Wilbarston Parish Council

Serving the people of Wilbarston

Village Sign

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

Tel: 01933 273028

Tags: Emergency Plan

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

Anglian Water Priority Register

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

Tags: Anglian Water, Emergency Plan, Services

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

Volunteer to help those in need - Coronavirus

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) is co-ordinating the community volunteer response and wants to hear from individual volunteers or representatives of community groups, including parish and town council-led groups, that need extra volunteers in the coming weeks and months.

Visit https://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/coronavirus-updates/Pages/volunteer-to-help-those-in-need-coronavirus.aspx to find... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:46 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Emergency Plan, Social Care, community, volunteers

Welland Wanderer Suspended

Welland Wanderer East and West Bus Services

Please note that after Friday 27th March 2020 due to the restrictions in place to combat the spread of the coronavirus these services are

SUSPENDED

until further notice

This is very much regretted but is necessary. Arrangements will be made to resume them as soon as possible after restrictions are lifted

Further information may be obtained from

Wilbarston Parish... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:13 by Becky Jones

Tags: Busses, Coronavirus, Emergency Plan, Services, Welland Wanderer, community

Covid-19 Support

Good Neighbours Scheme

Given the current situation we are launching our Good Neighbours Scheme to help those in need.

We would like to have a co-ordinated approach to help those who need it in our community. Due to the daily changing situation we are asking for volunteers to help with some important tasks; whether this be a friendly voice over the phone, collecting shopping for those who are unable to,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 22:16 by Becky Jones

Tags: Covid-19, Emergency Plan, community

Wilbarston in an Emergency

A massive fire, an explosion in a large passing vehicle or premises, deep snowfall and drifts cutting the village off from local towns, motor or other accidents, a serious motor accident perhaps involving two passenger coaches, an aircraft crash, major storms with roads cut off and power lost. No one knows what emergency will happen or when so it is best to BE PREPARED.

The Parish Council is considering... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 10 Mar 2018 07:58 by Becky Jones

Tags: Consultation, Emergency Plan, community