the Hopwas Torch Relay working group was held on May 1st to discuss plans for the Torch Relay on Saturday June 30th. The A51 through Hopwas will be closed from 9.30 on the morning of June 30th and will reopen after the Torch Relay has gone through,

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Meetings in May

Tuesday 1st May – Meeting at Thomas Barnes School, 7pm – Torch Relay arrangements – Parish Council and Local Groups Thursday 3rd May  – Annual Parish Meeting at St Leonards C of E School, Wigginton 7.15 – all residents are invited to hear about the Parish Council’s year and to

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War Memorial

On April 1st the Parish Council took over responsibility for the Samuel Parkes V C War Memorial in Wigginton. This had been planned and organised by a committee of local people who had worked hard to ensure that the heroism of Wigginton’s Samuel Parkes was recognised.

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