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Priorities for Northern Quarter

Below is a full list of priorities for your community:

Last updated: 29/09/2016

What: Begging

Where: Bars and shops community wide

When: All day

Update: We are aware of the increase in persons seen begging in and around the area. We are working with the GMP Homeless/Begging Team and the Council to engage with the people begging. Enforcement action by way of summons is also used for persistent, aggressive beggars.


Last updated: 29/09/2016

What: Drug Dealing

Where: Community Wide

When: Daytime

Update: We have received a number of complaints regarding potential drug dealing and use in and around the Northern Quarter, which we are using a variety of means to address.
Last updated: 29/09/2016

What: Theft of Pedal Cycles

Where: Thomas Street, Stephensons Square and High Street

When: Daytime between 9 - 7

Update: There have been a number of instances of Pedal Cycle thefts in recent months. Efforts are ongoing to promote the use of locks that are hard to break with bolt cutters, such as the 'D' lock.
Last updated: 29/09/2016

What: Vagrancy

Where: Community Wide

When: Daily

Update: Patrols of the bike racks are also being undertaken.
Last updated: 29/09/2016

What: Vagrancy

Where: Community Wide

When: Daily

Update: We have been made aware of the increase in vagrancy seen in and around the area. We have been working with service providers and the council to engage with the people rough sleeping and attempt to find them accommodation.
Last updated: 29/09/2016

What: Vagrancy

Where: Community Wide

When: Daily

Update: We have had some successes recently and hope to continue this.

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