Author: Vicky Smith
Be Winter Water Aware
Water temperatures can be extremely cold in the UK and in winter can plummet to below zero.
Here are some top safety tips for keeping safe:
• Do not walk or play on ice.
• Keep your pets away from ice and on leads at all times.
• If your pet enters extremely cold water, do not attempt to rescue them yourself - you could put yourself in danger and they are more likely to rescue themselves.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 15:15 by Vicky Smith
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner asks for views on 2023/4 funding
Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a consultation on the level of council tax precept for policing and fire and rescue services in the county next year.
This year, the settlement from the government is based on the expectation that the Commissioner will ask for an increase in the local council tax precept of £15 or 5.3% a year for policing and £5... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 15:11 by Vicky Smith
Christmas Crime Prevention
Northamptonshire police would like to remind people of the importance of keeping their belongings locked and secured.
Christmas time often sees a spike in burglaries and theft from motor vehicles. Offenders know there is a good chance there will be plenty of goodies within both.
Can we remind you to not leave any bags or other items on show in your vehicle and keep your vehicle secure.
Homes- Please make... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 15:09 by Vicky Smith
New Flare Report app to make women and girls feel safer in Northamptonshire
A new, free smartphone app – Flare Report – has been launched to help women and girls feel and be safer on the streets of Northamptonshire.
Women and girls can use it to report incidents and behaviour that are inappropriate and make them feel unsafe, such as cat-calling, comments or touching, street harassment or other threatening behaviour.
Flare is not for reporting crimes in progress ... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 15:08 by Vicky Smith
Crime Prevention - Look after your vehicle registration plate
There have been reported thefts of vehicle number plates on Wellingborough, please read the below advice to help protect your vehicle.
Protect your Vehicle and Number Plate Vehicle crime, including the theft of and the theft of items from them, is falling nationally, but it's important your vehicle isn't an easy target for criminals. Most vehicle crime is preventable. Protect your car or van with the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 09:19 by Vicky Smith
Protect Yourself From Robbery
Northamptonshire is committed to making this county as safe a place to live as possible.
In an ideal world, we would not have to issue crime prevention advice, however unfortunately, there are people out there who would look to steal personal belongings in a robbery.
Please read the information below as it will give you guidance on how to stay safe and give you the best chance of not becoming a victim... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 15:26 by Vicky Smith
Wilby Playing Field Trust AGM
The Wilby Playing Field Trust AGM is being held at the Playing field pavillion on Monday 10th October at 7pm. If you would like to attend please contact Elaine O'Leary (Secretary) 07952 808602.
Elaine can also be contacted for further information or if you would be willing to fill the vacancies on the committee.
Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 18:40 by Vicky Smith
Safe Crossing from Wilby to Wellingborough
If you support the idea of a safe crossing from Wilby to Wellingborough, please consider signing this petition:
Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 15:27 by Vicky Smith
Energy Bill Scam texts
Action Fraud has received 139 crime reports relating to fake text messages purporting to be from the UK government. The texts state that the recipient is "owed" or "eligible" for an energy bill discount as part of the Energy Bill Support Scheme. The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking websites that are designed to steal your personal and financial information.
How to protect yourself
- Energy Bill... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 15:40 by Vicky Smith