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Covid-19 Update from Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly

Covid-19 Update from Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly

"Police forces in the UK have a relationship with the public that is the envy of the world and we would always rather work with the public than against them."

These are the words of a senior police officer at Northamptonshire Police as no COVID-19-related fines were issued by police officers across the county over the weekend period.

Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly, said: "Firstly, I would like... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:23 by Deborah Rush

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Bank Mandate Fraud

Bank Mandate Fraud

The National Anti-Fraud Network are reminding people and businesses about the increased risk of bank mandate fraud during the Covid-19 pandemic. Bank mandate fraud occurs when someone is deceived into amending a bank payment method for a bill such as a direct debit or standing order.

This can happen when the fraudster contacts an individual claiming to be representing an organisation they make bank... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:16 by Deborah Rush

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Covid-19 - Statement from Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police

Covid-19 - Statement from Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police

Please see a statement below from the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Covid-19:

Chief Constable Nick Adderley, said: "We are all aware we are now living in unprecedented times and, from today, every one of us is being asked to step up and play a crucial role in the battle against Covid-19. All that is requested of you is that you follow Government advice - stay at home, save lives and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:41 by Deborah Rush

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Covid-19 Virus Scam 23/03/2020 14:01:59 [315873]

Covid-19 Virus Scam 23/03/2020 14:01:59 [315873]

As the UK's response to the Covid-19 virus continues, Northamptonshire Police is reminding members of the public to be on their guard from those seeking to exploit the situation.

The advice follows an incident in Kettering last week, where a cold-caller knocked at the door of an elderly couple, offering Coronavirus home-testing kits in exchange for their debit card details.

Fortunately on this occasion... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:18 by Deborah Rush

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Coronavirus-How Hackers Are Preying on Fears of Covid-19

Coronavirus-How Hackers Are Preying on Fears of Covid-19

Security experts say a spike in email scams linked to coronavirus is the worst they have seen in years.

Cyber-criminals are targeting individuals as well as industries, including aerospace, transport, manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare and insurance.
Phishing emails written in English, French, Italian, Japanese, and Turkish languages have been found.
The BBC has tracked five of the campaigns.

Please... Read More »


Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:14 by Deborah Rush

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What a load of rubbish!

What a load of rubbish!

Thank you so much to the 40 or so volunteers who helped with this morning's litter pick and also to those who did their bit last week. We cleared as far out as Earls Barton bends, Doddington Road junction, Park Hill & the links junction on Easton Way. Thank you also to our coffee ladies!

Posted: Sat, 07 Mar 2020 17:17 by Deborah Rush

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Hardwater Road, Great Doddington - road closure

Hardwater Road, Great Doddington - road closure

Northamptonshire Highways are intending on carrying out high friction surfacing works on the above road. To carry out these works safely will require that the road is closed for one day on the 13th March between 9.30am and 3.30pm.

The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=116706942

Posted: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 16:07 by Deborah Rush

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An opportunity for young people from your Parish to become a member of Northamptonshire’s OPFCC Youth Commission

An opportunity for young people from your Parish to become a member of Northamptonshire’s OPFCC Youth Commission

The Youth Commission has been set up by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner to ensure that the views of young people are heard, and help change services for the better.

My role is to recruit up to 30 young people from across Northamptonshire to form the 2020 Youth Commission. In addition to those young people who might ordinarily apply, I am eager to encourage young people to apply... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 12:45 by Deborah Rush

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Crime and Policing Update

Crime and Policing Update

Crime and Policing Update for Wollaston and Strixton

Incidents of note between Friday 24 and Tuesday 28 January.

At approx. 16.00hrs on Tuesday 28 January unknown person(s) pushed back and caused damage to a metal fence surrounding a field adjacent to London Road Strixton.

Between 19.00hrs on Friday 24 January and 08.00hrs on Tuesday 28 January, unknown person(s) have entered the grounds surrounding a... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 11:14 by Deborah Rush

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Prosecution For Two Persons Flytipping In Ecton

Prosecution For Two Persons Flytipping In Ecton

Published Friday, 31 January 2020

Sourced from Borough Council of Wellingborough website/ news

Two men from Northampton have been fined £1180 for fly-tipping furniture and household items at Lower Ecton Lane, Ecton.

Wellingborough Norse, joint venture partners with the Borough Council of Wellingborough, investigated the reports of fly-tipping and discovered an address label to a householder who... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 14:36 by Deborah Rush

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