Wilbarston Parish Council

Serving the people of Wilbarston

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

Tel: 01933 273028

Author: Becky Jones

Spread The Word, Not The Virus

Cases of Covid are rising across the county, by getting both jabs you reduce the chance of being hospitalised by over 92%. This NHS video features young Covid patients talking about their experiences of suffering from serious Covid-19 and developing Long Covid, and the experience of Doctors and frontline staff treating them: https://youtu.be/XEwwcIs6aH4. "In hindsight I wish I had taken the jab when... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:50 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, NHS, Vaccination, Vaccine

20 actions parish councils can take on the climate and nature emergency

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report published recently makes for sober reading. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and to think that there is nothing that parish and town councils can do to protect the environment and make a positive contribution to climate change, but quite the opposite is true! Indeed, parish and town councils have a legal duty under the Natural Environment &... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:56 by Becky Jones

Tags: Climate Change, Climate Emergency, Enviroment

Public Consultation - Thursday 16th September

Public Consultation on Thursday 16th September 2021 at the Village Hall 7.30pm

This is a meeting of the public to discuss Neighbourhood Planning and celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. All members of the public are encoraged and welcome to attend.

Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:22 by Becky Jones

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Public Consultation, Queen's Jubilee

Reports of Distraction Burglary

The Police have had reports that there are people going door to door selling cloths and other sundry items, and some have claimed that this is on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch.

Neighbourhood Watch in Northants do not do this, and do not support any organisations doing this on Neighbourhood Watch's behalf.

This is a tactic often used in Distraction Burglary. and the Police have reports of these people... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 10:57 by Becky Jones

Tags: Burglary, Community, Police

Fly-Tipping Pilot Scheme to Support Landowners

A pilot scheme to support landowners with the cost of removing fly-tipping from their land and securing it against future incidents is being rolled out across the county.

Earlier this year, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold set up a scheme to help farmers and landowners, with a view to intervening early to prevent crime and to assist in tracking down people who are fly-tipping.

The pilot... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 20:47 by Becky Jones

Tags: Farmers, Fly-Tipping, Grants, Landowners, Waste Management

Help for Heroes Clinical Team

Help for Heroes has a clinical team that covers Northamptonshire, which consists of Sarah Kirkby and David Hornsby. They are both Registered Nurses and between them they have extensive military and NHS experience. They provide community-based engagement with Veterans in order to support them and the specific health care needs that the Veteran's community experience. The easiest way to get support is... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 20:35 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, H4H, Health Care, Help for Heroes, Veterans

90% of residents support increased biodiversity

It comes as nine out of ten councils have declared a climate emergency.

In a poll conducted by the Local Government Association (LGA), 94% of residents want to see increased biodiversity in their area, including the planting of trees and protection of green spaces.

The survey found that encouraging people to be more eco-friendly through recycling and less plastic use, as well as increasing the use of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:21 by Becky Jones

Tags: Biodiversity, Climate Emergency, Wildflowers

Devolution Framework

A long-awaited framework from the Local Government Association (LGA) was published on Wednesday. "Local service delivery and place-shaping: A framework to support parish and town councils" presents a framework for principal councils looking to support parish and town councils to play an increased role in local service delivery and place-shaping. The document was written by consultants, Shared Intelligence,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:17 by Becky Jones

Tags: Devolution, Framework, LGA, Local Government

Nature and the Environment

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report published this week makes for sober reading. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and to think that there is nothing that local communities can do to protect the environment and make a positive contribution to climate change, but quite the opposite is true! Indeed, parish and town councils have a legal duty under the Natural Environment & Rural... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:11 by Becky Jones

Tags: Climate Change, Nature

Wilbarston Recruits Police Liaison Officer

Wilbarston Parish Council is pleased to announce the appointment of local resident Steve Winn as Police Liaison Representative.

Steve will act as the liaison between the council and the police.

For further information on the scheme including the role of the PLR please follow this link www.northantscalc.com/plr

Steve can be contacted via email at stephen.winn1@sky.com

Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:00 by Becky Jones

Tags: Police Liaison