Staffordshire Police: Burslem Week of Action gets Underway
17 July 2018 Local News
Burslem week of action gets underway.
Following the success of previous community action weeks in Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke North Neighbourhood Policing Team has once again partnered with Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and other third sector agencies to deliver a community week of action in Burslem.
The initiative runs until Friday 20 July promoting crime prevention, education, health and wellbeing, public safety and environmental awareness in the Burslem area.
Crime prevention officers will be available to discuss any concerns, with specialist teams on hand to offer support and advice about drugs, employment and housing. Environmental Crime will be carrying out litter picks and fly-tipping removal to help clean up the streets and public spaces.
A mobile police station will be located at different sites throughout the week. Tuesday – St Paul’s Church and on Wednesday – Newport Lane Medical Centre. Thursday – St John’s car park on Leonora Street and on Friday, they end the week at the Market Place.
Chief Inspector John Owen, commander for Stoke North Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “We’re delighted to be delivering another week of action in the north of the city. It’s essential that we listen to the concerns of local residents and business owners and deal with the issues that matter to the people of Burslem.
“Our action weeks are important to us because they give us real insight into what’s happening within a community and help shape our policing response. They also allow us greater engagement with residents and partner organisations and generate positive outlooks and aspirations.
“We look forward to our Week of Action in Burslem and hope to see many residents throughout the week.”