Duston Parish Council

Making Duston a Great place to Live, Work and Play

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Latest News

Poppy Pinning Sessions

Poppy Pinning Sessions

We got off to a great start on Friday, pinning the poppies on.

You can drop into the café at Pendle Road anytime between 9 and 3pm, Monday 15th to Wednesday 17th to help pin some on - no need to let us know.

Further drop in sessions at St Luke's Centre, Main Road as follows but please let us know if you are coming to any of these;

Monday 15th Oct 6-8pm

Thursday 18th Oct 10-2pm

We've had a really... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:39 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Duston Community Centre, Community, St Luke's Centre, Poppy Cascade

Upton Murder

A 22-year-old man from Northampton has been charged with assisting an offender, in connection with the murder of Joshua Bains.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Northampton Magistrates' Court tomorrow (Tuesday, October 9).

Joshua Bains, aged 28, from Northampton, died after being shot with a firearm during an incident in Webb Drive, Upton, Northampton, at about 9pm on Thursday,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:02 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Police

Upton Murder

Detectives are re-appealing for information following the murder of a man in Upton, Northampton on Thursday evening (October 4).

The victim, a 28-year-old man from Northampton, died after being shot with a firearm. The incident happened in Webb Drive at about 9pm.

Detective Superintendent Simon Cure, from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit Major Crime Team, is urging anyone who has any information... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 09:45 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Police

Bloom Awards 2018

Bloom Awards 2018

We did it! So very pleased for all involved to say that Duston Parish Council and The Grow Together Allotment both received a Gold Award. The judge praised the 'great community effort' and that is absolutely what it is all about. Thanks again to each and every one of you that took the time to help, we feel inspired to go for Bloom 2019 and hope that even more of you can join us!

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:04 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Engagement & Environment, Community, Environment, Youth, Public Art, Bloom, The Grow Together Allotment, Youth Club

Thefts from Motor Vehicles

Theft From Motor Vehicles (TFMV's) has been on the rise for the last four months. An Operation has been put into place by Northampton Neighbourhood team to combat this type of crime. This Operation will include a mix of enforcement action being taken by local officers as well as educating and helping potential victims.
Trap cars will be strategically placed throughout the town in an attempt to catch... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 16:14 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Police

Bogus Charity Collections

Northamptonshire Police has been made aware that bogus, unlicensed charity clothes collections are taking place in the county.

This type of fraud deprives bona fide charities of much-needed funds generated through the recycling of people's unwanted clothes, books and other items.

Taking a few simple steps will help you check whether the collection leaflet or bag you have received is for a genuine charitable... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:38 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Police, Community

Cuppa With a Copper

This is your opportunity to meet with a member of your local team, have a brew and a chat about any issues you may be having in your local area.

Dates, time and location are as follow for the next 3 months

23rd November Central Library, Abington street 11am-1pm
24th November Grosvenor shopping centre 1pm-3m

19th December Central Library, Abington street 11am-1pm
20th December Grosvenor shopping centre... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:21 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Police. Community

Christmas at St Luke's

Christmas at St Luke's

A date for your diary

Please join us for our annual Christmas Market.

We still have a few spaces left but please send us pictures of what you sell so that we don't duplicate stalls

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:29 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Community, Youth, Christmas Market, Christmas

Save Lives, No Knives Campaign

The roll-out of the #SaveLivesNoKnives knife crime awareness project to local schools began this week at Kingsthorpe Community College.

The educational programme was delivered to more than 240 year seven students at the college on Monday, 24 September by partner organisations including Northampton Borough Council, Northampton Youth Offending Service, Northamptonshire Police and East Midlands Ambulance... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:25 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Safety

Volunteering Days

Volunteering Days

We'd love you to join us. Please contact us to register your interest

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:21 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Engagement & Environment, Bloom, The Grow Together Allotment, Volunteers

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