Big Summer Fete Chiltern Primary School
Chiltern Primary School (NN5 6AR). Big Summer Fete
Saturday 1st July 11am - 2pm. Duston residents welcome.
Posted: Tue, 06 Jun 2023 13:44 by Gary Youens
We are very sorry for anyone waiting for a reply via email. Our system is down. We are trying very hard to fix it and will respond to you as soon as we can
Posted: Mon, 05 Jun 2023 10:41 by Parish Office
2 Casual Vacancies have occurred on Duston Parish Council following the resignations of Cllr Hinch and Cllr Bottwood. See notices for further information.
Posted: Tue, 30 May 2023 20:39 by Gary Youens
Duston Wellbeing Cafe
The Wellbeing Cafe is every Wednesday afternoon 1pm to 4pm at St Francis Church, Eastfield Road. Cuppa, cake, craft and games. All Duston residents are welcome!
Posted: Tue, 30 May 2023 20:31 by Gary Youens
Duston Market in Village Bakery Car Park.
Every Second Saturday of the month 9am to 3pm.
Being run by Duston Village Bakery and Flossbox.
This is a great initiative that many Duston residents will want to support.
Posted: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 01:11 by Gary Youens
Electoral wards review for West Northamptonshire Council
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGCBE) is currently reviewing the electoral wards for West Northamptonshire Council. Part of the review is recommending that the total number of ward councillors is reduced from 93 to 76.
The LGBCE is also recommending that there is just one ward that has matches the parish boundary. The proposed ward would have 3 councillors. Currently there is... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 09 Apr 2023 17:19 by Gary Youens
Limehurst Square Resurface
Duston Parish Council is asking for West Northamptonshire Council Highways to resurface Limehurst Square. Over the years the slabs have become uneven and protruding which is in part caused by the tree roots. This can make it unsafe for people with visual and motor impairments.
Duston Parish Council is working with ward councillors Matt Golby and Nigel Hinch to try and get Limehurst Square resurfaced.... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 09 Apr 2023 17:15 by Gary Youens
Budget & Precept 2023/24
Recently Duston Parish Council agreed its budget and precept for 2023/24. Some background context to the economic situation this Council is in and how it is preparing for the future to ensure our community is served better.
Rising energy and utility costs are by far the most significant challenge for Duston Parish Council as we run and maintain two community centres. Both Duston Community Centre and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 10:06 by Gary Youens
Special Expenses Charge
People ask us what the "special expenses charge" is on their Council Tax bill. The previous Northampton Borough Council introduced this some years ago. It is now charged by West Northamptonshire Council for grass cutting of parks, open spaces and the cemetery.
Special expenses charge helps to pay for cutting the grass at Aquitaine Close, Beaune Close, Bramhall Rise, Brockwood Close, Cheddar Close, Clipston... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 10:02 by Gary Youens
Duston Parish Council Signs Armed Forces Covenant
Duston Parish Council has joined with other organisations such as Northamptonshire Police, West Northamptonshire Council, the NHS and proudly signed a Armed Forces Covenant.
The Covenant was signed by Chair Paul Enright-King and Clerk Gary Youens on behalf of Duston Parish Council. It was formally signed at the Parish Council meeting on 2nd March 2023.
The covenant, aims to encourage the local community... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 05 Mar 2023 11:01 by Gary Youens