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

Author: Vicky Smith

Hundreds of Videos Submitted During First Year of Operation Snap

Since Operation Snap was launched twelve months ago, Northamptonshire Police has received more than 600 video submissions, of which, just under half have led to further action.

Rolled out across the county in August last year, Operation Snap enables people to report driving offences by uploading video evidence via a simple online portal on the Force website.

In the first 12 months, the Force received... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:43 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Help to Wipe Out Hare Coursing in Northamptonshire

On Monday 24 August, in partnership with the Office of Police Fire and Crime Commissioner, Crimestoppers launched a campaign about Hare Coursing.

The campaign highlights suspicious activity to be aware of and encourages people to report information about this cruel and illegal 'sport' either to the Police or to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Hare Coursing E-Newsletterv2.pdf

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 15:04 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Northants Police Issue Annual Report

Chief Constable Nick Adderley has unveiled his latest annual report on Northamptonshire Police as he begins his third year in charge of the Force.

The report highlights the achievements of the past 12 months, acknowledging the significant additional challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, while also looking ahead to what Northamptonshire Police will deliver for the communities it serves going into... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:00 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters, Police Alert

Northants Police Issue Annual Report

Chief Constable Nick Adderley has unveiled his latest annual report on Northamptonshire Police as he begins his third year in charge of the Force.

The report highlights the achievements of the past 12 months, acknowledging the significant additional challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, while also looking ahead to what Northamptonshire Police will deliver for the communities it serves going into... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:00 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters, Police Alert

Barbecue Warning from Northants Fire and Rescue Service

Barbecues can take a long time to cool down and should be completely cold before embers are thrown away, residents are being reminded.

This advice follows a fire last week in which a fence, two wheelie bins, a children's paddling pool, the back door and bathroom window on a house, as well as garage guttering, were damaged at a property in Northampton.

The cause is believed to have been accidental and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:27 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

People Urged To Be Sensible Amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."

This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the nighttime economy.

From Saturday, July 4, bars, restaurants and pubs have all been... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:36 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

People Urged To Be Sensible Amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."

This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the nighttime economy.

From Saturday, July 4, bars, restaurants and pubs have all been... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:36 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Youth Commission NOW Recruiting

Young people with a desire to influence policing, fire and criminal justice in the county are encouraged to apply to the Northamptonshire Youth Commission – part of the Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

The OPFCC's first Youth Commission was launched in Summer 2019. The inaugural 20 members, all aged between 14 and 19, planned a variety of events to involve other... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:31 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Motorists Urged to Belt-Up

The difference between life and death in a road traffic collision can often be down to whether you are wearing a seat belt.

That is the warning from Northamptonshire Police as officers from across the Force take part in a UK policing campaign to target those who fail to wear a seat belt on our county's roads.

As part of the National Policing Chiefs' Council seatbelt enforcement operation, officers will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:29 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Corona Related Scams - How to Protect Yourself

Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million.

How you can protect yourself from Coronavirus-related scams:

There are some simple steps you can take that will protect you from the most common... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:36 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert