Tags: Police

Free Mature Drivers Roadshow – 2nd May 2023

Are you a mature driver (aged 60+)? Live in Northamptonshire? Rely on being able to drive? This FREE roadshow is for you!

Driving is an important part of our everyday life and we (Northamptonshire Safer Roads Alliance (NSRA)) are keen to help to keep mature drivers driving safer for longer.

Our driving ability to drive changes over time for different reasons, especially as we get older. It's important... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Feb 2023 10:18 by Emma Gibson

Tags: News, Police, Whats On

Neighbourhood Alert

We have been advised of 2 incident in the village. If you have any information please contact the Police on 101 or online here quoting the reference number.

Criminal damage to a car in The Warren, Hardingstone, Northampton

Police are investigating criminal damage to a vehicle in The Warren, Hardingstone, Northampton, and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Between 12.01am on 4th January... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 10:29 by Emma Gibson

Tags: NHW, Neighbourhood Watch, News, Police

Northampton Bike Park

Police are urging cyclists not to use the trails at the Northampton Bike Park situated on the former Hardingstone 9 golf course, as the trails have not yet opened and work is still ongoing by developers. For updates on when the park will open, please monitor West Northamptonshire Council & Northamptonshire Sport.

The Northampton South Neighbourhood Policing Team have been visiting the park frequently... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 12:41 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Bike Park, Police

Over 12 million suspicious emails reported by the public

What is phishing and how does it work?

You wouldn't let a thief enter your home, but what if the thief was masquerading as someone familiar, such as a postman, and tricked you into opening the door? Phishing works in a similar way - criminals impersonate trusted organisations by creating legitimate-looking messages and websites in order to trick people into opening the doors to their personal information.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 13:03 by Emma Gibson

Tags: News, Police

Northamptonshire Police issue warning following fresh spate of courier fraud incidents

Northamptonshire Police issue warning following fresh spate of courier fraud incidents

Officers at Northamptonshire Police are again encouraging members of the public to make their elderly relatives aware of courier fraud following fresh reports in the county.

Courier fraud involves fraudsters telephoning a potential victim, claiming to be from their bank, the police, or another law enforcement authority, and tricking them into revealing their PIN number, bank card and personal details.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 10:55 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Police

Ofgem Scam emails

Action Fraud has received 752 reports in four days relating to fake emails purporting to be from Ofgem. The emails state that the recipient is eligible for a rebate as a result of a newly announced government scheme. The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking websites that are designed to steal your personal and financial information.

Please view our tweet to see a screenshot of the fake emails... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 11:02 by Emma Gibson

Tags: News, Police

Bike Marking - 15th January

Bike Marking - 15th January

Officers from the local neighbourhood policing team will be holding a bike marking event outside Tesco Extra Mereway, Clannell Road, Northampton, NN4 0JF on 15th January 2022 between 1400hrs-1600hrs

Please also feel free to come along to speak to your local officers about any issues of concern in your local community.

Posted: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 12:53 by Emma Gibson

Tags: News, Police

Do you know where to report scam messages?

Do you know where to report scam messages?

Fake emails and text messages are a common tactic used by cyber criminals, their goal is often to convince you to click a link. Once clicked, you may be sent to a dodgy website which could download viruses onto your computer, or steal your passwords and personal information.

In order to try and convince you that their messages are legitimate, criminals will pretend to be someone you trust, or from some... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 11:44 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch, News, Police

Covid Pass Fraud

We have been advised that over recent months, cross-sector agencies have detected a significant increase in scams relating to the COVID Pass to steal money, financial details and personal information.

Please see the following and the attached leaflet

Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:31 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Covid-19, Neighbourhood Watch, News, Police

Elections May 2021

Local elections are taking place across West Northamptonshire on Thursday 6 May 2021.

They will be held:

  • for the new West Northamptonshire Council
  • for local town and parish councils
  • to elect a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire

In Hardingstone not enough people stood to push the Parish Council to election (see attached notice).

If you are not already registered to vote, the deadline... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 10:52 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Elections, Police, Unitary, West Northamptonshire Council