Wilby Parish Council

Serving the People of Wilby

The Horse Shoe

Clerk: Mrs Vicky Smith
18 Bakehouse Lane, Mears
Ashby, Northampton
Northamptonshire NN6 0ED

Tel: 01604 812239


FREE Half-Term Swimming Lessons For U18s

You may have already seen the 'Free Swimming' sessions being promoted via the NNC North Northants Leisure social media platforms @NNLeisure Facebook or @NN_Leisure Twitter. This initiative is again being supported by NNC Public Health by giving all people 18 or under in North Northamptonshire the opportunity to take part in free swimming sessions at their local pool on certain dates/times over the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 16:01 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Wilby Waste Collection - Clarification For Residents Regarding Changes

There has been confusion today regarding bin collections. Having sought clarification from our NNC councillor we are pleased to share with you the following:

The Assistant Director at North Northants Council has had further confirmation from the team that all collections in Wilby have been completed today as per the revised collection schedule.

Under the new schedule, all of Wilby has collections on... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 17:00 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

MP Coffee Morning This Saturday

I wanted to inform you that on Saturday 7th January, local MP Chris Heaton-Harris will be hosting a coffee morning at the Griffins Head, Mears Ashby at 11am.

Mr Heaton-Harris is only able to deal with casework from the Daventry side of the border. Everyone is welcome to join us, however those not in Daventry constituency (Great Doddington, Wilby, The Harrowdens, Orlingbury & Isham), will have Cllr... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 10:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Consultation

Be Winter Water Aware

Water temperatures can be extremely cold in the UK and in winter can plummet to below zero.

Here are some top safety tips for keeping safe:

• Do not walk or play on ice.
• Keep your pets away from ice and on leads at all times.
• If your pet enters extremely cold water, do not attempt to rescue them yourself - you could put yourself in danger and they are more likely to rescue themselves.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 15:15 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner asks for views on 2023/4 funding

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a consultation on the level of council tax precept for policing and fire and rescue services in the county next year.

This year, the settlement from the government is based on the expectation that the Commissioner will ask for an increase in the local council tax precept of £15 or 5.3% a year for policing and £5... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 15:11 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Consultation

Christmas Crime Prevention

Northamptonshire police would like to remind people of the importance of keeping their belongings locked and secured.

Christmas time often sees a spike in burglaries and theft from motor vehicles. Offenders know there is a good chance there will be plenty of goodies within both.

Can we remind you to not leave any bags or other items on show in your vehicle and keep your vehicle secure.

Homes- Please make... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 15:09 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

New Flare Report app to make women and girls feel safer in Northamptonshire

A new, free smartphone app – Flare Report – has been launched to help women and girls feel and be safer on the streets of Northamptonshire.

Women and girls can use it to report incidents and behaviour that are inappropriate and make them feel unsafe, such as cat-calling, comments or touching, street harassment or other threatening behaviour.

Flare is not for reporting crimes in progress ... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 15:08 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Crime Prevention - Look after your vehicle registration plate

There have been reported thefts of vehicle number plates on Wellingborough, please read the below advice to help protect your vehicle.

Protect your Vehicle and Number Plate Vehicle crime, including the theft of and the theft of items from them, is falling nationally, but it's important your vehicle isn't an easy target for criminals. Most vehicle crime is preventable. Protect your car or van with the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 09:19 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Protect Yourself From Robbery

Northamptonshire is committed to making this county as safe a place to live as possible.

In an ideal world, we would not have to issue crime prevention advice, however unfortunately, there are people out there who would look to steal personal belongings in a robbery.

Please read the information below as it will give you guidance on how to stay safe and give you the best chance of not becoming a victim... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 15:26 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Wilby Playing Field Trust AGM

The Wilby Playing Field Trust AGM is being held at the Playing field pavillion on Monday 10th October at 7pm. If you would like to attend please contact Elaine O'Leary (Secretary) 07952 808602.

Elaine can also be contacted for further information or if you would be willing to fill the vacancies on the committee.

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 18:40 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

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