Wilbarston Parish Council

Serving the people of Wilbarston

Village Sign

Clerk: Mrs Becky Jones
1 Castle Road, Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN8 1LL

Tel: 01933 273028

Author: Becky Jones

Be Part of Census 2021

Be Part of Census 2021

The first digital Census takes place on 21st March 2021.

Population statistics are vital to our country: nationally, locally and within communities. Once every 10 years the census provides an opportunity to build a detailed and comprehensive picture of the nation.

The census is for everyone. The whole population has the chance to provide the information that can help to ensure your communities are well... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:35 by Becky Jones

Tags: Census, Community

Green Homes Grant

We have received some information from Northants Warm Homes regarding Green Homes Grants, which may be useful to you.

Click on the attached website link for information https://www.northantswarmhomes.com/2020/09/01/green-home-grants-your-guide/

Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 11:34 by Becky Jones

Tags: Grants

#Don’tLoseThePlot

#Don’tLoseThePlot

Firework and Bonfire Safety

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind families, that they are actively discouraging people from having bonfires and fireworks at home. Firefighters do often get called out to bonfires out of control, and we know that fireworks also need to be used with great care.

However, we want families to have as safe a Bonfire Night as possible, so we are also... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 10:18 by Becky Jones

Tags: Fire Safety

Creep safe this Halloween!

This Halloween and Bonfire Night will be a little different this year for families across Northamptonshire as we come to terms with celebrating the season alongside Covid-19 restrictions.

We want to discourage people from having bonfires and fireworks at home, but we know that some may still do this, so this edition shares some of the main tips for trying to keep as safe as possible.

How to have FUN…... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:38 by Becky Jones

Tags: Bonfire Night, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Fire Safety, Halloween

Rushton Crime

An incident of interfering with a motor vehicle has been reported this happened between 24/09/20@19.00-26/09/20@12.00 Did you see anyone loitering around in the area of Desborough Road Rushton Please do not hesitate to call 101 (or 999 if a crime is in progress).
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If you have seen or heard anything that you feel may be helpful or may aid us in our investigation, please contact the main... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:28 by Becky Jones

Tags: Police, crime

Neighbour of the Year Award 2020

Nominate a neighbour that goes above and beyond for your community for the Neighbour of the Year Award 2020 run by Co-op Insurance and Neighbourhood Watch
For the third year running, we're excited to launch the nationwide search in partnership with our friends at Co-op Insurance to find and celebrate some of the UK's best neighbours.
Our members have told us that to be a great neighbour people share... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:16 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community

Rural Food Survey

Northamptonshire ACRE and partners are concerned about food poverty and the availability/ accessibility of food in rural Northamptonshire. This survey is part of a wider project to highlight the issues faced by rural communities, and to provide support to the communities in need of extra support. We will be publishing a report to share the results of the survey. You can support this work by completing... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:14 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Food Poverty

Wilbarston Parish Defibrillator Location

Wilbarston's Defibrillator is located in the Telephone Kiosk on the Village Green opposite the Village Shop.

A member of the public would ring 999 in an emergency to request the code to open the cabinet. The postcode is NN16 8QQ. The location on what3words app. is ///messing.tidal.crest

More information: https://what3words.com/

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:05 by Becky Jones

Tags: Defibrillator

Wilbarston Parish Defibrillator Location

Wilbarston's Defibrillator is located in the Telephone Kiosk on the Village Green opposite the Village Shop.

A member of the public would ring 999 in an emergency to request the code to open the cabinet. The postcode is NN16 8QQ. The location on what3words app. is ///messing.tidal.crest

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:05 by Becky Jones

Tags: Defibrillator

Covid-19 Testing Site

A bit further afield, there is a new Covid-19 Testing Site at the long stay car park, Northampton Road, Towcester

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:54 by Becky Jones

Tags: Covid-19, Testing Site