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

Coronavirus Postpones Election

We now have confirmation from the Government that the local elections due to be held on 7 May 2020 are postponed to May 2021.

For most parish and town councils in Northamptonshire the effect will be to add on another year to the already extended term of office. Existing councillors will now have a six year term. It is expected that some vacancies in Wilby will arise as those who were expecting to stand... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 09:51 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters

Suspicious Activity in Your Area

Have you noticed suspicious activity in your area recently and reverted to social media to inform your neighbours? As helpful as social media can be for information, it is not monitored by the Police therefore if you do not report it to us also, we will not be aware of what is happening in your area.

If you see suspicious vehicles or activity in your area, please report it to 101 or use our very quick... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:43 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Trading Standards Warn Homeowners To Be Aware of Bogus Cold Callers

Trading Standards is warning homeowners that rogue traders could use the damage caused by the storms as a way of persuading people that they need work done on their property.

Their advice is not to buy goods or services from a doorstep caller, even if they claim that the work needs doing immediately.

Those who have suffered damage as a result of the storms should first check with their insurance company... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:04 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

If you are not sure, don't open the door!

Distraction Burglary, Scams and Fraud Prevention Event – 26 February 2020

On Wednesday 26 February from 13:00 – 16:30 Northamptonshire Police, Trading Standards and Neighbourhood Watch will be relaunching the Doorstep crime Action Network (DAN) to help prevent distraction burglary and rogue trading offences. The event is specifically aimed at service providers, organisations, carers, friends... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:00 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Prosecution For Two Persons Flytipping In Ecton

Published Friday, 31 January 2020

Sourced from Borough Council of Wellingborough website/ news

Two men from Northampton have been fined £1180 for fly-tipping furniture and household items at Lower Ecton Lane, Ecton.

Wellingborough Norse, joint venture partners with the Borough Council of Wellingborough, investigated the reports of fly-tipping and discovered an address label to a householder who... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 14:08 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Latest Newsletter from the Northants Police Fire and Crime Commissioner

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

Please click here to view the newsletter.

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 17:09 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Northamptonshire Advanced Motorists

Four young drivers in Northamptonshire have become the latest graduates of a scheme working to improve the safety of the county's roads, taking the number of drivers who have now passed the Northampton Advanced Motorists advanced driving course to more than 1,000.

The IAM RoadSmart Advanced Driving Course gives drivers of all ages and levels of experience the opportunity to enhance their skills, enjoy... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 19:09 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Planned Closure - A45 East - Sunday 26th January

Information received this morning from Highways England.

Highways England wish to notify you that for safety reasons, their contractor Western Power Distribution, will have one lane closed on the A45 Eastbound between Rushden Lakes roundabout & Chowns Mill roundabout, Sunday 26th January from 0700hrs to 1400hrs, please plan your journey as some delay may be encountered.

Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:53 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Help Save Wilby Parish Council

Three of the seven existing Wilby Parish Councillors have indicated they will not be standing for re-election in May 2020. If you feel you have the time and inclination to join us in serving the community in which we live in then please contact our clerk (see above) to find out more. To be eligible you must have lived in Wilby or have owned property here for a minimum of 1 year.

The attached document... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:44 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Consultation, Newsletters, Services

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