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Archive for the ‘Crime Law and Order’ Category

Crime Down

by Geoff Abell on 2 February, 2018

Inspector Bob Cantrell from our local GM police announced that following the creation of a special burglary unit, this type of crime is down by 25%, and 55% in Marple Bridge alone.

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Police

by Geoff Abell on 28 September, 2017

  An inspector and a sergeant from Greater Manchester police attended Sept’s Marple Area Committee last night.   The chair encouraged the many questions that came from councillors and public alike. There has been a spate of anti-social behaviour and more general crime this summer, but there have been arrests and Marple is still one of […]

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Council Tax Scams – watch out!

by Malcolm Allan on 9 February, 2016

We’d like to alert all residents to this. We’ve had case of a resident being approached by a company claiming they’d paid too much Council tax and asking for an upfront fee to get their Council Tax reduced. No one outside the Council would ever know how much Council tax you pay and any contact […]

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Stockport Magistrates Court

by Geoff Abell on 17 September, 2015

Stockport Lib Dems strongly oppose plans to shut a number of magistrates courts, including Stockport’s Cllr Keith Holloway who has branded the government action “criminal”. Closing courts will mean further distances and longer queues for residents. Marple Lib Dems believe these cuts are false economies. Please sign the petition on the latest Keeping in Touch […]

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Take Care!

by Geoff Abell on 3 August, 2015

Crime has been going down for many years, but after a number of incidents, local police are advising residents to keep all valuables out of sight in your home and car.  These include laptops iPads and mobiles.  If you would like to know how to get involved or start a neighbourhood watch scheme, contact PCSO […]

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