Northampton is considering introducing a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for the Borough to help address a range of issues that have been raised, and would like to provide residents, businesses and visitors to the town with the opportunity to inform the process.
A PSPO can be used to regulate activities in particular public places that can have a detrimental effect on the local community. They... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 21:17 by Michelle Orpin
Please see the documents which outline the details of the temporary public footpath closure within the Upton Parish.
Further details regarding "Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders" can be accessed from www.northamptonshire.gov.uk
Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 22:33 by Michelle Orpin
Duston and Upton Parish Churches are a group of Anglican churches, both traditional and modern, diverse but united by their common belief in Christ, serving the community in Duston and Upton, Northampton.They welcome the community and have a wide range of events and services, appealing to all ages.For more information, visit their website www.dustonanduptonparish.org.uk which encompasses the following... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:12 by Michelle Orpin
The Upton Summer Gift Fair and Family Day is set to be a great community event. Taking place at the Elgar Centre from 11am-2pm on Sunday 31st July, with FREE entry, why not pop along and have a browse.
The summer gift fair will be brimming with a wide selection of gift, craft, beauty and delicious food stalls for you to browse both indoors and outdoors.
There will be a bouncy castle and a face painter... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Jul 2016 20:17 by Michelle Orpin
Thousands of soldiers who died in the Battle of the Somme will be remembered today, 1st July, as the country pays tribute to those who were killed in the historic battle which began 100 years ago on 1st July, 1916.
The first day of battle saw the heaviest loss in British Army history, with 19,240 British soldiers killed and over 1 million soldiers injured in the 141 day battle. Services have been held... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 20:08 by Michelle Orpin
Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out carriageway patching works on the above road. To undertake these works safely for the public and the workforce the road will require to be closed for up to two days from the 2nd August 2016 between 09.15 and 15.30.
Please see the attached map indicating the road closure and diversion route.
Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:28 by Michelle Orpin
In the relaxed summer months we may be off our guard when it comes to home security... Spending more time in our gardens we may casually leave doors and windows open to keep our homes cool. But this leaves our home easy prey to burglars.
Don't make it easy for burglars!
Take these simple precautions to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime - in your home and in your car:
Keep front and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:05 by Simon Jones
Fancy a lovely day out close to home? Duston Parish is hosting the popular Summer Fayre.
Venue: St. Luke's Church, Duston & The Rectory Garden (Main Road). If wet it will take place in the Church.
Date: Saturday 9th July - 11am-3pm
Attractions: Cakes – Raffle – Books – Puzzles – Gifts – Tombolas – Games – Barbeque – Refreshments
Plus entertainment by... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:35 by Simon Jones
Want to hone safe biking techniques? Keen on a fun day out all the family can enjoy? Then why not gear up for the National Bikesafe Show and Track Experience.
Organised by Bikesafe and Northamptonshire Highways, Bikesafe is a police led motorcycle initiative that's run by most forces throughout the UK.
And this year it's coming to Northamptonshire's legendary Rockingham Circuit.
Held on Saturday 16th... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:53 by Simon Jones
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is looking for volunteers to join the county's Independent Custody Visiting scheme.
Independent Custody Visitors are volunteers who visit people in custody to check on their welfare, that they are receiving their rights and entitlements and that the conditions they are being held in are satisfactory.
Brian Warmington has been volunteering as an Independent... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:30 by Simon Jones