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Southwell and Sutton-on-Trent Police Officers believe local motorists may be able to help them with an investigation into stolen Easter Eggs. Four pallets of chocolate eggs were stolen from a lorry which was parked on the A1, at Weston, near Egmanton. The incident took place between 10.30pm on Wednesday 20 March and 5.30am Thursday 21 […]

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Southwell Police Community Newsletter: January 2013

by Peter Harris on 14 February, 2013

News from the Safer Neighbourhood Group – Crime in Southwell January 2013 THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLES A full tank of diesel was taken from a van parked on Vicarage Road on 30/01. No CCTV. A land Rover Defender had its doors stolen while parked on the owner’s driveway on Halam Road. BURGLARIES A Shed was […]

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After our long campaign, at long last we now have another PCSO based at Southwell Police Station. Keith Crowhurst has transferred from Ollerton Police Station and comes with over 3 years experience as a PCSO. He will take over all the villages from Richard Dunn from Monday 11th February. This means for the first time in nearly […]

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Police and Crime Plan for 2013-4

by Peter Harris on 16 January, 2013

I have been sent the Police and Crime Commissioner’s proposed five-year Police and Crime Plan for Nottinghamshire The Plan, and the resources required to deliver it, is closely linked to the budget for 2013-14 and the amount of council tax paid towards policing by local people. Proposals for the precept and budget will be approved […]

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Policing in Southwell and the Villages

by Peter Harris on 12 January, 2013

PC Gary Sipson has now taken up his post as Southwell, Caunton and Sutton-on-Trent Neighbourhood Beat Manager. For the time being, PC Sipson will continue to cover the Farnsfield, Lowdham and Bilsthorpe Beat where he has been the PC until a new PC is appointed. I am lobbying to make sure that this is very […]

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The Conservative candidate for Police Czar has criticised me, publicly, for leaving a meeting of the Council [after one hour of speeches by Conservative Cabinet members] to chair the Southwell Safer Neighbourhood Group! In a Tweet message he said “Prof/Cllr Harris’s stay so brief he did not raise the issues he said he would. Priorities […]

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Recent theft of oil from Carlton

by Peter Harris on 31 October, 2012

Our local Police team has told me that St Mary’s Church in Carlton on Trent has had a considerable amount of Heating Oil taken from the rear of the church between 12.30pm on 29/10 and 8am yesterday. Richard Dunn says that  ‘anyone who uses this kind of fuel to heat their homes need to be aware […]

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Please help spot this stolen white Land Rover Defender

by Peter Harris on 12 September, 2012

I have been told by PCSO Richard Dunn that a white Land Rover Defender was stolen from an address in Southwell yesterday 11/09 (reg FY58EDC) and also a vehicle has had its number plates taken, either from the owner’s home address in Coddington or at the Garden Centre at Normanton, near Southwell (FL58ZRG). If anybody […]

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Speeding in Southwell and Wellow – report on action

by Peter Harris on 24 August, 2012

PCSO Richard Dunn reports that following my requests at the Safer Neighbourhood Group meeting, another speeding operation took place on Eakring Road, Wellow and Lower Kirklington Road, Southwell between 7.30am and 11am last Tuesday. Only 1 Fixed Penalty Ticket was issued but also 10 warnings given to drivers just exceeding the limit. I welcome the fact that few […]

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Safer Neighbourhood Group report back

by Peter Harris on 7 July, 2012

The Safer Neighbourhood Group met recently, with PC Tony Hayes and a number of residents attending. Peter Harris was elected Chairman of the SNG for 2012-3. PC Tony Hayes said that crime had been at a lower level. The camera which has been in place on Station Road has reduced crime in this area. Generally […]

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