Dalton Ward PACT Meeting Minutes Wednesday 24th April 2013
Location Brown Royd Avenue Community centre.
Police attendance: PS 2240 Brown, APS 2404 Brennan
Issues from last meeting
The notes from the last meeting were read.
• Kirkheaton in the snicket off Fields Way. PS Brown outlined that after an action from the last meeting, the Neighbourhood Policing Team had conducted house to house enquiries and there have been no recent reports of anti-social behaviour. ACTION – CS Conderson is meeting with a member of the Church in relation to the wall belonging to them in Fields Way to put physical measures in place to prevent youths congregating in the snicket during the warmer weather. (UP-DATE since the PACT meeting – CS Conderson has met with a representative from the church. Measures are being investigated to amend the physical make-up of the wall to prevent it being a magnet for youths to gather around.
• Maple Close, Kirkheaton. NPT have worked with Partner agencies to deal with specific issues raised by some residents. There have been no recent calls for service and positive feedback received.
Cllr Cliff Preest, Dalton Ward Mary Gill , Albany Road NHW
Local Priority – none had been identified at the last meeting so no up-date provided in respect of any specific local priority.
Crime up-dates Dalton Ward –
Burglary dwelling offences (including attempts) –
- January 14 offences.
- February – 12 offences.
- March – 10 offences
- April to date – 2 offences.
PS Brown – outlined that work was on-going by the Neighbourhood Policing Team and other Police Departments within Kirklees to address burglaries in the Division. As well as arrests being made, identified individuals are visited daily by the Police to disrupt their criminal activity.
PS Brown highlighted a burglary which had taken place on the evening of the last PACT meeting in Penistone Road, Waterloo where three people had been arrested minutes after the offence. Stolen property was recovered, one male charged with the burglary and one female charged with handling stolen goods.
Calls for service for anti-social behaviour –
- March – 34 calls
- April to date – 28
PS Brown outlined specific areas in Dalton where there had been a recent increase in calls for service to the Police. These are from Sunbury Grove and Long Lane near to The Grove public house. 8 calls have been received to the Police in relation to Sunbury Grove. It was outlined that the Police are working with Partner agencies to address these issues. To date this has included an increase in Police patrol and referrals being made to the Kirklees Anti-Social Behaviour Unit in an effort to deal with the anti-social behaviour.
Up-date from Cll Mather
Cllr reported a resident had made contact with her in relation to repeat car crime at their address in the Dalton area. NPT have agreed to make further follow up contact with the reporting person.
Other issues raised
Albany Road, Dalton. Concern over speeding motor bikes and vehicles. Residents are reminded to telephone the Police even no registration in order that recourses can be allocated appropriately.
It was agreed by the meeting this would be flagged as a local priority and NPT to report at the next meeting.
New Local priorities agreed
• Albany Road, Dalton – speeding motorists.
• The Grove Public House, Long lane, Dalton. NPT to address anti-social behaviour.
• Sudbury Grove, Dalton. NPT to address anti-social behaviour.
Up-dates on the local priorities can be found on the West Yorkshire Police website below and Huddersfield South facebook page.
Wednesday 5th June 2013 at 7pm – Cottage Homes, off Cross Green Road, Dalton, HUDDERSFIELD.
Wednesday 17th July 2013 at 7pm –The DRAM Centre, off Ridgeway, Dalton, HUDDERSFIELD
How to contact us
The Huddersfield South Neighbourhood Policing Team can be contacted as follows;
- Via telephone 01484 436724 or 01484 436672
- Via email at email@example.com
- On Facebook at www.facebook.com/huddssouthnpt