Category: Policing

  • FURTHER FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR REPLACEMENT LOCKS

    If you live in Adel & Wharfedale Ward and you would like to take the opportunity to have new locks fitted and you missed out last time please email me and I’ll pass your details to the police as they will do the arrangements using the funding recently provided by us as Councillors for further target…

  • MAP SCAM

    See information below, which I have been asked by the police to circulate : MAP SCAM – BEWARE! On the 3rd October a resident attended at Bramhope Medical Centre in their vehicle. Before they got out of the car they were approached by a male who distracted them with a large paper map and spoke with…

  • POLICE NOTIFICATION OF SCAM

    Please find below a note from the police about a Scam to be aware of. “Police in Leeds are urging residents to be wary of cold callers following reports of bogus calls from Department of Work and Pensions. An elderly female victim, in her 80s, from Moortown in Leeds, was contacted by someone claiming they…

  • DOORSTEP SELLING

    I received a complaint/request from a resident this week:  “.. a young man knocked on the door, said he was a ‘young offender getting his life back’ and his job was selling kitchen stuff – dusters etc. I said no thanks and he got quite shirty with me. He just had a crumpled ID in…

  • BUSINESS WATCH – INITIATIVE BY THE CRIME REDUCTION OFFICER, ADEL & WHARFEDALE NEIGHBOUROOD POLICING TEAM

    I have been sent this by the police. If any of you know any of the owners of the local businesses in the Adel & Wharfedale Ward, can you pass this on to them. if you would like a copy of the contact sheet referred to please email me and I shall send it to…

  • JULY IS SCAMS MONTH – TALKS TO LOCAL GROUPS

    I have received the update below from the Neighbourhood Policing Team. If any local groups you are a member of would like to take advantage of this let me know and I’ll pass your details on. “July is scam awareness month and our crime reduction officer is asking if there are any local groups that…

  • FUNDING FOR LOCKS

    Please see below information from the local Neighbourhood Policing Team PC, that may be useful to you. If you want me to put you in touch with the police to take advantage of this offer, let me know. “Just for information our ward still has funding available for replacement europrofile locks. I have mentioned this…

  • FRAUD WARNING

    See information/warning below from the police: “Just to make you aware, and something you might want to put out. On the 20th April an Adel pensioner received a phone call from an unknown man who managed to convince the gentleman, by way of fraud, to attend a local business in Adel and send over £2000…

  • SPEEDWATCH UPDATES

    I have received the following updates on the use of Speedwatch in the Ward recently, from the police: 1. [We] deployed Speedwatch on OTLEY ROAD ADEL (LAWNSWOOD ARMS) on the 14th March for 30 minutes. During this time 151 vehicles passed of which 48 were travelling between 35-44mph. The average excess speed was 35mph, with…

  • DOGS TRUST EVENT – ADEL METHODIST CHURCH SATURDAY 28TH JANUARY

    I received the following update from PC Ingham who organised the above event: “The Dogs Trust event ran from 11am to 3pm and with fantastic result. A total of 32 dogs attended with their owners for a free microchip, health check and nail clipping. The Dogs Trust said this was one of the best turn…