A number of Northamptonshire residents have recently received scam calls from persons pretending to be Police Officers from the Metropolitan Police. To substantiate this claim, the caller might be able to confirm some easily obtainable basic details about the victim such as their full name and address. They may also offer a telephone number for the victim to call to check that they are genuine; this... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:05 by Deborah Rush
The Momo challenge is the latest in a series of online challenges that emerge and cause enormous concern. Sometimes the challenges are more myth than reality but that doesn't reduce the worry.
What is the Momo Challenge?
The Momo character — the disfigured face attached to a bird's body — was, in fact, a prop named 'Mother Bird' made in Japan three years ago for an art exhibition. Its sinister... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:03 by Deborah Rush
Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is updating his Police and Crime Plan and launching a new Fire & Rescue Plan – his first since taking responsibility for Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service in January 2019.
In both plans, Stephen has outlined his priorities for actions that will help create a safer county, along with the activities that will help to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:06 by Deborah Rush
Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary non dwelling on Chequers Lane, Grendon. An insecure shed has been entered and items have been stolen from within. This took place between 09:30hrs & 14:30hrs on the 8th of February.
Did you witness anything?
Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?
If so, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:51 by Deborah Rush
Local resident Richard Blacklee will be signing books at the Museum on Saturday January 19th 11am to 3pm. £8.99.
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:39 by Deborah Rush
HM Revenue and Customs Alert
What you need to know
Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls, voicemails, text messages or emails to members of the public purporting to be from HMRC.
The fraudsters state that as a result of their non-payment of tax or other duty, the victim is liable to prosecution or other legal proceedings such as repossession of belongings to settle... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:12 by Deborah Rush
Incidents of note between Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December.
Between 22.00hrs on Friday 30 November and 08.00hrs on Saturday 1 December a garden shed on Main Road, Grendon was broken into and property taken from within.
If you have any information about any of these events, please contact the police on 101 or 999 if a crime is in progress.
Alternatively, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:38 by Deborah Rush
Yesterday (14th November) a vehicle was involved in a single vehicle road traffic collision in Grendon. Officers arrived at the scene and a roadside breath test was failed by the driver. The driver was arrested and has since been charged to appear before the courts.
To report suspected drink or drug driving in confidence, call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 or dial 101. In an emergency, call... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:17 by Deborah Rush
Incidents of note between Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 November.
At approximately 02.25hrs on Thursday 8 November unknown persons have entered a residential property on Church Way, Grendon via the kitchen door and conducted a search within the kitchen and living room area of the building.Car keys, electronic equipment and handbags have been stolen.
If you have any information about any of these events,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:14 by Deborah Rush