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Chester Rural Newsletter June016
Message from Sergeant Wilson. Welcome to the Chester Rural policing newsletter for May 2016. This newsletter is a roundup of local news and information gathered over the last month from your local officers.
Your local officers continue to work hard to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in the rural areas and always pay particular attention to those issues designated as monthly priorities. We will continue to target the affected areas with high visibility patrols.
I would encourage you to approach your local officers when you see them in the area. It is only through effective listening that we can truly understand the issues that are important to you as residents. If you would rather speak to your local officer by phone, please contact 101 or via email using the details below. My staff are always happy to make themselves available to speak with you.
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Regards, Sergeant Ian Wilson, Elton Ward Your local PCSO is Debbie Netherton and Ryan Reid.
PCSO priority for July Topic:Youths riding motorbikes on the footpaths. Description:There have been several reported incidents of anti-social behaviour with regard to youths riding motorcycles on the streets and footpaths of the village. Over the summer months there will an increase of Police patrols in these areas to deter such behaviour. If youths are caught riding on the highway without insurance then their bikes can be seized. We would urge you to contact us at the time of the incident to give us the best chance of catching offenders and making your roads safer for everyone.
You Said, We did
You Said:There are problem of anti-social behaviour with regard to theft and begging in and around the shops on Ince Lane, Elton. We Did: As a result of the above information your Neighbourhood Policing Team has increased the number of patrols in the vicinity. We will deal with any incidents like this robustly and provide necessary information if those involved require assistance from other agencies.
News for the area Over the last month, due to industrial action the area, your local Neighbourhood Policing Team has increased the number of public reassurance patrols in the village to minimize any disruption for the residents going about their daily business. There has been a recent attempt of theft of cycles from a garden shed in the local area. Anyone has any information regarding this crime, or any other crimes. Please do not hesitate to contact the Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency. Upcoming Meetings Community Police Beat Meeting will be held at the following location:- Ince Lane Shops, between 11am – 12pm on Monday 25th July. Chester Villages Ward Your local PCSO is Debbie Netherton.
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You Said:Youths are causing anti-social behaviour in the Christleton area. We Did: Patrols have been providing a high visibility presence in the area. No youths have been located as causing issues but we will continue to respond to calls and reports. News for the area
·There was recently a suspicious male located at some patio doors at the rear of a property in Christleton. The male was seen by the resident and quickly made his escape. Please make sure you lock you doors at all times to prevent opportunistic criminal
·The ring O Bells in Christleton was burgled on 26.06.2016 – this happened during the evening. Anyone with any information please contact 101 quoting incident 241 of 26.06.2016.
Frodsham Ward Your local PCSO is Neil Flanagan.
You Said, We did
You Said: Youths are causing issues in the area of Eddisbury Square and the surrounding area.
We did:Residents expressed their concerns in regards to groups of youths loitering on the bench, reports of drinking, smoking and noise nuisance. This was PCSO Flanagan’s priority last month and he has increased patrols in the area at time he has been told it is likely to take place. He has spoken to residents in the area to provide reassurance and will continue to monitor the area as summer approaches. News for the area PCSO Flanagan continues to seek volunteers to set up community speed watch programmes in your local area. Please get in touch with him for more information. Upcoming Meetings Costa Coffee, Church Street, Frodsham on Wednesday 6th July 10 – 12
Castle Park House, Castle Park, Frodsham on: Wednesday 6th July 9 - 10 Thursday 14th July 11 – 12 Thursday 21st July 10 – 11 Monday 25th July 6 – 7
Frodsham Library, Princeway, Frodsham on Thursday 21st July 11 – 12.
Your local PCSOs are Phil Brandreth and Neil Flanagan.
PCSO priority for July Topic:Youths disrespecting the playing fields and park area on Lower Robin Hood Lane. Description:Local PCSO’s will be monitoring this area daily and talking and advising the youths congregating in the area. We want it to be a place where families can go and enjoy and not be put off due to youths hanging around smoking and littering. We will continue to monitor this moving forward.
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You Said:Parking by Hornsmill Primary School is bad during early mornings and at the end of the school day. Cars are parked all across the driveways. We Did: Local PCSO’s have been out speaking and advising the motorists who are causing these obstructions. We are aware this is an ongoing problem and ourselves and the school are trying our best to help resolve this issue.
Upcoming Meetings Thursday 21st July at Helsby Tearooms 1pm-2pm Monday 25th July at Helsby Library 2pm-3pm
Kingsley Ward Your local PCSO is Phil Brandreth.
