Duston Parish Council

Connecting the Community

Duston Fun Day 2019

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

Tel: 01604 583626

Tags: Safety

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Personal Security

If possible walk with friends. Stay to bright, busy and well lit areas. Avoid shortcuts, alleyways and underpasses. Walk confidently and concentrate on what is happening around you.

Don't display your valuables. Try not to walk along chatting or texting on your phone. Not only you are less aware of what and who is around you, but your valuables are on display. Install the "find my phone" app on your... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:32 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Police, Safety, Neighbourhood Alert

Do You Work in the Hair & Beauty Industry?

Do you work in the hair and beauty industry in Northampton? If so, you're invited to a FREE, two-hour event at 6.30pm on Monday, November 25 at the Hilton Hotel, Collingtree, to raise awareness of domestic abuse.

The event will cover how to spot the signs of abuse and how to have the difficult conversation with any clients you think could be victims.

Please email: CutItOut@northants.pnn.police.uk to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:16 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Community, Safety, Domestic Abuse, Police

Neighbourhood Alert

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a Burglary Dwelling on Main Road, Duston, Northampton whereby persons unknown have forced entry to a garage by bending the corner of the garage door. No items though are believed to have been taken from within.

This happened on Tuesday 5th November 2019 between 1700hrs and Wednesday 6th November 1000hrs

Did you witness anything?

Did you see... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:21 by Alison Grantham

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

Safer Driving in Winter Conditions

As the darker nights draw in and the mornings start to become frosty, Northants Police would like to remind all drivers to take an extra few minutes, each journey, to ensure their vehicles are fully road worthy before you set off.

- Never leave your vehicle running and unattended whilst it defrosts.

- Regularly check the oil level, anti-freeze, lights including hazard lights, wiper blades and battery.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:46 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, Police, Safety, Health & Wellbeing, Neighbourhood Alert

Neighbourhood Alert

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding an attempted burglary at Kent Crescent, Upton Parish, Northampton whereby unknown person(s) have opened a front door to the property but were unable to gain access, due to a security chain on the door.

This happened on the 26th October 2019 between 0210hrs and 0216hrs

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 10:57 by Alison Grantham

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

Neighbourhood Alert

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding two attempted burglaries on Dave Bowen Close, Upton Parish, Northampton. Whereby unknown person(s) have attempted to open the front doors to both properties but were unable to gain access.

This happened on the 26th October 2019 between 0200hrs and 0204hrs

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 10:53 by Alison Grantham

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

Preventing Burglaries

Please be mindful that the nights are now closing in. Please be extra vigilent, in making sure windows are closed and outside lighting is in working order. If you have CCTV also make sure it's operational, as well as house alarm(s) if you have one.
Think - Risk and Reward! Make the Risk too high for the burglar and the Reward too low to attempt. If you have any questions in relation to crime prevention,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:40 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Police, News, Community, Safety

Crimestoppers Video

Please find below a link to a new Crimestoppers video. Crimestoppers provides a totally anonymous service for members of the public to report criminal activity in their communities to the police.

You can report crime to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website.

https://youtu.be/qdodOKTlPEo

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:33 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Events, Police, Safety

Neighbourhood Alert - Personal Safety

PCSO Scott Potter will be joined by NBC Community Safety in the Grosvenor Centre today the 18th April 2019 between 11:00-13:00 hours.

We will be on hand to offer Safety advice or discuss any issues you may have. We will hopefully be also joined by SOLVEIT who will be on hand to offer information and advice around solvent abuse and all psychoactive substances.

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:34 by Alison Grantham

Tags: Events, Community, Safety, Health & Wellbeing, Police

Vehicle Activated Signs

Vehicle Activated Signs

Duston Parish Council has purchased 2 Vehicle Activated Signs to help reduce speeding and improve road safety in the area.

The signs have initially been placed at the junction of Main Road/Berrywood Road and Main Road/Eastfield Road. The signs will be rotated between 20 locations in the parish that have been identified as speeding hotspots by the Highways Authority

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 11:20 by Alison Grantham

Tags: News, Community, Highways, Safety

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