This is the official website of Whorlton and Westwick Parish Council. We are a civil parish, consisting of approximately 240 registered voters.

We have a Neighbourhood Plan in relation to Whorlton:

Future meetings and available agendas can be viewed in the Meetings Page. Whorlton and Westwick Parish Council will publish minutes of the past meetings as soon as they are agreed by the Council.

Whorlton and Westwick Parish Council is the local authority responsible for the protection of Whorlton Village Green. There are bollards positioned around the perimeter of the various sections of the village green. Please note that if your vehicle causes damage to any of these bollards, we will seek compensation for the cost of repairing the damage. There are standard repair costs: £70 to replace a bollard; and £40 to reseat a bollard in an upright position.

We also have a children’s play area, located behind the village hall.


Death of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh 1921 – 2021

It is with deep sadness and regret that I announce, on behalf of Witton le Wear Parish Council, the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh aged 99. Her Majesty and Prince Philip have been married for 73 years and have known each other since they were children.  The Parish Council would like to send their condolences to the queen and the royal family on this deeply sad occasion.

An online book of condolence will be available on the Church of England Remembering His Royal Highness Prince Philip | The Church of England and The Royal Family websites The Royal Family