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

Wilby Wins Safer Roads Community Fund Award

Wilby Wins Safer Roads Community Fund Award

Wilby Parish Council is pleased to announce it has been granted £1000 from the Northamptonshire Safer Roads Community Fund.

This money will be added to £500 already awarded by Wellingborough Borough Council and matched by the Parish Council from its reserves to purchase a new fixed speed sign for the village.

The new sign will replace the existing one which is no longer working, located on... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 14:26 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Northants Emergency Services Cadets Newsletter

The latest Northants Emergency Services Cadets (NESC) is now available to view.

From proactive patrols to helping out at this year's Northampton Pride event, supporting the Police's Op Crooked campaign, and attending weekly sessions for a new youth club, in the attached newsletter you can check out what the Northants Emergency Services Cadets have been up to here.

Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:10 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Latest Report from Our County Councillor

Click on the link below to read Rob Gough's latest report:


Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:29 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Newsletter From Police Fire And Crime Commissioner

Read how the PFCC has been working on behalf of the people of Northamptonshire in their monthly round-up.

Please click here to view the newsletter.

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 17:25 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services, Police Alert

Opportunity to Join the OPFCC Independent Audit Committee

The OPFCC and the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police are recruiting new members to join their Joint Independent Audit Committee. The Committee provides independent advice and assurance on the governance of the OPFCC, Northamptonshire Police and the Northamptonshire Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority.

Successful applicants will receive training and an annual allowance of £3,000. Further... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:22 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services, Police Alert

The Latest Update From Northampton County Councillor

For your opportunity to read the latest monthly report from our County Councillor Rob Gough click here:


Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:37 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services


Northampton RSPCA has a local community fun day being held at Beckets Park, Northampton on Sunday 16th June (Father's Day) this year. You are invited to join in the fun!

Also, if you have any local youth groups that might be interested, or even want to come along and help judge a dog class at our novelty dog show please let them know!Local small businesses are able host their own stalls.Contact:Stefanie... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:28 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Litter Picking On Mears Ashby Road

On Saturday 30th March villagers from Mears Ashby are litter picking on Wilby Road. They have asked if anyone in Wilby would like to litter pick on Mears Ashby Road and meet them halfway. If you are interested please contact the organiser Ute Graham on 01604 812814. All equipment is provided - meet in Mears Ashby at 10am.

Vicky Smith, Clerk to Wilby Parish Council

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:52 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

How to Talk To Your Child About Sexting

How to talk to your child about sexting
Find a way to start a conversation-
Every child is different, so your approach should be based on their character and your relationship with them. You could:

  • outline your expectations and explain the rules of having a mobile, tablet or smartphone
  • ask them what they feel is acceptable to send to people, if they'd be happy for you or a stranger or other children to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:05 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter

The February 2019 edition of Our News is out now.

In it we reveal the theme of this year's Neighbourhood Watch Week in June. We also report from the pre-launch of a new NW force association that will cover the West Midlands and we round up the national media coverage in recent weeks since we challenged portrayals of our members in the media.

All this and more in the latest edition of Our News.

Please... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:59 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services