Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

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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Tackling Crime in Hazel Grove

by paulankers on 17 August, 2015

Crime has been going down for many years, but after a number of incidents, local police are advising residents to keep all valuables out of sight in your home and car. These include laptops, iPads and mobiles. Recently they’ve seen an increase of vehicles being broken into over the Hazel Grove area. Local police are […]

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