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

Tags: News

Highways Closure - A427 Dingley, Brampton Ash, Stoke Albany, Wilbarston, East Carlton and Corby

Northamptonshire Highways are planning to carry out carriageway works along the A427 between Corby and the County Boundary. To undertake these works safely will require that the road is closed for up to three nights from the 18th March.

A plan showing the extent of the closure and diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=112840452

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:17 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, road closures, highways

Local Government Re-Organisation

Although deadlines are approaching at the moment we do not know a lot more than we did last time about the specifics of the proposed local government re-organisation in the county as they will affect parish councils, although the government appointed commissioners currently overseeing finance and governance at the county council are making themselves available at drop in sessions for members of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 18:23 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Services, community, Consultation, Councillors, council, election

Parish Council Vacancy

As a result of the resignation of Cllr Georgina Royle a vacancy has arisen on the parish council. Formal notice will be given on 28 February and following a stipulated period either an election will be called, if requested by sufficient electors, or the council will be able to co-opt. Either way there will be the opportunity for another resident to become a part of the parish council.

This is an ideal... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 18:22 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, council, vacancy, Councillors

Good Neighbour scheme

With this issue of the Chronicle you will find a short questionnaire about the possibility of establishing a Good Neighbour Scheme in our community. We would like to establish whether there is a need for such a scheme and would like to hear your views.

What is a Good Neighbour Scheme?

We are fortunate in our village to have a pub and a village shop but have seen a decline in the bus service which has... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:24 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Services, community, Mental Health, services, volunteers, voluntary

Burglary Wilbarston School

The incident took place at Wilbarston School. Did you see anyone loitering around in the area? 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 the Police in their investigation, please contact the main enquiry number (101) and quote Crime Number: 19000037248

Posted: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 16:17 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, community, Services, Police, crime

Public Bridleway Temporary Closure





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Northamptonshire County Council have made an Order the effect of which is to prohibit only equestrians from proceeding along that length of Public Bridleway HH5 in the Parish of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:10 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, community, bridleway

2 bed House to let in Wilbarston

Kendalls Close, Wilbarston

Weekly rent £88.76/Monthly rent £385.96

Applicants must have proven housing need and priority will be given to applicants who have a local connection to Wilbarston (This includes current residency, previous residency, family connections and employment).

Properties will be advertised with Kettering Keyways so applicants must be registered them at www.keyways.org.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:23 by Becky Jones

Tags: community, News, housing

Welland Wanderer East Bus Service

Wilbarston Parish Council are pleased announce the launch of the Welland Wanderer East service which commences tomorrow. Welland Wanderer East Bus Timetable

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 22:09 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Services, community, rural transport, busses, welland wanderer

Council negotiations launch new pilot rural bus service

Wilbarston Parish Council has reached an agreement with affected parishes along the Welland Valley and Lawson's of Corby Ltd to pilot a new rural bus service serving Corby and Market Harborough from the villages of Ashley, Weston by Welland, Sutton Bassett, Wilbarston, East Carlton, Middleton, Cottingham, Rockingham and Gretton.

The communities faced losing their bus route entirely after recent Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 20:20 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Services, community, Busses, Rural Transport

Could you be Britian's Best Home Cook?

Could you be Britian's Best Home Cook?

Do you love cooking? Can you impress a panel of judges with your culinary creations? The second series of Britain's Best Home Cook is about to be produced and they are looking for new fabulous home cooks who might want to apply to be on the BBC1 show. For further details visit; https://britainsbesthomecook.co.uk

Posted: Sun, 04 Nov 2018 20:33 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, community, Allotments