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Tideswell, Litton, Baslow and Beeley

Tideswell, Litton, Baslow and BeeleySafer Neighbourhood Team

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Address:
Bakewell Enquiry Office, Granby Road, Bakewell, DE45 1ES
Non-emergency number:
101
This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Tideswell, Baslow, Beeley, Chatsworth, Cressbrook, Edensor, Gt. Longstone, Little Longstone, Monsal Head, Monsal Dale, Litton, Litton Mill, Cressbrook, Pilsley, Rowland, Wardlo, Wheston and Froggatt. It belongs to the B South policing section. The area is located within the Peak District and is a predominantly rural. Historically, agriculture, lead and spar mining, quarrying & water powered textile mills were the main industries.

Team Members

Linda Hancock
Member

PC 2476 Linda Hancock

Ian Phipps
Member

PCSO 12747 Ian Phipps

These priorities were set by your team following community feedback. Contact your team in person, by phone or online to let them know your priorities.

Your current priorities for this neighbourhood

Priority

Boosting vehicle security across the Derbyshire Dales

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 21/06/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • The Tideswell Safer Neighbourhood Team will be heading out on high visibility patrols to deter thieves and catch offenders in the act, paying particular attention to car parks across the beat.
  • Police will be identifying vehicles that are insecure or with valuables on display during patrols and will be speaking with the owners to offer relevant crime prevention advice.
  • Officers will be handing out crime prevention leaflets in targeted areas to encourage residents to increase their car security in a bid to discourage criminals.
  • The policing team will also be encouraging owners of quad bikes to take extra security measures, such as using a heavy duty lock and ground anchor to further secure the bike, following thefts.
  • Residents are being urged to remain vigilant to report suspicious activity to police as it happens.
Priority

Improving security of land, outbuildings and vehicles at local farms

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 21/06/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Farm Watch is a free service which is led by police and partners including Derbyshire Dales and High Peak local authorities, Derbyshire County Council and the NFU.
  • Safer Neighbourhood officers will be heading out on the beat to raise awareness of the scheme to help protect rural communities against crime. They will be issuing Farm Watch packs to people signing up to initiative.
  • The policing team will also be speaking to farmers about increasing the security of their land, outbuildings, vehicles and equipment. This includes storing vehicles away in a secured building, if possible secured to the ground or wall, investing in a heavy duty lock and chain, and restricting access to farm land and property with locked gates.
Priority

Tackling off-road vehicles

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 21/06/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Officers will be teaming up with partner agencies to tackle illegal off-roading across the Derbyshire Dales with Operation Blackbrook.
  • The policing team will be heading out onto rural routes to prevent motorists and riders from illegally using restricted byways and footpaths and damaging the area for others to enjoy.
  • Safer Neighbourhood officers will be targeting hot spot areas and monitoring those routes which are subject to Traffic Regulation Orders. Positive enforcement action will be taken where necessary for anyone found to be breaching the order.
Priority

Working closely with schools in the community

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 21/06/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Officers will be working closely with local schools to help build relationships.
  • The team will be speaking with the children to introduce themselves as their local policing team, along with raising awareness of Safer Neighbourhood teams and how they work to keep the community safe.
  • The Safer Neighbourhood team will be visiting schools on a regular basis to deliver talks on a range of topics to help boost the children’s safety knowledge. This includes stranger danger, road safety, drug and alcohol awareness and issues around child sexual exploitation, including sexting.
  • The visits will also include recent work around intergenerational projects, such as teaming bowls with safety talks to help break down any age barriers and provide a fun and educational talk for pupils.
Priority

Raising awareness of the Church Watch scheme

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 21/06/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:

Safer Neighbourhood Team Sergeants

Photo: Sergeant 2425 Suzanne Cope
  • Sergeant 2425 Suzanne Cope
I am Sergeant 2425 Suzanne Cope and I am responsible for this Safer Neighbourhood policing team.

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Crime Information

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