Duston Parish Council

Serving the community of Duston

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Latest News

Neighbourhood Alert Advice

Serious And Organised Crime Youth Awareness Campaign

Please see below a message from Fearless.org.

Youth service Fearless.org launches campaign in Northamptonshire to raise awareness of serious and organised crime

Youth service Fearless.org, a part of the independent charity Crimestoppers, is launching a new campaign in Northamptonshire today with the aim of educating young people about serious and organised... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:17 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, Police, Youth

Neighbourhood Alert Advice

The festive season is a time for giving, but sadly also for taking – the dark nights, social occasions, gifts and increased cash people have on them mean there are lots of attractive opportunities for criminals. We're working hard to keep you safe, but there are simple steps you can take to help us. At home

  • Don't leave Christmas presents under your tree if they are in view of windows or doors.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:34 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, Police, Christmas

Cuppa with a Copper

Today I will be attending No.50 cafe, Main road, Duston between the times of 1300hrs and 1430hrs. The purpose of that is so that I will be there to answer any questions or if there are any concerns that anyone may have and all this can be done over a nice cuppa. I will also have a variety of leaflets and door stickers if anyone would like to pick up some crime prevention advice. I hope to see some... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:24 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Community, Police

Duston Festive Windows

Over 30 windows so far have been decorated for your delight!

Big thank you to the lovely people who have joined in the festive spirit. It's up to you now - get visiting and vote for your favourite on our website poll. You can find it under Events & Initiatives

Posted: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:56 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Events, Christmas, Duston Festive Windows

Contacting the Police

It is our aim to provide you with the best service possible; this message is to help you identify the most appropriate way to contact Northamptonshire Police and your Neighbourhood Policing Team specifically in Northampton.

To report an incident or crime:

In an emergency please call 999.

For non-urgent matters please call 101 or report online: https://www.northants.police.uk/webform/online-crime-reporting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 10:31 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Police, Community

Safety Advice for the Darker Nights

Northamptonshire Police is issuing safety advice to the public as the days get shorter and the nights get darker.

Crime Prevention Team Leader, Paul Golley said: "Darkness really is a criminal's best friend and I would strongly encourage the public to arm themselves with the safety tips below in order to best prevent themselves from becoming a victim of crime during the darker nights.

"I know we all... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:47 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, Police, Advice, Health & Wellbeing

Christmas at St Luke's

Christmas at St Luke's

Our popular Christmas Market is nearly here. We've got 40 stalls, an art exhibition, Santa's Grotto and free craft activities for the kids. The young brass players from NMPAT will playing Christmas carols to welcome you at 11am. Musicality will be singing at 12 and 1pm and you can get a mulled wine and jacket spud from our pop up cafe or a delicious festive snack from the vintage caravan outside. Please... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:27 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Events, Christmas Market, Christmas

Hard of Hearing Service launches

As part of our Police Link Officer for Deaf People (PLOD) work we are pleased to inform you that Deafconnect (Northampton) are to launch a new Hard of Hearing service from Monday 19th November 2018. This service will be available across Northamptonshire and surrounding areas and will be funded for 5 years by Lottery Funding.

Their aims:

> To provide support and guidance to people we new hearing aids... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:04 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, health & Wellbeing

Neighbourhood Alert Advice

Unexpected Visitors

We have received a concern about cold callers at residential addresses within the area.

Most people who call at your home will be genuine but sometimes someone may turn up unannounced, with the intention of trying to sell you something or maybe trick their way into your home.

If someone calls on you:

LOCK - keep your front and back doors locked, even when you are at home.

STOP - before... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:27 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Police, Community

Neighbourhood Alert Advice

With the darker nights drawing in, don't forget about your home security.

Many burglaries are committed by opportunist thieves who simply enter homes through open windows or unlocked doors. Improving your home security is the best way of reducing the chance of being burgled and, for a relatively low cost, you can protect your property and make it difficult for a burglar. Look at your home through a... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:24 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, Police

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