Tags: safety

E-Scooter Legislation

E-Scooter Legislation

Good Morning


I am sending this message out on behalf of Northamptonshire Police, Safer Roads.
As you may already be aware, E-Scooters have become increasingly more popular over the past few months. At this time, personal bought scooters are not deemed as road legal and cannot be used in any public area in Northamptonshire and across the UK.

Northampton and Kettering town councils are currently introducing... Read More »


Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 09:55 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Police, safety, transport

Dog Bites In Upton Country Park

Dog Bites In Upton Country Park

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding

There have been two incidents on Upton Country Park, whereby a dog has been out of control and has bitten people and other dogs.

The first incident happened on Saturday 7th November 2020 around 10am.
The second incident happened on Monday 9th November 2020 between 15:45-16:15

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 09:31 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Police, Safety

Keep COVID Secure

Keep COVID Secure

Keeping COVID Secure outside

Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 15:25 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Coronavirus, Safety

Please Follow the Countryside Code and Be A Responsible Dog Owner

Please Follow the Countryside Code and Be A Responsible Dog Owner

Please follow the countryside code and be a responsible dog owner

As the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease, there has been an increase in the number of people venturing out into the Northamptonshire countryside for some social-distancing exercise.

Although good for the health, Northamptonshire Police is taking the opportunity to encourage visitors to follow the Countryside Code for their... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:56 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Police, Safety

Motorists Urged To Belt Up As Northamptonshire Police Launches New Seat Belt Campaign

Motorists Urged To Belt Up As Northamptonshire Police Launches New Seat Belt Campaign

The difference between life and death in a road traffic collision can often be down to whether you are wearing a seat belt.

That is the warning from Northamptonshire Police as officers from across the Force take part in a UK policing campaign to target those who fail to wear a seat belt on our county's roads.

As part of the National Policing Chiefs' Council seatbelt enforcement operation, officers will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:53 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Police, Safety, Traffic

Covid 19 - use of outdoor gym equipment

Covid 19 - use of outdoor gym equipment

An increase has been noticed in the use of outdoor gym equipment and play areas in the local parks.

The current Covid 19 guidelines state that:

" People may exercise outside as many times each day as they wish. For example, this would include angling and tennis. You will still not be able to use areas like playgrounds, outdoor gyms or ticketed outdoor leisure venues, where there is a higher risk of close... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 11:07 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Coronavirus, Parks, Safety

Voice Launches Home Support App To Help Victims of Crime During Social Distancing

Voice Launches Home Support App To Help Victims of Crime During Social Distancing

Voice for Victims and Witnesses - the free, confidential support service for victims and witnesses of crime in Northamptonshire - is today releasing the Voice Home Support Hub app, to help people cope and recover from the effects of crime during social distancing.

The app is available for download now, for free, at www.voicehomesupporthub.co.uk

The lockdown measures imposed to help stop the spread of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:08 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police, Safety

Safe shopping during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Safe shopping during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

A quick guide to safe shopping during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This guidance is for both the UK and Ireland. It has been produced jointly by Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), Environmental Health Association of Ireland (EHAI), and Irish Global Health Network (IGHN).

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:52 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Coronavirus, Safety, Shopping

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

As the darker nights draw in and the mornings start to become frosty, Northants Police would like to remind all drivers to take an extra few minutes, each journey, to ensure their vehicles are fully road worthy before you set off.

- Never leave your vehicle running and unattended whilst it defrosts.

- Regularly check the oil level, anti-freeze, lights including hazard lights, wiper blades and battery.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:45 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Police, Safety, Traffic

Operation Close Pass

Operation Close Pass

Operation Close Pass is a road safety initiative working to educate drivers and vulnerable road users to help everyone stay safer on Northamptonshire's roads.

Operation Close Pass is part of a range of road safety work being undertaken by Northamptonshire Police and partners Northamptonshire Highways and the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

Promoting the message that roads are shared... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:44 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Police, Safety, traffic