Leeds South

Covering : Beeston, Belle Isle, Churwell, Cottingley, Drighlington, East Ardsley, Gildersome, Holbeck, Hunslet, Middleton Park, Morley, Robin Hood, Rothwell, Tingley, West Ardsley, Woodlesford and surrounding areas.

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Neighbourhood Priorities

Leeds South NPT Inspector: Inspector Lund

Ward Area Beeston and Holbeck updated on 15th November 2023
Covering the areas of Beeston, Cottingley and Holbeck

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 4811 Spencer
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 220 Robinson

To act on community intelligence to tackle and disrupt the illegal supply of drugs in the Beeston and Holbeck area. We will be increasing high visibility patrols in the area and using a number of different tactics to disrupt the drugs supply including executing warrants where we have intelligence. You can help us by reporting any information or concerns you have directly to us or by using Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org

To continue to work in partnership to tackle the problems caused by on-street sex working in the Holbeck area of Leeds. Dedicated officers will conduct intelligence led, high visibility patrols in the Holbeck area and will respond to community concerns raised through the dedicated phone number.

To continue to work in partnership to tackle anti social behaviour in Cottingley. High visibility patrols in the area to deter anti social behaviour and continue to work with partners to use ASB legislation against offenders. 


Ongoing Updates from NPT Priorities above

Weekly tasking meetings have been held with partners to create bespoke action plans for individuals involved in sex working. Enforcement action has been taken against individuals committing offences in the area.


Ward Area – Hunslet and Riverside updated on 15th November 2023
Covering the areas of Hunslet

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 5966 Wilson
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 5638 Jefferies

To act on community intelligence to tackle and disrupt the illegal supply of drugs and the linked anti-social behaviour which affects those living in the community. We will conduct high visibility patrols in the area and use a number of different tactics to disrupt the drugs supply, including executing warrants where we have intelligence. You can help us by reporting any information or concerns you have directly to us or by using Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org


To reduce persistent begging in the Dewsbury Road area – through proactive high-visibility patrols and partnership working, we shall work to engage with those involved in persistent begging in the area, encouraging those individuals to access support services and taking action against those who continue to persistently beg.


Updates from previous priorities

Drug supply – Officers have utilised a variety of policing tactics, including warrants and stop search to disrupt drug supply in the area. We have also worked with partner agencies resulting in several more closure orders being obtained in relation to problem addresses linked with drugs and drug related anti-social behaviour.

As a result of increased patrols, crime prevention advice being given to residents and businesses in the Fox Way Industrial area we have seen a decrease in theft offences in this particular area however we will continue to monitor this and still provide high visibility patrols to deter offenders.



Ward Area – Middleton and Belle Isle updated on 15th November 2023
Covering the areas of Belle Isle and Middleton

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 4265 Ryder
Lead Area Problem Solving Officers: PC 6069 Griffiths 


Priority 1

To target the Antisocial vehicle use and criminality involving the use of Off Road Bikes and Quad bikes around the Belle Ilse Road, Middleton Park and Middleton RingRoad

We will be continuing to target our patrols in the area to tackle this issue in conjunction with the Off Road bike team. We continue to develop the training of our officers in order to assist in tackling the issue and develop intelligence regarding the storage of the vehicles and offenders involved


Priority 2

To Target Drug dealing and antisocial Drug use in the area.

We will use intelligence led Policing and High demand reporting areas to identify the areas of drug dealing and ASB use take place and actively target those areas through patrols and disruption. Look to develop intelligence around addresses and offenders linked to the dealing of drugs.


To assist us in tackling this issue, if you have any information in relation to these issues please ring 101 or report it through www.westyorkshire.police.uk .

The information you provide can be provided ensuring that it can not be linked back to you.

Alternatively you can call crime stoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.


Our monthly community meetings occur on the first Monday of each month, 1800 hours at the Middleton Elderly Age in conjunction with the Middleton community Group.


We also urge you all to follow and share our work in tackling these issues on our social media Facebook Page West Yorkshire Police-South Leeds. On here we will publish our patrols and any successful work in line with these priorities.

We also hold PCSO Contact Points for you to provide information directly to us or have any issues you wish to ask. Dates/times and locations will also be published through our Facebook page.




Ward Area - Morley South updated on 17th November, 2023
Covering the areas of Morley South

Lead Area Sergeant - PS 83 Martin
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 4335 Brown


To target and take appropriate action against anti-social use of vehicles in and around the Morley area paying attention to specific roads highlighted by community intelligence. This will include focused speed enforcement.

To engage with nuisance youths, particularly targeting those engaged in Anti-Social Behaviour within the local parks. We will use conduct high visibility and covert patrols and where proportionate use Anti-Social Behaviour Legislation, such as dispersal orders if necessary. We will continue to work in partnership with Leeds Anti Social Behaviour Team (LASBT) to engage positively with those in the parks.


We will continue to act upon community intelligence in relation to the use and supply of drugs.


Updates from ongoing priorities above:

We have a contact point at Morley Police Station for all types of crime prevention advice and to listen to concerns from you. The Fire Service may be well be present also. Currently this is on every third Saturday and will be advertised our social media.


A regular contact point at Morley library on Tuesdays between 1000 and 1130, again dates will be posted on our social media.


We have continued regular high visibility patrols around Windsor Court and Morley Town Centre to deter anti-social behaviour.


Drugs Supply – Following the execution of a drugs warrant, 2 people have recently been charged in relation to drugs supply in Morley. This is currently going through the court process.


Anti Social Behaviour – Following a report of fireworks been thrown outside the Town Hall in October, NPT attended and detained 7 young people. They were then educated through a video as to the effects that anti-social behaviour (specifically throwing fireworks) can have.


Ward Area – Morley North updated on 15th November 2023
Covering the areas of Drighlington, Churwell and Gildersome.

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 3147 Duncan
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 3300 Sheldon


  • We are working at tackling youth ASB by identifying perpetrators and educating them working alongside Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team (LASBT). With repeat offenders we are utilising the powers available to us to detour and prevent.
  • Update – We have identified and begun work with several perpetrators in conjunction with LASBT, alongside these numerous warnings and injunctions have also been served.


  • In Gildersome, we are enforcing the HGV restricted road by stopping all HGV’s and where appropriate utilising our powers, on some occasions the HGV’s have valid reasons to be on the road. This deployment is based on our ability to deal with operational demand.
  • Update – Regular patrols have been conducted where several tickets have been given for the above-mentioned offence alongside others.
  • To target and act against speeding vehicles throughout Drighlington, Gildersome and Churwell, attending at locations identified by the community, with the use of trained officers using speed measuring equipment offenders will be prosecuted utilising legislation available to us, if appropriate, consider the use of Section 59 Police Reform Act warnings and seizures for the more deliberate and serious offences.
  • Update – Increased patrols have been conducted in highlighted areas; numerous vehicles have been dealt with utilising the new PSPO from LCC alongside legislation available to the police, this will continue as it is a ongoing issue, should you be affected please ring police or contact via webchat to make NPT aware as soon as possible.


  • Working to improve road safety around primary schools in the area in collaboration with Leeds City Council ready for the new term in September.
  • Update - PCSO’s have been in regular attendance at primary schools in the area where parking matters have been monitored to ensure safety, this will continue throughout the school year.
  • Regular patrols are conducted in the area, however if you do see any ongoing ASB/criminality please do contact the police via 999/101 or through a web report and we can deal with it positively.



Ward Area - East Ardsley and Robin Hood updated on 3rd October 2023

Covering the area of East Ardsley, West Ardsley, Tingley, Thorpe, Lofthouse and Robin hood.

Lead Area Sergeant - PS 3486 Hinchcliffe

Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 1093 Osborne

·         We are working to prevent and disrupt ASB and nuisance motorbike usage around the Northfields estate in Carlton This also overlaps into Rothwell with bikes crossing into the manor estate using the Rothwell Greenway.

·         Asb related crime in and around Tingley


Updates from October Priorities

·        We have targeted several youths in Tingley who are currently pending court action for the offences they have been charged with, we have also worked with Leeds anti social behaviour team and youth offending who are working with these youths and others to attempt to prevent and deter this offending

·         We continue to pay regular attention to the area in order to - deter anti social behaviour We are targeting those we find to be involved, we will work with our offroad bike team and Leeds anti-social behaviour team to target this behaviour.



Ward Area – Rothwell updated on 3rd October 2023

Covering the areas of Rothwell, Oulton and Woodlesford

Lead Area Sergeant: - PS 3486 Hinchcliffe

Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 1600 Bhachu

·         To continue to disrupt ASB and engage with youths causing ASB in and around Commercial street, Rothwell, the town centre. We will continue use ASB legislation where necessary to disrupt this behaviour and look to engage with partners to find a long-term solution.

·         ASB on off road and other motor bikes along the Rothwell Greenway, links to issues on the Northfields estate on the Ardsley – Rothwell boarder.

Updates September Priorities

·         We have very much focused our attention of this problem some suspects have been dealt with at court for different offences and we have seized several bikes. Leeds off road bike unit are aware of the issues and heading to our area more often

·         We have recently used dispersal order legislation to prevent and deter asb in the town centre we have seen a decline in this behaviour and we continue to work to reduce it and will re-use the legislation available if needed

·         We are working with stores and partners to identify the youths involved in asb in the town centre, some have already been given community resolutions and ASB warnings by ASB team. We are continuing this work


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