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

Getting Active

Cycle through the great indoors in this beginner's friendly class. On a static bike, you control the resistance, putting you in charge of how hard you work. It's great for beginners and veterans alike. The sessions are held at Market Harborough Leisure Centre every Monday 7:00-7:45pm. Free entrance to women who have signed up to the JUST program.

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:02 by Becky Jones

Tags: Exercise, News, Services, community, what's on

Police Surgeries

PCSO Barrie Dodd will be holding Community Surgeries on the following dates and locations, please feel free to come along and get crime prevention advice, let us know if there are any issues in your area or just have a chat

Wednesday the 7th of February at Kettering Library between 10am to 11am.

Thursday 8th February 2018 - 11:00 to 12:30 hrs at Wickes, Northfield Avenue, Kettering

Saturday the 10th of... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:43 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Police, Services, community

Locally Identified Police Priorities

I have been made aware that our Locally Identified Priorities (LIP's) have caused a stir on some social media sites. We ask local people what they believe are local issues. We do this in a number of ways which includes during face to face interactions and directing people to the online survey. This survey is regularly advertised on our various social media sites.

There is also some confusion over what... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:32 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Police, Services, community

Trading Standards Warning of Bogus Callers in the wake of weather conditions

In the likelihood of damage caused high winds, Northamptonshire County Council Trading Standards is issuing a warning for people to beware of bogus cold callers.

Trading Standards has advised that rogue traders could use the unusually stormy weather as a way of persuading people that they need work done on their property or garden – such as repairing loose roof tiles or removing damaged trees.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 11:44 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, community


Have you heard of Build-a-Bear? It is a shop where children can go to build their perfect furry friend. They decide what they would like – the furriest fur, the biggest heart, the brownest eyes – and then they assemble the parts to create their perfect bear. What has this got to do with parish and town councils I hear you ask?! Well the concept can apply to building the perfect councillor,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:37 by Becky Jones

Tags: Consultation, Councillors, News, community

A Time To A Time To Innovate, Create and Experiment

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a beautiful butterfly.

Perhaps it is the power of positive thinking that is the only thing to cling on to at the moment as the state of public services gets worse and worse.

On 19 October 2017 Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) announced a raft of proposed cuts to public-facing services such as libraries, trading standards, children's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:13 by Becky Jones

Tags: Consultation, News, Services, community