ALL MEETINGS OF WISTASTON PARISH COUNCIL HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
MESSAGE FROM CITIZEN'S ADVICE BUREAU
Accessing Information and Advice from Citizens Advice Cheshire East
Citizens Advice Cheshire East have suspended face-to-face advice services across all sites and services for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus outbreak. However we are still open and ready to deliver information and advice in other ways:
There are a number of ways people can continue to get advice during this time.
Citizens Advice Cheshire East are delivering advice by email and phone, if you have an issue you’d like help with direct from us, complete this form https://www.citizensadvicece.org.uk/email and we will be in touch.
General advice will be given via national Adviceline which people can reach by calling 03444 111 444. This is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
People can chat online to an adviser by visiting the Citizens Advice website at citizensadvice.org.uk/contact-us.
People looking for advice on consumer issues (e.g. issues related to products or services you've purchased) can contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 223 1133 or chat online to an advisor on our website.
Anyone seeking to make a new claim for Universal Credit should call the Universal Credit Help to Claim line on 0800 1448444.
Waiting times for these services may be slightly longer than usual as we adapt to our new patterns of working.
It is pleasing to report outstanding results in both the North West in Bloom and Community Pride Competitions.
North West in Bloom
Two awards – Gold Certificate for the general Parish and a special award to the Conservation Group for their outstanding work.
Two awards – Best Kept Village Award and a Little Gem Award for the flower bed in Church Lane opposite Wistaston Memorial Hall.
Congratulations to our Wistaston in Bloom, Conservation Group, Litter team and residents who contributed to this success.
Police Surgeries are being held where you can meet your local PCSO Sophie Jebb Bowman on a one to one basis. She is pictured here with our local PC Tim Clark. You can discuss any issues or concerns which are affecting you or your community at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Church Lane, Wistaston on the following dates and times:-
2nd March 2020 10.00 - 11.00am; 10th March 2020 10.00 - 11.00am; 18th March 2020 4.00 - 5.00pm
3rd April 2020 10.00 - 11.00am; 11th April 2020 3.00 - 4.00pm; 21st April 2020 10.00 - 11.00am; 29th April 2020 6.00 - 7.00pm
4th May 2020 10.00 - 11.00am; 13th May 2020 2.00 - 3.00pm; 20th May 2020 6.00 - 7.00pm; 28th May 2020 4.00 - 5.00pm
You can see what PCSO Sophie Jebb Bowman has been doing on her patrols on the Wistaston and Willaston Police Facebook page.
Wistaston Parish Council is looking for support in tackling dog fouling in the area! If you see any one let their dog foul and fail to pick it up please contact the Cheshire East Community Wardens on the details below
We are committed to reducing the level of dog fouling throughout Wistaston Dog fouling is an offence and carries a Fixed penalty notice of £80 and a maximum fine of £1000 upon conviction.
We now have an established group of volunteers who will be litter picking in Wistaston. Should you wish to join the group please contact the Clerk.
We have an active Community Speed Watch Group. Should you wish to join the Group please contact the Clerk. Up to the end of September 2019 the Community Speed Watch Team have reported 220 offences with a highest recorded speed of 60 mph.