Author: Parish Office

Neighbourhood Alert

Introducing Our New Safety In Neighbours Burglary Campaign


Our new Neighbourhood Watch campaign to prevent burglaries;

As lockdown eases in the UK, we're expecting a rise in burglaries. We've partnered with the Home Office to create a new social media campaign to help keep people safe and continue the great work your scheme is already doing.

Our new Safety in Neighbours campaign... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:55 by Parish Office

Tags: Crime, News Neighbours

Neighbourhood Alert - Please be sensible

People Urged To Be Sensible Amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."

This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the nighttime economy.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:05 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19

Hanging Basket Thefts

We have been alerted to a series of thefts of hanging baskets, pots and other items from the front gardens of various addresses in Duston, including Harefoot Close and Firsview Drive.

Please be aware of this activity and report anything suspicious in any of the following ways;

In an emergency, when there is a crime in progress or a life at risk, always call 999.

To report a crime or incident, provide... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:56 by Parish Office

Tags: Crime, Doorstep Crime, Police

Neighbourhood Alert -Youth Commission

Young people with a desire to influence policing, fire and criminal justice in the county are encouraged to apply to the Northamptonshire Youth Commission – part of the Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

The OPFCC's first Youth Commission was launched in Summer 2019. The inaugural 20 members, all aged between 14 and 19, planned a variety of events to involve other... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:43 by Parish Office

Tags: Police, Youth

Bike Marking Event

Bike Marking Event

Bike Marking Event - Abington Park - 11 July 2020

PCSO's Mark Foster and Dan Freeman will be holding 'Bike Marking' event at The Bandstand, Abington Park, Northampton on Saturday 11 July from 10 am till 12 noon.

Please bring along your pedal cycle if you would like it marking, or simply come and meet your local officers.

All events will be subject to appropriate social distancing regulations to maintain... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:10 by Parish Office

Tags: Crime, Police

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;

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