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

The Importance of Reporting Suspicious Circumstances

Northamptonshire Police Rural Crime Team and Operations department have responded to suspicious circumstances reported by a member of the public near to Towcester this evening (16/12/2020) . As a result 3 persons arrested and a stolen JCB has been recovered.

If you see something that just doesn't seem right and it looks suspicious please report it via 101 or if you believe there is a crime in progress... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 15:32 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Improve Your Cyber Security By Taking Six Actions

Due to coronavirus, more people will be doing their festive shopping online this year.

This means more opportunities for hackers to carry out cyber attacks. They often do this by targeting people and businesses using:

* email and website scams
* malware - software that can damage your device or let a hacker in
* If hackers get into your device or accounts, they could access your money, your personal information,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 09:41 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Latest Newsletter from the Northants Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

To read how the PFCC has been working on behalf of the people of Northamptonshire please click here

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 11:39 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters

Update on Covid19 from Director of Public Health Northamptonshire County Council

Dear Residents,

I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 17:53 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Home Security

Following a number of ATTEMPTED burglaries on Wellingborough and Wellingborough Rural please find some advice below. The recent burglaries reported to us are ones that the offenders are looking to gain entry using insecure doors, windows and vehicles.

Improving the security of your home not only protects your material possessions but those you love. It's also not just a case of spending money –... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 12:55 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Illegal Hare Coursing - Know the Signs

There have been recent reports of possible hare/deer coursing across South Northamptonshire.

Here are the signs of illegal coursing:

• Groups of vehicles parked in a rural area, perhaps near a gateway to farmland, on a grass verge, on a farm track or bridle path. This is often the most obvious sign
• A cluster of estate cars, four-wheel drives or vans with evidence of dogs inside
• Vehicles... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 16:24 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Operation Journey Launched To Improve Road Safety In Northamptonshire

A new three month road safety campaign which aims to reduce the number of casualties on the county's roads has been launched.

Last year 42 people were killed and a further 347 seriously injured (KSI) across the county's road network - the highest number recorded in eight years.

Led by the Safer Roads and Road Crime teams, with support of our partners in the Northamptonshire Safer Roads Alliance (NSRA),... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 15:41 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

What To Do If You Suspect Drug Dealing in Wilby

See the file attached to find out about the signs that could help you spot a drug dealer in your area.

The file has been amended and will hopefully now be easier to access. Thank you for your patience and feedback.

If you suspect a drug dealer in your area please inform the police on 101


Drugs in your area.pdf - 1,189.6 KB

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Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:30 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert