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Home Fire Safety Advice

Home Fire Safety Advice

We work very closely with Northants Fire service and we hope that you find the following information in this Alert useful in making your home safer as we head into the colder weather.

They offer a Home Fire Safety Visit service, here are some bullet point examples on when a referral to the fire service should be considered:

Concerns around lack of or no working smoke alarms

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 18:45 by Parish Office

Tags: Home Fire Safety, Northants Fire, Safety Check

The search is on for UK'S BEST NEIGHBOUR!

Good News!

People across the UK are being invited to take part in our annual hunt for the UK's 'Neighbour of the Year' – a nationwide search undertaken in partnership by Co-op Insurance and Neighbourhood Watch.

Now in its fourth year, 2021 sees the introduction of a new category: Community of the Year. This award will celebrate the nation's most outstanding community (could be a street, a sports club, a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:00 by Parish Office

Tags: Good News, Neighbourhood Watch, UK Best Neighbour

Reports of Distraction Burglary

Reports of Distraction Burglary

We have had reports that there are people going door to door selling cloths and other sundry items, and some have claimed that this is on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch.

Neighbourhood Watch in Northants do not do this and do not support any organisations doing this on our behalf.

This is a tactic often used in Distraction Burglary. and we have reports of these people also gaining access to the property.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:02 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

Burglary to St Luke's Church, Main Road, Duston, Northampton

Burglary to St Luke's Church, Main Road, Duston, Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding

Burglary to St Luke's Church, Main Road, Duston. Between stated times unknown person(s) using unknown means have forced entry to the church. Nothing has been moved or taken. Nothing seen or heard.

Occurred between: 17:00 on 07/09/21 and 12:00 on 08/09/21

Call 101 and reference: 21000522014

Did you witness anything?

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

Posted: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 12:46 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

VACANCY – Environment Maintenance Officer

Duston Parish Council is looking for an Environment Maintenance Officer to join the Facilities team.

To improve the environment for the residents of Duston, and the upkeep of the Council buildings, open spaces and other assets.

To open and close the buildings with key holding responsibilities and to assist with the facilities team.

Full UK driving licence is required for this position.

Hours: 37 hours... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:27 by Andreea Vlad

Tags: Duston, Duston Community Centre, Job Vacancy, Jobs

Planning Applications WNS/2021/0976/MAR & WNS/2021/0994/MAR

West Northamptonshire Council are accepting comments on the following planning applications.

WNS/2021/0976/MAR. Proposal Reserved Matters submission relating to planning permission S/2017/2270/EIA. Details of layout, scale, appearance and landscaping pursuant to the erection of 285 dwellings (Plots R4-1 - R4-102, R5-1 - R5- 109 and R7-1 - R7-74), adjoining strategic open space and play facilities.

WNS/2021/0994/MAR.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 07:15 by Gary Youens

Tags: News, Planning

Foil Balloon Recycling Scheme

Foil Balloon Recycling Scheme

Do you remember our Crisp recycling scheme with Terracycle?

Well, Terracycle are now, amongst other things, recycling foil birthday balloons and banners! These items always end up in landfills so what better way to dispose of them than to take them to your *local Card Factory store so they can be sent off, shredded and melted into pellets so they can be remoulded into something else.

You can find out... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 11:24 by Parish Office

Tags: Recycling, Terracycle

Good news from recent Bike Marking Event

Good news from recent Bike Marking Event

On 18/08/2021 Northamptonshire Police held a Bike Marking Event at Beckets Park in Northampton.

A total Of 39 Bikes were security marked at the event and 32 bike locks were given out.

Following this, a male was arrested who was in possession of some bolt croppers and was riding a pushbike that had an identifiable sticker on the frame that showed that the bike has been security marked by Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 09:22 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

FREE Bike marking event

FREE Bike marking event

Free bike marking event on Wednesday 18th August from 11 - 3 pm

Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 11:43 by Parish Office

Tags: Northamptonshire Police

Notice of Casual Vacancy 16/09/21

Notice of Casual Vacancy for New Duston West ward following the resignation of Cllr Anna King.

Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 10:36 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

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