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

Courier Fraud Alert

Courier Fraud, Bogus Police and Bank Officials Alert

What you need to know

Individuals have been receiving phone calls from people claiming to be a police officer or banking official

The suspect will say either:

  • There has been fraudulent activity at the victims' bank and the staff at the bank are involved, the victim is then asked to withdraw money to either keep it safe or assist the police with their... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 15:25 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Operation Crooked

Northamptonshire Police has released photos of the most wanted burglars (see links below).
First Set Released

Second Set Released

A recent update on Operation Crooked can be viewed... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 17:58 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Newsletter From Police Fire And Crime Commissioner

Read how the PFCC has been working on behalf of the people of Northamptonshire in their monthly round-up.

Please click here to view the newsletter.

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 17:25 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services, Police Alert

Operation Crooked

Operation Crooked is targeting burglars in Northamptonshire.Help us keep your home secure by following these tips:

  • Keep external doors locked, even when you're at home or out in the garden. If you rent a room, keep communal entry doors secure, lock your room and report security issues to your landlord.
  • If you open a window, always close and lock it when you leave the room or go out.
  • Keep valuables and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 May 2019 13:28 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Non-Emergency Police Callers To Be Offered Call Back Option

Northamptonshire Police has pledged to offer non-emergency callers a call back option in a bid to manage call wait times.

The pledge sets out an aim to answer 101 calls within 60 seconds and prioritise them according to the level of threat, harm and risk.

Once the assessment is done and the call put into the appropriate category, the caller may be offered a call back option, after a set time has lapsed,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 09:24 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Force Pledges Support For First National Stephen Lawrence Day

The first annual Stephen Lawrence Day took place on Easter Monday (22 April 2109) and Northamptonshire Police is asking members of the public to join the Force to commemorate the event.

Plans to hold the national day of commemoration was announced by Prime Minister Theresa May at a special memorial service held in London last year to mark the 25thanniversary of Stephen's death.

Following the service... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:34 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Opportunity to Join the OPFCC Independent Audit Committee

The OPFCC and the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police are recruiting new members to join their Joint Independent Audit Committee. The Committee provides independent advice and assurance on the governance of the OPFCC, Northamptonshire Police and the Northamptonshire Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority.

Successful applicants will receive training and an annual allowance of £3,000. Further... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:22 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services, Police Alert

Appeal Marks The 40th Anniversary Of Unsolved Murder

Northamptonshire Police is renewing an appeal for information to mark the 40th anniversary of the murder of a Northampton teenager.

A murder investigation was launched in 1979 after the body of 15-year-old Sean McGann was found in an alleyway at the back of Birchfield Road East, Abington, on the morning of Wednesday, April 18.

Four decades on, detectives have not given up hope of finding who was responsible... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:09 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

The Latest Update From Northampton County Councillor

For your opportunity to read the latest monthly report from our County Councillor Rob Gough click here:


Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:37 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Your Chance to Chat

Northamptonshire Police Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold and Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly are setting up their stall in Northampton to meet local people and hear what they have to say about policing in the county.

On Friday April 12, Stephen and Simon will be in the upper mall of the Grosvenor Centre (near the lifts), Northampton, between 11.30am and 1.30pm. Everyone is invited to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 17:45 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

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