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Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright Police Local Neighbourhood

This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright. It belongs to the North East Local Policing Unit.

Holmewood is an adjacent but distinct settlement situated close to Junction 29 of the M1 motorway. The proximity to the motorway has led to substantial industrial and distribution development on industrial estates adjacent to Holmewood.

Grassmoor is a small village, approximately three miles to the south of Chesterfield, while Calow and Arkwright (often referred to as Arkwright Town despite its non-town status) are also small villages in the vacinity.

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Map of the Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright 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 Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright Neighbourhood

The Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright is policed by the Derbyshire Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright
Name Type County
Arkwright Town Village Derbyshire
Calow Village Derbyshire
Calow Village Derbyshire
Chesterfield Town Derbyshire
Cock Alley Village Derbyshire
Doe Lea Village Derbyshire
Grassmoor Village Derbyshire
Heath Village Derbyshire
Holmewood Village Derbyshire
Long Duckmanton Village Derbyshire
North Wingfield Village Derbyshire
Sutton Scarsdale Village Derbyshire
Temple Normanton Village Derbyshire

Worst Locations for Crime within the Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
HeathvillageDerbyshireOn or near Bracken Avenue7
GrassmoorvillageDerbyshireOn or near Wenlock Drive6
HolmewoodvillageDerbyshireOn or near Barnfield Close6
HolmewoodvillageDerbyshireOn or near Cavendish Close5
CalowvillageDerbyshireOn or near Lawn Villas4

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
GrassmoorvillageDerbyshireOn or near Chesterfield Road6
HolmewoodvillageDerbyshireOn or near Shakespeare Street6
HolmewoodvillageDerbyshireOn or near Barnfield Close5
GrassmoorvillageDerbyshireOn or near Wenlock Drive4

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
HolmewoodvillageDerbyshireOn or near Old Colliery Lane13
HolmewoodvillageDerbyshireOn or near Barnfield Close5
HolmewoodvillageDerbyshireOn or near Shakespeare Street4

Police Officer Information for Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright

NameRankBio
Kerry Gough PC
Katie Robinson PCSO
Wendy McBride Sergeant

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

Neighbourhood Priorities for Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright

IssueActionDates

Tackling nuisance motorbikes in Calow

# Increased patrols in the area to deter offenders.
# Worked with local residents and schools to educate people and identify those responsible.
# Issued warnings and seized bikes from persistent offenders as necessary.

Issue dated: 15/09/2011

Action dated: 15/09/2011

Metal thefts in the Duckmanton area

# Regular patrols at and around Dean Foods to deter further metal thefts
# Carry out regular checks at local scrap yards for stolen items.
# Work with partner agencies such as VOSA and Environmental Health to check vehicles being used to transport scrap metal.

Issue dated: 12/10/2013

Action dated: 12/10/2013

Nuisance behaviour and underage drinking in the Grassmoor area

# Liaised with the residents to find out who is causing the nuisance so we can speak to them about the consequences of their behaviour.

# Organised activities for the young people to take part in to prevent them from becoming involved in anti-social behaviour.

# Police patrols at key times, alcohol seized and further action against those causing nuisance as appropiate.

Issue dated: 14/03/2012

Action dated: 14/03/2012

Deliberate fires in Calow

# Increased patrols in the area to deter offenders and identify those responsible.

# Worked with the fire service and local schools to educate youngsters about the dangers of starting fires.

# Enforcement action taken as appropiate.

Issue dated: 15/09/2011

Action dated: 15/09/2011

Nuisance vehicles and inconsiderate parking in Calow

# Information letters delivered to school parents and local residents concerning the do's and don't about responsible parking.
# Local enforcement carried out around unnecessary obstruction.
# Work with local agencies including the parish council and community safety partnership, and carry out enforcement if necessary.

