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Welford Parish Council Election 2021

The Parish Council can have up to 10 Councillors to form the Parish Council. For the election this year, as only 7 people have been nominated to stand for Welford Parish Council, they have been duly elected as Parish Councillors and therefore there will not be an election for the Parish Council. The District and Police & Crime Commissioner elections will still take place on the 6th May.

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Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 12:44 by Ian Kelly

Tags: Councillors, Elections

Village Hall re-opening

Following the Government announcement of the plan to gradually ease Covid-19 restrictions, the earliest date the Village Hall could re-open is Monday 17 May and this will be confirmed nearer the time.

If you wish to book a room after this date, please contact Chris Brown on 575494 or email

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:54 by Ian Kelly

Tags: News

A guide to the West Northamptonshire Unitary Authority

All Change for Councils in Northamptonshire

Local government in Northamptonshire is changing. The existing system, which has been in place since the 1970s, is like a three-tier cake. The bottom layer is parish and town councils which typically cover one village or town. The middle layer is borough and district councils, which are responsible for things like planning applications, collecting the bins,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 14:46 by Ian Kelly

Tags: News

Welford, Sibbertoft and Sulby Endowed School Road Safety Drawing Competition

Welford, Sibbertoft and Sulby Endowed School Road Safety Drawing Competition

The Parish Council asked children at the school to draw road safety posters during the autumn term. The theme was 'about road safety and the need for drivers to be careful especially around the school.'

The completed drawings were judged by a panel of Councillors and the Clerk, all panel members commented on the very high standard of the drawings and the thought given in the message. The Council awarded... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 12:35 by Ian Kelly

Tags: News, Road safety

Think NHS 111 First

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.

If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 12:00 by Ian Kelly

Tags: Coronavirus, Health, News

Welford is now in a Conservation Area

Welford has now been designated as a Conservation area by Daventry District Council. This puts in place tighter planning controls for anyone seeking permission to alter or demolish a building, or carry out work to trees, in order to maintain the special interest of the area.

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:04 by Ian Kelly

Tags: News, Planning

Children's Play Area

Welford Parish Council (WPC) as the managers of the park ask all users to consider the following when using the play area:

  • that cleaning of equipment is considered by users, parents, guardians and carers, particularly where there are clear touch points such as swing rockers, see saws, machine handles or exercise bars
  • parents to bring hand sanitiser gel or wipes to clean their children's hands
  • WPC encourage... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:18 by Ian Kelly

Tags: Coronavirus, News

Dog fouling

If you walk your dog, always carry the means to clear up after your pet - a simple plastic bag will do the trick or buy poop scoops from a local pet shop

This even applies if you are walking your dog on a public footpath, bridleway and even in fields as livestock can be harmed

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:45 by Ian Kelly

Tags: News

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