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: volunteers

Volunteers To Stay Safe During Covid-19 Pandemic

Volunteers To Stay Safe During Covid-19 Pandemic

Free training, advice and support is available.

If you are volunteering or coming together, forming groups to lend a helping hand to neighbours at this difficult time. Northamptonshire ACRE can provide support and advice for you on matters including policies and safety information.

It's important that community groups bear in mind their duty of care not only to their volunteers but to those they help.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:19 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Emergency Plan, Social Care, community, voluntary, volunteers

Volunteer to help those in need - Coronavirus

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) is co-ordinating the community volunteer response and wants to hear from individual volunteers or representatives of community groups, including parish and town council-led groups, that need extra volunteers in the coming weeks and months.

Visit https://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/coronavirus-updates/Pages/volunteer-to-help-those-in-need-coronavirus.aspx to find... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:46 by Becky Jones

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Emergency Plan, Social Care, community, volunteers

Support available for older residents

Community Champions project can now support people in Wilbarston, offering befriending volunteers to older people.

Supporting older people back into the heart of their communities, they have volunteers who

- Visit you at home

- Telephone you weekly

- Write to you as a pen pal

- Give digital support

Please call now for more information:

01858 439262

champions@vasl.org.uk

www.vasl.org.uk

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 11:11 by Becky Jones

Tags: Mental Health, News, Services, community, voluntary, volunteers

Help is at hand with Volunteer Car Service

Kettering Volunteer Car Service: a volunteer car service to help the elderly and disabled get to a range of medical appointments. This can be to the local doctor, any hospital, optician, dentist or other medically connected appointment. Whilst medical appointments are our priority, we can also take you to visit relatives in hospital and care homes. You can use this service is you are; elderly, disabled,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:36 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Rural Transport, Services, Social Care, community, volunteers

Good Neighbour scheme

With this issue of the Chronicle you will find a short questionnaire about the possibility of establishing a Good Neighbour Scheme in our community. We would like to establish whether there is a need for such a scheme and would like to hear your views.

What is a Good Neighbour Scheme?

We are fortunate in our village to have a pub and a village shop but have seen a decline in the bus service which has... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:24 by Becky Jones

Tags: Mental Health, News, Services, community, services, voluntary, volunteers