Author: Becky Jones
VE Day this year is going to be very different for us all. However, Kettering museum and gallery would like to invite you and your family to join in with their online VE Day celebrations at home. With free activities, stories of wartime and ways to connect with the community, there will be lots of ideas to keep you entertained and the chance to pay tribute to the generations of the Second World War.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 14:57 by Becky Jones
We expected this year to be different from usual due to the impending Local Government Reorganisation. In fact it has proved to be very different, but not for that reason, so this report which ordinarily would have been presented to the Annual Parish Assembly is instead being made available on-line and via the notice board.
I'll return to covid-19 and the lockdown later on but going back to the start... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 14:39 by Becky Jones
Need Help? Wilbarston Good Neighbours Scheme are only a phone call away, call on 07379 680 693. Alternatively Northamptonshire's dedicated Coronavirus support line is:
0300 126 1000 (option 5)
Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 16:26 by Becky Jones
Anglian Water (AW) has asked parish and town councils to advertise the fact that some residents, including those people who are self-isolating due to Coronavirus, can register for free to receive additional practical support from AW's Priority Services.
Some of the help available by being on the Priority Services Register includes; help with reading the water meter, a knock and wait service where AW... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 16:21 by Becky Jones
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Local Government Act 1972, due to the resignation of a member, a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Wilbarston Parish Council.
Please note that an election to fill the vacancy cannot take place until 6 May 2021 under the terms of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 15:07 by Becky Jones
Local authorities in England have been handed new powers to hold public meetings virtually by using video or telephone conferencing technology from Saturday (4 April 2020).
The government has temporarily removed the legal requirement for local authorities to hold public meetings in person during the coronavirus pandemic. This will enable councils to make effective and transparent decisions on the delivery... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:32 by Becky Jones
The government is presently advising the population to stay at home and practice social distancing, whilst being allowed to take one form of exercise a day. If working your allotment is to carry on being seen as legitimate exercise then it is imperative that plot-holders follow all the guidelines, allotment sites are as risky as anywhere else.
Although it is perfectly OK and within... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:38 by Becky Jones
Voice for Victims and Witnesses - the free, confidential support service for victims and witnesses of crime in Northamptonshire - is today releasing the Voice Home Support Hub app, to help people cope and recover from the effects of crime during social distancing.
The app is available for download now, for free, at www.voicehomesupporthub.co.uk
The lockdown measures imposed to help stop the spread of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:41 by Becky Jones