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

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Operation Snap Update

Northamptonshire Police has rolled out a new road safety initiative which enables people to report driving offences by uploading video evidence via a simple online portal.

Operation Snap: Northamptonshire allows people to submit dashcam and phone videos alongside a form recording what happened, which can then be used to take action against drivers who have broken the law.

Run by the Force's Safer Roads... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 09:27 by Vicky Smith

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Register Your Bike and Keep it Safe

Registering on BikeRegister means you could be reunited with your bike in the event of it being stolen. It does not, however, help make it a hard target to thieves.

To reduce the chances of becoming a victim of cycle theft, you can purchase one of our Security Marking Kits.

Please also note that not all frame numbers are unique, so choosing one of our security marking kits will provide your bike its... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 09:25 by Vicky Smith

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Reducing Crime in Northamptonshire

Reducing the number of residential burglaries is one of Northamptonshire Police's priorities, and members of the county's Special Constabulary have been playing a key role following the launch of Operation Crooked.

Since April, officers from Northampton, Wellingborough and East Northants have volunteered more than 1,400 hours to target those who are committing burglaries and vehicle crime in our communities.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 09:24 by Vicky Smith

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Identifying Modern Slavery

What is modern slavery?

Modern slavery is the illegal exploitation of people for personal or commercial gain. It covers a wide range of abuse and exploitation including sexual exploitation, domestic servitude, forced labour, criminal exploitation and organ harvesting.

Victims of modern slavery can be any age, gender, nationality and ethnicity. They are tricked or threatened into work and may feel unable... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 09:19 by Vicky Smith

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Operation Crooked - Update

"Northamptonshire is a hostile place for burglars" – this is the message from a top detective in the Northamptonshire Police Burglary Team as Operation Crooked turns six months old and burglaries in the county continue to reduce.


Operation Crooked is Northamptonshire Police's campaign to reduce burglary - a top priority for the Force. As part of the operation, the Burglary Team, which sits within... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:50 by Vicky Smith

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Weather Warning

As you may be aware we are currently experiencing a heavy downfall of rain which is resulting in small floods on our roads network.

Please adapt your driving to the conditions of the road and cyclists take care when out on the roads and cycle footpaths and keep your distance.

Plan your journey as there may be delays expected across the network.

In an emergency please call 999

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:47 by Vicky Smith

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Burglary - Advice on How to Prevent Crime

Homes with no security measures in place are five times more likely to be burgled than those with simple security measures. Good window locks and strong deadlocks can make a big difference.
Taking just a few steps can make a big difference in keeping your home safe from burglary. Here are a few tips:

Lock your doors and windows every time you leave the house, even when you're just out in the garden,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:18 by Vicky Smith

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National Hate Crime Week

Crimes committed against someone because of their disability, gender-identity, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation are hate crimes and should be reported to the police:
Hate crimes can include:

Threatening behaviour
Assault
Robbery
Damage to property
Inciting others to commit hate crimes
Harassment

Hate incidents can also feel like a crime to those who suffer them and they can escalate to a crime... Read More »





Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:16 by Vicky Smith

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Tyre Safety

Did you know there is a quick and easy way to see if your tyre tread exceeds the minimum legal tread depth? All you need is a 20p piece!

Visit Did you know there is a quick and easy way to see if your tyre tread exceeds the minimum legal tread depth? All you need is 20p!

Visit www.tyresafe.org for more information for more information

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:45 by Vicky Smith

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Message from the Police and Crime Commissioner

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has welcomed the announcement that Northamptonshire Police will be funded to recruit 57 additional officers by the end of 2020/21 in the first stage of the Government's uplift of police numbers.

These 57 extra officers will be in addition to the 200 new officers that Northamptonshire Police is currently recruiting as a result of the local... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:38 by Vicky Smith

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