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RUMWORTH NEWSLETTER JUNE 2012 Deane Road traffic operation success During April, the Rumworth Policing Team carried out a traffic operation in partnership with the Road Policing Unit and Bolton Council’s Environmental Enforcement team. The operation focused on traffic related matters on Deane Road (between Tesco Express and College Way) in response to concerns from the community regarding two recent fatal road traffic collisions. Another local concern was misuse of the bus lane. 145 fixed penalty notices were issued. The main offences were using mobile phones whilst driving, not wearing seat belts, and driving in the bus lane on that stretch of road. Eight vehicles were seized for having no insurance or licence, three arrests were made, and seven summonses were issued for a range of traffic offences. Several scrap metal carriers were stopped and thoroughly checked, and all proved to be in order. To report traffic offences contact the Rumworth policing team on 01204 665 212 or 07833239368.

Inspector Paul Devall

Sergeant Dave Tann

PC Tony Lowe

PC Bob Varley

PC Steve Lunn

PCSO Mark Harrison

PCSO Mick Farrell

PCSO Jennifer Rainford

Changes to the Rumworth policing team This month, the Rumworth policing team welcomes two new members, PC Steve Lunn and PC Huw Williams. It also says farewell to MC Mick Pitcher, who many residents in Rumworth will know, and who has been a neighbourhood police officer in Rumworth for six years. The team wishes him well in his new role in the Neighbourhood Investigation Team.

Deane Church Lane cannabis farm destroyed On Thursday, 10th May, the Rumworth policing team found a large scale cannabis farm at an address on Deane Church Lane. The farm has now been dismantled and destroyed, and enquiries are underway to trace and arrest the tenant. To report drug related crime call the Rumworth policing team on 01204 665 212 or 07833239368.

Can you help tackle drug dealing in Rumworth? Over the coming months, the Rumworth policing team will be targeting drug dealing in Rumworth, and they are asking residents to contact their office directly with any information, so that they can take swift action. Please call the Rumworth team on 01204 665 212 or on their mobile (07833239368), to speak to or arrange to see an officer. In an emergency, please call 999.

The team also includes PC Huw Williams. PCSO Kelly Pojunas

01204 665 212 101 Nonemergency 999 - emergency 07833239368 bolton.neighbourhood team@gmp.police.uk www.gmp.police.uk


RUMWORTH NEWSLETTER JUNE 2012 Do something exciting this summer!

Rumworth Area Forum

Wondering what's going on in your local area this summer? Safe4Summer.com has been designed to offer young people the opportunity to experience a whole host of exciting activities in their area. Visit the website to find out what’s going on in Rumworth this summer! You can also find free activities for children and young people taking place now at the Willows Community Centre, Back Caledonia Street, from 3.30 – 5.30pm on Thursdays and Fridays (4 – 13 year olds), and from 6 – 9pm on Mondays and Fridays (13 – 19 year olds). Call 01204 33 2323 for further information.

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On Thursday, 29 March, the pupils at Pikes Lane Primary School took part in a Big Bolton Tidy Up in their area.

Come along to 21st June

Around 50 children from year 3 took part in collecting litter for over 2 hours. The children collected five large bags of general litter and five large bags of recycling litter. Well Area done and thank you to all the Rumworth Forum, pupils who took part! To get involved in a Big Bolton Tidy Up, call 01204 336 930.

“Bring bins back in” warn Fire Service Bolton Council’s Environmental Enforcement team and the Fire Service are urging all residents to remember to bring their bins back in on the day that they are collected. This is to prevent wheelie bin fires and so that potential burglars cannot use bins to climb on in order to break into properties. For further information on bin collections, call 01204 33 6632.

The next Rumworth Area Forum takes place on 21st June at Brandwood Community School, Brandwood Street, Bolton, BL2 4BS. There will be a drop-in session with the Rumworth policing team and council officers from 5.30 – 6pm, followed by the meeting which will include a health presentation featuring Bolton One.

Meet and Tweet your policing team! Call in to meet the Rumworth policing team and discuss issues in confidence at Deane UCAN Centre, 2 Oriel Street. You can also follow the Rumworth policing team on Twitter at: @ TWITTER.COM/

GMPBoltonCentre. Rumworth Challenge Cup For the third year running, the Rumworth policing team are holding the Rumworth School’s Challenge Cup at Rumworth Park, Willows Lane. Pupils from the five Rumworth primary schools will be taking part in the 6-a-side tournament at 11.30am on 30th June. For further details call 01204 665 212. Bolton One charity fun run! This year, Bolton One celebrates Bolton’s diverse communities by hosting a community 5K fun run on 8th July to support local charities. For further details call 01204 333 878.

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