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

Huge Police Operation Targets Criminal Network Exploiting County Children

Police have made a significant number of arrests during a massive operation to smash an organised crime group suspected of actively recruiting children in Northamptonshire to facilitate class A drug dealing.

More than 250 officers took part in Operation Serpent, a three-day intelligence-led operation during which police executed simultaneous warrants targeting multiple addresses in Kettering and north-west... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 17:34 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Two More Charged with Little Harrowden Murder

Two teenage boys have been charged with murder over the death of a man in Little Harrowden.

Tristan Patel, 18, of Newcomen Road, Wellingborough, and a 15-year-old boy also from Wellingborough, who cannot be named because of his age, are charged in connection with the murder of Stevie Pentelow, aged 44, who died of a stab wound following an incident in Hardwick Road on Friday, June 21.

Both are due to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:33 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Police Crackdown on Speeding Motorists

Twenty-seven drivers were stopped by Northamptonshire Police in one afternoon after being caught speeding as part of the Force's on-going campaign to improve road safety across the county.

Led by PC Chris Foster, officers from the Wellingborough Neighbourhood Policing Team with support from members of the Special Constabulary joined forces for yesterday's (Tuesday, June 25) operation.

The checks were... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:31 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Arrests Made Following Murder in Little Harrowden

Officers investigating the murder of a man in Little Harrowden have made a further arrest.

A 38-year-old Wellingborough man was arrested yesterday, Monday, June 24, on suspicion of assisting an offender in connection with the death of a 44-year-old man after an incident in Hardwick Road on Friday, June 21.

A 20-year-old Wellingborough man and 28-year-old Thrapston woman previously arrested on suspicion... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:35 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Murder Investigation Launched Following Stabbing of Man in Little Harrowden

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Little Harrowden, yesterday night, Friday, June 21.

Officers were called to Hardwick Road, Little Harrowden, at around 8.30pm, to reports of a serious assault on a man.

On arrival, a 44- year-old man was found to be suffering serious stab wounds and was treated by paramedics. He was taken to Kettering General Hospital, and... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 22 Jun 2019 16:38 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Northants Emergency Services Cadets Newsletter

The latest Northants Emergency Services Cadets (NESC) is now available to view.

From proactive patrols to helping out at this year's Northampton Pride event, supporting the Police's Op Crooked campaign, and attending weekly sessions for a new youth club, in the attached newsletter you can check out what the Northants Emergency Services Cadets have been up to here.

Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:10 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Policing- How Would You Decide?

Policing – How Would You Decide?

Demand for policing services continues to change and grow and tough decisions have to be made every day.

We are launching a consultation to explain the work of Northamptonshire Police as we balance all the demands made of policing and we want to know what you would decide are the most important areas of focus.

Put yourself in our shoes and take our simulator survey,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:34 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Number of Fatalities on Northamptonshire Roads Falls in 2018

The number of killed and seriously injured (KSI) casualties on Northamptonshire roads in 2018 was the second lowest since records began in 1960.

Overall KSI figures increased by just nine from 279 casualties in 2017 to 288 last year, while the number of people killed on the county's roads fell by almost 30 per cent from 44 to 31 in the same period.

While reported injury collisions have fallen from 1068... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:32 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Latest Report from Our County Councillor

Click on the link below to read Rob Gough's latest report:


Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:29 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

BBC Radio 4 Appeal Supports Crimestoppers

We're pleased to let you know our friends at Crimestoppers have been chosen to be the featured charity on the BBC Radio 4 appeal this coming Sunday.

Crimestoppers compliment the work of Neighbourhood Watch by giving the general public a way of reporting crime 100% anonymously.

The BBC Radio 4 appeal is broadcast each Sunday morning highlighting the work of a different charity each week. The presenters... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:41 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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