Category: Policing

  • FOOTPATH – CENTURION FIELDS TO OTLEY ROAD

    I was recently asked about the footpath running from the Centurion Fields estate on to Otley Road. I took this up with Planning Enforcement and they have responded as follows: “The footpath from the Centurion Fields site to Otley Road although not on the plans was welcomed because it is the preferred desire line for…

  • THEFTS FROM VEHICLES – UPDATE

    See post on 8th February for full details. I have received the following update from the police: “I recently passed on to you about a rise in theft from motor vehicles in the Adel area. Unfortunately there have been two more overnight on The Crescent and Heathfield. I have identified two possible suspects now and…

  • TELEPHONE COLD CALLS – LATEST – NATIONAL CRIME SURVEY

    I received the information below from a local resident: “I don’t know if this is legal or yet another scam; my neighbour had a call today from someone saying they were doing a survey . He questioned the man’s right to do the survey, asking who he represented at which time the man rang off. …

  • THEFTS FROM VEHICLES ADEL & HOLT PARK AREA

    Please find below an email I have received from a local resident “Sometime Sunday pm through to Monday am my husbands car was rifled through, contents of the pockets and glove box were strewn on the floor but nothing valuable was taken, fortunately his sat nav was in the house and they didn’t find his…

  • TARGETING OF DOGS IN THE AREA OF GOLDEN ACRE PARK

    I have recently been asked by the police to pass on the information below: “There have been reports of dog walkers being followed in the Golden Acre Park area of Leeds. The dog walkers have been followed home and they are concerned their dog are the targets. The vehicles involved are both Ford Transits and…

  • Grant Round 4 of the Safer Communities Fund

    I have received the information below from the police: Please see the details below for applications to the Safer Communities Fund. This may be useful for community groups and voluntary organisations. Please forward it to any groups who you feel may be able to benefit from applying; “Mark Burns-Williamson the Police and Crime Commissioner launched…

  • NEW ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR ORDERS – ASB CRIME AND POLICING ACT 2014 – REPORTING ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

    With the introduction of the ASB Crime & Policing Act 2014 the way in which Anti-Social Behaviour is reported and dealt with has changed. There are a number of offences now dealt with under the Community Protection Notice which combines a number of previous notices such as littering, graffiti, defacement into one. They are applicable…

  • DEPLOYMENT OF THE SPEED INDICATOR DEVICE (SID) IN ADEL

    See update below from the police. “The SID machine was deployed on Long Causeway/Sir George Martin Drive last week and 4 drivers were caught doing over the speed limit. These were dealt with by way of warning.”

  • POLICING STATISTICS

     have received the following update from the police in respect of their local organisation and deployment of resources “You will be pleased to learn that the location of PCSOs into their ward areas has already begun and the Adel & Wharfedale PCSO’s are now based at Weetwood Police Station. Work to get the Horsforth team into…

  • RECENT CRIME REPORTS IN THE MEDIA

    I have received some emails from residents in the area expressing concern about some newspaper articles on Friday and also some comment on the television and other media outlets naming LS16 as one of the two areas in the UK with the highest number of burglaries. I have chased this up to try and find…