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Whitwell

WhitwellSafer Neighbourhood Team

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Address:
Bolsover District Council, Sherwood Lodge, Bolsover, Chestefield S44 6NF
Non-emergency number:
101
This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Whitwell and Hodthorpe. It belongs to the Bolsover policing section.Whitwell is a small village with a population of around 5,000 situated in an agricultural area, on the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire boundary. Part of the world famous Creswell Crags are within the Whitwell boundary. The Church of St Lawrence is central to the village and dates back to 1150.

Team Members

Phil Harrison
Member

PC 3316 Phil Harrison

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

Anti-social behaviour on the skate park on Bakestone Moor

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 13/09/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Regular patrols in the area.
  • Speak to and engage with young people, identify any reasons behind anti-social behaviour and work with them to improve it.
  • Working alongside partner agencies to find a safe area for young people to use.
  • Deal with persistent offenders appropriately, including sending out warning letters or Acceptable Behaviour Contracts.
Priority

Speeding vehicles around the village

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 13/09/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Carrying out increased police patrols in the area to reassure members of the public and deter speeding motorists.
  • Conduct speed checks alongside Roads Policing Officers with fines issued and enforcement action taken if necessary.
Priority

Nuisance off road motorbikes and 4x4 vehicles on The Pit in Whitwel, pathsl and other open public spaces in the village

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 13/09/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Officers will be carrying out regular patrols and speaking to nuisance motorbike/ 4x4 drivers.
  • Motorists will be advised about the effect that their behaviour has on the local community and how further action will be taken where necessary.
  • The team will be working closely with partnership agencies to find longer term solutions.

Actions and outcomes from previous priorities

Priority

Anti-social behaviour in the car park of Whitwell Health Centre

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 23/11/2012
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Carried out patrols alongside the CAN Rangers to deter offenders and took action against anyone caught littering or vandalising the health centre.
  • Liaised with the staff at the health centre to find out when the problems were occurring and gathered any information about those causing the behaviour.
  • Issued nuisance letters and Acceptable Behaviour Contracts to those caught causing nuisance behaviour and took further action if any criminal offences happened.
Priority

Anti-social behaviour and nuisance motorbikes in Belph

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 16/04/2013
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increased police patrols to advise and speak to riders about the issue.
  • Appropriate enforcement action taken where necessary.
  • Encouraged residents to report any incidents.
  • Worked alongside partnership agencies and the community to find possible long-term solutions.
Priority

Anti-social behaviour on King Street, Hodthorpe

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 13/10/2013
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Carried out regular patrols to deter offenders and took action against anyone found causing damage.
  • Seized any alcohol from underage drinkers and ensured parents and carers were informed of their behaviour.
  • Worked with local residents to find out when the problems were occurring and gathered any information about those causing the behaviour.
  • Issued nuisance letters and Acceptable Behaviour Contracts to those caught causing nuisance behaviour and took further action if any criminal offences took place.
  • Worked with housing agencies and other organisations to ensure any tenants were not in breach of contracts and behaved responsibly and considerately.

Safer Neighbourhood Team Sergeants

Photo: Sergeant 2998 Wendy McBride
  • Sergeant 2998 Wendy McBride
Sergeant 2998 Wendy McBride is responsible for this Safer Neighbourhood Team.

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Crime Information

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