PCSO priority for July Topic:Monitoring the speed on all roads around the Kingsley ward. Description:Your local PCSO will be particularly concentrating on Norley Road by Kingsley and Norley and the A56 Chester Road in Sutton Weaver. If you feel there is a speeding problem by your home or want to report a certain area please email email@example.com
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You Said:Speeding issue on Cow Lane, Norley and also Norley Road. We Did: Local officers have been out with the speed gun on Cow Lane in Norley and will be returning soon. Traffic data has been requested for Norley Road to work out the average speed of motorists and also the peak times where speeding is a problem. Local officers will also be going out with the speed gun in the near future. You Said:Can we have a driver engagement day in Kingsley like there has been in Norley and Sutton Weaver in the past? We Did: This is in the process of being arranged and hopefully will be in September/October time at the latest. If you would like to suggest a good location for this driver engagement day to be carried out please email Phil using the email address below.
News for the area For the Indie Festival on 23rd July 2016 at Sutton Fields local officers will be present to make sure there are no traffic or ASB issues for the local residents. This is why there will be an increased police presence on that date. With the Kingsley playing fields soon to be officially opened we want this to be a place where families of all ages can go and enjoy. If you see anything suspicious or would like to report an issue here please contact your local officer on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101. Upcoming Meetings Monday 25th July at 18:00hrs Norely Stores, Norley Saturday 6th August at 11:00hrs Kingsley Gibson Mill Café Saturday 6th August at 12:00hrs Kingsley Community Centre Wednesday 3rd August at 11:00hrs Sutton Weaver meeting at Gleaves Coffee Shop, Frodsham Gowy Ward Your local PCSO is Steve Edmonds.
PCSO priority for July Topic:Speeding/traffic issues outside schools in Ashton Hayes and Barrow. Description:In response to complaints received from residents and parents local officers will give attention to speeding and parking outside the schools above. Motorists are reminded not to park on the Zig-Zags outside the schools and to maintain within the speed limit. Barrow School and Ashton Hayes Schools both have a 30mph speed limit – this is to ensure the safety of everyone.
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You Said:Persons driving under the influence drugs/alcohol in Barrow. We Did: After receiving word that motorists are driving under the influence in and around the area of Barrow. Your local policing team have conducted a number of ‘vehicle checks’ and ‘stop and search’ exercises in and around Barrow so far resulting in four arrests for either driving under the influence or possession of illegal substances in the month of June alone. News for the area On the 1st of June in the area of Manley Road, Alvanley the was an attempted garage break in. It is believed that the perpetrators were attempting to remove the lock from the garage door using an angle grinder. However the intruders were unsuccessful in gaining entry inside the property. PCSO Edmonds will be holding police surgeries; 7th July - Barrow Village Shop: 15.00 - 16.00. 16th July – Ashton Hayes Community Shop: 09.30 – 10.00
Tarvin and Kelsall Ward Your local PCSO is Ryan Reid.
PCSO priority for July Topic:Anti Social Behaviour. Description:There have been several reported incidents of anti-social behavior with regard to youths trespassing on private land including incidents of drugs being used on the King George V Playing Field, Tarvin. Over the summer months there will an increase of Police patrols in these areas to deter such behaviour. Residents are advised that during the hot summer weather not to leave windows and doors insecure – even during the day.
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You Said: Drivers are speeding down;, Station Road, Delamere; Willington Lane, Oscroft; Tarporley Road, Tarvin; Chester Road, Kelsall; Quarry Lane, Kelsall; Chapel Lane, Willington and Tarporley Road, Duddon. We Did: A speed indication device has been placed out at strategic locations with the aim of reducing speed, and increasing road safety. News for the area There has been a recent theft of ducks eggs and hens from a local farm near to Tarvin. Anyone has any information regarding this crime, or any other crimes. Please do not hesitate to contact the Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency. Over the last month your local Police Community Support Officer, Ryan Reid, has visited the local Primary Schools for Road Safety training for Year 3 and Year 4 pupils he has also attended other local events for public reassurance. Upcoming Meetings Community Police Beat Meetings will be held at the following locations:- Tarvin Community Centre, between 10am – 12pm on Tuesday, 19th July Kelsall Community Centre, between 10am – 12pm on Wednesday, 20th July Delamere Community Centre, between 10am – 12pm on Tuesday, 26th July Tattenhall, Farndon and Malpas Ward. Your local PCSO is Jon Hurst.
PCSO priority for July Topic:Parking outside Schools Description:This priority will remain for July until the children break up for Summer. In response to complaints received from residents, local officers have given attention to problematic parking outside local schools and in particular this month at Clutton Primary, Bishop Heber and Alport School. In Malpas a number of motorists have been advised in relation to their parking and if the problem continues enforcement will be the next step. Motorists are reminded that outside Bishop Heber there are continuous and broken white lines in the centre of the road - this means there is no parking either side of the road however, drivers are allowed to drop off and pick up passengers.Officers will continue to monitor traffic issues as a priority this month.
News for the area
PC Gigg and SC Molyneux atended the Tattenhall Fete and enjoyed talking to residents and people running various stalls. PC Gigg tried his hardest to win Tin-Can-Alley but couldn’t get the last tin down!
PC Gigg has been continuing his efforts to organise the roll out of Operation Sheild from part of the chester Rural area – we hope this can begin very soon.
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