Welcome to Wigginton Parish Council

Wigginton lies 5 miles north of the centre of the historic city of York. The village has no obvious visual boundaries to the east and north and is defined by a system of drains that run along the edge of Wigginton Moor. To the south the furthest most point is bounded by the York ring road and the western boundary with Haxby runs down from Broad Oak Farm down to Moor Lane, Westfield Lane, Kirkcroft to Green Dike Lane and then to the ring road.

Wigginton has a Primary School, a Health Centre, a dental practice, 2 churches, 2 public houses and a village shop. Public facilities include a church hall, village recreation hall, the old school and the Wigginton Sports and playing field Association which offers the opportunity to play squash, tennis, bowls, pentane, football and triathlon. There is also a safe play area, Church Fields, for younger children and to the west of the village newly planted woodland, millennium wood.

The town sits on flat ground consisting mostly of clay with soil that is sand and alluvium. In the centre of the village is Westfield Beck. The nearby town of Haxby now merges with Wigginton though the old Parish Boundary map still shows the dividing line. This runs east to west along the back of the houses on Wheatfield Drive on its southern edge as far as Barley Drive. Here it turns northward cutting across Greenshaw Drive until it reaches the road known as The Village. The boundary follows this road until it turns west. The boundary at this point continues northward cutting across Windsor Drive near Ripley Grove and then out into the countryside.

Appeal

Our secretary is leaving for lands anew and we wish to replace her with immediate effect. This is not a major role and would involve you in 10 x 1 hour meetings a year, preparing the agenda and minutes and a small amount of administration work.
Our treasurer retires early next year in May. We wish to replace him now in order for a smooth take over. The role involves accounts work, receipts and payments. Issuing of invoices and monitoring energy accounts. Attending 10 meetings a year. Preparing monthly accounts for our meetings.
Anybody interested in the role is invited to contact clerk@wiggintonparishcouncil.org.uk or michael.haseltine@talktalk.net
WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU.

Carols Around The Tree

The annual carols around the tree event will be held on Monday 14th December 2020 commencing 6-45pm for 7pm.
The Lord Mayor and Sheriff will be attending along with the Minster Lions, Shepherds Group Youth Band and the Children from The Wonder Years together with the Wigginton Primary School Sing Stars. The event will again be recorded by YO1 radio for transmission over Christmas.

We look forward to seeing you there.

2020-21 Grant Applications

Local groups will be able to apply for Section 137 grant awards from June 2020 using the 2020-21 Grant Application form which will be available in June.

The Parish Councils Annual Return

The annual return for 2019-2020 will be available from June 2020.

CITIZENS ADVICE YORK AT THE OLD SCHOOL, MILL LANE, WIGGINTON

A free advice service is available to all Haxby and Wigginton residents at the Old school, Wigginton. They are held on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wednesday morning every month between 9-30am and 12-30pm. As this is a drop-in service no appointment is necessary.
Advice and information can be obtained on a wide range of issues including Benefits, Debt, Employment, Housing, Family and Personal, Immigration and Consumer problems. Getting impartial and confidential advice allows an informed decision to be arrived at and a solution found at no financial cost to the client.
In the event of non-attendance by Citizens advice Staff please contact 0344 111 444 between 10am and 4pm alternatively visit West Offices, Station Rise, York YO1 6GA between 9.30am and 12.30pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Mill Lane

Neighbourhood Plan Online Survey

Thank you to all the Haxby and Wigginton residents who completed the 2019 survey.

Neighbourhood Plan

The Haxby and Wigginton draft neighbourhood Plan is now available for comment, we do encourage residents to read this important document and let their views be known as this represents our opportunity to influence future developments in Haxby and Wigginton.

Download Plan here >

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