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Covering : Colne Valley, Denby Dale, Golcar, the Holme Valley, Kirkburton and surrounding areas.

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Neighbourhood Priorities

Lead Area Inspector for all priorities: Insp 2624 Briggs

 

Ward Area: Dearne Valley

Local Priority Lead Sergeant: PS 1762 Bradley

Local Priority Problem Solving Officers: PC 4963 Newsome (Wildlife Officer), PC 4502 Addy

Denby Dale, Skelmanthorpe, Clayton West area: Set February 2022

•    To target youth anti-social behaviour in and around Long Lane, Clayton West during the evenings and weekends, Sunnymead Park, Scissett,  and St Augustines Church, Skelmanthorpe predominantly evenings. We will be conducting increased high visibility patrols in the area and liaising with local educational establishments and partners in an effort to address the issues and identify and deal with offenders. We have interacted with a number of youths, however, no significant issues have been encountered.

Update October 2022

We have continued to conduct High Visibility patrols. We have not received any calls for service in respect of ASB since August 2022. We have been into local schools to provide intervention work and Education. We have set up a NHW scheme and will be completing a street survey imminently to ensure all issues around the ASB have been resolved.

Denby Dale, Birdsedge, Cumberworth, Emley areas: Set April 2021

•    To target anti-social vehicle use and speeding in and around the villages of Denby Dale (including regular unlawful vehicular use of public bridleway at Gilthwaites Lane), Clayton West, Birdsedge, Cumberworth, Emley and Skelmanthorpe. We will be increasing patrols in the area and conducting regular speed checks and in addition conducting specific days of action using additional resources to target offenders.

Update October 2022

We have held numerous days of action, and have an upcoming one on the 25th October in line with the NPCC month of action for speeding. Calls for service in respect of speeding in the areas of Emley and Cumberworth have significantly reduced. Speeding days of action will continue.
 
Kirkburton, Flockton, Shelley, Shepley and Grange Moor area: Set April 2021

•    To target anti-social vehicle use and speeding in the villages of Kirkburton, Flockton, Shelley, Shepley and Grange Moor, (in particular Jubilee Way), and contravention of vehicle weight restriction through Flockton village. We will be increasing patrols in the areas and conducting regular speed checks and in addition conducting specific days of action using additional resources to target offenders.

Update October 2022

We will continue to conduct speed checks in the area. Reports of vehicles contravening the weight restriction have decreased.

Kirkburton Gregory Playing Fields, Shepley Village and Flockton Village area: Set July 2021

•    To target youth anti-social behaviour in and around Gregory Playing Fields, Highburton and Jubilee Way/rear of the old Grameen Spice, Grange Moor, Shepley Village and Flockton Village. We will be conducting increased high visibility patrols in the areas and liaising with local educational establishments and partners in an effort to address the issue and identify and deal with offenders. 

Update October 2022

Officers continue to conduct proactive patrols and seek to identify any of the suspects.

Denby Dale and Kirkburton Area: Set October 2022

 

  • To target offenders committing burglaries during the hours of darkness across the Dearne Valley. A Darker Nights burglary initiative will run, with increased awareness of safety. Contact points to be held and the initiative to be discussed, increased patrols in vulnerable and remote areas. Easy Street Campaign also to be utilised and discussed, this is already publicised on social media and will be utilised during reassurance visits.

Clayton West Area: Set October 2022

  • To target offenders who are stealing vehicles from Clayton West. We have conducted a leaflet drop in conjunction with Safer Kirklees regarding vehicle safety, have increased patrols in the area and have assisted residents to set up a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. A day of action in respect of vehicle theft is planned in the coming weeks in conjunction with safer Kirklees and Patrol.

 

Ward Areas: Colne Valley & Golcar

Local Priority Lead Sergeant: PS 5467 Powney

Local Priority Problem Solving Officers: PC 786 Knight, PC 1417 Grifford, PC 1778 Farrand

 

Golcar & Quarmby area: Set March 2022

•    Off-Road Motorbikes - To target speeding vehicles and anti-social vehicle use, we will continue with speed checks, conduct high visibility patrols and work closely with partners where appropriate to reduce anti-social vehicle use.. 

Update September 2022

Good partnership work has resulted in several families been warned about asb / motorbikes been a breach of their contracts has reduced the calls dramatically, along with seizure of bikes.

Due to calls for service being minimal, the weather turns and darker night close in we are changing our priorities to tackle.

New Priority - Golcar, Longwood & Quarmby area: Set October 2022 

  • To disrupt and engage with nuisance residents, particularly targeting Misuse of Drugs offences and Anti-Social Behaviour. We will conduct high visibility patrols in the area and work with housing to relocate disruptive tenants.  

