Duston Parish Council

Connecting the Community

Bloom 2020

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Tags: Christmas

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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

Northamptonshire Police Announces Annual Drink and Drug Driving Campaign

Drivers are once again being reminded of the dangers and consequences of getting behind the wheel while under the influence of drink or drugs as Northamptonshire Police gets set to launch its annual campaign.

From next Monday (December 9), the Force will be taking part in the month-long Christmas drink and drugs drive campaign to tackle offending in a bid to make the roads safer over the festive period.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:32 by Parish Office

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

Bicycle Safety at Christmas

If your Children are having a new bike for Christmas please think about its security. Feel free to view this poster which will give you some security tips of how to lock your bike and and maximize its security. I will be organising some future bike marking events around NORTHAMPTON and further Neighbourhood Alerts will go out nearer the time.

https://assets.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/Attachment/1211976/298134/53885/53885_Screenshot_20191129_104341_Google_PDF_Viewer.jpg... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 10:21 by Parish Office

Tags: Bicycles, Christmas, News, Police, Safety, Security

Duston Festive Windows

Duston Festive Windows

Thank you to everyone who took part in Duston Festive Windows and to you for voting. The village looked delightful throughout Christmas. Congratulations to Punch Opticians who were the winners with 2285 votes and well done to all the other entrants for a spectacular effort.

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:27 by Parish Office

Tags: Christmas, Community, Engagement & Environment, Events, News

Festive Fire Safety & Crime Prevention

Festive Fire Safety & Crime Prevention

Keep safe this Christmas

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:10 by Parish Office

Tags: Christmas, Community, Events, News, Safety

Festive Fire Safety & Crime Prevention

Festive Fire Safety & Crime Prevention

Keep safe this Christmas

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:09 by Parish Office

Tags: Christmas, Community, News, Police, Safety

Festive Fire Safety & Crime Prevention

Festive Fire Safety & Crime Prevention

Keep safe this Christmas

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:03 by Parish Office

Tags: Christmas, Community, Events, Police, Safety

Neighbourhood Alert Advice

The festive season is a time for giving, but sadly also for taking – the dark nights, social occasions, gifts and increased cash people have on them mean there are lots of attractive opportunities for criminals. We're working hard to keep you safe, but there are simple steps you can take to help us. At home

  • Don't leave Christmas presents under your tree if they are in view of windows or doors.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:34 by Parish Office

Tags: Christmas, Community, News, Police

Duston Festive Windows

Over 30 windows so far have been decorated for your delight!

Big thank you to the lovely people who have joined in the festive spirit. It's up to you now - get visiting and vote for your favourite on our website poll. You can find it under Events & Initiatives

Posted: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:56 by Parish Office

Tags: Christmas, Duston Festive Windows, Events

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