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: L. Leadbeater

Ward Area Beeston and Holbeck Ward updated on 1st October 2021
Covering the areas of Beeston, Cottingley and Holbeck

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 858 Parkes
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 5227 Thompson

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.

Updates from September 2021 Priorities

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 1st October 2021
Covering the areas of Hunslet

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 927 Williams
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 167 Woodall and PC 5638 Jefferies


To act on community intelligence to tackle and disrupt the illegal supply of drugs in the areas surrounding Bude Road and Garnet Pocket Park.  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 continue to work in partnership with partner agencies to tackle the issue of anti-social behaviour and noise nuisance around Hunslet Moor.

We will continue to provide high visibility patrols, engage with the youths involved. Disrupt activities and enforce the law where necessary. You can help us by reporting any information or concerns you have directly to us or by reporting to crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Updates from September 2021:

Warrants have been executed under Section 23 Misuse of Drugs Act, drugs and offensive weapons were found and offenders arrested.

A partial closure order has been implemented at a problem address which only allows specified people to enter, anybody else found at the property are liable to be arrested.

A number of stop searches have been carried out and further drugs have been seized from offenders.

High visibility patrols have been conducted in the Hunslet Moor area which has resulted in a large gatherings being dispersed and a key person identified as organising one of the events.

 

Ward Area – Middleton updated on 1st October 2021
Covering the areas of Belle Isle and Middleton

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 5648 Lund
Lead Area Problem Solving Officers: PC 5176 Wainwright and PC 2405 Cook-Roy

To tackle anti-social behaviour in the Sharp Lane, Middleton ring road area in relation to the use of off road motor cycles, E-Scooters and E Bikes.  We will conduct high visibility patrols and take and positive action where offences are identified.  We will utilise ASB legislation where necessary and will work in partnership with Leeds Anti Social Behaviour Team to deal with persistent perpetrators. 

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths in and around the Acre Road area, including Middleton Skate Park, Middleton park/ring road, Middleton park avenue and the Intakes. Particularly targeting those engaged in Anti-Social Behaviour. To tackle the increase in ASB in relation to stone throwing towards buses and members of the public.

We will continue to deal with this issue by conducting high visibility patrols in the area. We will also use ASB Legislation if required to prevent the youths from returning to the location if warnings are not heeded.

Updates from September 2021 Priorities

We have maintained a Police presence to tackle the anti-social vehicle use in the area and seized 3 electric bikes In the month of September. Proactive operations and ongoing policing presence to continue.

Multi Agency meeting has taken place to assist with the nuisance youths in the Acre road area, Middleton leisure centre and surrounding streets. Work is still ongoing with a full update in due course via our partners.

Numerous local businesses visited and guidance given about the selling of eggs and fireworks to youths to try and reduce the anti-social behaviour in the local area.

 

Ward Area - Morley South updated on 1st October 2021
Covering the areas of Morley South

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

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths, particularly targeting those engaged in Anti-Social Behaviour within the local parks. We will use conduct high visibility 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.

To target and take appropriate action against anti-social use of vehicles in and around the Morley area paying particular attention to specific roads highlighted by community intelligence.  We will conduct regular traffic operations including the use of speed measuring equipment to provide road safety advice and prosecute offenders using Road Traffic legislation and, if appropriate, consider the use of Section 59 Police Reform Act warnings and seizures for the more deliberate and serious offences.

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

Updates from September 2021 Priorities

Our community contact van has a regular booking on Queen Street in Morley Town Centre parked outside Santander. This is every 3rd Saturday and dates are published on our Facebook page.

We have continued regular high visibility patrols in the parks (Hembrigg, Scatcherd, Millbeck) engaging with and dispersing youths involved in ASB. We have also conducted stop searches where appropriate and located cannabis upon one person who was dealt with appropriately.

We have executed drugs warrants on Asquith Drive and Texas Street locating a large cannabis farm at an address. 1 person was arrested, the investigation is ongoing.

