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: Safety

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

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

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

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

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