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Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town Police Local Neighbourhood

This neighbourhood beat covers Thorpe Astley and the Meridian Leisure and Business Parks. The area is a vastly expanding development situated close to the M1 motorway, where it borders the Braunstone estate near to Braunstone Lane.

This neighbourhood beat also covers Braunstone Town - a large residential area, covered by Blaby District Council, with numerous local shops, schools and three public houses.

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Map of the Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Leicestershire Police.

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Towns and Villages within the Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town Neighbourhood

The Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town is policed by the Leicestershire Police and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town
Name Type County
Leicester City Leicestershire
Leicester Forest East Village Leicestershire

Worst Locations for Crime within the Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Darien Way4
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Ayston Road4
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Beech Drive3
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Leyland Road3
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Braunstone Lane3

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Braunstone Lane6
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Edward Avenue5
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Cranberry Close5
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Vyner Close3
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Shakespeare Drive3

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Hardie Crescent4
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Parking Area3
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Fosse Park Avenue3
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Midhurst Avenue3
LeicestercityLeicestershireOn or near Gwencole Crescent3

Neighbourhood Events for Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town

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Beat Surgery

meeting

The Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town Beat Team will be holding a Beat Surgery at Thorpe Astley Community Centre on the 20th June. Please come along for a chat and to have your say about policing in your area. Officers will be on hand to offer advice and support in relation to policing matters in the community.

Start: 20/06/2019 18:00

End: 20/06/2019 19:00
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues

Start: 24/06/2019 13:30

End: 24/06/2019 15:30
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues

Start: 04/07/2019 13:30

End: 04/07/2019 15:30
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues

Start: 24/07/2019 19:30

End: 24/06/2019 21:30
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues

Start: 07/08/2019 11:00

End: 07/08/2019 13:00
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues

Start: 27/08/2019 08:30

End: 27/08/2019 10:30
Beat Surgery

meeting

The Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town Beat Team will be holding a Beat Surgery at Braunstone Civic Centre on the 6th September 2019. Please come along for a chat and to have your say about policing in your area. Officers will be on hand to offer advice and support in relation to policing matters in the community.

Start: 06/09/2019 17:00

End: 06/09/2019 18:00
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues

Start: 16/09/2019 14:30

End: 16/09/2019 16:30
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues.

Start: 23/09/2019 11:00

End: 23/08/2018 13:00
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues

Start: 02/10/2019 08:30

End: 02/05/2019 10:30
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues.

Start: 22/10/2019 17:00

End: 22/01/2018 19:00
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues.

Start: 15/11/2019 13:30

End: 15/11/2019 15:30
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues.

Start: 25/11/2019 13:30

End: 25/11/2019 15:30
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues.

Start: 15/12/2019 17:00

End: 15/12/2019 19:00
Beat Bus

meeting

Local Beat Team available to hear your issues.

Start: 22/12/2019 08:30

End: 22/12/2019 10:30

Police Officer Information for Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town

NameRankBio
Alex Goldsmith Sgt

I am the Dedicated Neighbourhood Sergeant for Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley.

I joined Leicestershire Police in 2009. During this time I have worked at Blaby, Market Harborough, Lutterworth, Wigston, Hinckley and Braunstone. The majority of this time has been spent as a Response Officer but I have also undertaken roles on the Neighbourhood Priority Team and as a Dedicated Neighbourhood Officer.

I am looking forward to a new challenge and an opportunity to build on the outstanding work that has been achieved by everyone within the local policing teams and local community. Working alongside the local Beat Team I will do my very best to ensure that we tackle the concerns and issues that are raised by our local community.

Stuart Clough PC

I joined the Police service in 1997, beginning my career with West Midlands Police in the busy suburbs of north Birmingham, where I fulfilled various roles including that of a beat officer on a Neighbourhood Team.

In September 2008 I transferred to Leicestershire Police. I joined the Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Neighbourhood Policing Team in November 2014.

I enjoy working closely with the community and in partnership with other agencies in order to improve the quality of life for residents of the area.

Leanne Dedmen-Ert PC

I joined Leicestershire Police in 2009 where I worked as a General Duties Officer based in Blaby.
I moved across to Braunstone police station and joined the neighbourhood team role in 2013, I continue to work in the local community focusing on local issues and reducing crime.

