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

Tips To Avoid Car Theft

Don't give thieves an easy ride. Follow these simple rules to protect your car.

1. Lock your vehicle

Locking your vehicle, even when filling up or parked on your drive, greatly reduces the possibility of it being targeted by an opportunist thief. Even if you have locked your vehicle, check you haven't left any windows or the sunroof open.
It is actually illegal to leave your vehicle running unattended... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 09:20 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Your Internet Is Being Cut Off

Two members report receiving calls to be advised of the information given as the heading of this message.

Both calls came from telephones with 01536 area codes although one purported to be from Ofcom and one from BT.

It was not possible to connect to one of the numbers and the other was permanently engaged presumably because some of their calls were being answered.

We advise you not to respond to any... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 09:16 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Criminals Targeting People with Universal Credit Scam

Action Fraud has received 63 reports about a scam in which fraudsters target people with offers of "low cost" loans or "free" government grants. What the victims aren't told is that the money they'll receive is actually an advance payment for Universal Credit. The criminals use the personal information they've obtain under false pretences to make an application in the victim's name. After the fraudsters... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:50 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Latest Newsletter from Northants Police Fire and Crime Commissioner

Read how the PFCC has been working on behalf of the people of Northamptonshire in our monthly round-up.

Please click here to view the newsletter.

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:47 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Message to all Farmers and Small Holders

Following a number of sheep being illegally slaughtered and a recent theft of a large number of sheep, we believe those that are committing the crimes may be putting markers on the perimeter fences and gates of sites that they plan to target.

Could all farmers and landowners of livestock check their entry points to their fields regularly. If you identify any type of marker please report this to the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:15 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Wilby Wins Safer Roads Community Fund Award

Wilby Wins Safer Roads Community Fund Award

Wilby Parish Council is pleased to announce it has been granted £1000 from the Northamptonshire Safer Roads Community Fund.

This money will be added to £500 already awarded by Wellingborough Borough Council and matched by the Parish Council from its reserves to purchase a new fixed speed sign for the village.

The new sign will replace the existing one which is no longer working, located on... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 14:26 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Policing - How would you decide?

Demand for police services continues to change and grow and tough decisions have to be made every day about where best to focus the resources available.

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

Our survey gives you the opportunity to allocate... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:32 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Have you been a Victim of Crime in the last 12 Months?

Northamptonshire Police Fire and Crime Commission and Northamptonshire Police want to further understand victims' expectations and experiences of the police and support services, to understand how confident they are in the service they are receiving.

We are offering the opportunity to take part in a one to one conversation to share your experience, participation is completely voluntary, anonymous and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:30 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Burglary at Business Premises in Wellingborough

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary on Grafton Close, Wellingborough. Unknown persons have forced the front door of a business premises and taken items from within. This took place between 02:35 hours and 02:42 17/07/2019.

Did you witness anything?
Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

If so, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Update Op Stock For All Sheep Farmers And Surrounding Community

This message is sent in support of PC John Hutchings and Northamptonshire Police Rural Policing:

You may have seen in the media, the latest incidents regarding the illegal sheep butchery that has taken place across the county. Please a report outlining the issues using the link:.

https://www.northants.police.uk/news/northants/news/appeals/2019/july-19/police-appeal-for-information-after-further-incidents-of-illegal-sheep-butchery/... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:51 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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