Local policing priorities for Ludlow

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Consultation with the community has identified the following priorities in this neighbourhood.

Priority

Peregrine Falcons are being targeted and killed. The birds are illegally killed to prevent predation on game birds and racing pigeons, and also have eggs and chicks taken for collections and falconry.
 

Issued 6 September, 2017

Action taken

SNT along with the patrol teams from Ludlow police station, Hill wardens and members of the Peregrine Group, continue to provide high visibility patrols in the area. The SNT team have spoken to named person believed to be involved in this activity. There has been CCTV installed in the local area. There has been numerous press releases, promoting this joint partnership working.

Regular patrols made by police, Hill wardens and members of  the Peregrine group

SNT have been patrolling the area to make note of any suspicious activity as well as liaising with the Clee Hill Peregrine group regards to reporting what they see. SNT have also helped with the installation of CCTV covering the area where the birds are nesting with media released being including in the Shropshire Star, the Cleobury Clarion & The Ludlow Advertiser.

 

Regular patrols made by SNT, Hill wardens and members of the Peregrine Group.

Actioned 6 September, 2017

Priority

Drivers exceeding the speed limit, continues to be an issue. Members of the community have been in contact with SNT to report these issues. The police and Community speed watch teams will target areas of concern.

Issued 6 September, 2017

Action taken

Ludlow SNT have carried out a number of speed checks on Sheet road, Fishmore, Clee Hill. Corve Street. A few tickets gave been issued to drivers for both speeding offences and vehicle defects. Two vehicles have been seized. This has been part of a local Operation over the Christmas period. The SNT have also been working alongside the local Community Speed Watch  teams,  in both Clee Hill and Doddington.

SNT have continued to monitor traffic speed at a number of locations where this has been raised as a concern including; Richards Castle, Fishmore Road, Parys Road, Knowbury, Middleton and Caynham.
We've also supported local community speed watch groups in Clee Hill and Doddington.

Actioned 7 March, 2018

Priority

Anti-social behaviour covers a wide range of unacceptable activity that causes harm to an individual, to their community or to their environment. This could be an action by someone else that leaves you feeling alarmed, harassed or distressed. It also includes fear of crime or concern for public safety, public disorder or public nuisance.

Examples of anti-social behaviour include:

  • Nuisance, rowdy or inconsiderate neighbours
  • Vandalism, graffiti and fly-posting
  • Street drinking
  • Environmental damage including littering, dumping of rubbish and abandonment of cars
  • Begging and vagrancy
  • Fireworks misuse
  • Inconsiderate or inappropriate use of vehicles

Issued 4 September, 2017

Action taken

Regular target patrols have been taking place during peak ASB times. Numerous persons have been spoken too, where the SNT team have engaged with them about their behaviour. From this letters have been send out to persons not adhering to the advice given. If their behaviour  continues, then this can lead to a prosecution and a criminal conviction.

Regular Target Patrols to take place during peek ASB times.

Ludlow SNT work alongside Shropshire Council harm Reduction Team, Shropshire Public Health and licensing Team and South Shropshire Housing to limit ASB in and around Ludlow as much as possible.

A number of ASB letters have recently been sent out to youths who have been acting anti socially and have been warned about their behaviour as well as how this can lead to prosecution and criminal conviction.

We have also seen an increase in reports of anti-social behaviour on the Eco Park, Ludlow. To date, 32 warning letters have been sent out to registered keepers of vehicles seen at the location warning them that continuing with such behaviour could result in their vehicle being seized.

2 Section 59 warnings have been issued for drivers acting anti socially, this means that should they be found to acting the same way again, they will have their car seized and will be expected to pay for holding & recovery of the vehicles.

Actioned 4 September, 2017

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