 

Ward Area – Morley North updated on 1st October 2021
Covering the areas of Drighlington, Churwell and Gildersome.

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 4053 Matthews
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 1510 Mabbett and PC 3300 Sheldon

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths, particularly targeting those engaged in Anti-Social Behaviour within the local parks in Drighlington and Gildersome. We will use conduct high visibility 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) and Youth Services to engage positively with those in the parks.

To target and take appropriate action against speeding vehicles and illegal off road motorbikes and quads in and around the Drighlington, Gildersome and Churwell areas paying particular attention to specific roads highlighted by community intelligence.  We will conduct regular traffic operations including the use of speed measuring equipment to provide road safety advice and prosecute offenders using Road Traffic legislation and, if appropriate, consider the use of Section 59 Police Reform Act warnings and seizures for the more deliberate and serious offences.

Updates from September 2021 Priorities

Our SID (Speed Indication Device) and the Pro Laser ‘Gun’,  have been deployed at Wakefield Road, Whitehall Road (Drighlington) and East View at Gildersome. This is in response to issues of speeding being raised at the most recent PACT meetings.  Warning letters have been sent to those who have committed minor infringements.  This will be followed up with enforcement in the coming weeks if the problem persists.

We have spent some considerable time on seeking information about the recent robbery at the Co-op store at Drighlington and conducting reassurance patrols, liaising with staff and looking out for suspicious activity.

PC Sheldon and PC Paige who was on attachment  has been conducting focused patrols in Gildersome to look for HGV vehicles in the exclusion zone.  We will deal with any such vehicles that are not making a delivery to the village and that we have reasonable grounds to believe are using the village as a cut through in contravention of any weight limits on the relevant roads.

We are currently gathering intelligence on whom we think is riding illegal off road motorcycles and quads.  As we develop this information to a point we can legally take action against them, we will.

 

Ward Area – East Ardsley and Robin Hood updated on 1st October 2021
Covering the area of East Ardsley, West Ardsley and Robin hood.

Lead Area Sergeant - PS 3486 Hinchcliffe
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 316 Owens

To target and take appropriate action against anti-social use of vehicles in and around the Tingley area paying particular attention to specific roads highlighted by community intelligence. 

We will conduct regular traffic operations including the use of speed measuring equipment to provide road safety advice and prosecute offenders using Road Traffic legislation and, if appropriate, consider the use of Section 59 Police Reform Act warnings and seizures for the more deliberate and serious offences.

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths, anti-social behavior in and around the Lofthouse area, with particular attention to the Leeds Road area where local community intelligence suggests drug taking is occurring.  We will liaise with other agencies to provide a partnership approach to deal with such matters through both education and enforcement where necessary.

Updates from September 2021 Priorities

Our ASB calls for service in Lofthouse area have reduced and so we have moved our priority for this area due to demand,  our patrols of Lofthouse will continue order to keep on top of asb and prevent a further issues in the area.

We have already had the Speed device out  a couple of times but will continue this work going forward. 

 

Ward Area – Rothwell updated on 1st October 2021 
Covering the areas of Rothwell

Lead Area Sergeant - PS 3486 Hinchcliffe
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 1093 Osbourne

To provide continued disruption and engagement with nuisance youths causing anti-social behaviour in and around the Rothwell Town Centre and surrounding areas.  We will also use ASB Legislation to prevent the youths from returning to the location if necessary and will engage with parents to provide a longer term solution.

To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths, anti-social behavior in and around the Woodlesford area, with particular attention to the park areas area.  We will liaise with other agencies to provide a partnership approach to deal with such matters through both education and enforcement where necessary. 

Updates from September 2021 Priorities

Our community contact van now has a regular booking in the area were our asb is occurring and will be parked outside Morrisons dates will be published shortly, we have continued regular high vis patrols in the area engaging with and dispersing youths involved in asb

We have already had the Speed device on fleet lane a couple of times but will continue this work going forward.

 

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