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  • Government U-Turn on Funding

    Following the government’s announcement of planned changes to the way that short-term supported housing including refuges is funded, Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner wrote to the Home Secretary asking him to ensure the Home Office is working with other government departments...

    • Posted August 20, 2018
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  • Keyless entry car thefts on rise

    Owners of cars with keyless entry systems are being told to stay vigilant by Cheshire Police after a rise in the number of thefts of these vehicles. Criminals are starting to exploit some vulnerabilities of this system...

    • Posted August 20, 2018
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  • Cheshire’s rural communities have a more positive view of police than other rural areas

     More than two thirds of residents who live in Cheshire’s rural areas think police are doing a good job keeping their communities safe. Out of 738 Cheshire residents who completed a rural crime survey run by Cheshire’s...

    • Posted August 18, 2018
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  • Police appeal for information after memorial bench stolen

    Police are appealing for information after a memorial bench was stolen in Wilmslow. Sometime between 11am and 3.30pm on 27 July thieves stole the teak bench from an address in Simpson Street. PC Steph Darbyshire said: “This...

    • Posted August 16, 2018
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  • Commissioner asks victims of hate crime to share their experience of the police

    Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner is asking victims of hate crime to speak out about what support they’ve received from the police. David Keane has launched a survey to obtain the views of Cheshire residents who have...

    • Posted August 10, 2018
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  • Government consultation on the future of probation services

    10 “The announcement by government is a clear indication of their acceptance of the failure of an ill-thought-out and ill-advised programme of privatisation which has increased the risk to public safety and has placed, and will continue...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Body worn video training for Cheshire Police officers to start this month

    Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner has been on patrol with officers in Chester to receive a demonstration of the force’s new body worn video equipment ahead of all officers being trained on the kit. It follows the...

    • Posted August 5, 2018
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  • New initiative to promote ‘safer parking’ near to schools

    Designated ‘hotspot’ primary schools across Cheshire East are to benefit from a partnership initiative called ‘Safer Parking at the School Gates’. Since 2010, official figures have revealed roadside accidents near to schools have increased by almost six...

    • Posted August 5, 2018
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  • Fake goods dealer told – ‘pay up or face jail’

    A dealer in fake designer goods brought to justice by Cheshire East Council has been told by a court to hand over £5,000 or face jail. Tracey Bell, 53, who owns and runs Alsager Tanning Studio, in...

    • Posted August 4, 2018
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  • £20 million worth of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

    A large quantity of class A drugs with an estimated street value of around £20 million has been seized in Cheshire. At around 8.30pm on Thursday 2 August Cheshire Police officers stopped two vehicles between Junction 19...

    • Posted August 3, 2018
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