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

Tags: Police Alert

Message to all Farmers and Small Holders

Following a number of sheep being illegally slaughtered and a recent theft of a large number of sheep, we believe those that are committing the crimes may be putting markers on the perimeter fences and gates of sites that they plan to target.

Could all farmers and landowners of livestock check their entry points to their fields regularly. If you identify any type of marker please report this to the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:15 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Policing - How would you decide?

Demand for police services continues to change and grow and tough decisions have to be made every day about where best to focus the resources available.

We are running a consultation to explain the work of Northamptonshire Police as we balance all the demands made of police and we want to know what you would decide are the most important areas to focus on.

Our survey gives you the opportunity to allocate... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:32 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert

Have you been a Victim of Crime in the last 12 Months?

Northamptonshire Police Fire and Crime Commission and Northamptonshire Police want to further understand victims' expectations and experiences of the police and support services, to understand how confident they are in the service they are receiving.

We are offering the opportunity to take part in a one to one conversation to share your experience, participation is completely voluntary, anonymous and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:30 by Vicky Smith

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Burglary at Business Premises in Wellingborough

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary on Grafton Close, Wellingborough. Unknown persons have forced the front door of a business premises and taken items from within. This took place between 02:35 hours and 02:42 17/07/2019.

Did you witness anything?
Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

If so, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:27 by Vicky Smith

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Update Op Stock For All Sheep Farmers And Surrounding Community

This message is sent in support of PC John Hutchings and Northamptonshire Police Rural Policing:

You may have seen in the media, the latest incidents regarding the illegal sheep butchery that has taken place across the county. Please a report outlining the issues using the link:.

https://www.northants.police.uk/news/northants/news/appeals/2019/july-19/police-appeal-for-information-after-further-incidents-of-illegal-sheep-butchery/... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:51 by Vicky Smith

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Police Appeal for Further Information Following Further Incidents of Illegal Sheep Butchery

Northamptonshire Police is urging rural communities to look out for and report any suspicious activity following four incidents this week where livestock have been killed and professionally butchered in their field.
Fourteen lambs were killed in a field off the A428 between Crick and West Haddon, sometime between 4pm on Sunday 7 July and 4pm on Monday, 8 July. The carcasses of 12 lambs were stolen and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:54 by Vicky Smith

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Drivers Targeted With Fake Fines

Action Fraud have received an increase in reports and intelligence where elderly victims are being targeted by individuals purporting to be police officers or traffic wardens. The victims are being approached whilst parked in a car park and are told by the suspect that they have parked illegally or broken a speed limit and a photo has been taken of their car for 'evidence'.

Victims are advised that... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:44 by Vicky Smith

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Huge Police Operation Targets Criminal Network Exploiting County Children

Police have made a significant number of arrests during a massive operation to smash an organised crime group suspected of actively recruiting children in Northamptonshire to facilitate class A drug dealing.

More than 250 officers took part in Operation Serpent, a three-day intelligence-led operation during which police executed simultaneous warrants targeting multiple addresses in Kettering and north-west... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 17:34 by Vicky Smith

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Two More Charged with Little Harrowden Murder

Two teenage boys have been charged with murder over the death of a man in Little Harrowden.

Tristan Patel, 18, of Newcomen Road, Wellingborough, and a 15-year-old boy also from Wellingborough, who cannot be named because of his age, are charged in connection with the murder of Stevie Pentelow, aged 44, who died of a stab wound following an incident in Hardwick Road on Friday, June 21.

Both are due to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:33 by Vicky Smith

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Police Crackdown on Speeding Motorists

Twenty-seven drivers were stopped by Northamptonshire Police in one afternoon after being caught speeding as part of the Force's on-going campaign to improve road safety across the county.

Led by PC Chris Foster, officers from the Wellingborough Neighbourhood Policing Team with support from members of the Special Constabulary joined forces for yesterday's (Tuesday, June 25) operation.

The checks were... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:31 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Police Alert