Duston Parish Council

Connecting the Community

Bloom 2020

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Author: Parish Office

Cold Calling

Please make your friends, neighbours and relatives, especially if elderly, aware that we have had several reports of cold calling around Duston. The company are offering outdoor cleaning, garden and maintenance services as well tree surgery and several other jobs. Please be careful about accepting quotes on the doorstep or being pressured into having jobs done.

Posted: Sat, 30 May 2020 10:01 by Parish Office

Tags: Community

Family raise funds for Diabetes UK

The family of the late Cllr John Caswell have set up a JustGiving page in his memory with all proceeds going to Diabetes UK.If you would like to donate, here is the link;

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/CouncillorJohnCaswell

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 13:58 by Parish Office

Tags: Duston Parish Council

Chairman, Cllr John Caswell

It is with great sadness that Duston Parish Council announces the death of our Chairman, Cllr John Caswell, after months of ill health.

John was a passionate supporter of Duston who served for seventeen years as a councillor for the parish and borough councils. During his many years in public life John served with distinction as Mayor of Northampton, Deputy Leader of Northampton Borough Council, Cabinet... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 May 2020 17:32 by Parish Office

Tags: Duston Parish Council

Play and Fitness Equipment

Play and Fitness Equipment

Whilst we are all still free to take daily exercise through streets and parks, please adhere to the government's guidelines on public play and fitness equipment. As it is thought that the Coronavirus can survive on metal surfaces for some considerable time ALL equipment is out of bounds. It is clearly taped and cable tied for this reason, please help us to help you stay safe.

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 16:01 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Covid-19

Covid - 19 Update

Duston Parish Council is currently making preparations to help support elderly and vulnerable people in the parish who are self isolating or struggling to cope due to the COVID 19 outbreak.

If you are part of a neighbourhood group, community based organisation or an individual who would like to help or are doing something that we can help support then please call or email us with more details on:

01604... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 15:36 by Parish Office

Tags: Community

DPC Covid-19 Preparations

Following advice from Government, Duston Parish Council will be reducing ordinary activities at our centres over the coming days to help protect the public. If you think this may affect you then please call or email us on:

01604 583626

office@duston-pc.gov.uk

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:54 by Parish Office

Tags: Community

A warning for Duston residents

There are many acts of kindness taking place across the community in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. One of which is an offer to collect shopping/medication if you cannot get out or are self isolating. Please be very careful to only take up this offer from a trusted source that is known to you and DO NOT give anyone your credit card details. Unfortunately, there are people out there taking advantage... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 09:24 by Parish Office

Tags: Community

Older Adults Activity Survey

We are conducting a survey of the over 50 age group on behalf of our partners, Northants Leisure Trust, to get an idea of physical activity levels. We can then work together to develop a relevant programme in the community.Please complete the survey by clicking this link. Thank you

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Y32N8NV

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 11:42 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Duston Parish Council, NLT, Wellbeing

Christmas Safety

With winter nights upon us and Christmas around the corner, it's a good time to take a fresh look at your home security

Here are some useful crime prevention tips to help you protect you and your property

- Keep front and back doors locked at all times and keep keys and valuables out of sight and reach from cat flaps, letterboxes, and downstairs doors and windows

- If you're out in the evening, make sure... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:58 by Parish Office

Tags: Christmas, Community, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Police

General Crime Prevention for Christmas

Useful Tips on keeping safe around Christmas

1. Don't leave your vehicle with the keys in the ignition while defrosting the car.
2. When you are out and about doing your Xmas shopping, make sure that you lock your car and close all the windows.
3. Remove any valuables from display.
4. Avoid carrying lots of cash in your purse.
5. Take care with your social media posts, do not advertise that your home is... Read More »



Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:51 by Parish Office

Tags: Christmas, Community, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Police