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

Northamptonshire Police Announces Annual Drink and Drug Driving Campaign

Drivers are once again being reminded of the dangers and consequences of getting behind the wheel while under the influence of drink or drugs as Northamptonshire Police gets set to launch its annual campaign.

From Monday December 9, the Force will be taking part in the month-long Christmas drink and drugs drive campaign to tackle offending in a bid to make the roads safer over the festive period.

Officers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:05 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Communities Defeat Terrorism

Officers and staff from Northamptonshire Police are working with colleagues across the country in response to the incident on London Bridge yesterday. Whilst there is no suggestion at this time that anywhere in the county is at increased risk officers have been identified to patrol areas where large crowds are expected. These officers are there to provide reassurance as well as to respond to incidents... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:40 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Brush Up on Crime Prevention

There has been an increase in residential burglaries in the Wellingborough Rural area. Please report any incidents of suspicious circumstances to 101 or any crime in progress to 999. Outbuildings, farms and houses have been targeted and entered.
Northants Police remind us of how best to approach crime prevention:

Home security
Improving the security of your home not only protects your material possessions... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:00 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Notice of Election Agents

Herewith Notice of Agents for the Forthcoming Election.

Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:43 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Consultation

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.

Kingsway: KINGSWAY COMMUNITY CENTRE, CROYLAND PARK, KINGSWAY NN8 2EN
17:00hrs - 18:00hrs for ages 8-12
18:00hrs - 19:00hrs for ages 13-18
EVERY THURSDAY

Queensway: GLAMIS HALL, GOLDSMITH ROAD, QUEENSWAY, WELLINGBOROUGH NN8 3RU
17:00-18:00hrs for ages 8-12
18:00-19:00hrs for ages 13-18
EVERY FRIDAY

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:
https://conversation.which.co.uk/money/amazon-prime-renewal-scam-phone-call/

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

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

Tags: Police Alert

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