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

Knife Amnesty

PC Lee Stevens, together with PCSO Naomi Coote and other Neighbourhood Policing Team will be holding a Knife Amnesty / Street Surgery in Wellingborough Rd, Northampton (near to Sainsbury's) from 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm on Monday 13 July.

Following local concerns, they will also have the 'Knife Amnesty Bin' with them and would encourage residents to put any unwanted knives, or other weapons, in the bin for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:35 by Parish Office

Tags: Knife amnesty, Northants police, neighbourhood watch

Burglary Dwelling Bants Lane Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary between the times stated below on Bants Lane, Northampton. Whereby unknown persons have forced entry to a patio door and conducted an untidy search of the property taking items from within.

This happened between Monday 6th July 2020 at 0930hrs and Monday 6th July 2020 at 1759hrs.

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s)... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:02 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Northants Police, Safety

Neighbourhood Watch July Newsletter

Please find the latest newsletter from Neighbourhood Watch

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:27 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Northants Police, Safety

Our Play Areas Are Now Open!

Our Play Areas Are Now Open!

Our play areas are now open. Please use them responsibly, enjoy yourselves, and if you take anything to the park with you, please make sure it returns home, or makes it into one of the bins.

Thank you!

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:55 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19, Duston Parish Council, Parks, Play Areas

Northants Community Resilience Update JULY

Northants Community Resilience Update JULY

The latest edition from the #northantstogether team

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:58 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19, Northants Together

Crisp Packet Recycling Scheme

Crisp Packet Recycling Scheme

The residents of Duston have been amazing in helping to recycle crisp packets on behalf of Terracycle. We have been able to save thousands of packets from landfill and raise hundreds of pounds for local charities and groups, which is amazing.

Sadly, we are having to put an end to the scheme for the time being.

We would like to thank everyone that has been involved. The collectors, especially Joe and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:00 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Crisp Packets, Recycling Scheme, Terracycle

Preventing Doorstep Crime

Preventing Doorstep Crime

Northamptonshire Police have sent this leaflet to help prevent doorstep crime. Please take the time to have a look at the attachment.

Following recent reports of rouge traders / cold callers, our crime prevention team have shared the attached document which I thought you would find useful.

Always remember: "If you're not sure, don't open the door".

How to report incidents:

* Call 101 for non emergency... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 12:44 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Northants Police, Safety

Burglary To A Dwelling on Harlestone Road Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary to a dwelling on Harlestone Road, Duston, Northampton. Between stated times, an unknown offender has gained access to the property by unknown means. The offender has come across the homeowner and ran out of the property. Various items have been stolen from within.

This happened on Wednesday 24th June 2020 between 11:51 and 12:01... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:31 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Northants Police, Safety

Motorists Urged To Belt Up As Northamptonshire Police Launches New Seat Belt Campaign

Motorists Urged To Belt Up As Northamptonshire Police Launches New Seat Belt Campaign

The difference between life and death in a road traffic collision can often be down to whether you are wearing a seat belt.

That is the warning from Northamptonshire Police as officers from across the Force take part in a UK policing campaign to target those who fail to wear a seat belt on our county's roads.

As part of the National Policing Chiefs' Council seatbelt enforcement operation, officers will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:12 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid 19, Driving, News, Northamptonshire Police, Safety

The Countryside Code and Being A Responsible Dog Owner

The Countryside Code and Being A Responsible Dog Owner

Please follow the countryside code and be a responsible dog owner

As the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease, there has been an increase in the number of people venturing out into the Northamptonshire countryside for some social-distancing exercise.

Although good for the health, Northamptonshire Police is taking the opportunity to encourage visitors to follow the Countryside Code for their... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:03 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Countryside Code, Covid-19, Dog Owner, Exercise, Northants Police, Responsible