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: News

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

Grants to help create a cleaner and greener Northampton

Northampton charity and community-led environmental initiatives can now apply for a funding boost from the EnviroGrant scheme.

The scheme is being launched by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia today, Monday 6 July and will allow constituted charities, schools, sports clubs and community groups to apply for funding of a maximum £1,000 each to support their efforts in improving or protecting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:38 by Gary Youens

Tags: News

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

How To Protect Yourself From Covid-19 Scams

Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million.


How you can protect yourself from Coronavirus-related scams:

There are some simple steps you can take that will protect you from the most common... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:34 by Parish Office

Tags: Action Fraud, Covid 19, Fraud, News, Northamptonshire Police, Safety, Scam

Scam - Police Officers Will Never Ask You For Money

Police officers will NEVER ask you for money – please warn elderly relatives about this emerging scam

Fraudsters pretending to be police officers are repeatedly targeting the elderly in Northamptonshire.

Over the past few weeks, a number of incidents have taken place across the county where fraudsters have pretended to be police officers conducting covert investigations in order to gain the trust... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 14:00 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid 19, Fraud, News, Northamptonshire Police, Safety, Scam

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

Multi-agency operation to improve safety across town

A multi-agency operation conducted on Saturday (6 June) in Northampton saw social distancing compliance checks completed in residential areas and at more than 35 businesses.

Northampton Borough Council, Northamptonshire Police and the Northampton Partnership Homes conducted inspections and provided advice on social distancing measures to over 35 businesses.

Following the observations, social distancing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:13 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19, News