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

News

COVID Update

"Cases of Covid are rising across the county, by getting both jabs you reduce the chance of being hospitalised by over 92%. This NHS video features young Covid patients talking about their experiences of suffering from serious Covid-19 and developing Long Covid, and the experience of Doctors and frontline staff treating them: https://youtu.be/XEwwcIs6aH4. "In hindsight I wish I had taken the jab when... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Darker Nights: Safety Advice

Darker nights safety advice When the longer winter nights arrive, take a fresh look at your home security and remind yourself of how to stay as safe as possible when out and about.

At home

 Keep front and back doors locked at all times and keep keys and valuables out of sight and reach from cat flaps, letterboxes, and downstairs doors and windows

 If you're out in the evening make sure you leave... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:52 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Fire Safety in the Home

Northants Fire service offer the following information to help makie your home safer as we head into colder weather. They also offer a Home Fire Safety Visit service. Here are some bullet point examples on when a referral to the fire service should be considered:

Concerns around lack of or no working smoke alarms

  • Older residents, living alone
  • Concerns around mobility or sensory impairment which may affect... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Neighbour Of The Year Award

NEIGHBOUR OF THE YEAR 2021 AWARD

People across the UK are being invited to take part in our annual hunt for the UK's 'Neighbour of the Year' – a nationwide search undertaken in partnership by Co-op Insurance and Neighbourhood Watch.

Now in its fourth year, 2021 sees the introduction of a new category: Community of the Year. This award will celebrate the nation's most outstanding community (could... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:44 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters

Vaccine Passport Scams

Action Fraud has received over 700 reports from members of the public about fake emails purporting to be from the NHS. The emails claim to be able to provide people with a "digital passport" that "proves you have been vaccinated against COVID-19". These emails are fake, and the links within them lead to genuine-looking websites that steal your personal and financial information.

How to protect yourself:... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Aug 2021 17:05 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Changes to Bus Fares in Wilby

22nd July 2021

Stagecoach will be making changes to fares in Wilby and we wanted to keep you updated with what's happening.You're probably now in the process of taking a big breath and preparing yourself to ask, "how much are fares going up by"?But it's good news! We want a simple and easy to use bus network for people. Therefore, from the 1st August we're extending the Wellingborough MegaRider to cover... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 11:53 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PATIENTS REGISTERED WITH EARLS BARTON & PENVALE PARK MEDICAL CENTRE

10th July 2021

Following a visit by the Care Quality Commission, which highlighted a number of significant concerns, the CQC has taken the decision to cancel the practice's registration. NHS Northamptonshire CCG has therefore taken the decision to appoint a caretaker provider to minimise disruption to patient care.

The surgery will remain open and continue to provide services to you, and you will still... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 11:03 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Crime Prevention Measures

Preventing Doorstep Crime
Doorstep crime is the name given to crimes carried out by bogus callers and rogue traders who call uninvited at people's homes under the guise of legitimate business or trade.
This can be a particularly distressing type of crime because the perpetrator may have directly deceived you in getting into your home or extracting money from you. Victims are often older or vulnerable... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 14:32 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

What is a Ghost Broker and how to avoid them

Just 15% of people have heard of a 'ghost broker'.* Do you know what one is?
Have you ever heard of a 'ghost broker'? No, we are not talking about things that go bump in the night – this is a lot scarier. 'Ghost brokers' are fraudsters who sell fake or invalid car insurance policies. Victims are sold fake insurance documents for a policy that does not exist, or for a genuine policy that has been... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 17:08 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

What is a Ghost Broker and how to avoid one

Just 15% of people have heard of a 'ghost broker'.* Do you know what one is?
Have you ever heard of a 'ghost broker'? No, we are not talking about things that go bump in the night – this is a lot scarier. 'Ghost brokers' are fraudsters who sell fake or invalid car insurance policies. Victims are sold fake insurance documents for a policy that does not exist, or for a genuine policy that has been... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 17:08 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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