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

Don't Score an Own Goal by Drinking and Driving

We want everyone to be able to enjoy the World Cup safely so if, for example, you are planning to head to the pub to watch England play with a group of friends and want to drink alchohol, make sure you have a designated driver or alternative method to get home (i.e taxi, public transport). Please think twice about driving the morning after a heavy session of alcohol consumption as you could still be... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Updated Crime Prevention Advice

We have received the following link to the updated advice from Northamptonshire Police:-

Please click the link and have a look through the newly updated crime prevention advise on our force website.


Message Sent By
Ian Fearnley (NHWN, Administrator, Northants NHW)

Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:21 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Follow Up Calls Computer Software Service Fraud

There is concern that victims of previous Computer Software Service Fraud (CSSF) are being re-targeted for "owed money". The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reports that CSSF scammers are returning to contact previous victims, requesting that they pay money owed for a fake malware protection service they had provided. Alternatively, the fraudster will ask for a new subscription fee in return... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:18 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Opportunity to Meet Local Officers

Officers from the Wellingborough Neighbourhood policing team will be attending the police pop-up shop in the Swansgate Shopping Centre on Saturday 23rd June, 10am - 12noon.

This is a great opportunity for you to meet some of your local officers and talk to them about any crime or anti-social behaviour issues you are concerned about. You can also find out about the work which is being carried out in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

New Ways To Protect You This National Neighbourhood Watch Week 2018

It's National Neighbourhood Watch Week 2018 (NNWW18) and we've got some exciting news to share with you!

This year to mark NNWW18 we've created a fantastic, brand new section of our popular website to share new and important information on keeping you and your neighbours safe. Because crime is changing and we want to do our bit to make all communities safer and stronger across England and Wales.

Click... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:32 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Courier Fraud

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified an increasing number of reports submitted to Action Fraud from the public concerning courier fraud.

Fraudsters are contacting victims by telephone and purporting to be a police officer or bank official. To substantiate this claim, the caller might be able to confirm some easily obtainable basic details about the victim such as their full name and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:15 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Local Government Reform in Northamptonshire

From the councils of Corby, Daventry, East Northamptonshire, Kettering, Northampton, Northamptonshire County, South Northamptonshire and Wellingborough
Please note that this consultation will now start on Monday, 18 June and will end on Sunday, 22 July 2018.

Details of consultation sessions with town and parish councils will be announced shortly.

The consultation will include

• an open questionnaire... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:12 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Consultation

Parking and Waiting Outside School

Complaints have been received concerning parked vehicles causing both a danger and an obstruction to residents, other road users and pedestrians in the area outside of local Schools

PLEASE DO NOT park your vehicles where it would cause any inconvenience, endangerment or obstruction to anyone else including obstructing driveways, paths and dropped kerbs.


(Unless in an authorised... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:26 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

New Police Campaign To Raise Awareness Of Domestic Abuse And The Support Available

A new campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and promote the help and support available to those affected by it has been launched by Northamptonshire Police.

The #getsafestaysafe campaign aims to encourage those who are experiencing abuse to report it and get the support they need. It also seeks to remind people that domestic abuse isn't only about violence and can take many forms, including... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:06 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Enjoying The 2018 Fifa World Cup In Northamptonshire

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup approaches, police officers in Northamptonshire are gearing up to ensure football fans in the county enjoy a safe tournament.

Chief Inspector James Willis, said: "As the tournament gets closer and the excitement builds, I want to take this opportunity to remind people that penalties are not the only thing we'd like to avoid.

"Historically, crime, disorder and hate crime have... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:04 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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