To Woughton Community Council
Woughton Community Council is the council closest to the residents in the parish of Woughton. The Community Council is here to support residents by representing their views on issues affecting them. We provide environmental and community facilities. On our website you will find information about Woughton Community Council’s services, as well as news about upcoming events and projects.
You can also get information at our office, based in the Local Centre on Coffee Hall. We are open each weekday between 9am – 5 pm (except Friday, when we close at 4pm and Wednesday, when we close at 1pm for staff training). More details on our ‘Contact Us’ page.
PLEASE NOTE OUR OFFICES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED – PLEASE CONTACT US VIA PHONE / EMAIL
PLAY RANGERS ARE BACK FROM 3RD AUGUST
Having been in lock down for what feels like forever, we are heading out over the next few weeks so we can stay in touch in a safer way – outdoors, distanced and with all the necessary safety measures.
We will be out and about on the estates over July and August, so do come down and see us. Dog waste bags, reusable drinks bottles, information leaflets, a chance to let us know what is happening.
We are please to say that the Community Fridges are now open again, different times and a different system, but back up and running.
Please note that this is now based at the front of the building and you will be asked what you need from a list of what we have. A maximum of 10 items per visit – hand sanitiser provided and please wear a mask when visiting. If you have symptoms, please don’t attend, but if you are in need, give us a ring and we can sort something out.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page for ‘one off’ openings, if we have lots of stuff and enough staff / volunteers!
For information about Covid-19 (known as coronavirus) and the steps that Woughton Community Council are taking, click HERE
Following advice from Central Government and in line with safety precautions, as from 17th March 2020 the following actions have been taken to protect local residents and staff and help reduce the impact of the virus:
- Our buildings (Hub, No 95, all community centres) closed with immediate effect.
- All public facing services (advice, wellbeing, youth, Community Fridge, Community Café) stopped operating any public access sessions . Services will remain accessible via email, phone and Skype, where suitable.
- All meetings with external partners are postponed or will take place online
This is clearly a difficult time and these decisions have not been taken lightly. We have to protect our staff, our councillors, our residents and those we come into contact with. Whilst many of us don’t fall within the ’high risk’ categories, many of us do and the need to protect everyone is paramount.
For further information about sources of support, click HERE
And for details of resources that might be useful during this period, click HERE
We have also published resources that can help talk about the situation, click HERE
*NEW* Gazette (and previous copies!)
You can check out the Summer Edition of the Gazette, which includes information about Coronavirus, updates from the estates and articles on loads of different things.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WILL BE DELIVERED TO HOMES ACROSS THE PARISH IN EARLY JULY.
You can also still look at previous editions of ‘My Woughton Gazette’, going back to 2015 (and a few from even earlier).
PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED
You can find details of our Ward Councillor surgeries by clicking HERE
As part of our governance and to make sure that we are compliant with all the laws and rules around local councils, each year we provide an ‘Annual Governance and Accountability Return’ (sometimes known as an AGAR) to external auditors. Local electors have a right to see this return and, if requested, to see our accounts, etc..
You can find our annual returns for the past year HERE
If you have any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us