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

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

Courier Fraud Alert

Courier Fraud, Bogus Police and Bank Officials Alert

What you need to know

Individuals have been receiving phone calls from people claiming to be a police officer or banking official

The suspect will say either:

  • There has been fraudulent activity at the victims' bank and the staff at the bank are involved, the victim is then asked to withdraw money to either keep it safe or assist the police with their... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 15:25 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Operation Crooked

Northamptonshire Police has released photos of the most wanted burglars (see links below).
First Set Released

Second Set Released

A recent update on Operation Crooked can be viewed... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 17:58 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Newsletter From Police Fire And Crime Commissioner

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

Please click here to view the newsletter.

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 17:25 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services, Police Alert

Operation Crooked

Operation Crooked is targeting burglars in Northamptonshire.Help us keep your home secure by following these tips:

  • Keep external doors locked, even when you're at home or out in the garden. If you rent a room, keep communal entry doors secure, lock your room and report security issues to your landlord.
  • If you open a window, always close and lock it when you leave the room or go out.
  • Keep valuables and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 May 2019 13:28 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Non-Emergency Police Callers To Be Offered Call Back Option

Northamptonshire Police has pledged to offer non-emergency callers a call back option in a bid to manage call wait times.

The pledge sets out an aim to answer 101 calls within 60 seconds and prioritise them according to the level of threat, harm and risk.

Once the assessment is done and the call put into the appropriate category, the caller may be offered a call back option, after a set time has lapsed,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 09:24 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Force Pledges Support For First National Stephen Lawrence Day

The first annual Stephen Lawrence Day took place on Easter Monday (22 April 2109) and Northamptonshire Police is asking members of the public to join the Force to commemorate the event.

Plans to hold the national day of commemoration was announced by Prime Minister Theresa May at a special memorial service held in London last year to mark the 25thanniversary of Stephen's death.

Following the service... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:34 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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