Simon Stevenson PCSO

I have been a PCSO with Leicestershire Police since 2007 and originally covered the Narborough and Littlethorpe beat. Following the expansion of the beat I also helped with Enderby and Fosse Park beats.
During the spring of 2013 I moved to Beat 54 as one of two PCSOs covering the Blaby, Glen Parva, Cosby and Whetstone areas.
In February 2015 I moved to cover the Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town Dedicated Neighbourhood Team.
If you see me out and about on the beat please let me know if you have any concerns in your area that I can help with.

Teresa Hall PCSO

I joined Leicestershire Police in 2007 and was based at Blaby Police Station, in 2010 I moved to Braunstone Police Station.

I have been part of the neighbourhood team across a number of the villages throughout Blaby District and I’m currently part of the team for Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley.

I enjoy tackling the issues on my beat and engaging with the community, feel free to stop me and say ‘hello’ when I’m out and about.

Neighbourhood Priorities for Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town

IssueActionDates

There has been an increase in burglaries and theft from motor vehicles in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley. We encourage anyone who has been targeted, or who is witness to, burglary to report it to us by calling 101.

Issue dated: 04/04/2019

Action dated: 30/11/-0001

There has been an increase in reports of anti-social behaviour in Braunstone Town, noticeably around Shakespeare Close, Hastings Walk and the Kingsway. This includes rowdy, inconsiderate behaviour and the use of drugs. We encourage anyone suffering from, or who is witness to, anti-social behaviour to report it to us by calling 101.

During the month of March 2019 local neighbourhood officers and the neighbourhood priority team dealt with the identified anti-social behaviour as a priority. High visibility patrols were completed during the relevant times to include evening and weekends and this allowed for both reassurance to local residents as well as pro active policing opportunities. This has been well received and documented on the relevant social media channels. A joint housing visit was also completed and a resident issued with an offical warning regarding the use of cannabis at the location. The local policing team will continue to monitor this situation. We encourage anyone suffering from, or who is witness to, anti-social behaviour to report it to us by calling 101.

Issue dated: 02/03/2019

Action dated: 04/04/2019

There has been an increase in burglaries in Braunstone Town. We encourage anyone who has been targeted, or who is witness to, burglary to report it to us by calling 101.

During the month of January/ February local officers have been working tirelessly to reduce burglaries in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley. As part of our ‘Op Yardage’ campaign, officers have completed a combination of high visibility/ plain clothed patrols at the specified locations throughout the month and promoted their activity on social media to include Braunstone Police Facebook and Twitter.

February’s local beat events, delivered by local police and community support officers offered crime prevention advice to local residents.

Residents are reminded that any 'live' incidents witnessed should always be reported through 999 and if the matter is not an emergency then to utilise the non-emergency number, 101. Local officers have always received a lot of support from local residents to help manage and reduce crime on this beat. As always, your continued support is very is much appreciated.

Issue dated: 28/12/2018

Action dated: 02/03/2019

There are parking issues around the schools of Braunstone Town, in particular Millfield LEAD Academy, Hat Road, Braunstone. These are around key dropping off and picking up times (Mon-Fri) and result in congestion and issues for local residents.

During the month of November and December local officers have been working hard to address the parking issues around the schools of Braunstone Town, particularly Millfield LEAD Academy, Hat Road, Braunstone.

Patrols have been undertaken at key times of the school day, where congestion is likely to be at its highest and working in conjunction with the teaching staff, improvements have been noted although sporadic issues are still present.

Local officers will continue to monitor this situation into the new year, communicating with local residents and visitors to the location in an attempt to further reduce these issues through advice and effective problem solving.

Issue dated: 02/11/2018

Action dated: 28/12/2018

There has been an increase in burglaries in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley. We encourage anyone who has been targeted, or who is witness to, burglary to report it to us by calling 101.

During the month of October local officers have been working tirelessly to reduce burglaries in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley. As part of our ‘Op Yardage’ campaign, officers have completed a combination of high visibility/ plain clothed patrols at the specified locations throughout the month and promoted their activity on social media to include Braunstone Police Facebook and Twitter.

