Noticeboard

Below is a list of Parish, District and County Council notices that may be useful

All are invited to a 40’s Vintage Garden Party at Sibbertoft Manor

In aid of St Helen’s Church Sibbertoft, with kind permission of Mrs Anne Gover
Saturday 16 September 2017 2:30 to 5:30pm

Featuring: Re-enactment by Northamptonshire Home Guard
‘40s Hair and make-up by Amy’s Vintage
Traditional fete stalls, games & attractions
‘40s Fancy dress competition
Live music from the era
Afternoon teas


Defibrillator and VETS

We have a defibrillator in the village and a Village Emergency Telephone Scheme (VETS) is also available. Details can be found here

Facebook

Sibbertoft has an active Facebook page. Sign in to keep up to date with what’s happening in Sibbertoft

Neighbourhood Watch

We are fortunate that crime is generally low in Sibbertoft, but all residents (and visitors) are encouraged to be aware of any suspicious activity in the village and report it either to the police using the 101 phone number or to Richard Gibbs (01858 881210), the Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator who is in regular contact with the police. Remember, if the suspicious activity involves a vehicle it is important to let the police have the registration number.

Police notice on tourist-targetted scams can be found here

Street Doctor

Report and track highway problems using Northamptonshire County Council’s Street Doctor website – click here

Dog Fouling

As of 1st December 2015 new legislation means that you can be fined for “failing to pick up after your dog. This will now include all land to which the public can gain access including agricultural land” and “failing to provide at the request of an authorised officer the means to pick up after a dog

All dog owners, please be considerate and Scoop Your Poop!

Free School Lunches

Changes in National Strategy mean Free lunches are available to Key Stage One pupils. Details provided by Northamptonshire County Council are available here

Refuse and Recycling

Collection Day
Check your rubbish collection day here

Recycling Centre Opening Times
To obtain information about waste recycling centre opening times
Click here for Northamptonshire
Click here for Leicestershire

Transport

Bus Service
County Connect is an ‘on demand’ rural public transport service run by Northamptonshire County Council. Rather than fixed timetables, people wishing to use the service can phone up to a week in advance to make a booking.

For more information, phone 0345 4564474 or visit the CountyConnect website.

Lift Sharing
Interested in lift sharing? click here

Bus Passes and Blue Badges
If you qualify for either a bus pass or a blue badge these can now be renewed online. Click here for information on BUS PASSES and here for details about BLUE BADGES. Alternatively telephone NCC on 0300 1261000

Vehicle Enquiry Service
There have been changes to the regulations on car tax and you will not be required to display a tax disk on your windscreen. You will still need tax and can get this in the normal way. If you are concerned there is an untaxed car in your area you can check by visiting http://www.vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk