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Welcome to Atherton

Useful information

  • Leigh Police Station
    Chapel Street
    Leigh
    WN7 2PS

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: Wigan Police Station use 101
    Special Notices: For pre-booked appointments at Leigh use yellow phone outside the station.
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We're working hard to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour to make your area a safer place to live and work. You can have your say on how these priorities are set by contacting your neighbourhood policing team and indentifying the issues that matter to you.

Here are the priorities we are currently tackling in your area:

  • Mini bikes and motorcycles being used off road and causing annoyance to residents. Vehicles also being used on public roads in the Spa Road area..
  • Arson & Theft from motor vehicles Atherton area / trouble with youths.

For a full list of priorities, click here

Community meetings are held regularly in your community, giving you an opportunity to speak to your local officers or discuss local policing issues.

None currently scheduled

Your local Inspector(s)

John Rowson

Inspector John Rowson

My name is John Rowson and on behalf of my team welcome to our webpage for Atherton, Tyldesley, Astley and Mosley Common. As part of GMP’s focus on neighbourhood policing your area has a dedicated team of neighbourhood beat officers, neighbourhood police officers and police community support officers. They have ownership for their area and any issues within that area.

I started my police career as a young probationary Constable based at Tyldesley in 1993 and feel immensely pro...click here to read more


Meet the Team

  • Eamon Doherty - Sergeant

    Eamon Doherty

  • Joanne Fitzsimmons - Constable

    Joanne Fitzsimmons

  • Linda Howcroft - Constable

    Linda Howcroft


  • Andrew Willis

  • Anthony Coyne - Police Community Support Officer

    Anthony Coyne

  • Marcus Archibald - Police Community Support Officer

    Marcus Archibald

  • Maria Hulme - Police Community Support Officer

    Maria Hulme


Helpful Websites

Age Concern

Get involved - Special Constables

Get Involved - Volunteers

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Greater Manchester Victims' Services

Home Watch

Manchester Council crime advice

North West Ambulance Service

Office of Police & Crime Commissioner



Updates

£380,000 of fraud prevented in Greater Manchester

More than £380,000 of fraud has been prevented in Greater Manchester since the launch of the Banking Protocol in April

Nine charged after raids in Wigan and Merseyside

Nine people have been charged after raids in Wigan and Merseyside.

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