October’s local beat events, delivered by local police and community support officers offered crime prevention advice to local residents and this message was further promoted with the help of volunteers completing leaflet drops in the targeted areas.

Residents are reminded that any 'live' incidents witnessed should always be reported through 999 and if the matter is not an emergency then to utilise the non-emergency number, 101. Local officers have always received a lot of support from local residents to help manage and reduce crime on this beat. As always, your continued support is very is much appreciated.

Issue dated: 02/10/2018

Action dated: 04/11/2018

There has been an increase in theft from motor vehicles in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley, with the majority of crime happening overnight and targetting insecure vehicles.

We encourage anyone who has been targetted, or who is witness to, vehicle crime to report it to us by calling 101.

During the month of September local officers have been working tirelessly to reduce levels of theft from motor vehicles in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley. As part of our ‘Op Yardage’ campaign, officers have completed a combination of high visibility/ plain clothed patrols at the specified locations throughout the month and promoted their activity on social media to include Braunstone Police Facebook and Twitter.

September’s local beat events, delivered by local police and community support officers offered crime prevention advice to local residents and this message was further promoted with the help of volunteers completing leaflet drops in the targeted areas.

Residents are reminded that any 'live' incidents witnessed should always be reported through 999 and if the matter is not an emergency then to utilise the non-emergency number, 101. Local officers have always received a lot of support from local residents to help manage and reduce crime on this beat. As always, your continued support is very is much appreciated.

Issue dated: 15/08/2018

Action dated: 01/10/2018

There has been an increase in anti-social behaviour in Braunstone Town, noticeably Mossdale Meadows. This includes rowdy, inconsiderate behaviour and the use of motorbikes on the park.

We encourage anyone suffering from, or who is witness to, anti-social behaviour to report it to us by calling 101.

During the month of August, local officers have been working tirelessly to reduce levels of anti-social behaviour in and around Mossdale Meadows. As part of our ‘safer summer’ campaign 2018, officers have completed high visibility patrols at the specified location throughout the month and promoted their activity on social media to include Braunstone Police Facebook and Twitter. This has seen an overall reduction in the reports of anti-social behaviour.

This year’s summer fete was also held at Mossdale Meadows with local police and community support officers in attendance to both join in with the fun whilst at the same time offering crime prevention advice to local residents.

Residents are reminded that any 'live' incidents witnessed should always be reported through 999 and if the matter is not an emergency then to utilise the non-emergency number, 101. Local officers have always received a lot of support from local residents to help manage and reduce crime on this beat. As always, your continued support is very is much appreciated.

Issue dated: 17/07/2018

Action dated: 27/08/2018

Thefts from motor vehicles across the NH19 beat continue. Figures suggest that the majority of these thefts are from insecure vehicles. We continue our campaign to advise and educate victims and the vulnerable to 'lock it or lose it'. We also advise that those with vehicles carrying power tools to increase their security or, better still, remove tools from their vehicles where possible.

During the summer months and the warmer weather, local officers have been working tirelessly to reduce theft from motor vehicles across the NH19 beat.

Utilising crime pattern statistics, officers have conducted high visibility patrols in the areas most impacted by this crime. Target hardening has also been adopted, educating members of the public to ensure all vehicles are locked and secured without any valuables on show through community events, leaflet drops and social media activity. This all forms part of the Leicestershire Police 'Safer Summer' campaign 2018.

Residents are reminded that any 'live' incidents witnessed should always be reported through 999 and if the matter is not an emergency then to utilise the non-emergency number, 101.

Local officers have always received a lot of support from local residents to help manage and reduce crime on this beat. As always, your continued support is very is much appreciated.

Issue dated: 09/09/2017

Action dated: 29/07/2018

There were issues reported in and around the area of Shakespeare Close Braunstone Town. It was reported that youths were attending this area being rowdy, disturbing residents and causing deliberate damages to property. If you have any information that may help us, please contact 101 or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

There have been no new reports of any ASB issues and we have worked cooperatively with EMH homes and ASB officers at BDC and there have been some warnings issued to the persons identified as involved in ASB.

