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: Northamptonshire Police

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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

Fraudsters Calling Pretending To Be Police Officers

Fraudsters Calling Pretending To Be Police Officers

Detectives from Northamptonshire Police's Fraud Team are warning local residents of a scam in which people are pretending to be police officers in order to steal money and personal details.

In April 2020, the Force received 12 reports of fraudsters posing as police officers in an attempt to commit courier fraud. Those targeted were aged between 70 and 89, and their total financial losses were £7,100.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 08:58 by Parish Office

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

Warning Following Courier Fraud Offence In Wellingborough

Detectives in Northamptonshire are issuing a warning to the public following an incident of courier fraud in Wellingborough on Monday, April 27.

At about 10am, fraudsters pretending to be police officers called a woman in her 80s and told her they needed her to withdraw £2000 to enable them to investigate alleged corruption within her bank.

When she asked what she should tell her bank if they enquired... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 09:13 by Parish Office

Tags: Covid-19, Northamptonshire Police, Scam, Warning

Police To Hold Special Q and A Session For Children Worried about Lockdown

Police To Hold Special Q and A Session For Children Worried about Lockdown

Police officers leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Northamptonshire are planning to hold a special Facebook Live Q&A session for children on Thursday, April 30, at 4.30pm.

Since the country was locked down over a month ago, the Force has been holding weekly live Q&A sessions on Facebook which have given people of all ages an opportunity to engage with their local police officers... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:13 by Parish Office

Tags: Children, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Northamptonshire Police

Recruitment of Call Handlers for Northamptonshire Police

Do you have what it takes to be a call handler for Northamptonshire Police?

Our Force Control Room (FCR) is now recruiting! Based at Force Headquarters at Wootton Hall in Northampton, the team takes an average of 1,200 calls a day – and no two are the same.

Life in the FCR can be challenging and pressured, but it is also a hugely rewarding place to work. Knowing you have helped someone at one of... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 11:26 by Parish Office

Tags: FCR, Force Control Room, Jobs, Northamptonshire Police, Recruitment

Parent-Guardian Online Radicalisation Information and Support

Parent-Guardian Online Radicalisation Information and Support

Dear residents of Northamptonshire,

During the COVID19 pandemic, members of the public are going to be inside their houses most of the time and as a result may be online more frequently, and subsequently more vulnerable to radicalisation and extremists. Youths in particular are often targeted by extremist groups so we would like to pass on some useful help and advice in the attached leaflet.

#staysafe... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 11:20 by Parish Office

Tags: Child Safety, Covid 19, NSPCC, News, Northamptonshire Police, Safety, Support

How To Report Suspected Covid19 Breaches

We are receiving a high volume of suspected Covid19 breaches.

To assist us in managing these reports and balance our demand we ask that suspected breaches of Covid19 are made online through the following link: https://www.northants.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/c19/tell-us-about-possible-breach-coronavirus-measures/

Thank you for your support.

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 09:53 by Parish Office

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid19, Northamptonshire Police, Save Lives, Stay Home, Stay Well

Covid-19 - Security Advice for Businesses

To support businesses manage their security during the Coronavirus pandemic, Secured by Design, the Police Digital Security Centre and the National Counter Terrorism Security Office have put together a leaflet containing the Top 10 Security Tips for Closed Business Premises, the Top 10 Cyber Security Tips for Working at Home and the latest Counter Terrorism advice.

The leaflet is aimed at those who... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 09:01 by Parish Office

Tags: Businesses, Covid-19, News, Northamptonshire Police, Safety

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