Issue dated: 12/10/2013

Action dated: 12/10/2013

Anti-social behaviour in Grassmoor

# Responsible individuals have been identified and appropriate action taken.
# Positive outcomes due to incidents being captured of local CCTV.
# Patrol the area at key times and taking further action against those causing nuisance as necessary.
# Liaise with local residents to find out key times for these activities and encourage them to report any incidents.
# Identify any persistent trouble makers, advise them about the consequences of their behaviour and consider further action with partner agencies..
# Organise diversionary activities for young people to take part in to help prevent them from becoming involved in anti-social behaviour.

Issue dated: 12/10/2013

Action dated: 12/10/2013

Criminal damage in the Holmewood area

# Patrol the area at key times, moving groups on that congregate where criminal damage has been caused.
# Speak with any persistent trouble makers, advise them about the consequences of their behaviour and consider further action as appropriate
# Liaise with local residents to find out key times for these incidents and encourage them to report any incidents.
# Review local CCTV and take positive action on those responsible for criminal damage.

Issue dated: 12/10/2013

Action dated: 12/10/2013

Speeding and inconsiderate driving in the Duckmanton area

# Periodic speed awareness checks to advise motorists about responsible driving
# Patrols to speak to and advice motorists and residents about safe and responsible driving
# Work with local agencies including the parish council and community safety partnership, and carry out enforcement if necessary.

Issue dated: 12/10/2013

Action dated: 12/10/2013

Issues around Holmewood Industrial Estate

# The team carried out patrols around the Holmewood Industrial Estate and spoke to local business owners to offer crime prevention advice and reassurance following commercial thefts.

# Officers engaged with HGV drivers who park on Park Road about the importance of safe and considerate driving and monitored litter in the area.

# The team worked alongside partner agencies to tackle issues of problem parking and litter around the estate.

Issue dated: 26/11/2014

Action dated: 26/11/2014

Anti-social behaviour around Holmewood Library

# Safer Neighbourhood officers carried out high-visibility patrols in the area to help deter anti-social behaviour.

# Officers spoke to youngsters about their behaviour and the affect that it has on library users and staff in a bid to lower nuisance behaviour.

# The team worked alongside partner agencies to offer and provide divisionary activities for youngsters in the Holmewood and Heath communities.

Issue dated: 26/11/2014

Action dated: 26/11/2014

Anti-social behaviour in Barnes Park, Grassmoor

# The Safer Neighbourhood team carried out patrols in hotspot areas at key times to deter groups of youths acting anti-socially.

# Officers worked with local schools to speak to young people about the impact of ASB on the local community and encouraged them to engage with local police.

# Officers spoke to residents to offer reassurance and where possible, individuals taking part in anti-social behaviour were identified and appropriate action was taken.

# The team worked in partnership with the Parish Council, Community Safety Partnership and housing associations to help find long term solutions.

Issue dated: 26/11/2014

Action dated: 26/11/2014

Anti-social behaviour around St Alban Centre and Holmewood Library

# Safer Neighbourhood Officers carried out high visibility patrols in the area to deter anti-social behaviour.

# Safer Neighbourhood Officers worked with other agencies such as Rykneld Homes and The Community Safety Partnership to take positive action against those causing anti-social behaviour to make victims and residents feel safer.

# The team worked with the Holmewood and Heath Partnership Group to provide activities and events in the area to help prevent anti-social behaviour.

Issue dated: 12/06/2015

Action dated: 12/06/2015

Speeding motorists throughout the area

# Safer Neighbourhood Officers will work to carry out speed checks in the local areas in order to take positive action against motorists who are caught speeding.
# The team will work closely with the local schools and other agencies to raise awareness of the consequences of speeding to motorists.

