Duston Parish Council

Connecting the Community

WW1 Centenary Duston Remembers

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Tags: Events

Crime Prevention Evening

Members of the public have the opportunity to speak to their local neighbourhood team on Wednesday (June 12) at a special crime prevention evening being held in Long Buckby.
The event has been organised by Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Craig Egdell at the United Reformed Church in Brington Road, between 5pm and 8pm in response to a series of burglaries earlier this year.
PCSO Egdell said:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 15:31 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Events, News, Police

BBC Radio 4 Appeal Supports Crimestoppers

We're pleased to let you know our friends at Crimestoppers have been chosen to be the featured charity on the BBC Radio 4 appeal this coming Sunday.
Crimestoppers compliment the work of Neighbourhood Watch by giving the general public a way of reporting crime 100% anonymously.
The BBC Radio 4 appeal is broadcast each Sunday morning highlighting the work of a different charity each week. The presenters... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 14:12 by Parish Office

Tags: Events, News

Neighbourhood Alert - Vehicle Theft

The Neighbourhood Policing Team for Wellingborough Road, Kettering Road area of Northampton have noted a recent spike in theft from motor vehicles.

Therefore, this message is to help raise awareness and come as a polite reminder for those who have a motor vehicle in all areas to help and remind you to keep your items safe and out of sight from thieves.

Even the smallest of LOOSE CHANGE can be enough... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 May 2019 11:58 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Events, News

Neighbourhood Alert Scam Advice

Fraudsters send fake Virgin Media emails threatening "automatic disconnection"

Action Fraud has received over 100 reports about fake emails that purport to be from Virgin Media. The emails threaten the recipient with "automatic disconnection" due to "invalid billing information". The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking phishing websites that are designed to steal your Virgin Media account login... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 12:55 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Events, News, Police

Advice from Northants Police

The change in weather may encourage residents to leave windows open but please take care over your home security.

Many burglaries are crimes of opportunity. The burglar only needs to spot an open window, unlocked side gate or dodgy security alarm to make their move.

Neighbourhoods Team staff have visited locations of recent burglary offences and provided crime prevention information to the surrounding... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:34 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Events, News, Police

Neighbourhood Alert Cuppa with a Copper


Please join me PCSO C7008 Wakeling at No.50 Cafe, Main road, Duston between the times of 11:00hrs and 12:00hrs. This is a chance for a talk about any issues you may want to discuss or even just for a chat and a cuppa.

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:18 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Events, Police

Neighbourhood Alert - Knife Amnesty

In support of Operation SCEPTRE, our knife crime campaign, Northampton Neighbourhoods Team Officers will be around the area with the Knife Amnesty bin and would be happy to receive and dispose of any unwanted knives.

On Thursday 14 March, they will be at;
St James Police Office, St James Sq from 10.00am to 12 noon.

Park Square, Kings Heath from 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:30 by Parish Office

Tags: Events, Police

New Youth Commission Recruiting Now

Northamptonshire Police Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is setting up a youth commission to involve young people in decisions about policing, the fire service and criminal justice in Northamptonshire.

Young people aged between 14 and 19 – or 24 if they have additional needs – are invited to join the Commission, where they can make sure their voices, and the voices of other young... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:26 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Events, Youth

Northants Neighbourhood Alert Free Barn Events

We are holding two free barn events for farmers and landowners to learn more about rural crime, and how to keep themselves safe.

The events are taking place at:

Monday 25 March 6pm for 6.30pm start: Wellingborough Old Grammarians, Sywell Road, Wellingborough NN8 6BS

Wednesday 27 March 6pm for 6.30pm start: Cold Ashby Golf Club, Stanford Road, Cold Ashby NN6 6EP

There will be the opportunity to discuss... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:23 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Events, News

Community Info & Wellness Fair

Community Info & Wellness Fair

We have a great range of stalls booked for our first Community Info & Wellness Fair. Are you interested in massage, reflexology, hypnotherapy or mindfulness? We have FREE taster sessions running throughout the event. Are you aged between 40 & 74? then you may qualify for an NHS Health Check - slots still available. All this plus lots of free advice and info including what's going on locally.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:11 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Duston Community Centre, Events, Health & Wellbeing