Welcome to Leigh East

Useful information

  • Leigh Police Station
    Chapel Street
    Leigh
    WN7 2PS

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: N/A
    Special Notices: For pre-booked appointments at Leigh use yellow phone outside the station.
  • Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday Closed
    Thursday Closed
    Friday Closed
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed
    Bank Holidays: Closed

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:

  • Shoplifting

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

Phone Number: 0161 856 7225
Email Address: wiganeast@gmp.police.uk

Your local Inspector(s)

Charles Tresham

Inspector Charles Tresham

Welcome to the neighbourhood pages for Leigh. The team, based at Leigh Police Station, cover the areas of Atherleigh, Leigh West, Leigh East and Leigh South.

Over the last year we have had great success in tackling drug dealing in the local area, executing a number of warrants, making arrests, seizing drugs and weapons. Recent successes include the arrest of three armed robbers following a recent robbery at a pub and the sentencing of a prolific shoplifter.

We have worked ha...click here to read more


Meet the Team

  • Adele Colbourne - Sergeant

    Adele Colbourne

  • Anthony Bradley - Constable

    Anthony Bradley

  • David Winstanley - Constable

    David Winstanley

  • Andrew Balfour - Police Community Support Officer

    Andrew Balfour

  • Gabrielle Cottrell - Police Community Support Officer

    Gabrielle Cottrell

  • Leigh Ballard - Police Community Support Officer

    Leigh Ballard

  • Sean Hurst - Police Community Support Officer

    Sean Hurst


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

Eight men jailed after huge drug seizure at Hull port

Eight members of a cocaine and heroin empire have been jailed following the highest value drug seizure ever made by Greater Manchester Police. 

Total of 26 people jailed after drug offences

Operation Tisdale was launched in March 2016 to interrupt and dismantle a large organised crime group who conspired to produce, package and sell industrial-sized quantities of cann

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