Taking both the official Government advice and todays instructions from Northants Police, the upcoming Community Speedwatch Initiative has been cancelled at this present time.Northants Police are hoping to be able to re-schedule the training for later in the year, subject to availability of the equipment.This is obviously an unfortunate, but essential action, to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:50 by Parish Office
Northamptonshire Police are warning people once again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using gift cards.
* Fraudsters are contacting the elderly and vulnerable claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs.
* Victims are being told they have arrest warrants, outstanding debts or unpaid taxes in their... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:15 by Parish Office
Overstone Parish Council would like to notify residents of a spate of burglaries within the Overstone and Sywell area recently.
Please be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the police by calling 101 (or 999 in an emergency).
Below is some burglary prevention advice
• Use your lights at home – keep them on a timer when you are out so it looks like someone is home.
• Make sure... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:56 by Parish Office
Northamptonshire Police is issuing safety advice to the public as the days get shorter and the nights get darker.
Crime Prevention Team Leader, Paul Golley said: "Darkness really is a criminal's best friend and I would strongly encourage the public to arm themselves with the safety tips below in order to best prevent themselves from becoming a victim of crime during the darker nights.
"I know we all... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:39 by Parish Office
Northamptonshire's Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable are setting up their stall in Northampton and Corby to meet local people and hear what they have to say about policing in the county.
On Friday, November 16, Stephen Mold and Nick Adderley will be in the lower mall of the Grosvenor Centre, Northampton, between 11.30am and 1.30pm
Then from 2pm-4pm on Thursday, December 6, Stephen and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:15 by Parish Office
Please find link below for Northants PCC November newsletter.
Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:40 by Parish Office
Fireworks can be great fun on Bonfire night on 5 November, Diwali, New Year's Eve and Chinese New Year.
However, fireworks can and do cause serious injuries if mishandled, and there are laws restricting their sale and use. Stay safe and out of trouble with the following advice:
- The law says you must not set off fireworks between 11pm and 7am, except on Bonfire Night, when the cut off is midnight, or... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 10:55 by Parish Office
Residents of Daventry District are asked to keep a watchful eye for a white Ford Transit van with tipper body - registration ending UDW (we are aware of the full registration.)
This van has been reported as scrap collecting in Daventry District and is not licensed to do so lawfully here. There have also been concerns that the occupants of this vehicle may be implicated in removing metal from gardens... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 09:21 by Parish Office
As Northamptonshire' s Police & Crime Commissioner I want to understand your views on the policing part of the council tax that you pay. In addition I will soon become the Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire and will have responsibility for setting the Fire & Rescue Service element of the council tax too.
Your feedback will help inform the level of council tax set for... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:52 by Parish Office
Northants PCC October 2018 Newsletter
Please find link below:
Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:53 by Parish Office