Below is a list of Parish, District and County Council notices that may be useful
DDC have agreed to continue funding (until March 2019) the County connect bus 59/60 service, which provides a daily service (Monday to Friday) between Sibbertoft and Market Harborough. Please see Timetable for further information. County Connect 60 59 timetable
DACT volunteer Car Scheme
Daventry Area Community Transport (DACT) provide a service for residents in the Daventry District, to access medical facilities including: GP Practices, Health Centres, Hospitals, Dentists and Opticians. For further information please see DACT website. http://dact.btck.co.uk/VolunteerCarScheme
Bin collection days changing across Daventry District
Bin collection days are changing for households across Daventry District from 4 June as part of major changes to the waste and recycling service.
The day changes start from the week beginning 4 June 2018, when households will receive the new 123+ waste and recycling collection service:
- 1 weekly food waste collection
- 2 weekly mixed recycling collection in a new blue-lidded wheelie bin
- 3 weekly general waste black bin collection
- + Plus an optional two-weekly garden waste service for an annual fee of £35 a year.
Residents can also look up their new collection days by typing in their postcode on the Council’s website at Bin Collection Calendar
Any breach of the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) could result in the issuing of a £100 fixed penalty notice or being taken to court and receiving a fine on conviction of up to £1000.
Report dog fouling here: Daventry DC dog fouling
Gigaclear Superfast Broadband
If you have any issue or complaint regarding the Gigaclear installation, please contact the Clerk to Sibbertoft Parish Council or Gigaclear direcct: Glynn.firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Sibbertoft has an active Facebook page. Sign in to keep up to date with what’s happening in Sibbertoft
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
Report and track highway problems using Northamptonshire County Council’s Street Doctor website – click here
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
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