Issue dated: 17/06/2017

Action dated: 17/06/2017

Regular damage is being caused to the wooden fencing around the pond in Franklin Park, as well as to plants. We will work collaboratively with Braunstone Town Council and Blaby District Council to deal with the matter. If you have any information that may help us, please contact 101 or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Extra patrols and a PSP were used to good effect to address the issues which, as a result, are now under control.

Issue dated: 15/02/2017

Action dated: 15/02/2017

To tackle incidents of anti social behaviour in Braunstone Town, focusing on the local parks

We have seen a significant decrease in calls from residents regarding youth related ASB in recent weeks but we know that the problem has not entirely gone away. We are in the process of feeding back our results to the public, community figures and partners who we consulted throughout our work. A number of young people who were previous committing ASB in the locality have started on an 'Active Choice' program with Leicestershire Youth Offending Service and this is designed to change their perceptions and understanding so that they do not go on to commit further incidents. We encourage anyone suffering from, or who is witness to, anti social behaviour to report it to us by calling 101.

Issue dated: 03/09/2015

Action dated: 02/05/2016

To reduce vehicle crime in the areas of Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley and target those responsible.

We have carried out community engagement events in the local area to identify potential victims of vehicle crime and provide advice around vehicle security. Although we have seen a dip in reported vehicle crimes in March, the team have continued to patrol the key areas of the neighbourhood to deter would be thieves. Through the Integrated Offender Management structure we have actively targeted known offenders in order to manage their offending behaviour. Unfortunately there have not been any arrests in relation to this priority during March, but we encourage the community to pass to us any information that may lead to arrests or stolen property being recovered. For people wanting to remain anonymous this can be done by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Issue dated: 27/08/2014

Action dated: 03/09/2015

To combat house burglaries in the areas of Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley

Officers completed regular high visibility patrols in the area. The local beat team also used local publications and social media to put out crime prevention advice. Crime prevention leaflets were also been made available in community building, during street surgeries and are posted to residents during house to house.

Issue dated: 27/08/2014

Action dated: 06/02/2015

To continue to combat house burglaries in the areas of Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley.

With support from the Operation Tiger team we have targeted those we suspect to be involved in the burglaries and have carried out planned arrests.

The beat team are continuing to patrol the areas where there is a threat of burglary and are regularly giving out crime prevention advice to local residents.

Arrests have been made and one male has been charged and convicted for burglary.

This priority will continue into the next period.

Issue dated: 24/03/2014

Action dated: 11/08/2014

To reduce vehicle crime in the areas of Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley and target those responsible.

The local neighbourhood team have increased patrols during the times when theft from motor vehicles have been happening and planned operations have also been carried out to target those we suspect are responsible.

There has been several arrests made and three persons have been charged for the theft from vehicles.

The team are continuing to advise residents to secure their vehicles and remove all valuables when their vehicle is left unattended.

This priority will be carried over into the next period.

Issue dated: 24/03/2014

Action dated: 11/08/2014

To reduce vehicle crime in the areas of Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley and target those responsible.

The Safer Neighbourhood Team have been giving crime prevention advice to residents encouraging them to lock their vehicles and remove valuables to prevent them from becoming victims of vehicle theft.

Dedicated vehicle crime patrols have also been conducted to catch those we believe to be responsible and to date four persons have been arrested and dealt with for theft from motor vehicle or theft of a motor vehicle. This priority will continue into the next period.

Issue dated: 15/08/2013

Action dated: 24/03/2014

To continue to combat house burglaries in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley.

The Safer Neighbourhood Team and Police Community Volunteers have offered crime prevention advice to victims and other residents to prevent them from being a burglary target.

Officers have taken part in burglary patrols with assistance form the Op Tiger team in targeting burglars.

Two people have been arrested and dealt with for burglaries to houses.

Issue dated: 15/08/2013

Action dated: 24/03/2014

To continue to combat house burglaries in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley.

We have increased patrols in areas that have been targeted and have been giving crime prevention advice to residents. We have also recommended the purchase of window alarms etc. that Blaby District Council have been selling which have proved very popular.

Hand leaflets have been delivered alerting residents when their homes have been found insecure.

The team continue to target those we know are responsible for committing burglaries.

