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Chief Special to be sentenced at Police Museum for charity

10/29/2014

Greater Manchester Police’s top Special Constable is to be sentenced for various ‘comedy’ crimes at the Greater Manchester Police Museum in an attempt to raise almost £1000 for charity.

Eleven arrested in crackdown on CSE under Operation Heliodor

10/28/2014

Op Heliodor, which was launched to combat CSE, is part of Project Phoenix - the multi-agency campaign tackling CSE across Greater Manchester.

New powers to help tackle ASB

10/21/2014

Police have been given a number of new powers to deal with incidents of antisocial behaviour.

Summonses issued following investigation into death of Cameron Minshull

10/18/2014

Four summonses have been issued following the death of 16 year old apprentice Cameron Minshull, from Bury.

Policing in your local community

Manchester's Most Wanted - Can you help?

Hate crime reporting centres

Contact your local Partnership Team with regards to any hate crime you may have been subjected to. If you feel you cannot contact us at GMP, below is a list of alternative Partnership Team's in your area. Click here to find out more about your Divisions current Hate Crime objectives.

Community on Solid Ground
Welsh Chapel
116b Egerton Rd North, Whalley Range
M16 0BZ
0161 862 0955
admin@yosg.org.uk
www.yosg.org.uk
Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday, 10am - 5pm
Community on Solid Ground support the community to participate in activities to develop integration, community cohesion and social inclusion. They promote the health and wellbeing of all community members through active participation and engage all sections of the community including ‘hard-to-reach’ young people to help them choose positive lifestyles over involvement in crime and anti-social behaviour. Community on Solid Ground support people’s social development through social, sports, recreational and educational activities to enable them to be more resilient in order to achieve their full potential and positively contribute to the community as mature and responsible individuals, for the benefit of the whole community.


Manchester Metropolitan Students' Union Advice Centre
99 Oxford Road
Manchester
M1 7EL
0161 247 6533
http://www.mmunion.co.uk/advice/
Opening hours:-
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
9.30am - 4pm
Manchester Metropolitan Students’ Union Advice Centre offers free, confidential and impartial advice and practical support on all the main issues affecting MMU students. They can assist with any academic, financial or housing issues that arise whilst you study at MMU and aim to ensure that your time at University is not lessened through a lack of support or knowledge of your rights.


Manchester University Students’ Union Advice Service
Manchester Students' Union
Oxford Road, Manchester
M13 9PR
0161 275 2952
http://manchesterstudentsunion.com/adviceservice
Opening hours:
Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
Manchester University Students’ Union Advice Service offers free, confidential and impartial advice and practical support on all the main issues affecting Manchester University students. They can assist with any academic, financial or housing issues that arise whilst you study at Manchester and aim to ensure that your time at University is not lessened through a lack of support or knowledge of your rights.


Moss Side Millennium Powerhouse
140 Raby Street
Moss Side Manchester
M14 4SL
0161 226 4335
The Powerhouse is a charity run City Council building with its key objectives being youth. The charity supports organizations in delivering to local young people. Day time adult education programmes and community groups compliment the evening youth provisions. We have a variety of services on site, a Manchester Library, Connexions, Hideaway and Trinity House Youth Clubs, Emerge And Manchester College to name a few. They also host a number of open access community activities including Fitness (yoga, Healthy Body Healthy Mind and Insanity) and education (Centre of Hope community support sessions, Pier Training pre-employment and a 50’s plus programme). The Powerhouse also have facilities on site to cater for meetings and conferences during the day.


Mosscare Housing
101 Great Western Street
Moss Side
M14 4AA
0161 226 4211
reportahatecrime@mosscare.org.uk
www.mosscare.org.uk
Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
The Mosscare Housing Group is made up of Mosscare Housing, Mossbank Homes, Mosscare Developments and Carrbrook Housing Cooperative. Mosscare Housing formed in 1967 to respond to the need for good quality affordable homes and the need to build and maintain a vibrant, sustainable community. Mosscare are charitable and not for profit, formed to benefit the community. They provide high quality affordable social housing and own and manage nearly 5,000 properties in Manchester, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford. They house families, couples and single people and have sheltered housing schemes for older people and specialist accommodation for people with additional support needs.


Places For People
179 Royce Road
Hulme
M15 5TJ

www.placesforpeople.co.uk
Places For People are a registered provider who own, allocate and manage a range of properties nationwide including across Greater Manchester. They offer a support services including income and benefits advice, loans including ones for new tenants for furniture packages, mortgages, supported accommodation, a Community Support Team and an extensive housing management service. They have a 24 hour Customer Service Centre and work with partners in the community and can provide advice, signposting, or referrals on a number of issues for customers.


