Councillor Steve Wright

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Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Tackling Off-Road Motorbike Crime

by prestwichfocus on 9 August, 2016

One of the crime related issues that you most often raise with us and the police is reports of anti-social vehicle use around our communities – for example the use of ‘off road’ bikes or quad bikes around residential areas. The Prestwich Police team has taken up the challenge to reduce this issue and raise […]

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Reporting Back: Bury Policing Update

by prestwichfocus on 10 December, 2015

My colleague Cllr Mary D’Albert recently attended an update on some significant changes currently taking place with the police service in Bury: A presentation was given by the Superintendent of Bury. She started the meeting by saying in the past GMP had almost 8000 offices- over the last 5 years, things have changed- they now […]

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New Website for Victims of Crime

by prestwichfocus on 10 November, 2015

A new website has been provided for victims and survivors of crime in Greater Manchester. You can find the site at: www.gmvictims.org.uk The site brings together information about victims’ services and the criminal justice system under one roof. People can call a helpline, read practical advice and information, or search an online directory to find […]

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PACT Meeting for Prestwich is Online

by prestwichfocus on 20 October, 2015

The local Police are holding their next ‘PACT’ Meeting (Police and Communities Together) ‘online’ asking local people in Prestwich to talk to their local police on Twitter and on Facebook. The online meeting will be taking place this Thursday, 22 October from 5pm – 6pm. Officers will be online to answer your police related questions […]

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Police promote Homewatch Schemes

by prestwichfocus on 20 October, 2015

The local police are constantly looking at ways to make our Town the safest it can possibly be. They are currently looking for volunteers who may wish to set up a Homewatch scheme on their street. Please see below poster for more information. Also, this Thursday is the Annual Homewatch Conference, Thursday 22 October, Fusiliers […]

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Legal Highs – Action Demanded

by prestwichfocus on 25 September, 2015

At the last meeting of Bury’s Full Council, my Lib Dem colleague, Councillor Mary D’Albert asked the Council’s representative on the Greater Manchester Police and Crime Panel for an update on what we can do to address the abuse of so-called ‘legal highs’. The full answer is below, which hopefully gives us all important information […]

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Police Consultation Meeting Prestwich – Reporting Back

by prestwichfocus on 25 September, 2015

A ‘PACT’ (Police And Communities Together) meeting was held at the Longfield Library on Monday 21st September – colleague Cllr Mary D’Albert reports back: In attendance were approximately 20 members of the public – the aim of the meeting is to allow the public to ask questions of the police, and to highlight problems the […]

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Police Launch Campaign to keep Students Safe

by prestwichfocus on 23 September, 2015

Across Greater Manchester there are over 80,000 students. Over the coming weeks students will be starting at local colleges and universities, and many local young people will be starting college either nearby or away from home. Greater Manchester Police are urging new and returning students to stay safe as the new term begins. The police […]

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Prestwich Police Consultation Event

by prestwichfocus on 16 September, 2015

There is a Prestwich area Polie Consultation event on Monday, 21 September 2015, 6-7pm at Prestwich Library (Wilton Suite on the 1st floor). All members of the public are welcome to raise issues of concern with local police.

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Consultation on Police Council Tax Precept

by prestwichfocus on 6 January, 2015

The Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner is consulting on the level we are charged for policing through Council Tax (the Police Precept). The short survey will only take 5 minutes to complete and will apparently help inform his decision. The survey can be accessed via this link: www.gmpcc.org.uk/budget2015 . The closing date is Sunday […]

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