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: community

Incidents of cold calling

Police officers are warning residents in Kettering and Corby to be wary of 'Nottingham Knockers' after reports that they've been operating in the two towns.

'Nottingham Knocking' is a scam where individuals sell items from door to door at inflated prices, being transported together into an area by their employers. It can also be used as an opportunity to scout homes for potential burglaries.

'Nottingham... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:05 by Becky Jones

Tags: Police, community

Reports of Distraction Burglary

The Police have had reports that there are people going door to door selling cloths and other sundry items, and some have claimed that this is on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch.

Neighbourhood Watch in Northants do not do this, and do not support any organisations doing this on Neighbourhood Watch's behalf.

This is a tactic often used in Distraction Burglary. and the Police have reports of these people... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 10:57 by Becky Jones

Tags: Burglary, Community, Police

Help for Heroes Clinical Team

Help for Heroes has a clinical team that covers Northamptonshire, which consists of Sarah Kirkby and David Hornsby. They are both Registered Nurses and between them they have extensive military and NHS experience. They provide community-based engagement with Veterans in order to support them and the specific health care needs that the Veteran's community experience. The easiest way to get support is... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 20:35 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, H4H, Health Care, Help for Heroes, Veterans

Wilbarston Supports Community First Responders

Wilbarston Parish Council is pleased to have donated £500 to North Northants Community First Responders for the purchase of life saving equipment.

East Midlands Ambulance Service provides emergency 999 care and telephone clinical assessment services for a population of 4.8 million people.

Community first responders (CFRs) are in schemes founded and run by volunteers who give up their spare time... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:22 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Community First Responder, Defibrillator, Health and Safety

Election of Parish Councillors

STATEMENT OF PERSONS NOMINATED

The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a Parish Councillor for Wilbarston

Please refer to page 39 of the link

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 21:29 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Council, Councilors, Elections

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

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

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