The first digital Census takes place on 21st March 2021.
Population statistics are vital to our country: nationally, locally and within communities. Once every 10 years the census provides an opportunity to build a detailed and comprehensive picture of the nation.
The census is for everyone. The whole population has the chance to provide the information that can help to ensure your communities are well... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:35 by Becky Jones
Nominate a neighbour that goes above and beyond for your community for the Neighbour of the Year Award 2020 run by Co-op Insurance and Neighbourhood Watch
For the third year running, we're excited to launch the nationwide search in partnership with our friends at Co-op Insurance to find and celebrate some of the UK's best neighbours.
Our members have told us that to be a great neighbour people share... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:16 by Becky Jones
Northamptonshire ACRE and partners are concerned about food poverty and the availability/ accessibility of food in rural Northamptonshire. This survey is part of a wider project to highlight the issues faced by rural communities, and to provide support to the communities in need of extra support. We will be publishing a report to share the results of the survey. You can support this work by completing... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:14 by Becky Jones
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
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
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
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
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
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
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