Issue dated: 01/04/2013

Action dated: 15/08/2013

To combat house burglaries in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley

To prevent burglaries we have carried out operations dedicated to burglary patrols ensuring a high presence of police in the area. Crime prevention advice has been given to victims of burglaries and their neighbours to prevent further offences being committed.

Issue dated: 01/07/2012

Action dated: 08/02/2013

To combat car crime in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley

The Neighbourhood team have increased foot patrols and provided advice leaflets to residents to assist them in ensuring their valuables aren't left on display and their vehicles are kept locked and secure.

Issue dated: 01/07/2012

Action dated: 08/02/2013

Theft from unattended motor vehicles in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley.

Crime prevention advice has been distributed around the area and four suspects have been arrested for car crime in the last four weeks.

Issue dated: 01/04/2012

Action dated: 25/07/2012

To reduce burglaries across the L51 Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley beat area

A number of measures have been carried out by the neighbourhood team assisted by other officers at Blaby LPU.

A dedicated burglary operation was carried out in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley over several weeks. There have been seven arrests made in the last three months.

A number of householders on Braunstone Lane East, Braunstone Town and Bromwich Close in Thorpe Astley have purchased SmartWater and we are currently looking into erecting SmartWater signs in the area to advertise to thieves that these homes are protected.

Issue dated: 01/04/2012

Action dated: 25/07/2012

Theft of bicycles from outside business premises on the Meridian Business Park during the day time Monday to Friday.

by conducting high visibility patrols on cycle and in police vehicles at the identified times. We have liaised with companies on the Meridian Business Park whose employees have been victims of cycle thefts and given advice concerning target hardening and increasing bicycle and work place security. Representatives of companies such as Axa PPP Healthcare, Boden and Fed Ex have the beat teams details and communicate intelligence and information.

This priority is now closed as since the plan has been set there has been one theft of cycle reported from June 2011 to October 2011 compared with ten for April 2011 to May 2011.

Issue dated: 01/09/2011

Action dated: 01/04/2012

Young people causing a nuisance in the street, particularly those gathering outside the shops obstructing the fronts of the premises, the telephone kiosk and bus shelter. Henley Crescent, Braunstone Town in the evenings between 5pm and 10pm Sunday to Saturday.

by working with Braunstone Town Council, Blaby District Council and the Youth Offending Service, we took positive action against those causing anti-social behaviour (ASB) and committing criminal offences. The increase in police attention and the benefit of the work carried out has meant the area is not experiencing the large numbers of young people gathering with such frequency. Braunstone Town Council assisted with the removal of the bus shelter bench which has discouraged young people from congregating in the shelter and using it as a meeting place. The neighbourhood team carried out a "patch-walk" with Blaby District Council Community Safety Team and Braunstone Town Councillors. Around 150 cards were posted through residents doors asking for peoples opinions on the issues in the area. A number of residents were spoken to and most were very positive and agreed the problems had reduced. The last few months figures showing this trend has continued. ASB reports are down by nearly half with 21 reports for the last 3 months compared to 37 for the previous 3 months. The team will continue to monitor the area with the lighter and longer days and during the summer holidays.

Issue dated: 01/02/2011

Action dated: 01/08/2011

To reduce burglaries within the Thorpe Astley area, particularly vulnerable locations and streets that branch off from the public footpaths off Foxholes Spinney and Brook areas near to Holmfield Park between midday and 6pm.

by identifying vulnerable locations on the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood team targeted these areas with regular patrols and provided crime reduction advice and gave local residents the opportunity to buy "SmartWater". This proved very successful with many residents taking up the offer to purchase this product. Local officers targeted known offenders by disrupting their behaviour and detering and detecting crime. New members have been recruited to Neighbourhood Watch and burglary has ben reduced by 41%.

Issue dated: 01/02/2011

Action dated: 01/08/2011

Inconsiderate parking on Darien Way, Thorpe Astley, and adjoining streets, on weekdays from 5pm to 10pm and weekends from 8am to 8pm.

