The Parish Councils Aims To provide effective, efficient and accountable local government for the parish, enabling residents to be involved in the life of the community and its future development. To be a strong voice for residents and local businesses, working to improve the overall village area both built and natural, while preserving the uniqueness of heritage areas.
Welcome Our website is here to provide the Parish with information. It’s for the use of the Parish Council, the Neighbourhood Plan and Village Groups and Organisations. The ‘Village & Community’ section of the site will give details of events taking place in Wessington. Let us know if we miss any and we will be happy to add them. We look forward to this website growing and becoming a valued asset for the community. Wessington is a small Parish having 575 people across 275 dwellings, ranging from traditional stone cottages, farms and social housing through to newly built housing. What really makes Wessington stand out as a village? – large amounts of green open spaces making Wessington a wonderful Village to live and work in. Annually our Well Dressing Committee organise the ‘Dressing of the Wells’ at the beginning of July, when the School also hold their Summer Fayre, the Church provides traditional refreshments and has various stalls including a very well supported plant sale. Also various competitions take place including ‘Wessington’s World Welly Wanging Championship’ and other attractions throughout the Village. This event brings the Village together and attracts visitors from far and wide.
Wessington has embarked upon the development of its own Neighbourhood Plan and encourages as many parishioners as possible get involved and have their say about the future of Wessington, regular meetings are held by WNHP Steering Group contact us if you’d like to be involved.
Please see the Village notice boards for Agenda’s for Parish Council & Neighbourhood Plan meetings.