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Holmewood, Grassmoor, Calow and Arkwright

A local policing neighbourhood in Derbyshire Constabulary

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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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Neighbourhood Priorities

1. Speeding on Sutton Lane in Sutton Scarsdale. Mansfield Road in Temple Normanton and Chesterfield Road in Holmewood.
2. Parking issues outside Heath Primary School and Arkwright town grass verges.
3. Anti-Social Behaviour: Including behind Holmewood Library, Holmewood Masefield Park, Holmewood working mens club (abandoned building) and Arkwright School and community centre.

Issue Date Friday 21st June 2024

1. Speed checks will be completed by SNT in key areas to better educate drivers. Communicate and support established Community Speedwatch groups in the area. Assist an support with new CSW groups. Also work with CREST (Casualty Reduction Enforcement Support Team).
2. High Visibility foot patrols in areas with parking issues. Utilising our forces new parking tickets to spread awareness. Educate drivers who park illegally and work with the schools and other partner agencies like Council civic parking enforcement.
3. High Visibility patrols in ASB hotspot areas. Engagement with youths associating in these areas. SNT will change shifts to accommodate any key emerging ASB patterns.

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