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: Services

Latest News On the Relocation of Wilby School

Hot off the press from North Northamptonshire Council...read the latest news here...

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2023 17:12 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Newsletters, Services

Waendel Walk 12-14th May 2023

This month Wellingborough is hosting a walk open to all abilities, from 5k to 42k from Friday 12th May through to Sunday 14th May. This Walk, entitled the 'Waendel Walk', has been held for 42 years and attracts walkers from all over the world, as part of the International Walking Association.

Walks takes you through the beautiful countryside of Northamptonshire. Depending on the length of the walk you... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2023 14:40 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Government's New Emergency Alerts Scheme

The UK government's new Emergency Alerts system is now live.
The system will enable people to be contacted via their mobile phone when lives are in danger. On Sunday 23 April 2023 at 3pm, there will be a national test of the Emergency Alerts service.

It will be used to warn you in the event of emergencies, such as severe flooding.

Emergency Alerts are sent to all compatible mobile phones within an area... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Apr 2023 14:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

FREE Half-Term Swimming Lessons For U18s

You may have already seen the 'Free Swimming' sessions being promoted via the NNC North Northants Leisure social media platforms @NNLeisure Facebook or @NN_Leisure Twitter. This initiative is again being supported by NNC Public Health by giving all people 18 or under in North Northamptonshire the opportunity to take part in free swimming sessions at their local pool on certain dates/times over the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 16:01 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Wilby Waste Collection - Clarification For Residents Regarding Changes

There has been confusion today regarding bin collections. Having sought clarification from our NNC councillor we are pleased to share with you the following:

The Assistant Director at North Northants Council has had further confirmation from the team that all collections in Wilby have been completed today as per the revised collection schedule.

Under the new schedule, all of Wilby has collections on... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 17:00 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

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

Tags: Services

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

Tags: Consultation, Services

Help for Drivers over 60 Years of Age....

Are you a mature driver (aged 60+)? Live in Northamptonshire?

Rely on being able to drive?

This FREE roadshow is for you!

About this event

Driving is an important part of our everyday life and the Northamptonshire Safer Roads Alliance (NSRA) are keen to help to keep mature drivers driving safer for longer.

Our ability to drive changes over time for different reasons, especially as we get older. It's important... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Aug 2022 16:49 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Closure of Doddington Road, Wilby

Kelly Communications Limited have requested a closure of the above road on behalf of BT. The closure is to safely undertake works in diverting a service and is expected to take place on the 1st September for one day at off peak times.

The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=130507657

If you require more information about the works please contact James Bateman on 02476 642814.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 16:51 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Grab a Jab in Wellingborough

The Mobile Vaccination Service will be at Market Street, Wellingborough (opposite Lloyds Bank) between 9am and 5pm on Thursday 26th May to Saturday 28th May

Drop in for your COVID spring booster - for ages 75+. 1st or 2nd doses* for ages 5+ and boosters for 16+

*if you are under 18 your 2nd dose should be at least 12 weeks after your 1st dose.

For ages 18+ your 2nd dose must be at least 8 weeks after... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 May 2022 17:40 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services