Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Illegal Money Lenders – Week of Action

by prestwichfocus on 3 December, 2015

This week is a ‘week of action’ to raise awareness about illegal money lenders. An estimated 310,000 households across the country are in debt to a loan shark, and with Christmas approaching there are fears more people will be targeted. Parents wanting to buy their children the latest toy or craze and make sure they […]

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Police and Communities Together Online PACT Meeting

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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Homewatch Promoted by Local Police

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’ – More Action Demanded

by prestwichfocus on 28 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 and Communities Meeting for 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 Operation 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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Police and Communities Together 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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