Bradford East

Covering : Apperley Bridge, Barkerend, Bolton, Bowling, Bradford Moor, Eccleshill, Fagley, Greengates, Idle, Laisterdyke, Little Horton, Ravenscliffe, Thackley, Thornbury, Thorpe Edge, Undercliffe, West Bowling and surrounding areas.

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Neighbourhood Priorities:

Bolton and Undercliffe - Ward Officer - PC 3174 Webb and PC 1665 Barriere

  • To target anti-social vehicle use, speeding and inconsiderate parking in and around Otley Road/ Northcote Road/ Harrogate Road / Wrose Road / Norman Avenue / Grove House Road and Swain House Road.
  • To target anti-social behaviour and dog related incidents within Peel Park
  • To target offences of residential burglary where outbuildings and sheds are being broken into in the Ashbourne Estate.
  • To target the use of quads, motorbikes and other vehicles being driven on council land off Poplars Park Road.

Eccleshill - Ward Officer - PC 0032 Hall and PC 4593 Baskerville

  • Priorities for the area include positive action being taken at retail outlets (Sainsburys and Morrison’s) and York House whereby youths congregate and cause ASB, criminal damage, public order offences. Youths need to be identified and appropriate action taken. The community engagement van, Mounted section have been requested and will be utilised when practicable. Contact Points will also resume when possible.
  • Positive action is to be taken in Fagley where there have been multiple incidents of damage to property (particularly damage to windows by youths throwing stones). Also damage to the CCTV has resulted in it being taken down. Youths are to be identified and immediate and robust action taken. Work to be undertaken with partners to problem solve the regularly targeted areas of ASB in Fagley Flawith Drive, Fraisthorpe Mead and Froddingham Villas.
  •  Due to multiple calls from residents regarding anti-social vehicle use (quads and bikes) which enter Ravenscliffe Woods via Ranelagh Avenue and nearby locations. This location has also been identified as a priority for the Neighbourhood Policing Teams and Op Steerside. NPT Cross border operations will ensure that there is a proactive positive presence in the area.

Idle and Thackley Ward - Ward Officer - PC 2057 Mehmood and PC 4387 Smallshaw 

  • Reduce ASB – Bracken Edge and surrounding area. 
  • Deal with drug dealing Waryn House, Thorold House, Gerrard House and Ailsa House.
  • Speeding Harrogate Road between train station and Apperley Road.

Bowling and Barkerend - Ward Officer - PC 3752 Whitcombe and PC 450 Turnbull 

  • To target Anti-social Vehicle use, speeding and inconsiderate parking at school start and finish times in and around Barkerend Primary (Barkerend), Fearnville Primary (Laisterdyke) and Bradford Academy (East Bowling).
  • To target and disrupt youths involved Anti-social behavior in and around the Wapping area whilst working with partners to increase detachment work and reduce the risk of Child criminal exploitation. Streets include Otley Road/Northampton street/Welham Walk/ Dover Street & Mint street).
  • To raise awareness regarding Catalytic converter thefts across Barkerend & Laisterdyke by implementing contact points at LIDL, Barkerend Road & Asda, Rooley lane.
  • To target drug dealing in and around Thursby Street, Mavis Street, Seaton Street and Browning Street and work with council to improve area.

Bradford Moor - Ward Officer - PC 1850 Matthews and PC 3056 Dickinson 

  • Target drug dealing Leeds Road/Gain Lane area.
  • Target speeding and inconsiderate parking around schools – particularly Laisterdyke Leadership Academy at start & finish times.
  • Target anti-social behaviour in the Fagley Terrace/Moorgate Avenue area.

Little Horton - Ward Officer - PC 2807 Cadman and PC 4476 Wooton

  • To target drug dealing in the Gathorne Road area.
  • Develop community engagement and networking opportunities. 


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