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

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Coronavirus

Getting Help - leaflet

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 15:10 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, community

Support Line

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Emergency Plan, Mental Health, Services

Councils given new powers to hold public meetings remotely

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

Tags: Consultation, Coronavirus, Councillors, Covid-19, council, local government

Allotments - Covid 19 Emergency Measures

UPDATED 01/04/2020

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

Tags: Allotments, Coronavirus, Covid-19, community

Lrf Covid-19 Help Line

New Coronavirus support line launched

A new support line has been launched to support the most vulnerable members of our community.

The new support line - which can be reached on 0300 126 1000 (Option 5) - allows those who cannot leave their homes under current restrictions and those who have nobody to call upon for help, to request support in getting access to food, prescriptions and other vital services... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:12 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Mental Health, Services, Social Care

Voice Launches Home Support App To Help Victims of Crime During Social Distancing

Voice Launches Home Support App To Help Victims of Crime During Social Distancing

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Police, Services, community, crime

Stay Home, Save Lives

Stay Home, Save Lives

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives

Anyone can spread Coronavirus.

The only reasons to leave home are:

- To shop for basic necessities or pick up medicine

- To travel to work when you absolutely cannot

work from home

- To exercise once a day, alone or with members

of your household

- Do not meet others, even friends or family

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:31 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Emergency Plan, community

Council Leader hails tremendous response to plea for volunteers

A staggering 8,319 individuals have come forward after an appeal for volunteers to help those most in need during the COVID-19 pandemic was launched on Monday.

In just three days, almost 800 forms have been submitted to the Northamptonshire COVID-19 Community Resilience team, with individuals and groups coming forward in droves to offer their support across the county.

The Community Resilience team are... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 08:54 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Councillors, Covid-19, Emergency Plan, community

Stay at home, save lives and protect our NHS!

Please see a statement below from the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Tues 24 March on Covid-19:

Chief Constable Nick Adderley, said: "We are all aware we are now living in unprecedented times and, from today, every one of us is being asked to step up and play a crucial role in the battle against Covid-19. All that is requested of you is that you follow Government advice - stay at home,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:38 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Emergency Plan, Police, community, local government

Volunteers To Stay Safe During Covid-19 Pandemic

Volunteers To Stay Safe During Covid-19 Pandemic

Free training, advice and support is available.

If you are volunteering or coming together, forming groups to lend a helping hand to neighbours at this difficult time. Northamptonshire ACRE can provide support and advice for you on matters including policies and safety information.

It's important that community groups bear in mind their duty of care not only to their volunteers but to those they help.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:19 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Emergency Plan, Social Care, community, voluntary, volunteers

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