Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Unstaffed Rail Stations could Become Crime Spots

by jontwigge on 10 October, 2017

As rail strikes continue in Greater Manchester the RMT, which represents many rail workers, claims that some unstaffed rail stations could become crime hotspots if plans to remove guards from some trains goes ahead. The RMT press statement says there are 330 unstaffed stations around the country – around 30 in Greater Manchester. Is it […]

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Co-op Insurance have released a study of ex-convicts which show which measures you can take that will deter thieves. LibDem Campaigner Paul Ankers works for Co-op Insurance but thought the study would be useful for Hazel Grove residents. “Crime is up and local people are concerned. Police and politicians should do more, but it is […]

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Road Sign Thief in the Area?

by paulankers on 23 August, 2017

Local LibDem Paul Ankers was alerted by local residents to a couple of road signs abandoned in the ward.* However, neither Barlow Lane South nor Chestnut Ave are in the ward. Paul has alerted Police and is working with them to identify the culprit or culprits. Paul Ankers said, “These road signs are paid for […]

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Over half of 101 calls not being answered

by paulankers on 9 August, 2017

A survey by the Liberal Democrats has found that 53% of people who called 101 – the non-emergency Police phone number – gave up before speaking to the Police. Most people who did get through waited for more than five minutes, with some waiting for 30 minutes or more for the call to be answered. […]

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Recent Thefts From Motor Vehicles in Hazel Grove

by jontwigge on 25 February, 2017

Greater Manchester Police tell us that there have been a spate of thefts from cars in Hazel Grove in the last few days. Please take extra care not to leave valuables in view or leave the glove box open in your car. If you want some more tips to keep your car and valuables safe […]

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See Crime Levels In Your Postcode Area

by jontwigge on 30 August, 2016

The Manchester Evening News has brought out a nice tool that allows you to compare crime in your postcode area to the rest of the country – you can try it here. Here are two examples from either end of the A6 in Hazel Grove: Simpsons Corner, near the start of the new road to the airport: […]

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Active Citizens’ Fund

by jontwigge on 14 August, 2016

The Active Citizens’ Fund has re-opened! Communities across Greater Manchester are invited to bid for a slice of £200,000 for projects that help to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour. By building stronger neighbourhoods, supporting volunteers, and helping our young people make good life choices, we can make safer places to live and reduce demand on police services. There is […]

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Stockport Magistrates Court Saved!

by paulankers on 11 February, 2016

Thanks to campaigning by Stockport local residents and local Lib Dems, the list of courts to be closed after the consultation has been published and Stockport is NOT on the list. This is excellent news! Well done to all local residents that helped with the campaign on this!  

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempt rape in Hazel Grove. At 10.30pm on Saturday 31 October 2015, a man approached an 18-year-old woman on Bosden Hall Road as she walked home from Hazel Grove train station. He attempted to rape her before he was disturbed by a member of the public. The offender ran […]

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Meet the Local Policing Team

by paulankers on 24 August, 2015

The local policing team will be outside McDonalds in Hazel Grove on Wednesday 26th August. They are keen to hear from you, understand your concerns or offer advice.  

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