Middleton Cheney Parish Council

Serving the people of Middleton Cheney

All Saints Church 1920

Clerk: Mrs Valerie Furniss
Parish Meeting Rooms
Middleton Cheney, Banbury
Oxon OX17 2LR

Tel: 01295 713500

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Courier Fraud


To All Northants Neighbourhood Watch /Alert members

There has been a spate of Courier Frauds across the County , with suspects purporting to be Police Officers, for "safekeeping / forensic examination" from vulnerable people.

The Police will never call to seek any payment.

Protect Yourself – What can you do ?

DON'T give any money or card details to any person at your front door , or calls/texts/emails... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 02:01 by Dean Jones

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E-Scooter Legislation

E-Scooter Legislation

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 VOI rental... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 19:24 by Will Smith

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Courier Fraud - Please Warn Elderly Relatives about This Scam

Courier Fraud - Please Warn Elderly Relatives about This Scam

Police officers will NEVER ask you for money – please warn elderly relatives about this emerging scam

Fraudsters pretending to be police officers are repeatedly targeting the elderly in Northamptonshire.

Over the past few months, a number of incidents have taken place across the county where fraudsters have pretended to be police officers conducting covert investigations in order to gain the trust... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 08:18 by Will Smith

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Northamptonshire Police Receives Good Rating In Inspection Report

Northamptonshire Police Receives Good Rating In Inspection Report

Northamptonshire Police has made significant improvements to its crime recording standards, with Her Majesty's Inspectors of Constabulary, Fire and Rescue Service (HMICFRS) awarding the Force a 'good' rating following their inspection visit in February and March 2020.

This good rating is a positive step forward for the Force since its last Crime Recording Integrity Inspection back in 2014 – which... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 21:32 by Will Smith

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Stolen Motorcycle

Stolen Motorcycle

A Blue and White Suzuki motorcycle has been stolen from Marston St Lawrence between the hours of 12 noon on Monday 27 July and 5pm on Tuesday 28 July.

If you were in the area and witnessed anything suspicious, or if you have any further information including cctv or dashcam footage , please contact Northants Police on 101 and quote 20000388899.

Lets make this bike to hot to handle and get it back to... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 21:30 by Will Smith

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Safety In Neighbours Campaign Launches

Safety In Neighbours Campaign Launches

Now that we're all starting to ease out of lockdown, we need to make sure that as well as keeping ourselves safe, we're keeping our homes and neighbourhoods safe.

More people out and about means burglary is expected to rise, which is why we're launching a new campaign, in partnership with the Home Office, to warn Neighbourhood Watch members, and non-members alike, and provide practical tools to prevent... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 16:20 by Will Smith

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Courier Fraud - Important Warning To Residents

Courier Fraud - Important Warning To Residents

The force have been receiving a number of reports of courier fraud across Northamptonshire and we have seen residents in many of our South Northants villages falling victim in recent weeks.

The offenders appear to be targetting elderly residents by telephone, using various stories in order to gain their personal information, including purporting to be a Police Officer. The offenders will often already... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 13:53 by Will Smith

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Police Warn Against Unlicensed Music Events As the Warm Weather Continues

Police Warn Against Unlicensed Music Events As the Warm Weather Continues

With the warm weather set to continue across the county, officers from Northamptonshire Police have asked people to remain vigilant to illegal raves.

The Force relies on information from the public when responding to raves, either to be made aware one is happening, or to be informed of suspicious activity that could indicate one is being planned.

Raves can be disruptive in terms of noise and nuisance... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 21:06 by Will Smith

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A Message from Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu - UK Head of Ct Policing

A Message from Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu - UK Head of Ct Policing

As one disease retreats, we need to stop another re-emerging
A message from Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, UK head of CT Policing

The events in Reading on Saturday 20 June were horrifying. Once again families are grieving and a community is in mourning.

For this to have happened after all we have gone through with coronavirus is especially devastating. But sadly, as one disease retreats, we need to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 21:04 by Will Smith

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Northants Police Supports Counter Terrorism Campaign

Northants Police Supports Counter Terrorism Campaign

Northamptonshire Police is supporting a new East Midlands regional counter terrorism policing campaign aimed at supporting people away from 'negative influence' during lockdown and beyond.

As schools remain closed and many work from home to reduce the spread of Covid-19, a series of animations have being released to explain Prevent and its work in safeguarding the vulnerable against the risk of radicalisation.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 15:48 by Will Smith

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