Duston Parish Council

Connecting the Community

Bloom 2020

Clerk: Mr Justin Gleich
Duston Community Centre
Pendle Road, Duston
Northamptonshire NN5 6DT

Tel: 01604 583626

Latest News

Neighbourhood Alert - Please be sensible

People Urged To Be Sensible Amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."

This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the nighttime economy.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:05 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19

Hanging Basket Thefts

We have been alerted to a series of thefts of hanging baskets, pots and other items from the front gardens of various addresses in Duston, including Harefoot Close and Firsview Drive.

Please be aware of this activity and report anything suspicious in any of the following ways;

In an emergency, when there is a crime in progress or a life at risk, always call 999.

To report a crime or incident, provide... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:56 by Parish Office

Tags: Crime, Doorstep Crime, Police

Neighbourhood Alert -Youth Commission

Young people with a desire to influence policing, fire and criminal justice in the county are encouraged to apply to the Northamptonshire Youth Commission – part of the Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

The OPFCC's first Youth Commission was launched in Summer 2019. The inaugural 20 members, all aged between 14 and 19, planned a variety of events to involve other... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:43 by Parish Office

Tags: Police, Youth

Bike Marking Event

Bike Marking Event

Bike Marking Event - Abington Park - 11 July 2020

PCSO's Mark Foster and Dan Freeman will be holding 'Bike Marking' event at The Bandstand, Abington Park, Northampton on Saturday 11 July from 10 am till 12 noon.

Please bring along your pedal cycle if you would like it marking, or simply come and meet your local officers.

All events will be subject to appropriate social distancing regulations to maintain... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:10 by Parish Office

Tags: Crime, Police

Preventing Doorstep Crime

Preventing Doorstep Crime

Northamptonshire Police have sent this leaflet to help prevent doorstep crime. Please take the time to have a look at the attachment.

Following recent reports of rouge traders / cold callers, our crime prevention team have shared the attached document which I thought you would find useful.

Always remember: "If you're not sure, don't open the door".

How to report incidents:

* Call 101 for non emergency... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 12:44 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Northants Police, Safety

Burglary To A Dwelling on Harlestone Road Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary to a dwelling on Harlestone Road, Duston, Northampton. Between stated times, an unknown offender has gained access to the property by unknown means. The offender has come across the homeowner and ran out of the property. Various items have been stolen from within.

This happened on Wednesday 24th June 2020 between 11:51 and 12:01... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:31 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Northants Police, Safety

Motorists Urged To Belt Up As Northamptonshire Police Launches New Seat Belt Campaign

Motorists Urged To Belt Up As Northamptonshire Police Launches New Seat Belt Campaign

The difference between life and death in a road traffic collision can often be down to whether you are wearing a seat belt.

That is the warning from Northamptonshire Police as officers from across the Force take part in a UK policing campaign to target those who fail to wear a seat belt on our county's roads.

As part of the National Policing Chiefs' Council seatbelt enforcement operation, officers will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:12 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid 19, Driving, News, Northamptonshire Police, Safety

The Countryside Code and Being A Responsible Dog Owner

The Countryside Code and Being A Responsible Dog Owner

Please follow the countryside code and be a responsible dog owner

As the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease, there has been an increase in the number of people venturing out into the Northamptonshire countryside for some social-distancing exercise.

Although good for the health, Northamptonshire Police is taking the opportunity to encourage visitors to follow the Countryside Code for their... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:03 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Countryside Code, Covid-19, Dog Owner, Exercise, Northants Police, Responsible

How To Protect Yourself From Covid-19 Scams

Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million.


How you can protect yourself from Coronavirus-related scams:

There are some simple steps you can take that will protect you from the most common... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:34 by Parish Office

Tags: Action Fraud, Covid 19, Fraud, News, Northamptonshire Police, Safety, Scam

Scam - Police Officers Will Never Ask You For Money

Police officers will NEVER ask you for money – please warn elderly relatives about this emerging scam

Fraudsters pretending to be police officers are repeatedly targeting the elderly in Northamptonshire.

Over the past few weeks, a number of incidents have taken place across the county where fraudsters have pretended to be police officers conducting covert investigations in order to gain the trust... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 14:00 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid 19, Fraud, News, Northamptonshire Police, Safety, Scam

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