By advising local residents about safe and lawful parking practices, taking positive action against any offending vehicles, and arranging for footpaths to be cleared of undergrowth. The neighbourhood team produced and delivered advisory notices regarding the parking to local residents. Officers also conducted patrols and where appropriate issued parking advisory notices to offending vehicles. In total 12 notices were issued. As a result of consultation the site developer and the County Council have agreed to make some improvements to junctions. Local residents and Blaby District Council have cleared footpaths of overgrown shrubbery. This has now been closed as priority

Issue dated: 01/08/2010

Action dated: 01/01/2011

Speeding vehicles on Murby Way, Thorpe Astley, on weekdays between 7am and 10am, and weekends from 8am to 7pm;

By assisting residents to establish a Community Speed Watch Scheme and by carrying out speed enforcement checks. 16 local residents have volunteered their own time to take part in Community Speed Watch and to date they have sent out over 150 advice letters to speeding motorists. Over the last few months the neighbourhood team have completed numerous speeding initiatives in the area and as a result they have sent out 47 advice notices and issued 7 endorsable fixed penalty notices to drivers who will have to pay a £60 fine with 3 penalty points being added to their licence. The Neighbourhood Team have been in discussions with the Integrated Transport Scheme who are responsible for traffic calming measures. At this time Thorpe Astley remains a low priority area compared to other areas in the district but it will remain in the pool. This priority will be closed but the Neighbourhood Team will continue to work with the local authority and residents to target speeding motorists in the neighbourhood

Issue dated: 01/08/2010

Action dated: 01/01/2011

Speeding on Murby Way, Thorpe Astley, between 7am and 10am on weekdays, and 8am to 7pm at weekends.

by targeting speeding motorists using speed detection equipment. Over the last few weeks we have carried out a number of speeding initiatives. In total 66 drivers were stopped and spoken to. We issued 27 warning letters and three fixed penalty notices. We reported one driver for summons to court. The team have worked with the Thorpe Astley Community Association, and as a result have collected enough signatures to start a Community Speed Watch scheme in the area. Speed monitoring devices have recorded a reduction in the average speed of motorist in the area from 32.5 miles per hour to 30.9 miles per hour.

Issue dated: 01/06/2010

Action dated: 01/08/2010

Reducing anti-social behaviour including shouting
and using abusive language and minor criminal
damage on Woodland Drive, Braunstone Town,
between the hours of 7pm and 11pm on Fridays
and Saturdays.

By working closely with partners including local schools, Blaby District Council, the Youth Offending Service and Three Oaks Housing. As a result of the hard work of all those involved nine anti-social behaviour letters were sent out to young people and their parents, one reprimand was issued to a young person and one final warning was issued. Ten crimes were reported in the immediate area during this time and seven of those were detected. Throughout the period regular visits were made to residents to gather intelligence and to provide feedback and reassurance.

Issue dated: 01/03/2010

Action dated: 01/06/2010

Tackling anti-social behaviour including stone
throwing and criminal damage on the building site
within Goodheart Way and Stackyard Close,
Thorpe Astley, during weekdays from 5pm to 7pm
and at weekends from noon to 6pm.

By working closely with Persimmon Homes, local
residents and Blaby District Council we were able to
bring the problem to a swift conclusion. Information from
the building site staff and local residents enabled the
Neighbourhood Team to target the behaviour patterns of
the offenders. The Neighbourhood Team made visits to
local schools and provided information and advice about
anti-social behaviour and the dangers of playing on
building sites. The Neighbourhood Team conducted
covert and overt operations in the area catching some of
the offenders in the act. A group of seven youths were
involved. Two of the offenders were placed on antisocial
behaviour contracts and five were given warning
letters regarding their behaviour and the need to
improve it.

Issue dated: 01/11/2009

Action dated: 01/03/2010

Give advice to parents and where necessary
enforce parking/driving offences outside
Winstanley Community College and Kingsway
Primary School at Kingsway North.

By conducting dedicated patrols in the area and
enforcing any traffic offences. We also sent out
information to parents/guardians of both Kingsway
Primary School and Winstanley Community College
students informing them of our concerns and as a result
people have been parking more considerately. This was
combined with a Blaby District-wide initiative to tackle
parking issues around our local schools.
In addition to this the Highways Department have
assisted by placing â??Keep Clear No Parkingâ?? zigzags on
the junction of Bidford Road and Kingsway North. This
has reduced the problem sufficiently and this problem
solving plan will now be closed.

