Police Updates – South West Holderness

HUMBERSIDE POLICE have issued their latest report regarding issues in the South West Holderness area.

Thorngumbald – Concerns around anti-social behaviour and underage drinking in and around the shops area on Church Lane, Thorngumbald are being tackled. Patrols by police officers, special constables and PCSOs will seize alcohol from young people and send warning letters to parents. Penalty notices and arrests will be made where appropriate.

Hedon – Thefts from garden sheds on Church Lane, Hedon have taken place which has coincided with a rise in thefts from local allotment sheds. Police patrols will be conducted to deter offenders. An ‘awareness day’ will be held in Hedon where residents will be able to receive crime prevention advice.

Preston – There are still numerous complaints of vehicles travelling at excess speeds on Weghill Road, Preston. Local police are working with the traffic department and Safer Roads, Humber on this issue. Patrols will use recording equipment and stop any vehicles that are speeding. Local people have been encouraged to take part in a local community speed watch scheme and have been trained to use speed detection devices to monitor the speed of vehicles using Weghill Road. The neighbourhood police team will be working with the community speed watch to pro-actively take part in speed enforcement.

All areas – Metal theft and lead theft from churches is a rising concern. The Church Safe initiative has been established encouraging residents to report suspicious activities around churches to the police. Local scrap metal dealers have been visited and checked by the police and asked to remain vigilant. A ‘day of action’ across Holderness with vehicles carrying scrap metal being stopped and checked. In April several people were arrested in Hedon in relation to the theft of metal.

Police Surgeries are being held in May in Thorngumbald (10th May), Paull (12th), Hedon (30th) and Preston (31st).

For more from the Police in South West Holderness…

Visit: Humberside Police – South West Holderness

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Ray Duffill (photo by Neil Holmes) is a former community development manager but now describes himself as a beat-blogger or citizen-journalist. Ray lives in Hedon and founded the Hedon Blog and is the Hedon correspondent for the Holderness Gazette.

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