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

How to Talk To Your Child About Sexting

How to talk to your child about sexting
Find a way to start a conversation-
Every child is different, so your approach should be based on their character and your relationship with them. You could:

  • outline your expectations and explain the rules of having a mobile, tablet or smartphone
  • ask them what they feel is acceptable to send to people, if they'd be happy for you or a stranger or other children to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:05 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter

The February 2019 edition of Our News is out now.

In it we reveal the theme of this year's Neighbourhood Watch Week in June. We also report from the pre-launch of a new NW force association that will cover the West Midlands and we round up the national media coverage in recent weeks since we challenged portrayals of our members in the media.

All this and more in the latest edition of Our News.

Please... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:59 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Pub Quiz at The Horseshoe

A Quiz Nite is being held at The Horseshoe pub on Main Road, Wilby on 27th February in aid of St Mary The Virgin Church. If you would like more information or tickets, please call in at the pub or call Helen Tite on 01933 680635.

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 10:38 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services


Northamptonshire Police are warning people once again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using gift cards.

  • Fraudsters are contacting the elderly and vulnerable claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Victims are being told they have arrest warrants, outstanding debtsor unpaid taxes in their name.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:16 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Crisp Packet Recycler Required

Community Groups, schools and businesses are encouraged to register and set up a public drop off point where people can bring their crisp packets. The crisp packets are posted off, and you can earn reward points which can help raise money for local good causes. To my knowledge there are currently no 'drop off points' in our Borough, so it may be something you would like to consider for your local community.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Your Community Needs You

Can you spare a couple of hours (minimum) per month and help make your community a safer place?

If so then you can register your interest for Street Watch via:

If you would like to join Neighbourhood Watch then you can do so via the following link:

In an emergency call 999 - For non-emergencies call 101
Visit www.northants.police.uk... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:49 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Police and Crime Commissioner's January Newsletter

Happy New Year from the Police and Crime Commissioner. We hope you enjoy our January newsletter.

Please click here to view the newsletter.

Posted: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:02 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

ALERT: Fake TV Licensing E-Mails

Action Fraud has received more than 5,000 reports about fake emails and texts purporting to be from TV Licensing. The messages contain links to genuine-looking websites that are designed to steal personal and financial information.

Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it's a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text.

For... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:58 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Neighbourhood Watch Association Seeks Voluntary Secretary

The county Neighbourhood Watch Association is seeking voluntary support from members for a person to undertake the role of Secretary.

As an executive committee we meet only 5 times a year (7-9pm, usually in Northampton) and the role requires taking minutes for distribution, and occasionally booking rooms and helping out at any events, etc. Ideally the volunteer will have access to their own computer... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 14:13 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Wellingborough Neighbourhood Policing Team

27th December 2018

Good Evening,
Officers from Wellingborough Neighbourhood Policing Team have been conducting patrols around various areas in Wellingborough including our hotspot locations as part of Operation Viper.

PCSO Craig Blacha has conducted patrols around Wellingborough Town Centre & The Hemmingwell & Pyghtle estate gathering information and intelligence around Operation Viper providing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 10:22 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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