Tag: Crime

Police numbers cut as violent crime soars

Police numbers bolstered through council funding while local crime soars due to national policing cuts It is a well-documented fact that police funding has been slashed over the last eight years as part of the national Government austerity measures. Crime statistics from South Leeds show that this has been associated

Crime and nuisance: “report every incident”

Fifty local residents packed into Hunslet Methodist Church last night (Wednesday 7 September 2016) to raise safety concerns in South Leeds. One of the biggest issues was the riding of illegal motorbikes and quad bikes around Middleton. One lady said she and her mother were terrified as they often ride

Beeston residents debate match day parking scheme

Forty residents attended a meeting called by Save Our Beeston (SOB) to debate the proposed match day parking permit scheme on Monday evening (29 February 2016). The scheme, which is currently being consulted on, would see residents given permits to park on their street, but football supporters from out of