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Millom and South Copeland

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Neighbourhood Priorities

Youth ASB- Older youths taking over parts of play park on St George’s Road
Riding bikes within the park boundaries (concerns over areas that have flowers/shrubs)

Issue Date Tuesday 21st May 2024

Increase patrols in the park especially around 4pm – 6pm when younger children use park

Engagement with local youths in the park to encourage appropriate use of areas/equipment

Reassurance for younger children and parents

Several youths identified and appropriate action will be taken

CCTV obtained of possible offenders

High visibility and plain clothes patrols

Police powers utilised such as stop search

Action Date Wednesday 26th June 2024


Off road pit bikes and mopeds on Old Ironworks Nature Reserve

Information received from Town Council and local residents

Issue Date Wednesday 17th April 2024

Location actively patrolled

Aware Town council have highlighted Irionworks is a “Nature Reserve” in local media and as such NO motorbikes/scrambler bike-quad bikes are allowed

Identified where offending vehicles are from and visits conducted

Total of 7 hours High visibility patrol at this location

Action Date Wednesday 26th June 2024


Rural Crime - Sheep worrying

Information from local farmers

Team Tiles

Issue Date Saturday 16th March 2024

High visibility patrols in hot spot locations

Local farms visited and crime prevention provided

Enquires continuing to identify suspects

Several posters given to a number of farmers to put up in areas that dog walker frequent to remind them of their responsibilities

Rural crime team conducted visits to victims of this crime

Action Date Wednesday 26th June 2024


Anti-social driving and use of E-scooters in Millom Town Centre and Haverigg with main locations reported as Horn Hill (near junction to Moor Road and North Lane Kirksanton, Silecroft, The Green & The Hill

Information received from Town Council and local residents

Issue Date Tuesday 4th April 2023

Liaised with Collision reduction and safer highways
We will be in the area carrying out speed check.
Speed strips added across road at The Green and The Hill to collect traffic data.
Speed awareness using community speed gun
High visability patrols around Millom including Old Ironworks Nature Reserve and local footpaths (off road bikes and quadbikes)
Off road motor bike located and Seized by officers
Information received of hot spot location which will be targeted by officers
Traffic monitoring strips implemented in main identified areas
Numerous vehicles stopped and appropriate action taken

We continue to get request to target areas in and around Millom, Haverigg and rural areas

On 18/12/2023 several vehicles issued with Obstruction notices following poor parking

Conducted static speed checks at The Green, The Hill and Kirksanton

09/02/2024 vehicle seized following driving offences

08/02/2024 E- Scooter seized no insurance

17/03/2024 two E-scooters seized no Insurance

09/04/2024 Vehicle causing nuisance due to loud exhaust stopped and driver dealt with accordingly

Speed strips added across road at The Green and The Hill to collect traffic data

Speed awareness using community speed gun

High visibility patrols around Millom including Old Ironworks Nature Reserve and local footpaths (off road bikes and quadbikes)

Off road motor bike located and Seized by officers

Information received of hot spot location which will be targeted by officers

Traffic monitoring strips implemented in main identified areas

Numerous Vehicles Stopped and appropriate action taken

Tesco’s car park added to patrol strategy

We continue to get request to target areas in and around Millom, Haverigg and rural areas so will add and priorities accordingly

Number of Vehicle registrations have been obtained, further enquiries to be carried out with registered keepers

Vehicles Stop and checked by police to ensure they are road worthy and legal

Action Date Wednesday 26th June 2024


Neighbourhood Events

Police Desk
Tuesday 23rd July 2024
from 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Bootle car park (near public toilets)

Police Desk

Police Desk
Saturday 27th July 2024
from 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Millom Library

Police Desk

Police Desk
Saturday 27th July 2024
from 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Haverigg Beach Car Park

Police Desk

Neighbourhood Map

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