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Greater Manchester Police Student Safety Campaign

by prestwichfocus on 23 September, 2015

Across Greater Manchester there are over 80,000 students. Over the coming weeks students will be starting at local colleges and universities, and many local young people will be starting college either nearby or away from home. Greater Manchester Police are urging new and returning students to stay safe as the new term begins. The police […]

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Police Consultation Event

by prestwichfocus on 16 September, 2015

There is a Prestwich area Polie Consultation event on Monday, 21 September 2015, 6-7pm at Prestwich Library (Wilton Suite on the 1st floor). All members of the public are welcome to raise issues of concern with local police.

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Police and Communities Meeting

by prestwichfocus on 19 August, 2015

The local police have organised meeting for people from anywhere in Prestwich to meet the local police officers and raise any concerns you might have about crime or anti-social behaviour. The meeting is: Monday 24 August 2015 Prestwich Library 1st Floor Art Room 6.00-7.00pm All welcome!

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Police and Crime Commissioner Budget Consultation

by prestwichfocus on 6 January, 2015

The Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner is consulting on the level we are charged for policing through Council Tax (the Police Precept). The short survey will only take 5 minutes to complete and will apparently help inform his decision. The survey can be accessed via this link: www.gmpcc.org.uk/budget2015 . The closing date is Sunday […]

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Home Watch Conference for Bury area

by prestwichfocus on 14 October, 2014

A Home Watch Conference will take place for the whole of the Bury MBC area. This is on: Thursday 23 October 2014 Elizabethan Suite, Bury Town Hall (Doors open 6.30, Conference start 7.15pm) The meeting is an opportunity to meet up with local neighbourhood police teams, and guest speakers will include Police Cadets, Counter Terrorism […]

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Police Commissioner Consultation on ‘Community Remedy’

by prestwichfocus on 12 August, 2014

The 2014 Crime and Policing Act requires the Police and Crime Commissioner to have a Community Remedy document or strategy in place. This needs to identify a list of actions that victims of certain types of crime and anti-social behaviour will be invited to choose from where a ‘community resolution’ is considered appropriate. This will […]

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Lead Theft Warning

by prestwichfocus on 19 November, 2013

There has been a large spate of lead thefts from the canopy above front doors, with 17 separate crimes all being reported in the last three weeks. So far these have all been around the Bury Old Road / Heys Road area. The local police has spoken to a local builder and asked his advice […]

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Home Security Checklist

by prestwichfocus on 1 October, 2013

As the nights are ‘drawing in’ our local police have circulated this Home Security Check List. The checklist suggests we: Use this checklist as a guide to reviewing a domestic property. Start from the outside boundary of the property and work your way indoors. Ensure that when you have completed this checklist, that your recommendations […]

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Prestwich Crime Stats July 2013

by prestwichfocus on 6 August, 2013

    The local police have circulated these statistics for Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour for July 2013 – and a comparison to July 2012. Although the bigger stats show that there has been a drop in crime in the last year, this month does show some worrying increases.

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Holyrood Ward Police Priorities

by prestwichfocus on 23 July, 2013

At the recent Holyrood Ward ‘PACT’ meeting (‘Police and Communities Together’), our local police discussed priorities for the coming months. The following three issues were identified: – Traffic calming measures on Blueball Lane. 7am – 10am & 4pm – 7pm Monday – Friday, agricultural vehicles only between these times. Residents of Simister have brought this […]

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