Author: Vicky Smith

Lateset Newsletter from NPFCC

Please find attached the May 2023 edition of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner's newsletter. I hope you find the content of interest.

This month, the Commissioner and Chief Constable, Nick Adderley meet the Home Secretary following the announcement that Northamptonshire Police have exceeded their target of number of officers in the county. The Commissioner also explains how this... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 May 2023 15:05 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Wilby PC chairman attends King's Coronation Garden Party

It was with amazement that I received an invitation to this lovely occasion held at such an important time in King Charles' reign.

Fortunately, this news was given in good time which enabled my wife and myself to fully prepare – new wardrobes all round! Despite the early spring date, the weather gods smiled on the 8000 or so guests, as we enjoyed blue skies and sunshine throughout. How lovely... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 May 2023 15:31 by Vicky Smith

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Waendel Walk 12-14th May 2023

This month Wellingborough is hosting a walk open to all abilities, from 5k to 42k from Friday 12th May through to Sunday 14th May. This Walk, entitled the 'Waendel Walk', has been held for 42 years and attracts walkers from all over the world, as part of the International Walking Association.

Walks takes you through the beautiful countryside of Northamptonshire. Depending on the length of the walk you... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2023 14:40 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

NPFCC Newsletter

Click here to read Police Fire and Crime Commissioners latest newsletter:

Posted: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 17:12 by Vicky Smith

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National Emergency Alert TEST

There will be a national test of the UK's new Emergency Alerts system on Sunday April 23rd at 15:00.

The test alert will be sent to most mobile phones across the UK. Devices will make a distinct, siren-like sound for up to 10 seconds, including on phones switched to silent mode. Phones will also vibrate and display a message about the test. You can hear an example of what the test will look and sound... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 12:03 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters

Government's New Emergency Alerts Scheme

The UK government's new Emergency Alerts system is now live.
The system will enable people to be contacted via their mobile phone when lives are in danger. On Sunday 23 April 2023 at 3pm, there will be a national test of the Emergency Alerts service.

It will be used to warn you in the event of emergencies, such as severe flooding.

Emergency Alerts are sent to all compatible mobile phones within an area... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Apr 2023 14:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Please Report

This message is from Northants Police to encourage people to please report crime, theft from motor vehicle, criminal damage to your property, theft of tools, anti-social behaviour etc...

Many people do not report these things to us but they need this data in order to organise their patrol strategies.

The aim is to target area's of concern and come up with long term plans in order to make where you live... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Apr 2023 10:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

FREE Half-Term Swimming Lessons For U18s

You may have already seen the 'Free Swimming' sessions being promoted via the NNC North Northants Leisure social media platforms @NNLeisure Facebook or @NN_Leisure Twitter. This initiative is again being supported by NNC Public Health by giving all people 18 or under in North Northamptonshire the opportunity to take part in free swimming sessions at their local pool on certain dates/times over the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 16:01 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Wilby Waste Collection - Clarification For Residents Regarding Changes

There has been confusion today regarding bin collections. Having sought clarification from our NNC councillor we are pleased to share with you the following:

The Assistant Director at North Northants Council has had further confirmation from the team that all collections in Wilby have been completed today as per the revised collection schedule.

Under the new schedule, all of Wilby has collections on... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 17:00 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

MP Coffee Morning This Saturday

I wanted to inform you that on Saturday 7th January, local MP Chris Heaton-Harris will be hosting a coffee morning at the Griffins Head, Mears Ashby at 11am.

Mr Heaton-Harris is only able to deal with casework from the Daventry side of the border. Everyone is welcome to join us, however those not in Daventry constituency (Great Doddington, Wilby, The Harrowdens, Orlingbury & Isham), will have Cllr... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 10:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Consultation