Duston Parish Council

Serving the community of Duston

Village Sign

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Latest News

Neighbourhood Alert Cuppa with a Copper


Please join me PCSO C7008 Wakeling at No.50 Cafe, Main road, Duston between the times of 11:00hrs and 12:00hrs. This is a chance for a talk about any issues you may want to discuss or even just for a chat and a cuppa.

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:18 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Events, Police, Community

Neighbourhood Alert - Knife Amnesty

In support of Operation SCEPTRE, our knife crime campaign, Northampton Neighbourhoods Team Officers will be around the area with the Knife Amnesty bin and would be happy to receive and dispose of any unwanted knives.

On Thursday 14 March, they will be at;
St James Police Office, St James Sq from 10.00am to 12 noon.

Park Square, Kings Heath from 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:30 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Events, Police

New Youth Commission Recruiting Now

Northamptonshire Police Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is setting up a youth commission to involve young people in decisions about policing, the fire service and criminal justice in Northamptonshire.

Young people aged between 14 and 19 – or 24 if they have additional needs – are invited to join the Commission, where they can make sure their voices, and the voices of other young... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:26 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Events, Community, Youth

Northants Neighbourhood Alert Free Barn Events

We are holding two free barn events for farmers and landowners to learn more about rural crime, and how to keep themselves safe.

The events are taking place at:

Monday 25 March 6pm for 6.30pm start: Wellingborough Old Grammarians, Sywell Road, Wellingborough NN8 6BS

Wednesday 27 March 6pm for 6.30pm start: Cold Ashby Golf Club, Stanford Road, Cold Ashby NN6 6EP

There will be the opportunity to discuss... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:23 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Community

New grants to help support community initiatives

Two new grant schemes in Northampton are set to give charity and community-led environmental initiatives a funding boost from this summer.

The Envirogrant Scheme is being launched by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia on Monday 4 March and will allow constituted charities, schools, sports clubs and community groups to apply for funding of maximum £1,000 each to support their efforts in improving... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:30 by Gary Youens

Tags: News, NBC

Community Info & Wellness Fair

Community Info & Wellness Fair

We have a great range of stalls booked for our first Community Info & Wellness Fair. Are you interested in massage, reflexology, hypnotherapy or mindfulness? We have FREE taster sessions running throughout the event. Are you aged between 40 & 74? then you may qualify for an NHS Health Check - slots still available. All this plus lots of free advice and info including what's going on locally.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:11 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Events, Community, Duston Community Centre, Health & Wellbeing

Community Governance Review

Due to the likely local government reorganisation next year, Northampton Borough Council is now carrying out a review of parish councils. One option is to create more parish councils such as a Northampton Town Council. Should there be more parish councils in Northampton? What should be the boundaries of parish councils? If Northampton Borough Council does decide to create more parish councils then... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 16:00 by Gary Youens

Tags: News, NBC, Elections

Advice from Northants Neighbourhood Alert

The Momo challenge is the latest in a series of online challenges that emerge and cause enormous concern. Sometimes the challenges are more myth than reality but that doesn't reduce the worry.

What is the Momo Challenge?

The Momo character — the disfigured face attached to a bird's body — was, in fact, a prop named 'Mother Bird' made in Japan three years ago for an art exhibition. Its sinister... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:35 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Police

Northampton Police are Recruiting

We are currently recruiting for Police Community Support Officers (PCSO's).

Starting salary £19,719 + 24% shift enhancement
Full Time 37hrs a week.

More information can be found using the following link: https://www.northants.police.uk/page/apply-today-become-police-community-support-officer-pcso

Closing date 10 March 2019.

Please share this with any family or friends that may be interested.

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:29 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Police, Job Vacancy

Community Info & Wellness Fair

Community Info & Wellness Fair

We still have a few stalls available. Please get in touch if would like to join us!

Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:00 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Events, Community, Duston Community Centre, Health & Wellbeing

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