Batley and Spen

Covering : Batley, Birkenshaw, Birstall, Cleckheaton, East Bierley, Gomersal, Heckmondwike, Liversedge and surrounding areas.

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Ward Area: Batley West

Manor Way area: Set July 2021

  • To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths around the Manor Way area, particularly targeting Misuse of Drugs offences and Anti-Social Behaviour.

Update September 2021
We are dealing with this issue by increasing high visibility patrols in the area. We are also using ASB Legislation if required to prevent the youths from returning to the location if warnings are not heeded.


All Batley West: Set July 2021

  • To target Anti-Social vehicle use and speeding at various locations across the Batley West ward area.

Update September 2021
We have Operation Tireminster in place which involves conducting speed checks at various locations across Batley.


Ward Area: Heckmondwike

All Heckmondwike area: Set July 2021

  • To target Anti-Social vehicle use & speeding at various locations across the Heckmondwike ward area.

Update September 2021
We have Operation Tireminster in place which involves conducting speed checks at various locations across Heckmondwike.


Height’s Lane area: Set September 2021

  • To target Anti-Social behaviour around Height’s Lane Heckmondwike after several reports of anti-social behaviour in the area. We are working with Kirklees Council and our Anti-Social behaviour team to ensure that these issues are resolved.

 

Ward Area: Cleckheaton

Stone Street area: Set July 2021

  • To target anti-social off road bike use on the fields at the rear of Stone Street.

Update September 2021
We have been dealing with these issues through regular patrols from our off road bikes officers, the seizure of nuisance vehicles and issuing of S.59 warnings.


All Cleckheaton area: Set July 2021

  • To target commercial burglary offences.

Update September 2021
We have been increasing patrols in the area and conducting crime prevention visits at local businesses. We are deviating shifts where possible for proactive patrols.


Ward Area: Batley East

Warwick Road area: Set September 2021

  • To disrupt and engage with anti-social vehicle use / behaviour, drug misuse and environmental issues. Working with our partner agencies at Kirklees Council to resolve the issues highlighted to the local councillors.

Soothill area: Set July 2021

  • To target anti-social off road bike use in the Soothill area.

Update September 2021
We are dealing with these issues through regular patrols, the seizure of nuisance vehicles and issuing of s 59 warnings. 


Ward Area: Birstall, Birkenshaw and East Bierley


Fieldhead Estate area: Set July 2021

  • To disrupt and engage with nuisance youths at Fieldhead Estate and the surrounding areas, particularly targeting off road bikes and Anti-Social Behaviour.

Update September 2021
We have increased high visibility patrols in the area, utilising our off road bike team and working with partners in the anti-social behaviour team to deter behaviour.


Birstall, Birkenshaw and East Bierley area: Set July 2021

  • To target burglary dwelling offences.

Update September 2021
We have been increasing patrols in the area and conducting crime prevention work.


Ward area: Liversedge

Windy Bank Estate area: Set July 2021

  • Targeting the Misuse of Drugs offences and Anti-Social Behaviour within Windy Bank Estate.

Update September 2021
We are dealing with this issue by increasing high visibility patrols in the area and working with Kirklees housing dealing with problem residents.We have issued anti-social behaviour interventions to a number of youths in the area. A proactive operation has taken place where a number of males were also arrested.

Hill Top, Gomersal area: Set July 2021

  • To target Anti-Social Vehicle use & speeding around Hill Top, Gomersal.

Update September 2021
We have been conducting speed checks within the area and will continue to do so.

 

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Criminal Damage
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Ref: KD4003
Public Order
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Ref: KD3996
Public Order
Kirklees
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Ref: KD3995
Theft From Shop
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Ref: KD3993