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

Crime Prevention in the Home

For crime prevention about protecting your home and property, visit http://www.northants.police.uk/#!/CrimePrevention

Look at your home as a burglar would – if you were locked out, how would you get in?

This will help to identify where home security is needed or could be improved.

Doors and windows

• Ensure external doors of the house are in good condition. Keep them

locked even when at home... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 11:19 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Resufacing of Main Road, Wilby

Please be aware that Main Road, Wilby is scheduled by Northants Highways Department to be completely resurfaced from 15th November. Highways will be writing directly to the households affected nearer the time.

Posted: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:10 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

"Nottingham Knockers"

Police officers are warning residents in Wellingborough and surrounding villages to be wary of 'Nottingham Knockers' after reports that they've been operating in the above areas.

'Nottingham Knocking' is a scam where individuals sell items from door to door at inflated prices, being transported together into an area by their employers. It can also be used as an opportunity to scout homes for potential... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 17:35 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Preventing Doorstep Crime

Doorstep crime is the name given to crimes carried out by bogus callers and rogue traders who call uninvited at people's homes under the guise of legitimate business or trade.

This can be a particularly distressing type of crime because the perpetrator may have directly deceived you in getting into your home or extracting money from you. Victims are often older or vulnerable people, and may be left... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:03 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Preventing Doorstep Crime

Preventing Doorstep Crime

Doorstep crime is the name given to crimes carried out by bogus callers and rogue traders who call uninvited at people's homes under the guise of legitimate business or trade.
This can be a particularly distressing type of crime because the perpetrator may have directly deceived you in getting into your home or extracting money from you. Victims are often older or vulnerable... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:03 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Gangs - Spot the Signs and Save Lives

You might have noticed someone you know behaving differently recently. Most people don't commit crimes or get involved in gangs but it's important to be aware of the signs that someone you know might be.

These can include…

• Not hanging around with their usual friends

• Coming home late or staying out more than usual

• Being secretive and withdrawn

• Hanging around with different... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:02 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

COVID Update

"Cases of Covid are rising across the county, by getting both jabs you reduce the chance of being hospitalised by over 92%. This NHS video features young Covid patients talking about their experiences of suffering from serious Covid-19 and developing Long Covid, and the experience of Doctors and frontline staff treating them: https://youtu.be/XEwwcIs6aH4. "In hindsight I wish I had taken the jab when... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

COVID Update

"Cases of Covid are rising across the county, by getting both jabs you reduce the chance of being hospitalised by over 92%. This NHS video features young Covid patients talking about their experiences of suffering from serious Covid-19 and developing Long Covid, and the experience of Doctors and frontline staff treating them: https://youtu.be/XEwwcIs6aH4. "In hindsight I wish I had taken the jab when... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

COVID Update

"Cases of Covid are rising across the county, by getting both jabs you reduce the chance of being hospitalised by over 92%. This NHS video features young Covid patients talking about their experiences of suffering from serious Covid-19 and developing Long Covid, and the experience of Doctors and frontline staff treating them: https://youtu.be/XEwwcIs6aH4. "In hindsight I wish I had taken the jab when... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Darker Nights: Safety Advice

Darker nights safety advice When the longer winter nights arrive, take a fresh look at your home security and remind yourself of how to stay as safe as possible when out and about.

At home

 Keep front and back doors locked at all times and keep keys and valuables out of sight and reach from cat flaps, letterboxes, and downstairs doors and windows

 If you're out in the evening make sure you leave... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:52 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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