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

Superfast Northamptonshire - Broadband Roll-Out

Read an update about this by clicking on the link below:


Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:48 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Please Help Shape Local Policing Priorities By Undertaking This Short Survey

Please can I encourage you to take part in our latest Neighbourhood Policing survey. This is your opportunity to tell us what the main issues are in your community, and what crimes you would like to see us target. By completing the survey, which only takes a few minutes, you will be able to set the Policing Priorities for your area. The survey can be accessed by clicking the below link:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LocallyIdentifiedPriorities... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:42 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert, Services

Police Issue Warning After Series of Thefts

Police officers in Northamptonshire are issuing a warning to people across the county about a recent spate of handbag and purse thefts.
The incidents have taken place in Northampton, Kettering and Corby and have happened mostly in supermarkets with the criminals mainly targeting elderly women.
Paul Golley, Crime Prevention Team Leader, said: "It takes a real low-life to follow elderly people around... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:22 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Stay Safe on 5th November!

We are happy to report that there were no reports of anti-social behaviour in any of villages on the Wellingborough district during last night's Halloween festivities (31st October). This is spectacular considering we normally see a spike in reports. Officers were out on patrol in the villages and impressed with the behaviour of those trick or treating.

We hope everyone had a great evening and thank... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:30 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Stay Safe When Out And About

As the days shorten, here is some advice on how to stay safe
when out and about locally.

- Always walk in well lit areas wherever possible.
- Don't carry large amounts of cash with you.
- Always ensure your phone is charged in case you need to call a friend or the Emergency Services.
- Don't purchase items from people who approach you in the street who have a "must-have-bargain. " It's likely that the items... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:26 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Children Across the County Hear How to Keep Safe on Halloween and Bonfire Night

Hundreds of schoolchildren across Northamptonshire are being given expert advice on how to stay safe this Halloween and Bonfire Night during a seasonal campaign of activity.

As part of Operation Pumpkin, Police Community Support Officers are visiting many local schools in a bid to help keep anti-social behaviour at bay and keep youngsters out of danger while festivities take place.

Officers from Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:22 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

BEWARE: Stolen Goods

It's tempting to buy cheap goods, but the real price of your bargain may be a victim of crime – an elderly lady has been burgled of her jewellery, a child has had their bike stolen, a sat nav has been snatched from a vehicle.

In many cases goods are stolen from the most vulnerable people in our society. The goods are stolen, not because they appeal to the thief directly but the thief knows that... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Read the Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Latest Newsletter

Stephen Mold's October 2018 newsletter document is attached here:

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:13 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert, Services


We want people to enjoy Halloween, but it can be a worrying time for parents and homeowners. Taking a few minutes to talk about safety and respect before you go out trick or treating can help children have a safe, fun time.

Remember, not everyone loves Halloween! If you see a 'No Trick or Treat' poster or sign at a house, don't knock on the door. If you would like a free 'No Trick or Treat' poster for... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:54 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Advice On Spotting Bogus Charity Clothing Collections

Northamptonshire Police has been made aware that bogus, unlicensed charity clothes collections are taking place in the county.

This type of fraud deprives bona fide charities of much-needed funds generated through the recycling of people's unwanted clothes, books and other items.

Taking a few simple steps will help you check whether the collection leaflet or bag you have received is for a genuine charitable... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:52 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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