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

Operation Crooked - Update

"Northamptonshire is a hostile place for burglars" – this is the message from a top detective in the Northamptonshire Police Burglary Team as Operation Crooked turns six months old and burglaries in the county continue to reduce.


Operation Crooked is Northamptonshire Police's campaign to reduce burglary - a top priority for the Force. As part of the operation, the Burglary Team, which sits within... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:50 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Weather Warning

As you may be aware we are currently experiencing a heavy downfall of rain which is resulting in small floods on our roads network.

Please adapt your driving to the conditions of the road and cyclists take care when out on the roads and cycle footpaths and keep your distance.

Plan your journey as there may be delays expected across the network.

In an emergency please call 999

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:47 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Burglary - Advice on How to Prevent Crime

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, 14 Oct 2019 12:18 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

National Hate Crime Week

Crimes committed against someone because of their disability, gender-identity, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation are hate crimes and should be reported to the police:
Hate crimes can include:

Threatening behaviour
Assault
Robbery
Damage to property
Inciting others to commit hate crimes
Harassment

Hate incidents can also feel like a crime to those who suffer them and they can escalate to a crime... Read More »





Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:16 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Tyre Safety

Did you know there is a quick and easy way to see if your tyre tread exceeds the minimum legal tread depth? All you need is a 20p piece!

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Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:45 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Message from the Police and Crime Commissioner

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has welcomed the announcement that Northamptonshire Police will be funded to recruit 57 additional officers by the end of 2020/21 in the first stage of the Government's uplift of police numbers.

These 57 extra officers will be in addition to the 200 new officers that Northamptonshire Police is currently recruiting as a result of the local... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:38 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Officers Overwhelmed By Generous Support from Knitting Enthusiasts

Officers from Northamptonshire Police would like to thank knitting enthusiasts for their overwhelming support and generosity in helping to create an army of Bobby Buddies for the Force.

Following an appeal in May, from the Domestic Abuse Prevention and Investigation Team (DAPIT), volunteers from across the county have been busy knitting and as a result, have so far donated more than 800 knitted bears.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:22 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Two Men Arrested As Part of Investigation Into Illegal Sheep Butchery

Northamptonshire Police have arrested two men on suspicion of offences linked to its ongoing Operation Stock investigation into incidents of illegal sheep butchery.

Officers responding to a report of suspicious activity in a field near Welford last night, Sunday, October 6, discovered an offence in progress and went on to stop a vehicle on the A14 shortly after 1am this morning, Monday, October 7.

Two... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 18:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Doorstep Action Network (DAN)

As part of the relaunch of the Doorstep Action Network (DAN), Northamptonshire Police is teaming up with Trading Standards to appeal to people with elderly relatives to help prevent them from becoming a victim of doorstep crime.

DAN brings together members of public, private, public, charity, and community sector organisations, alongside the police and local authorities, to all work together against... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 11:31 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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