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

Wilbarston Receives A Grant Award

A grant has just been awarded to the Parish Council by NSRA the Northamptonshire Safer Roads Safety Alliance, an initiative funded by the Northamptonshire Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner. This is to enable the Parish to purchase a new additional VAS – that is a Vehicle Activated Speed Sign – a sign that tells people how fast they are driving to encourage them to slow down and observe... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 13:39 by Becky Jones

Tags: Police, Speed Sign, Speed Warning, Traffic Calming, VAS, Vehicle Activated Speed Sign

A14 junctions 3, 4, 7 and 8: essential maintenance and refurbishment works

Highways England will be carrying out essential maintenance and refurbishment work along the A14 between junctions 3, 4, 7 and 8 – Rothwell and Kettering from 1 June 2021. At junctions 3, 7 and 8, Highways England will resurface the carriageway and the exit and entry slip roads, refresh road markings, renew road studs, replace damaged ironworks, clean gullies and replace some traffic signs.

These... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 13:28 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Maintenance, Road Works

It's election time at Wilbarston Parish Council!

It's election time at Wilbarston Parish Council!

It takes all sorts!

- Do you want to do something positive for your community?

- Can you think, listen and act locally?

- Can you attend eleven evening meetings per year (on a Thursday)?

Elections to Wilbarston Parish Council will be held on 6 May 2021

There are over 10,000 parish councils representing around 16 million people across England. They form the most local level of government and cover many rural... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 20:25 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Council, Councilors, Elections

The Census is Coming

The Census is Coming

Census Day is Sunday 21 March 2021

Your help is needed with the census which gathers vital information to help plan services such as transport, education and healthcare.

You must complete the census by law.

Look out for your invitation pack in the post. It will show you how to complete your census.

For more information visit www.census.gov.uk

Your answers are protected by law and will be kept confidential.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 20:14 by Becky Jones

Tags: Census

Welland Wanderer Suspended Until Further Notice

Welland Wanderer Suspended Until Further Notice

The East and West Services will be suspended until further notice with effect from 2 March 2021. This is due to the effects of the covid 19 restrictions. The services may only be used for essential travel at present and due to the low numbers involved they are not currently viable. Conditions will be monitored and as soon as circumstances allow and demand is likely to return they will be resumed. The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:35 by Becky Jones

Tags: Bus Service, Transport, Welland Wanderer

BACK ON THE BEAT IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Over the coming weeks, we will be setting the foundations for a major new focus on local policing in Northamptonshire.

The number of neighbourhood police constables across rural and urban communities will be doubled, growing from 50 to 100 over the next 18 months, with still further increases planned.

Neighbourhood policing will be at the heart of our fight against crime: we will be providing visible,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 20:41 by Becky Jones

Tags: Police, community

Neighbourhood Police Officer Numbers Set To Double

The number of neighbourhood police officers focusing on local policing in communities in Northamptonshire, is set to double in a major investment of resources in visible, effective local crimefighting.

The increase will take the number of dedicated neighbourhood policing constables across rural and urban parts of the county, from 50 to 100 over the next 18 months, with further increases anticipated... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 20:26 by Becky Jones

Tags: Police, community

Dingley Crime

An incident of interfering with a motor vehicle has been reported this happened between 10/02/21@20.55-21.15

Did you see anyone loitering around in the area of HARBOROUGH ROAD, DINGLEY. Please do not hesitate to call 101 (or 999 if a crime is in progress).

If you have seen or heard anything that you feel may be helpful or may aid us in our investigation, please contact the main enquiry number (101) and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 20:23 by Becky Jones

Tags: Crime, Police

Gritting....what you can do to help

Gritting....what you can do to help

It looks like we are in for a cold spell again. Please take a look at the flyer from Northamptonshire Highways, it contains further information on how you can help to keep our public roads and paths safe.

The council is conducting a survey of the grit bins and will top up as necessary. In the mean time should you find an empty bin this can also be reported via street doctor for the refilling via Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 09:42 by Becky Jones

Tags: Bad Weather, Community, Grit Bins, Snow

It’s Village Halls Week (25th to 29th January)

Frances Harris, Community Facilities Advisor, of Northants ACRE speaks on BBC Radio Northampton talking about village halls week and the value of village halls to their community. You will enjoy listening to interviews from various village halls in Northamptonshire and how Northants ACRE have worked with them. Link to recording. (Frances is first up 1 hour & 25 minutes into the show).

Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 10:50 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Northants ACRE, Village Hall