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

COVID Update

"Cases of Covid are rising across the county, by getting both jabs you reduce the chance of being hospitalised by over 92%. This NHS video features young Covid patients talking about their experiences of suffering from serious Covid-19 and developing Long Covid, and the experience of Doctors and frontline staff treating them: https://youtu.be/XEwwcIs6aH4. "In hindsight I wish I had taken the jab when... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:46 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Fire Safety in the Home

Northants Fire service offer the following information to help makie your home safer as we head into colder weather. They also offer a Home Fire Safety Visit service. Here are some bullet point examples on when a referral to the fire service should be considered:

Concerns around lack of or no working smoke alarms

  • Older residents, living alone
  • Concerns around mobility or sensory impairment which may affect... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:46 by Vicky Smith

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Changes to Bus Fares in Wilby

22nd July 2021

Stagecoach will be making changes to fares in Wilby and we wanted to keep you updated with what's happening.You're probably now in the process of taking a big breath and preparing yourself to ask, "how much are fares going up by"?But it's good news! We want a simple and easy to use bus network for people. Therefore, from the 1st August we're extending the Wellingborough MegaRider to cover... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 11:53 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services


10th July 2021

Following a visit by the Care Quality Commission, which highlighted a number of significant concerns, the CQC has taken the decision to cancel the practice's registration. NHS Northamptonshire CCG has therefore taken the decision to appoint a caretaker provider to minimise disruption to patient care.

The surgery will remain open and continue to provide services to you, and you will still... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 11:03 by Vicky Smith

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Election of Councillors for Wilby Parish 2021

To see the Statement of Persons Nominated as candidates click on the link below:

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:02 by Vicky Smith

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Volunteer Litter Picking

Mears Ashby residents are litter picking this Saturday (20th March) and wonder if anyone in Wilby would like to join them to clear Mears Ashby Road out of Wilby towards Mears Ashby with a view to meeting their team halfway as they come along towards Wilby.

HiViz jackets, gloves, bags & litter pickers will be provided. Anyone interested should contact Vicky Smith for more details. Her contact number... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 16:55 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Your Chance to Make a Difference in Wilby


Are you passionate about your community?

Do you want to help make a long-lasting change?

Do you have innovative ideas for the council?

Do you have concerns about a specific issue and want to do something about it?

If this is you, then we need you. We need people of all ages, from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect their community to put themselves forward for... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 11:21 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services

Update on Covid19 from Director of Public Health Northamptonshire County Council

Dear Residents,

I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 17:53 by Vicky Smith

Tags: Services