Can you help make Duston a better place?
Important local elections will take place in May this year, and you could help decide how your local council is run.
Duston Parish Council needs committed local people to serve our community as parish councillors.
If you, or someone you know are eighteen or over, has lived or worked in Duston for at least the last twelve months, then you may be eligible to become... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 13:08 by Gary Youens
Every ten years the census takes place in England and Wales, providing insight into the people who live across the country and what their lives are like. This year, census day is Sunday 21 March. You've probably seen lots of advertisements and information on the TV, in newspapers and social media. You will already have received your purple postcard and if you have not already received your Information... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 18:00 by Parish Office
Sadly there will always be people who will use something like the forthcoming Census 2021 event as an opportunity to scam others, in particular targeting the most vulnerable members of our communities.
Please take note of the Government guidance issued below regarding Census officers conducting home visits in the coming month and ask your elderly relatives especially to read it.
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKONS/bulletins/2c30e61... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:41 by Parish Office
Northamptonshire Police are pleased to share this new website with you all. They want to help you keep your home safe.
"Use our checklist to test your security and read on to arm yourself with the best possible crime prevention advice and reduce your chances of being burgled"
Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 20:00 by Parish Office
We have recently received complaints about an orange off-road motorcycle being ridden around Duston, most specifically the area of Southfield Road.
If you have any information that may assist us in locating this vehicle or its owner please contact us on 101 or via northants.police.uk
If you wish to report this vehicle if seen being used in an illegal or antisocial manner then please do so again on 101... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 16:00 by Parish Office
Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary on Main Road, Duston where an unknown offender has forced entry to a garage, taking two bicycles from within.
This happened on Friday 26th February 2021 between 1900hrs and 2000hrs.
Did you witness anything?
Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?
Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were suspicious of?
Call... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:30 by Parish Office
Harpole Parish Council is asking for users of the parks at Harpole and of Upton Country Park your views. Please fill in the survey by clicking on this link https://harpole-pc.gov.uk/survey-upton-country-park/
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:28 by Parish Office
We've recently had some concerns raised that two persons have been acting suspiciously around the Park Lane area of Duston, Northampton whilst seen to be delivering leaflets.
Trading Standards advice is never to buy goods or services from a cold-caller on their doorstep, even if it is claimed that the work needs doing as a matter of urgency.
Instead, homeowners should find a Trading Standards approved... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:01 by Parish Office
To All Northants Neighbourhood Watch /Alert members
There has been a spate of Courier Frauds across the County , with suspects purporting to be Police Officers, for "safekeeping / forensic examination" from vulnerable people.
The Police will never call to seek any payment.
Protect Yourself – What can you do ?
DON'T give any money or card details to any person at your front door , or calls/texts/emails... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 11:16 by Parish Office
New Lateral Flow Device Testing Site Launches in Northampton
A third community Lateral Flow Device Testing Centre has opened at Danes Camp Leisure Centre, operated by Trilogy Leisure in Northampton. The location of this site is ideal for staff from the business parks located between Northampton and South Northants, in addition to workers across Northampton and surrounding areas. Lateral Flow Device... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 12:45 by Parish Office