Community safety news
Published on Friday, 02 February 2018
This Safer Internet Day, children and young people can learn how to stay safe online during an awareness event at The Deco Theatre.
Published on Tuesday, 16 January 2018
The introduction of a new public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) has seen Northampton’s Marble Arch alleyway gated.
Published on Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Members of Blackthorn community pulled together on Saturday, 9 December to clean up parts of the area.
Published on Monday, 18 December 2017
Northampton Borough Council is reminding festive party-goers of the importance of personal safety this Christmas. In particular, the council is keen to raise awareness of how to identify licensed taxis and private hire cars.
Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Local organisations are coming together this October to raise awareness of hate crime and how to report it in Northampton.
Published on Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Residents are being invited to share their opinions about the introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in the Marble Arch area of Northampton.
Published on Monday, 08 May 2017
A number of Borough Council events will be taking place on Wednesday 17 May in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017
The town centre’s first Public Spaces Protection Order will be going live on Saturday 1 April 2017, following a consultation with local businesses and residents last year.
Published on Tuesday, 20 December 2016
A man has been issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order by Northampton Magistrates’ Court this week [Wednesday 21 December] following allegations of persistent begging.
Published on Monday, 19 December 2016
Northampton Borough Council has joined forces with local cab drivers to help people understand the differences between a hackney or private hire cab, to help keep passengers safe.
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016
Local agencies are urging people to stop ‘killing with kindness’ by asking them to think twice before handing over money to those begging on the streets.
Published on Wednesday, 09 November 2016
A proposed Public Spaces Protection order aims to reduce anti-social behaviour by prohibiting certain activities within the Borough and Town Centre and making them a criminal offence.
Published on Monday, 24 October 2016
Street Marshals will be on duty this Halloween, providing support and advice to ensure the safety of revellers.
Published on Friday, 30 September 2016
Northampton Borough Council is reminding people of their commitment to taxi safety, after a man was prosecuted earlier this week for operating a private hire company using a forged licence.
Published on Monday, 26 September 2016
Northampton Borough Council is working with Northants Police, Northampton Rights and Equality Council and Northampton Inter Faith Forum to deliver four local events in support of Hate Crime Week.
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Northampton Community Safety Partnership is asking the people of Northampton not to give money to beggars as their generosity could unknowingly be ‘Killing with Kindness’.
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