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Larklands and Gallows

A local policing neighbourhood in Derbyshire Constabulary

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This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Larklands and Gallows. It belongs to the Ilkeston policing section.

The Larklands and Gallows Inn Safer Neighbourhood area is mainly a residential area and is situated within walking distance of Ilkeston town centre. However it does have two infant/junior schools and the South East Derbyshire College within the area. The area around Gallows Inn borders on the county boundary with Nottinghamshire.

Contact Details
Neighbourhood Priorities

1. Drugs – Addressing & supporting vulnerability through enforcement & education.
2. Road – Anti-social behaviour driving and associated noise nuisance.
3. Retail Crime – Anti social behaviour and retail premises

Issue Date Thursday 4th April 2024

1. We will analyse police data to identify hot spots for drug related activity to identify those who have a problematic relationship with substances. With this information we will make referrals to partner agencies to enable them access to support. We will also deliver inputs to local children through school visits and engagement events to widen knowledge around this topic and spread awareness.
2. We will use police data to establish areas that attract anti-social behaviour caused by nuisance vehicles resulting in noise nuisance and disturbance. Joint working with other specialised teams within the force to be conducted to tackle these issues and dealt with efficiently. Officers will deploy to key locations and will effectively target vehicles driving or being used in an antisocial manner.
3. Officers to conduct regular patrols in the town centre and surrounding areas. Regular engagement visits will be conducted with retail premises within the Long Eaton area to provide reassurance and offer crime prevention advice. Engagement with key stakeholders such as local businesses and shop owners. Review incident reports using police data to identify any individuals involved and take robust action to prevent deterioration of crimes and incidents being reported.

Action Date


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