Woodstock Neighbourhood Management Update - Feb 07

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Woodstock Neighbourhood Management Update - Feb 07

Sergeant Dave Yates provides February's update: "I can report that January has seen a reduction of 37.5% in crimes compared to the corresponding figure from last year. PC Reg Nicolson, PC Clive Mansell, PC Bob Hooke and PCSO Phil Workman have been working hard to increase the hi-visibility policing, as witnessed by members of the Neighbourhood Action Group, and I feel sure this is a contributory factor.

Woodstock and Bladon
"Parking continues to be a district issue and the latest place is in Bladon where we have asked the local partnership agencies, as well as residents, to try and problem-solve this matter. Some positive suggestions have already been received from residents. Apart from greater enforcement of parking regulations in Woodstock, putting bollards along the pavement outside The Crown public house is being investigated. There's been one theft from a vehicle in the Hensington Road car park and one assault, the assailant is known and enquiries are ongoing.

Freeland and Hanborough
"A vulnerable missing person was reported to us, but on investigation was found locally safe and well. Some minor incidents of anti-social behaviour have also been reported. The Parish Council has raised its concerns about the dangerous parking on the bend by the doctor's surgery and we have added some more signage to the railings, reminding people about the dangers.

Stonesfield and Combe
"Stonesfield and Combe have seen a spate of petty criminal damage and remains on the tasking database for resources to patrol these areas. I am looking at introducing a police office within the village hall to increase the hi-visibility patrols.

Tackley and Rousham
"One report of a vehicle being stolen, please be careful not to leave the keys in the vehicle, even for a second. A person was reported as sleeping rough in the playing field, when officers arrived there was no further sighting. One abandoned vehicle was spotted at Rousham Gap.

Kiddington, Glympton and Wootton
"One vehicle reported stolen in Kiddington and fly-tipping in the lay-by of the A44. One reported assault, again the assailant is known and enquiries are continuing."

Posted : 05/02/2007 17:18:21

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