Tag: Safer Leeds

Pressure mounts on controversial prostitution scheme

The scrutiny of the controversial ‘Managed Prostitution Area’ in Holbeck intensified this week – notably with significant new media coverage, and a heated meeting between businesses, West Yorkshire Police, the Council, and other stakeholders. Following local MP Hilary Benn’s article addressing the issue here in South Leeds Life last weekend,

Community Committee hears about dangers of ‘legal highs’

Last Wednesday (10 June 2015) the Inner South Community Committee met and heard of the dangers of so-called ‘legal highs’. ‘Legal highs’ or New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) as they are properly called, exploit a loophole in the law and are designed to mimic illegal drugs such as Ecstasy, Cocaine and

Safer Leeds Have Launched A New Website

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Inner South Safer Leeds have launched a new website at http://www.leeds.gov.uk/c/Pages/saferleeds/default.aspx Safer Leeds is a community safety partnership involving Leeds City Council, West Yorkshire Police and partners. The aim is to reduce crime and disorder, and to help people feel safe in their communities. Have

Resources targeted on noisy neighbours

  Residents suffering from noise nuisance have an improved service to help them. Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police have combined their resources to provide an integrated service across the city to tackle noise nuisance and low level anti-social behaviour. The new noise nuisance team will incorporate resources from

Belle Isle and Middleton see big fall in burglaries

  Councillors have welcomed recent figures showing the impact of targeted work to reduce burglaries in two South Leeds communities. A multi-agency approach is being used by Safer Leeds in the Middleton and Belle Isle areas of the city. This area has seen 54 fewer offences (56% reduction) from April-August