    We are now moving onto our Darker nights Burglary plan. We will complete high visibility targeted patrols of these locations. Work to prevent cross border criminals from using the local road networks to commit local Burglary crimes with additional resources from SRANS, by stop/checking/searching them and their vehicles when appropriate we aim to arrest perpetrators and recover property quickly from the offence.

All Colne Valley & Golcar area: Set August 2022

•    To target anti-social behaviour in and around our reservoirs and to promote safety around wild fires. 

Update September 2022

Hard work between partners volunteers and ourselves has led to a summer where everyone could enjoy the surroundings work is still ongoing with partners re sparth reservoirs, the unprecedented heat we have had, can cause further risk to dangers of wildfires our joint plan of education and patrols has prevented any major fires, Thank you needs to be mentioned to all involved.


Colne Valley area: Set August 2022

•    To target youth related anti-social behaviour at Colne Valley High School and the surrounding area. 

Update September 2022 

Work with the schools / sport centre has resulted in better security, clear signage now in place resulting in no reports of asb and facilities can be used for what they are intended for without disruption.

New Priority - Colne Valley, Marsden & Slaithwaite: Set October 2022

  • To target youth related anti-social behaviour on the run up to mischief night and Bonfire night.

    We will conduct proactive patrols and seek to identify any of the suspects/main protagonists who will be dealt with for any criminal offences or via ASB legislation, we will visit local shops educate about selling of eggs / fireworks and work with our partners for a joint approach.

    We are now moving onto our Darker nights Burglary plan. We will complete high visibility targeted patrols of these locations. Work to prevent cross border criminals from using the local road networks to commit local Burglary crimes with additional resources from SRANS, By stop/checking/searching them and their vehicles when appropriate we aim to arrest perpetrators and recover property quickly from the offence.


 

Ward Area: Holme Valleys 

Local Priority Lead Sergeant: PS 3814 Lewis

Local Priority Problem Solving Officers: PC 5231 Slawinski, PC 4559 Wood & PC 5860 Smith

 

All Holme Valley: Set September 2021

•    To target residential burglary offences. We will ensure all burglaries are revisited by the Neighbourhood Policing Team and crime prevention advice is offered. We will work closely with crime prevention officers and the CID department. We will ensure areas of concern are targeted with high visibility patrols and leaflet drops. Rural Ward Officers and PCSOs to provide Burglary reassurance, advise on preventative measures and problem solving through our new Easy Street campaign. 


Update October 2022

We are now conducting patrols for our Darker Nights Easy Street initiative to target residential burglary offences. One male has been arrested in relation to failing to attend court for Burglary. 

We will continue to actively patrol the Holme Valley area.


All Holme Valley: Set September 2021


•    To target youth related anti-social behaviour.  We will conduct proactive patrols and seek to identify any of the suspects/main protagonists who will be dealt with for any criminal offences or ASB legislation, we will also work with Safer Kirklees and local schools. We will also work with partners to educate regarding water safety around our reservoirs and target anti-social behaviour in these areas.

Update October 2022

We have been conducting evening targeted patrols around; Netherthong J & I School (when school is closed), Honley centre and Jagger Lane, Sands recreation ground including the Cricket ground, Meltham Bowling club and sports hall, Royds Avenue, Holmfirth centre/Bus Station, New Mill Royds Estate, Netherthong, Helme Park, Helme Lane and Holmfirth High school grounds.

We have conducted 9 stop searches in the Holme Valley and recovered drugs on 5 occasions resulting in one arrest for possession with intent to supply.

All Holme Valley: Set September 2021 

•    To target speeding vehicles and anti-social vehicle use we will continue with speed checks, conduct high visibility patrols and work closely with partners where appropriate to reduce anti-social vehicle use.

Update October 2022

Road safety operations in the rural area have led to a number of positive results including – 

4 X Vehicles seized for no insurance and the drivers reported to court

3 X Section 59 warnings issued

1 X stolen vehicle recovered

3 X Fixed Penalty Notices issued

1 X Traffic Offence report


All Holme Valley: Set September 2021 

•    To target illegal drug taking/supply, we will conduct proactive patrols, use stop and search powers when appropriate, and respond to community intelligence with the use of drug warrants when appropriate.

Update October 2022

We have conducted 9 stop searches in the Holme Valley and recovered drugs on 5 occasions resulting in one arrest for possession with intent to supply.

 


 

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St Nicholas Church 

Cumberworth Lane

Upper Cumberworth

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On Tuesday 29th November from 18:30 hrs to 19:30 hrs

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