Tags: Community

Volunteers Week 1-7th June 2021

Volunteers Week 1-7th June 2021

This week is Volunteering week. At Duston Parish Council we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers for everything they do for our community. We really do appreciate everything you do.

If you have some spare time and would like to volunteer there are plenty of options available in your community.

Duston Parish Council has lots of opportunities to get involved with. We always... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 18:45 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Duston, Good Neighbours, Northampton Volunteer car Scheme, Volunteer, Volunteering

Orange Off Road Motorcycle

Orange Off Road Motorcycle

We have recently received complaints about an orange off-road motorcycle being ridden around Duston, most specifically the area of Southfield Road.

If you have any information that may assist us in locating this vehicle or its owner please contact us on 101 or via northants.police.uk

If you wish to report this vehicle if seen being used in an illegal or antisocial manner then please do so again on 101... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 16:00 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Driving, Motorbikes, Road Safety

Incident in Duston on Thursday, December 10.

An 11-year-old girl was walking towards Duston School, Berrywood Road, at 8.15 am when a man grabbed her around the waist from behind.The offender is described as a 5ft 7in, 30-40-year old, slim white man with no facial hair, wearing a grey jacket or hoody, a red top, blue trousers and black shoesWitnesses or anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, you can... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 13:30 by Parish Office

Tags: Child Safety, Children, Community, Duston, Duston School, Neighbourhood Watch

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

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

Scam Warning - Amazon Gift Cards

Detectives in Northamptonshire are warning the public about a new scam where victims are tricked into buying Amazon gift cards.

Over the past few weeks, a number of incidents have occurred across the county where victims, often the elderly, are targeted by scammers who then go on to steal thousands of pounds from them.

One incident in Corby involved a man targeted on Facebook by someone pretending to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 09:59 by Parish Office

Tags: Amazon, Community, Covid-19, Neighbourhood Alert, News, Police, Scam, safety

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

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

Burglary Dwelling Marseilles Close Duston

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary on Marseilles Close, Duston, Northampton whereby persons unknown have forced entry to the front door of the property. Once inside they have conducted an untidy search and taken items from within.

This happened between Saturday 18th April 2020 at 2200hrs and Sunday 19th April 2020 at 0900hrs.

Did you witness anything?

Did you see... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 11:19 by Parish Office

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

Burglary To A Dwellng on Lennox Walk Ryehill Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary to a dwelling on Lennox Walk, Ryehill, Northampton. Whereby an unknown offender has gained access to the property through a front window, causing no damage. Items were taken from within.


This happened between Wednesday 8th April 2020 and Thursday 9th April 2020 between 22:01 and 07:00hrs.

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 09:17 by Parish Office

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