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Sling Your Hook Campaign Launched By Neighbourhood Watch

Sling Your Hook Campaign Launched By Neighbourhood Watch

WHY 'SLING YOUR HOOK'?
The campaign taps into the psychology that scammers use to hook people in, helping you stay one step ahead and protect yourself and your loved ones against the increasing variety of scams happening every day. We've identified the following five behaviours scammers commonly use:

  • They imply they're doing you a favour (reciprocity)... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 11:59 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Annual Report 2020/21 from the Chair of Duston Parish Council

Annual Report 2020/21 from the Chair of Duston Parish Council. Given by Cllr Shaun Pape at the Annual Parish Meeting in June 2021.

Posted: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 22:41 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Attempted Burglary Dwelling, Linley Green, Duston, Northampton

Attempted Burglary Dwelling, Linley Green, Duston, Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding an attempted burglary dwelling on the Linley Green, Duston. Whereby unknown person/s have forced open a window to the property however no items were taken from within. This occurred on 24/06/2021 between 0500hrs and 1133hrs.

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) or vehicles(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

If so, then... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 14:33 by Parish Office

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

PLEASE READ Covid Vaccine Passport Scam

PLEASE READ Covid Vaccine Passport Scam

We have been made aware of a Covid Vaccine Passport scam email going around that purports to be from the NHS and informs recipients that they can apply for their "Digital Coronavirus Passports"

Clicking on the link within the email takes you to a convincing but fake NHS website that asks for personal and payment details. (for an admin fee)

The website has since been taken down, but in case similar emails/websites... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:23 by Parish Office

Tags: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Passports, Covid 19, Covid19, Fraud, NHS, Vaccination

Burglary Dwelling, Harlestone Road, Duston, Northampton

Burglary Dwelling, Harlestone Road, Duston, Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary dwelling on Harlestone Road, Duston. Whereby unknown person/s have forced entry to a rear door and conducted an untidy search sometime on the 16/06/2021 but taking no items from within. Unknown person/s then appears to have returned between 1700hrs on 18/06/2021 and 1000hrs on 20/06/2021 gaining entry by unknown means and taken... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 13:14 by Parish Office

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

Online Gaming Advice and Free Webinars For Parents

Online Gaming Advice and Free Webinars For Parents

Online gaming has seen a massive increase in popularity with children over the COVID-19 pandemic, as a result of more time spent at home and restrictions on physical social contact.

As grandparents, parents or guardians of children under the age of 18, your parenting community is very welcome to join one of our free Gaming4Good webinars where they can hear from a panel of experts in family gaming who... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 16:02 by Parish Office

Tags: Child Safety, Children, Covid 19

Important information from Northants Police

Important information from Northants Police

Here is some helpful information to spot the signs of Drug Dealing in your area and what you can do. You don't have to put up with it.

Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 12:56 by Parish Office

Tags: Crime, Drug dealing, Duston, Northamptonshire Police

Rogue traders

Rogue traders

Northamptonshire Police is committed to preventing and deterring doorstep crime from the County, and to help keep safe, those most vulnerable from this type of crime. Our Doorstep crime Action Network (DAN) brings together members of the public, private, public, charity, and community sector organisations.

We are asking anyone who has contact with an elderly or vulnerable person to pass on the gentle... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 10:23 by Parish Office

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

Good news! The Bargain Shop at Duston Community Centre is re-opening!!

Good news! The Bargain Shop at Duston Community Centre is re-opening!!

Great news! The bargain shop located inside Duston Community centre is reopening on Monday 7th June at 1:30 pm.

For 20% commission, the bargain shop will try and sell your unwanted CLEAN and nearly new clothes and bric a brac items.

10 articles can be accepted at any one time. Mark all your items clearly with your name, description including the colour of the article & the price you want. Goods will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 18:14 by Parish Office

Tags: Bargain shop, bric a brac, nearly new, support local

Volunteers Week 1-7th June 2021

Volunteers Week 1-7th June 2021

This week is Volunteering week. At Duston Parish Council we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers for everything they do for our community. We really do appreciate everything you do.

If you have some spare time and would like to volunteer there are plenty of options available in your community.

Duston Parish Council has lots of opportunities to get involved with. We always... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 18:45 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Duston, Good Neighbours, Northampton Volunteer car Scheme, Volunteer, Volunteering

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