Duston Parish Council

Connecting the Community

Bloom 2020

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Latest News

Knife Amnesty

PC Lee Stevens, together with PCSO Naomi Coote and other Neighbourhood Policing Team will be holding a Knife Amnesty / Street Surgery in Wellingborough Rd, Northampton (near to Sainsbury's) from 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm on Monday 13 July.

Following local concerns, they will also have the 'Knife Amnesty Bin' with them and would encourage residents to put any unwanted knives, or other weapons, in the bin for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:35 by Parish Office

Tags: Knife amnesty, Northants police, neighbourhood watch

Burglary Dwelling Bants Lane Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary between the times stated below on Bants Lane, Northampton. Whereby unknown persons have forced entry to a patio door and conducted an untidy search of the property taking items from within.

This happened between Monday 6th July 2020 at 0930hrs and Monday 6th July 2020 at 1759hrs.

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s)... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:02 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Northants Police, Safety

Neighbourhood Watch July Newsletter

Please find the latest newsletter from Neighbourhood Watch

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:27 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Northants Police, Safety

Our Play Areas Are Now Open!

Our Play Areas Are Now Open!

Our play areas are now open. Please use them responsibly, enjoy yourselves, and if you take anything to the park with you, please make sure it returns home, or makes it into one of the bins.

Thank you!

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:55 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19, Duston Parish Council, Parks, Play Areas

Northants Community Resilience Update JULY

Northants Community Resilience Update JULY

The latest edition from the #northantstogether team

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:58 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19, Northants Together

Crisp Packet Recycling Scheme

Crisp Packet Recycling Scheme

The residents of Duston have been amazing in helping to recycle crisp packets on behalf of Terracycle. We have been able to save thousands of packets from landfill and raise hundreds of pounds for local charities and groups, which is amazing.

Sadly, we are having to put an end to the scheme for the time being.

We would like to thank everyone that has been involved. The collectors, especially Joe and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:00 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Crisp Packets, Recycling Scheme, Terracycle

Grants to help create a cleaner and greener Northampton

Northampton charity and community-led environmental initiatives can now apply for a funding boost from the EnviroGrant scheme.

The scheme is being launched by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia today, Monday 6 July and will allow constituted charities, schools, sports clubs and community groups to apply for funding of a maximum £1,000 each to support their efforts in improving or protecting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:38 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Neighbourhood Alert - Please be sensible

People Urged To Be Sensible Amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."

This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the nighttime economy.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:05 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19

Hanging Basket Thefts

We have been alerted to a series of thefts of hanging baskets, pots and other items from the front gardens of various addresses in Duston, including Harefoot Close and Firsview Drive.

Please be aware of this activity and report anything suspicious in any of the following ways;

In an emergency, when there is a crime in progress or a life at risk, always call 999.

To report a crime or incident, provide... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:56 by Parish Office

Tags: Crime, Doorstep Crime, Police

Neighbourhood Alert -Youth Commission

Young people with a desire to influence policing, fire and criminal justice in the county are encouraged to apply to the Northamptonshire Youth Commission – part of the Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

The OPFCC's first Youth Commission was launched in Summer 2019. The inaugural 20 members, all aged between 14 and 19, planned a variety of events to involve other... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:43 by Parish Office

Tags: Police, Youth

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