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Great Casterton Parish Council

Serving the people of Great Casterton

Clerk: Derek Patience
29 Priory Gardens, Stamford

Tel: 01780 753066

  • Image: The Village from the Roman Fort

    The Village from the Roman Fort

  • Image: Church of St Peter & St Paul

    Church of St Peter & St Paul

  • Image: Old Great North Road

    Old Great North Road

Welcome to the web site of the Parish of Great Casterton, a village of some 365 people on the eastern edge of Rutland.

The Parish Council consists of a Chairman and four Councillors who meet about every two months in Casterton Business  & Enterprise College. The date and the agenda for the meeting is posted on the notice boards, the meetings calendar and the Agenda tab on this web site a week in advance.

As an elected body we are responsible to you, the people we represent. Attending a council meeting is the best way to find out what we do. Look in the Meetings Calendar to find dates for our public meetings.

See the latest News box on the left for what is happening and also the Police Notices. There is a Tab for the Parish Church which gives information about our Parish Church and Services.

On the right hand side there is a What's On calendar.

Latest News

Green bin charging to start April 2018

Green bin charging to start April 2018

The Parish Council has just been informed that Rutland

County Councillors have approved the introduction of an

annual charge for green waste services, to come into

effect from April 2018.

The charge will be £35 per Green Bin

Click on attachment below

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:25 by Mark Bush

Green Bin charge for Collection

Green Bin charge for Collection

Rutland County Councillors will discuss the introduction of an annual charge for green waste services at their next Full Council meeting on Monday 11 September 2017.

The plans would see a charge of £35 per year introduced from April 2018, helping the Council to reduce the overall cost of collecting and disposing of Rutland's waste, which has risen to almost £2million a year.

While more and more green waste is being produced locally, the amount of money the Council is able to recover from recycled materials has fallen. This has contributed to a rise in the overall cost of our waste services, meaning it's becoming too expensive to continue providing green waste collection for free. We need to look at alternatives and this is felt to be a reasonable change that would help to protect the service long-term. The proposal would not apply to general household waste or recycling and there would be no change to how regularly bins More »

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Sun, 03 Sep 2017 16:56 by Mark Bush


Scam Alert - A new fake email claiming to be from BT is attempting to trick victims into automatically downloading Dridex banking malware.

The emails entitled 'New BT bill' contains a link that automatically downloads a malicious file called 'BT bill.zip' once clicked. What makes this scam email unique is the Dridex malware starts downloading without a webpage being opened.

Once installed, the Dridex malware is designed to steal personal information such as usernames and passwords by eavesdropping, with the ultimate goal of getting into bank accounts and stealing cash. More »

If you receive one of these emails do not click on any links. Instead, go to the BT website directly and log in from there to view your bills. BT would never send you an email with an attachment.

Another scam claiming to be from BT is a call saying they are sending out a new hub as BT has been subjected to a cyber-attack. They then ask you to start your computer and tell you what settings to change. This can also lead to malware being downloaded and result in personal information being stolen. As above, go to the BT website, get a contact phone number for the support team and check any details with them. » Less

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:43 by Mark Bush