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

Millions Of Pounds Recovered From Criminal Assets As Police Launch Campaign To Encourage More Reporting - Operation Bling

With £3.7 million pounds recovered in the past five years from criminal activity, officers are further ramping up their efforts in a new campaign to take criminals' cash, cars and other property.

Too much Bling? Give us a Ring! – is the message from officers in Northamptonshire who are looking to increase reports from the public on people who are living a lifestyle that is beyond their means... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:12 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Changes to Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries

As you may be aware, the final recommendations for parliamentary constituency boundaries were laid before Parliament on 10 September and we have now received notification of those recommendations.

The link is here:


Despite representations at each stage of the consultation to make no change to the Wellingborough Constituency you will see that changes have been made.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:03 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Consultation

Keyless Car Theft - Tips to Prevent This Happening

Northants Police has issued crime prevention advice to help motorists protect their keyless vehicles.

Following a rise nationally in thieves now using more sophisticated techniques to gain access to keyless entry/start button cars, there are simple steps you can take to help keep your vehicle secure and protect you from becoming a victim of crime.

What is signal jamming?

Thieves use a gadget to prevent... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:32 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Have YOUR Say About Low-level Crime and How It Should Be Dealt With

Anti-social behaviour and low level crime affects people's life on a daily basis. Acts such as vandalism, damage to someone's property, noise, drunkenness, low level theft, or harassment can have a real impact on individuals, businesses and whole communities.

In low level cases where the offender admits the offence, and with the agreement of the victim, the victim can work with the police to choose... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:51 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Clean Up Litter on the River Nene

Cllr Hallam and BCW are working with Nenescape to deliver a litter pick of the Embankment in Wellingborough on Saturday 22 September from 9am – 4pm.

They are looking for volunteers to join them for the whole day (lunch is provided) or just for a hour. On foot, bicycle or canoe...see attached poster for more information

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:36 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

World Suicide Prevention Day 10th Sept 2018

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is held each year on 10 September. It's an annual awareness raising event organised by International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Why is it important?

More than 800,000 people take their lives each year across the world. In the UK and ROI, more than 6,000 people die by suicide a year - an average... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:30 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Dog Fouling

When conducting mobile patrols in Bozeat with community support officer colleague recently, a dog walker was fined for dog fouling offences. Forgetting your bag is not an excuse!

Posted: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 10:49 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Nominate Your Best Neighbour 2018

To find out more or to nominate your neighbour, please e-mail neighbourawards@ourwatch.org.uk to request a nomination form.

Once the form is completed it can then be returned to the same e-mail address for processing. The winner of the award will be announced in early October, at which point you will be contacted by Neighbourhood Watch Network should your nominated neighbour be successful.

Please note... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 10:31 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Updated Crime Prevention Advice

Alert regarding thefts of red diesel.

Please be aware that there have been recent incidents of commercial vehicle compounds being accessed for the purpose of stealing red diesel from fuel pumps and vehicles. The police are alert to these incidents and are warning agricultural users and commercial premises to be aware of the current risk and to ensure adequate security arrangements are in place.

If you... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:02 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Your Invitation to WWI Commemoration Event

To All Parishes in Northamptonshire:

The Northamptonshire County Royal British Legion is organising a "Thank You" event on Saturday 1 September in Becketts Park in Northampton to say thank you to those who served in World War One, their families and descendants.

A copy of the poster for the event is attached.

An invitation is extended to your council from Cllr Russ Barrie (Chairman Of Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:58 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

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