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

COVID-19 Restriction on Gatherings


* those people live together
* the gathering is essential for a work purpose
* the gathering is a funeral

* those people are, where necessary:
- moving house
- helping a vulnerable person
- participating legal proceedings
- helping in an emergency

C7163 Fenner

Message Sent By
Donna Fenner (Police, PCSO, Wellingborough... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 11:58 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Alcohol Demotivator

You might be drinking more than you think, especially in these difficult times.


After you enter your daily alcohol intake, Abbeycare's tool shows the negative effects of that consumption level, on health, finances, etc.

Stay safe!

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:05 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Covid-19 - Statement from Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police

Please see a statement below from the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Covid-19:

Chief Constable Nick Adderley, said: "We are all aware we are now living in unprecedented times and, from today, every one of us is being asked to step up and play a crucial role in the battle against Covid-19. All that is requested of you is that you follow Government advice - stay at home, save lives and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:28 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Look Out for One Another

Coronavirus Awareness

Everyone is facing so many unknowns. As the guidance on social distancing and self-isolation is being updated and upgraded daily, please can we all think about our neighbours and especially any elderly or vulnerable people living nearby who may be in need of help or just friendly contact.

If everyone in Wilby were to think about their immediate neighbours, keep an eye on them and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:01 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters, Services

Coronavirus Uodate - Source of Update Information

Dear Neighbourhood Watch supporters,

Neighbourhood Watch supporters across England and Wales have been responding rapidly to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis making a positive impact within their local communities. This is a challenging time for all of us. We must highlight health, safety and wellbeing must be our top priorities and at the heart of every decision we make. Please see our full statement... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:33 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters

Coronavirus Postpones Election

We now have confirmation from the Government that the local elections due to be held on 7 May 2020 are postponed to May 2021.

For most parish and town councils in Northamptonshire the effect will be to add on another year to the already extended term of office. Existing councillors will now have a six year term. It is expected that some vacancies in Wilby will arise as those who were expecting to stand... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 09:51 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters

Suspicious Activity in Your Area

Have you noticed suspicious activity in your area recently and reverted to social media to inform your neighbours? As helpful as social media can be for information, it is not monitored by the Police therefore if you do not report it to us also, we will not be aware of what is happening in your area.

If you see suspicious vehicles or activity in your area, please report it to 101 or use our very quick... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:43 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Trading Standards Warn Homeowners To Be Aware of Bogus Cold Callers

Trading Standards is warning homeowners that rogue traders could use the damage caused by the storms as a way of persuading people that they need work done on their property.

Their advice is not to buy goods or services from a doorstep caller, even if they claim that the work needs doing immediately.

Those who have suffered damage as a result of the storms should first check with their insurance company... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:04 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

If you are not sure, don't open the door!

Distraction Burglary, Scams and Fraud Prevention Event – 26 February 2020

On Wednesday 26 February from 13:00 – 16:30 Northamptonshire Police, Trading Standards and Neighbourhood Watch will be relaunching the Doorstep crime Action Network (DAN) to help prevent distraction burglary and rogue trading offences. The event is specifically aimed at service providers, organisations, carers, friends... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:00 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert