Sergeant Neil Ogden
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PC Haroon Akhlaq
PC Scott Edwards
PC Adrian Griffiths
PC Tammy Hipkins
PC Andy Webb
PCSO Emma Godfrey
PCSO Joseph Houghton
PCSO Kevin Oakley
PCSO Anthony Owen
Priorities and Issues
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Your neighbourhood team are currently working with the community and partners to address the following:
Billesley Community Walkabout by Police and Partners - Nov Update.On a monthly basis the local Billesley Policing Neighbourhood Team, representatives from Birmingham City Council and local Cllrs come together to address local priorities and issues on the Billesley Ward. The meeting section of the website provides details of when the 'Walkabouts' take place.
Billesley Community Walkabout by Police and Partners - Nov Update.: On 15 Nov, local police, Cllrs and BCC officers attended 1. Ravenshill Road and 2. Hollybank Road. Of note an assessment of environmental concerns on Ravenshill Rd and continued fly tipping at the rear of the shops. Follow up work also taking place to secure an address on The Centreway that is void and subject of criminal damage by youths. Good engagement with local residents. On Hollybank Road, an assessment of the local concerns took place with issues highlighted by the local residents with regards to council services, ASB and reports of Prostitution. Follow up work in place.
Anti Social Behaviour - Ravenshill Road, Yardley Wood ( Reported by local residents and ongoing from May 2013).Since May 2013 a group of persons between 15 and 25 have been gathering up to 40 in number outside the shops on Ravenshill Road causing anti-social behaviour. Local residents have reported that they feel intimidated by the group. Scooters are being driven in the area in an anti-social manner and persons are coming into the area suspected to be using drugs. Theft related offences have increased in the area. A domehawk camera was placed in the area in Aug having a positive effect and on 6 Oct was damaged.
Anti Social Behaviour - Ravenshill Road, Yardley Wood ( Reported by local residents and ongoing from May 2013).: ASB incidents have reduced during November however incidents continue to be reported. Working closely with BCC injunctions have been applied for against a number of persons to prevent their current behaviour. An increased police presence has been tasked to the area on a daily basis. The domehawk camera was damaged in Oct and funding has been granted and a new camera will be installed in early Dec. Environmental Teams have attended and cleared rubbish from the rear of the shops. Work ongoing.
Speeding - Tritterford Rd, School Road and Brook Lane ( Raised by residents during Oct ).A number of residents have raised concerns about roads across the Billesley Ward area. Of note Tritterford Rd, School Road and Brook Lane have been highlighted with concerns about the speed of vehicles using the roads.
Speeding - Tritterford Rd , School Road, Brook Lane ( raised by local residents during Oct ).: 1. On 12 Nov 2013 a Speedwatch Operation took place with pupils from Swanshurst Girls School on Brook Lane. In total 26 drivers were advised and eduated about their speeding by the pupils. 2. On 14th and 28th Nov a speedwatch took place with the pupils / parents forum from Billesley Primary on Tritterford Rd. 30 Drivers advised during both days. 3. On 21 Nov 50 drivers were advised following speedwatch on Hollybank Rd and School Rd with Kings Heath Boys School and Yardley Wood Primary School involved.
Parking concerns near to Swanshurst School, Wheelers Lane ( Raised at Tasking Meeting on 11 Sept and ongoing ).Parking concerns have been reported by local residents at 1. Swanshurst School, Wheelers Lane where parents are dropping off children on the traffic island on Wheelers Lane and Brook Lane resulting in traffic congestion and unnecessary obstruction to other road users. Vehicles are also being parked on pavements and grass verges causing an obstruction.
Recurring parking concerns near to Swanshurst School, Wheelers Lane ( Raised at Tasking Meeting on 11 Sept and ongoing ).: The community walkabout with local Cllrs on 13 Sept allowed assessment of the location and the issues being experienced. A meeting has taken place involving Sgt Ogden and D/Head Tigue and a plan is in place to resolve issues. Letters have been issued to all parents in October and inputs to pupils in assemblies. Patrols have continued during November and drivers advised where necessary. Work ongoing and with the school and BCC.
Our neighbourhood policing teams aim to ensure that any concerns you have about the area in which you live are identified and acted upon quickly.
To be able to do this we need your help and support. We want to hear from you about any issues you think we should be tackling in your community.
There are lots of ways that you can get involved, and we have listed some suggestions below:
• Come along to one of our community meetings which are held regularly held in your neighbourhood.
• Call West Midlands Police on 0345 113 5000 and ask to speak to your neighbourhood team. Alternatively, you can email your neighbourhood officers.
• Join a local Neighbourhood Watch scheme: visit www.neighbourhoodwatch.net for more information and to find a local scheme.
• Give information about crime anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Crimestoppers are not the police, but an independent charity working to fight crime.
Whichever method you prefer, we hope to hear from you soon and don’t forget you can always find out the latest priorities and meeting dates for your neighbourhood here on our website.
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|Date/Time||Meeting Type and Location|
|13 December 2013|
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Billesley Community Walkabout -'Working Together'
The Local Police Neighbourhood Team, partner agencies and local Cllrs will be carrying out a 'walkabout'/street tasking where local priorities will be visited across the Billesley Ward. Further details will follow prior to the day of where the group will be attending.
|8 January 2014|
Billesley Neighbourhood Tasking Meeting
Location to be confirmed nearer the meeting date.
Neighbourhood Tasking is a monthly meeting which local residents are encouraged to attend to raise any concerns that they may have regarding their local area. Present at the meeting are representatives from both Billesley Neighbourhood Police Team and local Cllrs. The aim of the meeting is to establish priorities for the area and formulate a plan to address the issues raised. It is also an opportunity to update you on work completed by the local Police Team. All persons are welcome to attend or if you are not able to attend please contact the team direct at Billesley Police Station ( contact details on the webpage or follow us on twitter ).
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