Duston Parish Council

Connecting the Community

Duston Fun Day 2019

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Latest News

Fake £50.00 Bank Notes

Good afternoon.

Businesses and residents are reminded to be vigilant following a report of a fake £50.00 note being used locally.

Further information on how to check banknotes can be found at:

- bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/counterfeit-banknotes/how-to-check-your-banknotes

Counterfeit banknotes remain rare but are worthless and can not be reimbursed.

Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:12 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Police, Community, Money, Neighbourhood Alert

Personal Security

If possible walk with friends. Stay to bright, busy and well lit areas. Avoid shortcuts, alleyways and underpasses. Walk confidently and concentrate on what is happening around you.

Don't display your valuables. Try not to walk along chatting or texting on your phone. Not only you are less aware of what and who is around you, but your valuables are on display. Install the "find my phone" app on your... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:32 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Police, Safety, Neighbourhood Alert

Do You Work in the Hair & Beauty Industry?

Do you work in the hair and beauty industry in Northampton? If so, you're invited to a FREE, two-hour event at 6.30pm on Monday, November 25 at the Hilton Hotel, Collingtree, to raise awareness of domestic abuse.

The event will cover how to spot the signs of abuse and how to have the difficult conversation with any clients you think could be victims.

Please email: CutItOut@northants.pnn.police.uk to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:16 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Community, Safety, Domestic Abuse, Police

Neighbourhood Alert

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a Burglary Dwelling on Main Road, Duston, Northampton whereby persons unknown have forced entry to a garage by bending the corner of the garage door. No items though are believed to have been taken from within.

This happened on Tuesday 5th November 2019 between 1700hrs and Wednesday 6th November 1000hrs

Did you witness anything?

Did you see... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:21 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, Police, Safety, Neighbourhood Alert

Thousands of properties in Northampton to move onto wheeled bin waste and recycling collections

Approximately 3,000 properties, identified by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia as having room to store wheeled bins off the streets, will be moving onto wheeled bin waste and recycling collections over the next few weeks.

Residents will receive their new bins in due course and details of collections days will be communicated directly to each property via a service leaflet which will be delivered... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:53 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Parliamentary Election

A Parliamentary election has been called for Thursday 12th December 2019. Duston is within the Northampton South constituency.

Register to Vote

If you are not already registered to vote the last day you can register for this election is Tuesday 26th November 2019.

You can register on the government website or telephone 0300 330 7000 - you will need your National Insurance Number.

Vote by Post or Proxy... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:43 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Safer Driving in Winter Conditions

As the darker nights draw in and the mornings start to become frosty, Northants Police would like to remind all drivers to take an extra few minutes, each journey, to ensure their vehicles are fully road worthy before you set off.

- Never leave your vehicle running and unattended whilst it defrosts.

- Regularly check the oil level, anti-freeze, lights including hazard lights, wiper blades and battery.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:46 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, Police, Safety, Health & Wellbeing, Neighbourhood Alert

New Play Equipment

This year we have made installed new play and gym equipment in various parks across Duston.

Triumph Garden Play Area was repainted and a new slide featured. A new play feature was also added. The two old bins were replaced with nice new ones. The old sign which was out of date was also removed.

Errington Park had new play equipment but also 7 pieces of outdoor gym equipment. An old bin next to the MUGA... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 12:20 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Working Party Report on Estate Management Fees

A working party was set up by Councillors to look at Estate Management Fees on Freehold properties. The report came up with a number of recommendations which have been adopted.

Duston Parish Council has written to Government asking for the following changes –

Legislation should be introduced by Government to define appropriate practices and guidelines for estate management of new housing developments,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 15:59 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Government lays unitary legislation before Parliament

Government legislation required to create two new unitary councils in Northamptonshire has been laid before Parliament.

The document, known as the Northamptonshire Structural Changes Order 2019 (SCO), sets out how the two new unitary authorities will be formed to replace the existing eight councils on 1 April 2021.

The Draft Order will now be considered and debated by both Houses of Parliament and if... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:45 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

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