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Map of the Somer Valley Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

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Towns and Villages within the Somer Valley Neighbourhood

The Somer Valley is policed by the Avon and Somerset Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Somer Valley
Name Type County
Haydon Village Somerset
Midsomer Norton Town Somerset
Radstock Town Somerset

Worst Locations for Crime within the Somer Valley neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Somer Valley neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
RadstocktownSomersetOn or near Parking Area7
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near Rackvernal Road6
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near Northmead Avenue4
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near Church Court4
RadstocktownSomersetOn or near Chapel Road3

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Somer Valley neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near Rackvernal Road7
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near High Street5
RadstocktownSomersetOn or near Parking Area4
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near Radstock Road3

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Somer Valley neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
RadstocktownSomersetOn or near The Dring8
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near High Street6
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near Church Court5
RadstocktownSomersetOn or near Parking Area5
Midsomer NortontownSomersetOn or near Parking Area5

Police Officer Information for Somer Valley

NameRankBio
Mark Graham (3964) Constable
Stephanie Bishop (8743) PCSO
David Bowen (8390) PCSO
Darren Baker (3623) Constable
Olga Hapova (7205) PCSO
Kate Charlton (7649) PCSO
Jason Kean (7405) PCSO
Glyn Samways (7485) PCSO

Neighbourhood Priorities for Somer Valley

IssueActionDates

Police have received an increased number of reports of Anti-Social Behaviour by large groups of youths hanging around in Westfield

No major issues have been identifed recently, patrols continue.

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 06/03/2019

The team will be patrolling roads alongside schools, to keep vehicles from stopping / parking on the yellow zig zag markings.These markings indicate a clear way, and any vehicles seen stopped at the side of the road within these zones, will be reported for the Traffic Offence. These zones create a safe area for children to cross the road, free of obstructions which obscure their view of the road, allowing them to cross safely.

Update: 2 further drivers have been reported for parking / stopping within the Keep Clear markings.

4 drivers have been given advice, and one driver has been reported for parking on the Zig Zag markings at Fosseway School.

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 27/02/2019

Reports of motorcycles, especially mini motos are being ridden along the Pit Path, between Westfield and Midsomer Norton., causing a danger to pedestrians.
It is illegal to ride a motorcycle or moped on a pavement.
The team will patrol the area, and deal with any riders seen, this could mean seizing the bike.

regular checks of the location, no motorcycles have been seen or further complaints received.

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 06/03/2019

Complaints have been received regarding groups of youngsters gathering by the Library in Radstock, resulting in pedestrians feeling intimidated.
The team will be making regular checks during patrol.

No groups have been seen during patrol, and no further complaints have been recieved. checks will continue during patrol.

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 06/03/2019

More complaints are being received regarding vehicles parking on pavements in the area.
It is an offence to obstruct the pavement with a vehicle. Pavements are for pedestrians, wheelchair users and pedestrians with pushchairs. Any obstruction can force people into the road, placing them in danger.
Any vehicle seen parked and causing an obstruction to a pavement will either be issued a warning notice, or be reported for a traffic offence, depending on the circumstances.
Please park legally, and not causing an obstruction.

Warning notices have been issued to vehicles in the the area.

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 06/03/2019

Following an increase in ASB and Dangerous Riding of Mopeds.
Road Safety Advice http://www.somersetroadsafety.org/

We have and will continue to ticket riders if in breach of any offences

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 20/02/2019

Street Crime Within Somer Valley

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Blackbird Close Anti-social behaviour
Bryant Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Cautletts Close Anti-social behaviour
Cautletts Close Anti-social behaviour
Chaffinch Drive Anti-social behaviour
Chaffinch Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Chapel Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chapel Road Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Chapel Road Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chaucer Road Anti-social behaviour
Chaucer Road Other theft Under investigation
Church Court Burglary Under investigation
Church Court Criminal damage and arson Unable to prosecute suspect
Church Court Shoplifting Under investigation
Church Court Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Church Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Church Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Church Square Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Church Square Vehicle crime Under investigation
Church Square Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Church Street Vehicle crime Under investigation
Daneacre Road Anti-social behaviour
Daneacre Road Burglary Under investigation
Dymboro Gardens Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Elm Tree Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
First Avenue Burglary Under investigation
Folly Close Anti-social behaviour
Fortescue Road Shoplifting Under investigation
Fortescue Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Fosseway Gardens Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Gladstone Street Vehicle crime Under investigation
Glebelands Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Green Tree Road Vehicle crime Under investigation
Gullock Tyning Anti-social behaviour
Ham Hill Possession of weapons Under investigation
Haydon Gate Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Haydon Gate Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Hazel Terrace Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
High Street Anti-social behaviour
High Street Public order Under investigation
High Street Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hillside Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Hillside Road Anti-social behaviour
Jubilee Road Anti-social behaviour
Jubilee Road Anti-social behaviour
Jubilee Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lincombe Road Anti-social behaviour
Lyndhurst Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Maple Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Maple Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Mendip Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Milton Road Anti-social behaviour
Morley Terrace Burglary Under investigation
Morley Terrace Other theft Under investigation
Nightingale Way Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
North Road Anti-social behaviour
Northmead Avenue Burglary Under investigation
Northmead Avenue Other theft Under investigation
Northmead Avenue Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Northmead Avenue Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Orchard Avenue Vehicle crime Under investigation
Orchard Vale Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Park Way Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Parking Area Shoplifting Under investigation
Parking Area Shoplifting Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Paulton Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Police Station Anti-social behaviour
Primrose Lane Anti-social behaviour
Queen'S Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Rackvernal Road Anti-social behaviour
Rackvernal Road Shoplifting Under investigation
Rackvernal Road Vehicle crime Under investigation
Rackvernal Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Rackvernal Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Rackvernal Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Radstock Road Burglary Under investigation
Radstock Road Vehicle crime Under investigation
Railway View Place Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Robin Close Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Rock Road Theft from the person Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Second Avenue Bicycle theft Under investigation
Shopping Area Vehicle crime Under investigation
Silver Street Anti-social behaviour
Silver Street Burglary Under investigation
Somer Ridge Anti-social behaviour
South Road Anti-social behaviour
South View Place Anti-social behaviour
South View Place Anti-social behaviour
South View Place Anti-social behaviour
Sports/Recreation Area Anti-social behaviour
Springfield Buildings Public order Under investigation
Springfield Crescent Burglary Under investigation
St Peter'S Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Steam Mills Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sunnymead Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Sunnymead Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Supermarket Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Supermarket Burglary Under investigation
Supermarket Shoplifting Under investigation
Supermarket Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Tamblyn Close Anti-social behaviour
The Island Shoplifting Under investigation
Third Avenue Burglary Under investigation
Third Avenue Burglary Under investigation
Third Avenue Other theft Under investigation
Waldegrave Terrace Anti-social behaviour
West Hill Road Criminal damage and arson Unable to prosecute suspect
West Hill Road Public order Under investigation
West Hill Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Wheelers Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Whitelands Hill Other theft Under investigation
Willow Close Vehicle crime Under investigation
Woodborough Road Anti-social behaviour