Issue dated: 17/08/2009

Action dated: 14/11/2009

Tackle anti-social behaviour around Beech Drive,
Maple Avenue and Radford Drive.

By targeting those offenders that we believed to be
responsible. As a result of this one young person was
arrested. The details of the young person were then
passed to the Community Safety Team at Blaby District
Council.
We have spoken with local residents and monitored the
area closely and we have not been made aware of any
further issues or concerns. This priority will now be
closed.

Issue dated: 17/08/2009

Action dated: 14/11/2009

To advise and enforce parking and driving offences to parents and other parties who pick up and drop off children outside Winstanley Community College and Kingsway Primary School located at Kingsway North, Braunstone Town.

By conducting high visible patrols and enforcing traffic
offences. We consulted with local residents, schools
and councillors. As a result of this, newsletters were
created in conjunction with Kingsway Primary School
and the Neighbourhood Team to inform parents,
guardians, and other members of the community of the
problem. The "Braunstone Life" magazine published
supporting articles. The Highways Department is
developing plans to address the issue.

Issue dated: 18/05/2009

Action dated: 16/08/2009

To tackle anti-social behaviour within Beech Drive, Maple Avenue and Radford Drive, Braunstone Town in the evenings and weekends.

By consulting with the local community and working
closely with local residents. We then spoke with local
youths which resulted in arrests being made for criminal
damage. As a result of the arrests two offenders were
brought to justice. We will continue to monitor the
situation and will deal with any issues or concerns that
arise. We have decided to continue with this priority in
order to improve the confidence of local residents.

Issue dated: 18/05/2009

Action dated: 16/08/2009

Street Crime Within Thorpe Astley and Braunstone Town

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Avon Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Ayston Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Ayston Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Ayston Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ayston Road Other crime Under investigation
Bannister Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Beech Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Beech Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Beech Drive Other crime Under investigation
Braunstone Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Braunstone Lane Public order Further investigation is not in the public interest
Braunstone Lane Public order Under investigation
Braunstone Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Braunstone Lane Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Burchnall Road Vehicle crime Under investigation
Burdet Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Charlecote Avenue Public order Under investigation
Clare Grove Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Clare Grove Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Columbine Close Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Cottage Farm Close Other crime Under investigation
Crowhurst Drive Anti-social behaviour
Darien Way Criminal damage and arson Unable to prosecute suspect
Darien Way Criminal damage and arson Unable to prosecute suspect
Darien Way Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Darien Way Other crime Under investigation
Dominus Way Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Dominus Way Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
East Link Other theft Under investigation
Edward Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Edward Avenue Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Farmway Violence and sexual offences Formal action is not in the public interest
Fernhurst Road Public order Formal action is not in the public interest
Fosse Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Gregorys Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Gwencole Crescent Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hathaway Avenue Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Henley Crescent Anti-social behaviour
Henley Crescent Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hilcot Green Drugs Awaiting court outcome
Hinckley Road Anti-social behaviour
Hinckley Road Anti-social behaviour
Home Avenue Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Jewsbury Way Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Jewsbury Way Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Leyland Road Anti-social behaviour
Leyland Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Leyland Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Littlemeer Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Littlemeer Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lyndale Road Public order Awaiting court outcome
Lyndale Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Main Street Vehicle crime Unable to prosecute suspect
Meadwell Road Anti-social behaviour
Meridian South Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Millfield Crescent Vehicle crime Under investigation
Millfield Crescent Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Nether Field Way Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Owen Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Park/Open Space Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Park/Open Space Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Action to be taken by another organisation
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Offender given a caution
Pedestrian Subway Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Pinfold Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Priestman Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Radford Drive Violence and sexual offences Formal action is not in the public interest
Radford Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Riseholme Close Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Romulus Court Public order Under investigation
Romulus Court Theft from the person Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Rosamund Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Rosamund Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Seaton Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Shakespeare Close Anti-social behaviour
Shakespeare Drive Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sports/Recreation Area Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
St Mary'S Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
St Mary'S Avenue Public order Under investigation
St Mary'S Court Burglary Under investigation
Staplehurst Avenue Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Staplehurst Avenue Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Stratford Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
The Glade Anti-social behaviour
The Glade Anti-social behaviour
The Hastings Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
The Osiers Vehicle crime Under investigation
Thomas Close Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Tressell Way Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Valley Drive Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Welcombe Avenue Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Wellington Close Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Woodland Drive Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified