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

Fire Hydrants

Did you know...?

Fire hydrants are identified by a square yellow plastic indicator sign with a black "H" symbol or a yellow concrete marker post so that they are easily visible to the fire & rescue service..?

Firefighting crews connect a standpipe,a bit like a tap,on the fire hydrant outlet which gives them access to an instant supply of water during emergencies.

Under Section 42 of the Fire &... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:34 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Local Policing Priorities - Have Your Say

In order for the Neighbourhood Policing team to identify the areas local Identified priorities we have created a short questionnaire. Please take the time to complete the survey attached below on the hyperlink.

(Please copy and paste link into your search bar and submit to complete)

Thank you for your assistance in this matter

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NorthamptonshireLocallyIdentifiedPriorities... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:31 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Free Football!

Premier League have partnered with Northampton Town FC to put on free football sessions in Wellingborough.

17:00hrs - 18:00hrs for ages 8-12
18:00hrs - 19:00hrs for ages 13-18

17:00-18:00hrs for ages 8-12
18:00-19:00hrs for ages 13-18

Cost:... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:28 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Emergency Road Closure

I have received an emergency road closure for Doddington Road, Wilby & Cut Throat Lane, Great Doddington. The road will be closed on 5th November 2019 for 1 day for repairs. Should you require further information please contact Adam Britton on 07531 758805.

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:43 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Monthly Report from Our County Councillor

Monthly Council Report November 2019
Earls Barton Division Northamptonshire County Council

Cllr Rob Gough

Welcome to my report for November 2019

This report would have been rather quiet this month. However, we have now had a General election called which means it is going to be a rather eventful month looking forward.
I will certainly be out and about knocking on doors for the election. But I will not be... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 09:39 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Amazon Prime Scam

Many of you will already be familiar with the " I am calling you from BT Tech" scam phone call. One of our co-ordinators just had an automated messages phone call claiming to be from Amazon. This is another potentially expensive scam.

It is described on the Consumers Association website:

If you are unable to open the above link,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 14:37 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Freeze Out Car Thieves On Frosty Mornings

With the change in the weather we are more prone to our vehicles being frozen when we leave the house in the morning.

Cars are stolen from driveways because owners leave them unattended, keys in the ignition, while they warm up and the windscreens defrost.

Please don't nip inside for just a few seconds to collect a bag or finish the last mouthful of tea - but that's all the time an opportunist thief... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 14:33 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Firework Display at WRFC 1st November

Firework Display at WRFC 1st November

See Poster for Details

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:28 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services, Newsletters

Don’t Make A Child Scared of the Police

Please don't tell you children that the Police will "lock them up" or "catch you if you are naughty."

We want children to come to us if they are scared, lost or in danger and not run away from us.

Let your children know we are here to keep them safe and protect them and if you see us when we're out give us a wave.

Message Sent By
Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough Neighbourhood... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:49 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Identification Awareness

Watch Out for Bogus Police Officers

Although significantly rare within Wellingborough groups of criminals posing as police officers do operate up and down the country in order to trick people and steal their property money and valuables.

These individuals usually wear ordinary clothes and use fake police warrant cards to search people and property to take what they can.

If you are stopped by a police... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:47 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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