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: community

Scrubs for NHS

Are you or any of your contacts handy with a sewing machine and would you like to do something really practical to help the NHS? If yes, why not consider making scrubs for clinical staff carrying out reviews in care homes. Check out this page on what's involved: http://www.dgft.nhs.uk/making-scrubs-for-our-hospital-staff/. Locally, the NHS needs 8 sets x Large and long, 2 sets x Large and short, and... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 11:55 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Covid-19, NHS

Have your say on cycling and walking in Northamptonshire

Northants ACRE want to hear YOUR ideas for making Northants a better place for cycling, walking & maintaining social distancing.

Use our interactive map to log your suggestions for cycle routes, cycle parking, improved footway space and quieter streets

Click here to make cycling and walking safer in Northamptonshire

As Government Covid-19 lockdown procedures are adjusted, we want to hear your ideas... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 12:14 by Becky Jones

Tags: Cycling, Exercise, Fitness, Walking, community


Getting Help - leaflet

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, community

VE Day at Home - In Kettering

VE Day at Home - In Kettering

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

Tags: Community, VE Day, What's On

Report to the Parish (Assembly) 30 April 2020

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

Tags: Consultation, Councillors, News, Parish Assembly, Reports, community, council, welland wanderer

Notice of Vacancy - Office of Councillor

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

Tags: Councillors, Vacancy, co-option, community, 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

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