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Clay Cross Police Local Neighbourhood

This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Clay Cross town and Danesmoor, and Woodthorpe Grange from Wingerworth. It belongs to the North East Local Policing Unit.

Clay Cross is a small town with three distinct settlements of population, Danesmoor, Holmgate and Clay Lane, which are linked by a common retail area and social facilities adjacent to the A61 road.

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Map of the Clay Cross Policing Area

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

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Towns and Villages within the Clay Cross Neighbourhood

The Clay Cross is policed by the Derbyshire Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Clay Cross
Name Type County
Clay Cross Town Derbyshire
Old Tupton Village Derbyshire

Worst Locations for Crime within the Clay Cross neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Clay Cross neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Parking Area9
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Petrol Station6
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Meadow Road3
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Park Row3
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Jackson Road3

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Clay Cross neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Sports/Recreation Area11
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Parking Area8
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Petrol Station8
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Bennison Gardens5
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Bestwood Drive4

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Clay Cross neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Petrol Station7
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Parking Area4
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Broadleys4
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Pen Lane3
Clay CrosstownDerbyshireOn or near Flaxpiece Road3

Police Officer Information for Clay Cross

NameRankBio
Matthew Shaw PCSO
Wendy McBride Sergeant

Sergeant 2998 Wendy McBride is responsible for this Safer Neighbourhood Team.

Neighbourhood Priorities for Clay Cross

IssueActionDates

Anti-social behaviour, underage drinking and damage at Clay Cross Library

# Worked with other agencies such as the youth service to advise youngsters about the effects of underage drinking.

# Increased patrols around the library to deter offenders and reassure those who work at or visit the library.

# Took further action where necessary against persistent troublemakers.

Issue dated: 01/01/2012

Action dated: 01/01/2012

Speeding vehicles on Valley Road and Holmgate Road

# Spot speed checks carried out in the area.

# Worked with the local community and partnership agencies to raise awareness of speeds and educate motorists.

Issue dated: 11/07/2012

Action dated: 11/07/2012

Anti-social behaviour and criminal damage at Egstow Bowling Green

# Increased police patrols in the area.
# Spoke to and advised youngsters about the issue.
# Worked alongside partner agencies to organise diversionary activities and consider potential longer term solutions.
# Positive action taken where appropiate against any offenders.

Issue dated: 11/07/2012

Action dated: 11/07/2012

Shoplifting from all retail premises in the Clay Cross area

# Increased police patrols at key times to deter and prevent crimes.
# Provide crime prevention advice and hand outs such a purse chains to increase personal security
# Uniformed and plain clothed police operations to be carried out at locations being targeted by local and cross-border thieves.
# Work with stores to maintain good security.
# Appropriate action to be taken against any offenders.
# This priority profile has recently been extended by the Safer Neighbourhood team.

Issue dated: 10/12/2014

Action dated: 10/12/2014

Underage drinking around Clay Cross town centre, Sharley Park and Kenning Park.

# Increased police patrols to key areas.
# Seized alcohol from any under 18s and informed parents.
# Worked with local stores and off licences to ensure staff check for ID.
# Appropriate action taken against any adult found supplying alcohol to youngsters.

Issue dated: 16/12/2012

Action dated: 16/12/2012

Drug dealing across the Safer Neighbourhood area

# Engage with local support agencies to educate youngsters on the effects of drug taking
# Work with the local community to gather intelligence and provide reassurance
# Offer support and guidance to those affected by drug taking
# Work with housing agencies to tackle the problem and promote a safer environment
# This priority profile has recently been extended by the Safer Neighbourhood team.

Issue dated: 10/12/2014

Action dated: 10/12/2014

Street Crime Within Clay Cross

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Amber Place Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Amber Place Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Ashbourne Avenue Criminal damage and arson Unable to prosecute suspect
Ashover Road Anti-social behaviour
Ashton Road Anti-social behaviour
Beech Way Anti-social behaviour
Beech Way Anti-social behaviour
Bennison Gardens Anti-social behaviour
Bennison Gardens Anti-social behaviour
Bennison Gardens Criminal damage and arson Awaiting court outcome
Bestwood Drive Violence and sexual offences Local resolution
Bestwood Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bloomery Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bloomery Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Church Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Clay Lane Anti-social behaviour
Commonpiece Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Coupe Lane Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Cromford Road Anti-social behaviour
Denham Street Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
East Street Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Egstow Place Anti-social behaviour
Egstow Place Burglary Under investigation
Egstow Place Other theft Under investigation
Egstow Street Other theft Under investigation
Furnace Hill Road Burglary Under investigation
Garrett Lane Anti-social behaviour
Garrett Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Garrett Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Gentshill Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Grundy Road Anti-social behaviour
High Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
High Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Holmgate Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Holmgate Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Jackson Road Anti-social behaviour
Jackson Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Jackson Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
John Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Kenmere Close Anti-social behaviour
Lower Mantle Close Anti-social behaviour
Market Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Meadow Road Anti-social behaviour
Meadow Road Anti-social behaviour
Meadow Road Other crime Under investigation
Mill Lane Anti-social behaviour
Nethercroft Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
North Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Oakdale Close Public order Under investigation
Park Row Anti-social behaviour
Park Row Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Park Row Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Park/Open Space Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Penistone Gardens Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Penncroft Drive Burglary Under investigation
Penncroft Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Penncroft Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Penncroft Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Pine View Anti-social behaviour
Princess Place Public order Under investigation
Rye Crescent Burglary Under investigation
Rykneld Court Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Sports/Recreation Area Public order Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Anti-social behaviour
Sports/Recreation Area Robbery Under investigation
Stephenson Close Burglary Under investigation
Stephenson Close Other crime Local resolution
Stollard Street Anti-social behaviour
Thanet Street Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Upper Croft Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Wheatcroft Close Anti-social behaviour
Wheatcroft Close Other theft Under investigation
Woodhead Lane Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Woodside Place Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Wooley Close Anti-social behaviour
Wylam Close Anti-social behaviour
Wylam Close Burglary Under investigation