Issue dated: 28/01/2016

Action dated: 28/01/2016

Anti-social behaviour in hot spot areas

# Anti-social behaviour problem hot spots have been identified as the back of Holmewood Library including the multipurpose sports area and Grassmoor Skate Park.
# Safer Neighbourhood Officers will monitor ASB incidents and identify key issues.
# Problem areas will be regularly patrolled by officers at key times to positively deal with any issues.
# Individuals who cause ASB will be identified and dealt with in a positive manner.
# Safer Neighbourhood Officers will also work with other agencies such as Rykneld Homes and the youth provision to address and deal with ASB perpetrators positively

Issue dated: 28/01/2016

Action dated: 28/01/2016

Street Crime Within Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Allpits Road Anti-social behaviour
Back Lane Anti-social behaviour
Barnfield Close Anti-social behaviour
Barnfield Close Anti-social behaviour
Barnfield Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Barnfield Close Vehicle crime Under investigation
Barnfield Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Barnfield Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bracken Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Bracken Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Bracken Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Bracken Avenue Other theft Under investigation
Bracken Avenue Public order Under investigation
Bracken Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bracken Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Cavendish Close Anti-social behaviour
Cavendish Close Anti-social behaviour
Cavendish Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Cavendish Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Cavendish Close Violence and sexual offences Local resolution
Chapel Road Burglary Under investigation
Chapman Lane Anti-social behaviour
Chapman Lane Anti-social behaviour
Chesterfield Road Anti-social behaviour
Chesterfield Road Anti-social behaviour
Chesterfield Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chesterfield Road Anti-social behaviour
Chesterfield Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Chiltern Close Anti-social behaviour
Church Lane Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Church Meadows Anti-social behaviour
Church Meadows Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Compton Street Anti-social behaviour
Compton Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Conference/Exhibition Centre Anti-social behaviour
Conference/Exhibition Centre Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Cotswold Drive Anti-social behaviour
Cotswold Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Dickens Drive Anti-social behaviour
Dickens Drive Burglary Under investigation
Durham Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Eastmoor Road Other theft Under investigation
Eastwood Drive Anti-social behaviour
Eastwood Drive Vehicle crime Awaiting court outcome
Fern Close Anti-social behaviour
Freydon Way Anti-social behaviour
Glebe Close Anti-social behaviour
Glebe Close Anti-social behaviour
Glebe Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Glebe Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hall Farm Gardens Anti-social behaviour
Hall Farm Gardens Other theft Under investigation
Hallflash Lane Anti-social behaviour
Hardwick Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Heath Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Heather Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Keats Way Anti-social behaviour
Keats Way Anti-social behaviour
Keats Way Other theft Under investigation
Lawn Villas Bicycle theft Under investigation
Lawn Villas Burglary Under investigation
Lawn Villas Criminal damage and arson Local resolution
Lawn Villas Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lawrence Avenue Burglary Under investigation
Macdonald Close Anti-social behaviour
Macdonald Close Other theft Under investigation
Main Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Mansfield Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Mill Lane Anti-social behaviour
Mornington Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Mornington Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Old Colliery Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Orchid Close Other theft Under investigation
Park/Open Space Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Penrose Crescent Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Vehicle crime Under investigation
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Rectory Close Anti-social behaviour
Rectory Gardens Anti-social behaviour
Rosling Way Anti-social behaviour
Shakespeare Street Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Shakespeare Street Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Shakespeare Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Shaw Street Anti-social behaviour
Shelley Street Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Shelley Street Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Shire Lane Other theft Under investigation
Southend Anti-social behaviour
Southend Anti-social behaviour
St Albans Close Anti-social behaviour
Vernon Rise Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Wenlock Drive Anti-social behaviour
Wenlock Drive Anti-social behaviour
Wenlock Drive Anti-social behaviour
Wenlock Drive Anti-social behaviour
Wenlock Drive Anti-social behaviour
Wenlock Drive Anti-social behaviour
Williamthorpe Road Burglary Under investigation
Wingerworth Street Other theft Under investigation
Wood Street Anti-social behaviour
Wood Street Anti-social behaviour
Wood Street Anti-social behaviour