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April newsletter from your north Peterborough neighbourhood team





Welcome to the April edition of your neighbourhood policing newsletter.


Over the last three months, your north Peterborough Neighbourhood Policing Team have been focussing on three main areas as their local priorities, based on feedback from the community.



Youth-related anti-social behaviour and associated crime in north Bretton – The team have carried out targeted patrols in the Bretton Centre, Bretton Park and Benland where anti-social behaviour and associated crime has been experienced, and through this work have identified and arrested several suspects in a robbery investigation.


They have been regularly engaging with persistent perpetrators (particularly youths) and have been using diversionary opportunities to direct them away from the criminal justice system and prevent further or escalating offences.


We’ve been continuing our work with the Cresset Centre around target hardening and ASB prevention. 


Anti-social behaviour in Smallwood, Ravensthorpe – This case has been discussed at the city’s problem-solving group to develop a multi-partnership approach to the issue. A community protection warning (CPW) has been issued to the primary perpetrator and referrals made to mental health services and other key workers. 


This piece of work is just one of many examples my team and the wider neighbourhood policing regularly deal with in supporting victims of anti-social behaviour in their own homes, visiting vulnerable people and working with partner agencies to ensure the right support is offered.


Road safety in Bretton, Eye and Maxey – Regular speed checks have been carried out in all three areas, with specific focus on Eyebury Road, Crowland Road, Peterborough Road, Thorney Road, Maxey High Street, West End Road, Tuckers Nook and Bretton Way. Only one ticket was given out for doing 49mph in a 40 zone, while other drivers were educated after only marginally being over the legal limit.


The team also carried out a day of action in February around enforcement of weight restriction in Crowland Road, Eye, which resulted in a handful of vehicles being pulled over, however after speaking with them, they all had legitimate reasons for being on the road and over-weight, due to needing to use it for access.


We have also spent a lot of time engaging with nurseries, primary and secondary schools across the sector to educate about road safety. 



While you may feed in your concerns to us and not see them set as a priority, please be reassured that does not mean it goes unnoticed. We have a vast geographic area to cover in our sector and must prioritise things based on levels of threat, risk and harm, so not everything would always meet that threshold, however, if something is identified as a very specific, localised issued, it may be something we adopt separately outside of those top three priorities. We do review all of your feedback that comes in via our community survey, but please remember this should not be used to report a specific crime or incident.


As always, please continue to report any concerns to us – the more information we have, the better equipped we are to tackle the issues that matter most to you.


Kind Regards,

Sergeant Andy Gladders
North Peterborough Neighbourhood Policing Team



Current priorities for your north Peterborough Neighbourhood Policing Team

Every three months we use a combination of our own data and your feedback via our community policing survey to set three priorities for each of our neighbourhood policing teams to focus on for the coming quarter.


Between April and June this year, your north Peterborough team are prioritising:

  • Road safety in Eye
  • Road safety in West Town
  • Drug use and supply in West Town


    What we’ve been up to across the north of Peterborough (in pictures!)