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

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It Takes All Sorts

It Takes All Sorts

It's election time at Wilbarston Parish Council!

- Do you want to do something positive for your community?

- Can you think, listen and act locally?

- Why not consider becoming a Councillor?

Elections to Wilbarston Parish Council will be held on 7 May 2020 (Applications must be submitted by 4pm - 8 April 2020)

There are over 10,000 parish councils representing around 16 million people across England. They... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 22:01 by Becky Jones

Tags: Councillors, community, council, election

Local Government Reform - Government Decision

The Secretary of State has today issued his formal decision in relation to the future structure of local government, with a written statement to The House.

In short, the government decision is: -

1. To replace the current arrangement with two new Unitary Councils (one for the north, one for the west).

2. The implementation date is 1st April 2021.

3. The above are contingent on a Children's Trust being... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 09:51 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, council, local government, unity authorities

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: Consultation, Councillors, News, Services, community, 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: Councillors, News, council, vacancy

Councillor Vacancy





Pursuant to Section 87(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Council.

If, within fourteen working days* of the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to either:

The Returning Officer or The Clerk to the Parish Council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:19 by Becky Jones

Tags: Councillors, council, vacancy