Duston Parish Council

Connecting the Community

WW1 Centenary Duston Remembers

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Author: Gary Youens

New Parish Councillor

On Thursday evening Duston Parish Council co-opted Elaine Stonehouse as the parish councillor for New Duston West.

Elaine Stonehouse can be contacted via Duston Community Centre, Pendle Road, NN5 6DT.

Posted: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 23:46 by Gary Youens

Tags: Co-option

#NorthantsTogether to tackle Coronavirus

Please see the latest guidance/ information by clicking the links below.

https://www.northampton.gov.uk/info/406/our-town/2527/covid-19-advice-for-the-public

https://www.northampton.gov.uk/info/406/our-town/2527/covid-19-advice-for-the-public/2

https://www.northampton.gov.uk/latestcovid19advice

These links will be continually updated, with the latest news and advice, please note the last link, which details... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:24 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Residents of Northampton urged to taken action as cases rise

Latest government figures published this week (22 July) show that the coronavirus infection rate in the borough of Northampton remains above the national rate (455.6 per 100,000) and regional average at 535.2 per 100,000. The rate of infection is increasing and the amount of positive tests are also increasing within the borough. This increase in the infection rate means that we need to take action... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 19:49 by Gary Youens

Tags: Newsw

Our Centres Now Open

Both Duston Community Centre and St Luke's Centre are now open to the public whilst adhering to latest Covid 19 Government guidelines.

If you wish to make a room booking please speak to a member of our team on 01604 583626 or email facilities@duston-pc.gov.uk to see if we can accommodate you.

See the latest Government guidance on community centres to have a better understanding -

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 21:03 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

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

Identifying land supply sites for West Northants JCS

The West Northamptonshire Strategic Land Availability Assessment (SLAA) will be an assessment of land availability to help identify a future supply of land for housing and economic development over the plan period covered by the proposed West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan. The SLAA will form a key element of the evidence base to support the Strategic Plan and will assist in the identification of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:44 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Thousands of properties in Northampton to move onto wheeled bin waste and recycling collections

Approximately 3,000 properties, identified by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia as having room to store wheeled bins off the streets, will be moving onto wheeled bin waste and recycling collections over the next few weeks.

Residents will receive their new bins in due course and details of collections days will be communicated directly to each property via a service leaflet which will be delivered... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:53 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Parliamentary Election

A Parliamentary election has been called for Thursday 12th December 2019. Duston is within the Northampton South constituency.

Register to Vote

If you are not already registered to vote the last day you can register for this election is Tuesday 26th November 2019.

You can register on the government website or telephone 0300 330 7000 - you will need your National Insurance Number.

Vote by Post or Proxy... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:43 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

New Play Equipment

This year we have made installed new play and gym equipment in various parks across Duston.

Triumph Garden Play Area was repainted and a new slide featured. A new play feature was also added. The two old bins were replaced with nice new ones. The old sign which was out of date was also removed.

Errington Park had new play equipment but also 7 pieces of outdoor gym equipment. An old bin next to the MUGA... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 12:20 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

Working Party Report on Estate Management Fees

A working party was set up by Councillors to look at Estate Management Fees on Freehold properties. The report came up with a number of recommendations which have been adopted.

Duston Parish Council has written to Government asking for the following changes –

Legislation should be introduced by Government to define appropriate practices and guidelines for estate management of new housing developments,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 15:59 by Gary Youens

Tags: News