Calderdale Valleys

Covering : Brighouse, Elland, Greetland, Hipperholme, Lightcliffe, Luddendenfoot, Northowram, Rastrick, Ryburn, Shelf, Sowerby Bridge, Stainland, Todmorden and surrounding areas.

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Local Priorities

In Calderdale local partnership priorities are set at the six weekly Safer, Cleaner, Greener meeting. This meeting brings partners from Police, Fire, Health, Calderdale Council and local councillors, together to tackle local issues.

Each Safer Cleaner Greener area has a lead Police Sergeant and Police Officer who leads on problem solving. They are supported by other officers, PCSO's Police Staff and partnership resources.

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Calderdale Valley NPT Inspector: Ben Doughty

Lower Valley set 28 July 2021

Covering the wards of Brighouse, Elland, Greetland & Stainland, Hipperholme & Lightcliffe, Northowram & Shelf and Rastrick.

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 6766 Royle
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 5431 Dainton

To tackle and target the use of off-road vehicles  across the Lower Valley
We will work with partners to gather intelligence on persons involved in this activity and target offenders. We will promote the issues and raise awareness of legislation through media and social media. We will proactively deploy into areas of concern.

Road Safety throughout the Lower Valley
We will deploy Operation Hawmill in areas of community concern. Deploy neighbourhood policing team officers (NPT)  and use Speed Indication Device (SID) across the area and work with partners through the Calderdale safer roads group.

ASB in and around Elland
We will provide targeted patrols in hot spots to engage with those involved in anti social behaviour (ASB) including action to tackle the ASB use of off road motorcycles.


Upper Valley set 19th July 2021

Covering the wards of Calder, Luddendenfoot, Ryburn, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden

Lead Area Sergeant: PS 5288 Sodhi
Lead Area Problem Solving Officer: PC 2982 Mayhew

Tackle inconsiderate parking and anti social behaviour (ASB) around local beauty spots, including Lumb Falls & Gadding’s Dam
We will work with partners to address local community concerns around anti social behaviour (ASB) Litter and inconsiderate parking. This will include exploring traffic regulation restrictions, patrols and using ASB powers to target offenders.

Road Safety throughout the Upper Valley.
We will deploy Operation Hawmill in areas of community concern, deploy neighbourhood policing team (NPT)  and use speed indication device (SID) across the area and work with partners through the Calderdale safer roads group.

Anti Social Beheaviour (ASB)  patrols and disruption of perceived street dealing in Mytholmroyd
Neighbourhood  policing team (NPT) tto provide targeted patrols in Mytholmroyd focusing on the Memorial Gardens and areas around Sainsburys, in the evening in an attempt to reduce anti social behaviour (ASB) issues in the town. Community Safety Wardens to be asked to support with patrols and CCTV coverage as appropriate.  


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Calderdale District Community Trigger
A process to help repeat victims of Anti-Social Behaviour in the Calderdale area.
Click here to read more about the Calderdale District Community Trigger.

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