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Beware rogue traders

by Claire Young on 6 September, 2019

Another warning to be wary of cold callers offering to make repairs or perform gardening services. In August men called at a property in Downend claiming they were from the Council and needed to cut down some trees that were growing over the payment. They also said that the resident would be taken to court […]

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Allotment sheds break in

by Claire Young on 14 June, 2019

During the night of Wednesday 12th June someone broke into many of the sheds at the Jubilee allotments in Frampton Cotterell. If you have any information that could help the police solve this crime, please contact them on 101 quoting the crime reference number 52191301972.

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Beware thefts from cars

by Claire Young on 19 March, 2019

There have been a number of theft from vehicle crimes in the Coalpit Heath and Tytherington areas recently. The police advise: • Do not leave removable items like sat nav equipment in the vehicle. • Ensure items that have value are not visible – even a jacket left in the vehicle could be an incentive […]

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More advice on keeping your dog safe

by Claire Young on 15 February, 2019

Avon and Somerset Police have written to all councillors saying they are aware of concerns about dog theft in South Gloucestershire. Police officers appreciate the distress caused by the theft of a much loved pet but dog theft is thankfully rare. When it does happen, media and social media appeals can help and can be […]

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Dog thefts

by Claire Young on 1 February, 2019

One of the issues that was raised with us when your Focus Team was out talking to people earlier this week was fear of dogs being stolen while their owners are walking them. Claire has raised this with the police who advise: Be in control of your dog at all times – make sure you […]

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ASB in lane between Wayleaze and Alexandra Road

by Claire Young on 17 January, 2019

Back in November, Claire raised the problem of vandalism in the lane between Wayleaze and Alexandra Road with the council’s anti-social behaviour team. They are now looking at ways of making the lane less attractive for people to lurk in, such as cutting back the trees.

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Can you help police?

by Claire Young on 13 December, 2018

On  Monday night (10th December) someone forced entry to a shed in Park Lane, Frampton Cotterell and stole two bicycles. If you have any information that might help find the culprits, please contact the Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting reference number 5218273616.

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Police beat team changes

by Claire Young on 7 December, 2018

At the start of October Avon and Somerset Police re-organised their beat teams. They’ve used the new South Gloucestershire Council wards that will come into effect next May as the building blocks. Most of the old Frampton Cotterell beat has merged with the Charfield beat to create the Frampton and Charfield beat. This covers an […]

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Stolen plants

by Claire Young on 24 August, 2018

Sadly plants have been repeatedly stolen from the Floral Friends planters round the village, leaving some completely empty – even the compost taken! If you notice anything suspicious or have any observations, please let Village Action or Floral Friends know (with location, date, time and any description).

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Have your say on Domestic Violence and Abuse Strategy

by Claire Young on 7 August, 2018

South Glos is asking for your views on its draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Strategy. You can read the draft document and complete an online survey on the consultation webpage. You have until Tuesday 11th September 2018 to have your say.

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