Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Motorcyclists watch out!

by Amanda Taylor on 7 August, 2017

The Cambridgeshire Constabulary report, via e-cops, that they have received five reports of motorcycle thefts in Cambridge this month so far.  They would like to take this opportunity to warn other motorcycle/moped owners other these thefts and to encourage crime prevention measures. Motorbikes There are plenty of ways you can help to keep your motorbike […]

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Police and Crime Commissioner coming to Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 14 April, 2017

The Police & Crime Commissioner will be visiting the next South Area meeting with the neighbourhood policing team and giving a report. The police priorities for the coming season will be set. Also on the agenda are transport, grants and community facilities. The meeting is at St John the Evangelist Church on Hills Road on […]

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Car thefts on the up

by Amanda Taylor on 17 October, 2016

The neighbourhood police report a spike in the number of thefts from vehicles this month – up by a third on this time last year. In Queen Edith’s, thefts have taken place in Long road, Hills Avenue, Marshall Road, Cavendish Avenue and Rathmore Road. Stolen items have included sat navs, laptops, cash and clothing. Several […]

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South Area meeting: Crime, fireworks and smoke

by Amanda Taylor on 30 September, 2016

The next South Area meeting is next Monday at St John’s Church, Hills Road. The agenda has three main items: CRIME: Local policing priority setting and reports on what the police have been doing over the last period FIREWORKS: Live entertainment events in Cambridge, eg Midsummer Fireworks SMOKE: Environmental activity, including tackling wandering smokers Policing […]

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Ready for the referendum?

by Amanda Taylor on 3 June, 2016

Cllr Tim Moore writes: A vote in referendum requires your family and friends to be registered. The last date to register is nearly here (next Tuesday); you can download the forms both for registering and postal votes on line on the Government’s elections website. I’ve been reminding my busy nephews and nieces, several of whom […]

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Fraud alert: attention eBayers

by Amanda Taylor on 26 April, 2016

Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed a rise in the reporting of victims being recruited via Facebook to sell items for suspects on eBay – often stating that it is a quick way of making money. The items are said to […]

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Police report

by Amanda Taylor on 19 July, 2015

It was good to see our new PCSO Michaela Bright at the recent Queen Edith’s networking lunch. She talked about how she has been making contacts in the local community and went through this season’s police priorities, set at the last South Area meeting: To combat drug dealing; To combat ASB on Cambridge Lakes To […]

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Sedley Taylor Road: bother with builders

by aldc on 19 July, 2015

Builders are giving rise to concern in Sedley Taylor Road and last week residents requested my help in addressing issues around parking and anti-social noise. Cars and larger vehicles are reported as parking on yellow lines and blocking driveways and pavements. I have taken this up with the local police and the County Council, the […]

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Guided Busway lights are going in!

by aldc on 13 July, 2015

At long last, work has begun to instal lights on the bridleway along the Guided Busway. This is the culmination of a campaign that started in 2012, with a LightTheCycleway! petition presented to the Conservative County Council Cabinet requesting lighting on the southern section of the Busway, between the railway station and Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Trenching […]

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South Area 29th June in Cherry Hinton

by Amanda Taylor on 20 June, 2015

The next South Area meeting is on 29th June, this time at the Cherry Hinton Village Centre in Colville Road. As usual, the meeting starts off at 7pm with an Open Forum at which anyone can speak on a local issue, or ask a question of councillors. Issues have often been raised during these forums […]

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