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

Wellingborough Park Gets A Makeover

Wellingborough Neighbourhood Policing Team

Police Community Support Officers Craig Blacha & Joshua Unsworth part of Wellingborough Neighbourhoods Policing Team supported Northamptonshire Police's crackdown on serious organised crime,branded Operation Viper.

This week the officers visited a hotspot for crime and anti-social behaviour and conducted a weapons sweep and a litter pick in the vicinity.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Male Arrested And Charged With Drink Driving - Wellingborough

During the early hours of yesterday morning (15th December) officers observed a vehicle driving in the dark with no lights on in Wellingborough. Officers stopped the vehicle and due to the driver's slurred speech and behaviour he was required to complete a roadside breath test. This was failed and the driver was arrested and taken into custody and has since been charged with driving a motor vehicle... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:26 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Bogus Callers


On the morning of 7th December 2018 around the area of Queensway in Wellingborough we received a report of two bogus RSPCA Officers requesting to look at two dogs at the address.The caller refused to let themen into the property and then called the RSPCA to confirm that they were not official officers.

If you have cold callers at your door before you open the door ask to check their... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:21 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Parties and Young People

We have been made aware of a couple on instances recently where a young person in a village may of had a birthday party.

Please be aware at how the party is being announced over social media, in a recent instance it is understood a young person posted on social media "party at my house please bring a few friends", the problem being them "few friend" then bring there "few friends" and you get to the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:04 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Drive Safely in Fog

Here are some tips for driving in the fog, that will help keep you and your passengers safe.

Got automatic headlights?

Almost one in 10 drivers say their car has automatic lights and that they rely on them all the time. But automatic lights won't come on if it's foggy yet bright, as they rely on light-level sensors. Check whether yours need switching on manually, and watch out for almost-invisible cars... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 09:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Caring For Someone With Dementia

Northamptonshire Police is introducing a scheme to help keep people with dementia safe and found.

The Herbert Protocol encourages families and carers of people living with dementia to compile key information about them on a form, including their description, a current photograph, medical information, favourite locations, hobbies, routines and more.

Stored securely in the home of the person it relates... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 09:44 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Help Identify Local Priorities

If you are interested in shaping the priorities for the Neighbourhood Policing Team in your area, please complete the Survey Monkey as per the below link:


Message Sent By
Katrina Heath (Police, Neighbourhood Co-ordinator, Daventry & South Northants)

Posted: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:56 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services, Police Alert, Consultation

Avoid Taking Short Cuts on Darker Nights

Northamptonshire Police is issuing safety advice to the public as the days get shorter and the nights get darker.

Crime Prevention Team Leader, Paul Golley said: "Darkness really is a criminal's best friend and I would strongly encourage the public to arm themselves with the safety tips below in order to best prevent themselves from becoming a victim of crime during the darker nights.

"I know we all... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:47 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Read Northants PCC's November Newsletter Here

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

Please click here to view the newsletter.Message Sent By
Emily Evans (Police, Governance, Northamptonshire)

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:40 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Police Advice to Help You Secure Your Home

Homes with no security measures in place are five times more likely to be burgled than those with simple security measures. Good window locks and strong deadlocks can make a big difference.

Taking just a few steps can make a big difference in keeping your home safe from burglary. Here are a few tips:

  • Lock your doors and windows every time you leave the house, even when you're just out in the garden,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:21 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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