Royal Oak Community Centre
Brookcot Road
Royal Oak, Baguley
M23 1DU
0161 998 2146
Royal Oak Community Centre offers a wide range of community run projects and events, including an active residents association. They offer a safe, secure and welcoming environment for all members of the community. Activities include junior and senior boxing club, bingo, ballroom dancing, film club, work club, youth club, cooking classes, digital inclusion classes and ESOL classes.


Southway Housing Trust
Aspen House
825 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury
M20 2SN
0161 448 4200
www.southwayhousing.co.uk
Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 8am - 5.30pm
Southway Housing Trust are a committed and forward thinking not for profit local housing company and are passionate about providing excellent homes and outstanding customer care. They own and manage almost 6,000 homes across Burnage, Chorlton, Didsbury and Withington. They took over these homes from Manchester City Council in 2007 following a ballot among council tenants. Southway Housing Trust work in partnership with others to make South Manchester a place that people are proud of and a safe place where people choose to live, work and play. Their priorities are to provide affordable, high quality and secure homes in a safe, clean and greener environment. During their first five years they successfully delivered a multi-million pound programme of improvements to homes and the environment, exceeding the Government’s Decent Homes Standard.


The Joyce Layland LGBT Centre
49/51 Sidney Street
Manchester
M1 7HB
0161 222 0766
www.lgbtcentremcr.co.uk
ali@lgbtynw.org.uk
The Joyce Layland LGBT Centre works with many Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* groups and individuals in Manchester and from further afield. Their work aims to meet the needs of LGBT people, their friends, families, schools and allys. A range of grassroots and community groups run from the Centre offering a safe, friendly and welcoming environment.


The Odd Theatre Company
335 Stretford Road
Hulme
M15 5ZA
0161 226 1912
Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm
Odd Arts uses specialist arts to challenge, inspire and transform the lives of vulnerable and excluded people. In ten years they have worked UK-wide with over 60,000 people, making safer communities and individuals. The Odd Theatre Company are market leaders in issue and evidence based arts work within criminal justice and community settings. They have a strong track record, a wide range of partners and significant reach. Outputs include: Reduced risk of offending, increased well-being, confidence and self-worth and improved access to opportunities through accreditation and life skills .


Whalley Range Community Forum
JNR8 Community Centre
82 Cromwell Avenue, Whalley Range
M16 0BG
0161 881 3744
Opening hours:
Monday: 10-12pm, Tuesday: 10-4pm, Wednesday: 11-3pm, Thursday: 10-12pm, Friday: 12-2pm
Whalley Range Community Forum (WRCF) is a representative residents group formed in 1995 to facilitate and improve communication and cohesion between members of the richly diverse community and those who serve/represent Whalley Range. Councillors, Council Officers, GMP etc. come together with other groups and residents under the umbrella of WRCF to bi-monthly meetings. WRCF supports established and new groups including the Age-friendly Whalley Range initiative acting as an information discussion forum for issues affecting local residents. WRCF disseminates local/wider information via its newsletters, email and website, facilitates activities at the JNR8 Centre and co-organises a local annual community Festival.


Wythenshawe Community Housing Trust
Wythenshawe House
8 Poundswick Lane, Wythenshawe
M22 9TA
0800 633 5500
www.wchg.org.uk
Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) manages over 14,000 properties across Wythenshawe and supports tenants and residents through a wide variety of services such as repairs and improvements, tenancy support, financial inclusion, community safety, neighbourhood management, resident involvement and rehousing. To date, WGHG has invested in excess of £300m in improving homes and the environment, developing new homes and open spaces, and providing new community facilities. WCHG is also a key partner in neighbourhood renewal, involved in a wide range of economic, physical and community regeneration programmes, with tenants and residents at the heart of planning and decision making


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Your local Commander

Chief Superintendent Catherine Hankinson


Division Commander

I feel extremely proud to be given the opportunity of being the Divisional Commander for South Manchester and I’m thoroughly enjoying my new role. I take over the role during a period of significant change in the organisation.This provides us with a great opportunity to make the most of our resources and think of new ways of doing things. South Manchester is a challenging and rewarding place to police and we will continue to focus our efforts on making people feel safer, targeti...(more)

Local contact numbers

You should always call 999 in an emergency.

Call 101 to report a non-emergency incident or make a general enquiry.

You can contact your local neighbourhood team on:-

Local crime map

Your community map
For more information about crime in South Manchester, please visit the crime mapping website www.police.uk

Helpful websites

Age Concern

Get involved - Special Constables

Get Involved - Volunteers

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Home Watch

Manchester Council crime advice

North West Ambulance Service

Office of Police & Crime Commissioner

Victim Support and Witness Service Greater Manchester

Victims of Crime
 

Community websites

Manchester City Council

Manchester Public Health Development Service

Parkway Green Housing Trust

Southway Housing Trust

Willow Park Housing Trust

Wythenshawe Community Website