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

Latest News

Litter Picking On Mears Ashby Road

On Saturday 30th March villagers from Mears Ashby are litter picking on Wilby Road. They have asked if anyone in Wilby would like to litter pick on Mears Ashby Road and meet them halfway. If you are interested please contact the organiser Ute Graham on 01604 812814. All equipment is provided - meet in Mears Ashby at 10am.

Vicky Smith, Clerk to Wilby Parish Council

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:52 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

New Youth Commission Recruiting Now

Northamptonshire Police Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is setting up a youth commission to involve young people in decisions about policing, the fire service and criminal justice in Northamptonshire.

Young people aged between 14 and 19 – or 24 if they have additional needs – are invited to join the Commission, where they can make sure their voices, and the voices of other young... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:04 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Illegal Sheep Butchery Prompts Push To Report All Suspicious Activity

Northamptonshire Police is urging rural communities to look out for and report any suspicious activity after sheep were illegally butchered near Daventry.

On February 28 officers were called to an incident in Whilton, where five sheep were found to have been killed and professionally butchered in their field.

The neighbouring police forces of Warwickshire and Leicestershire have also recently had reports... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:30 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Illegal Sheep Butchery Prompts Push To Report All Suspicious Activity

Northamptonshire Police is urging rural communities to look out for and report any suspicious activity after sheep were illegally butchered near Daventry.

On February 28 officers were called to an incident in Whilton, where five sheep were found to have been killed and professionally butchered in their field.

The neighbouring police forces of Warwickshire and Leicestershire have also recently had reports... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:30 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Recruiting PCSOs

Northants Police are currently recruiting for Police Community Support Officers (PCSO's).

Starting salary £19,719 + 24% shift enhancement
Full Time 37hrs a week.

More information can be found using the following link: https://www.northants.police.uk/page/apply-today-become-police-community-support-officer-pcso

Closing date 10 March 2019.

Please share this with any family or friends that may be interested.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 11:31 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

How to Talk To Your Child About Sexting

How to talk to your child about sexting
Find a way to start a conversation-
Every child is different, so your approach should be based on their character and your relationship with them. You could:

  • outline your expectations and explain the rules of having a mobile, tablet or smartphone
  • ask them what they feel is acceptable to send to people, if they'd be happy for you or a stranger or other children to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:05 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter

The February 2019 edition of Our News is out now.

In it we reveal the theme of this year's Neighbourhood Watch Week in June. We also report from the pre-launch of a new NW force association that will cover the West Midlands and we round up the national media coverage in recent weeks since we challenged portrayals of our members in the media.

All this and more in the latest edition of Our News.

Please... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:59 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Pub Quiz at The Horseshoe

A Quiz Nite is being held at The Horseshoe pub on Main Road, Wilby on 27th February in aid of St Mary The Virgin Church. If you would like more information or tickets, please call in at the pub or call Helen Tite on 01933 680635.

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 10:38 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

HMRC Scam

Northamptonshire Police are warning people once again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using gift cards.

  • Fraudsters are contacting the elderly and vulnerable claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Victims are being told they have arrest warrants, outstanding debtsor unpaid taxes in their name.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:16 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Crisp Packet Recycler Required

Community Groups, schools and businesses are encouraged to register and set up a public drop off point where people can bring their crisp packets. The crisp packets are posted off, and you can earn reward points which can help raise money for local good causes. To my knowledge there are currently no 'drop off points' in our Borough, so it may be something you would like to consider for your local community.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

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