Play Areas Re-open

St Marys Road and Westwood Road Play Areas in Atherstone have now re-opened with clear signage on both play areas to remind people to social distance.


What we need from you please:

↔️ Please maintain social distancing from other people not from your household
✋ Avoid entering a play area if there are already a number of other families in there
? Sanitise yours and your children’s hands before you enter and after you leave the play area
? If you have wipes with you, wipe down touch points such as swing seats before and after use

We really appreciate your support and hope you can enjoy a safe trip to the play areas

May 2020 Newsletter


Newsletter May 2020 PDF (1)Atherstone Support Team in partnership with local Pharmacy to deliver prescriptions

Atherstone Cemetery

Atherstone Cemetery is open to members of the public but social distancing must be observed at all times.

This is an amendment (announced by the government on 18th April 2020) to the  Government Regulation Statutory Instruments 2020 No. 350 Public Health England

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 Requirement to close premises and businesses during the emergency.




Volunteers Needed

Atherstone Community Support Team are urgently looking for volunteers to offer support to the most vulnerable and needy in this time of crisis.


To join as a volunteer or to find out more, please contact Atherstone Town Council on:

07928 974576 or 07541 946062, or by email at

Allotment Winners


Atherstone Town Council Allotment Awards were presented at the Town Council on Wednesday 16th October 2019.

The Town Council manages two allotment sites in the Atherstone, one on Gypsy Lane and one on Bracebridge Road.

Over 150 tenants are eligible to enter the annual allotment awards and once again the standard of entries was very high.

If anyone is interested in renting an allotment in Atherstone there are still some vacancies at both sites and enquiries can be made to the Deputy Town Clerk on 01827 720829.

List of Winners Merevale Allotments:

  • First Prize Full Plot – Mr S Ford Plot 15
  • Second Prize Full Plot – Mr Cotton / Ms Hudspith Plot 43
  • First Prize Half Plot – Mr K Ford Plot 35
  • Second Prize Half Plot – Mrs J Rollins Plot 36a
  • Best Newcomer – Mr K Dawe and Mr Graham Smith Plot 14a
  • Commendation – Volunteer Centre – Plot 50

List of Winners Gypsy Lane Allotments:

  • First Prize Full Plot – Mr S Roberts Plot 32
  • Second Prize Full Plot – Mr Knight Plot 8
  • First Prize Half Plot – Mr Ford Plot 23b
  • Second Prize Half Plot – Mr Bartlam Plot 24b
  • Best Newcomer – Mrs Pearce Plot 9A

New Ashes Scattering Area


Atherstone Town Council has opened a new Ashes Scattering Area within the Cemetery on Sheepy Road in Atherstone.

The Mayor of Atherstone, Cllr David Wright officially opened the area in a service led by Rev Michael Brandsma. The Event was attended by The Mayor of North Warwickshire Cllr Denise Clews, local North Warwickshire Borough and Town Councillors, local Clergy and members of the public.

The Ashes Scattering Area has been specially designed and landscaped with flowering and evergreen shrub and tree planting to create an attractive tranquil space for visitors, as well as incorporating a new shelter, seating area and memorial wall. For further information about the new ashes scattering service which is now open for bookings please contact the Town Council directly 01827 720829 or email .