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Past Articles

Home Watch launch for Saddleworth and Lees

The Saddleworth and Lees Neighbourhood Police Team are organising a Home Watch launch where they hope to sign up new members.

The Home Watch launch is on 12th September, Venues are:

Uppermill square, during the hours when the market is open which is usually from 10am till 5pm on14th September.

Swan Public House in Delph, 1pm – 7pm.

Lees Library, 1pm – 7pm.

Tesco in Greenfield, 1pm – 7pm.

Local Neighbourhood Officers will be on hand together with active members […]

New Homewatch Administrator Issues Crime Prevention Tips

The new administrator of the Homewatch scheme in our area, Julie Wright, has begun her tenure by issuing a document containing all kinds of tips on how to prevent crime in Saddleworth.

You can download it by clicking on the link below:

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Julie can be contacted directly by phone on 0161 856 9054 or 07733 307985. Her e-mail address is julie.wright@gmp.police.uk

The next Saddleworth Homewatch meeting takes place at 7:45pm on 20 July at the Conservative Club in Uppermill, […]

Thanks To Retiring Saddleworth Homewatch Administrator

The Homewatch Administrator for our area, Peter Lee, has retired. He attended his last meeting of Saddleworth Homewatch at the Conservative Club in Uppermill on Wednesday evening, and a presentation was made to give thanks for his service.

Saddleworth Homewatch Chair and parish councillor Royce Franklin has sent in the following report of what took place:

ON WEDNESDAY EVENING Saddleworth Homewatch said a sad farewell to their Homewatch Administrator Peter Lee, who has retired. Peter is a keen train enthusiast […]

Police Give Saddleworth Crime Update

The local police in Saddleworth and Lees have revealed that crime is down slightly so far this year in several key categories, including burglaries and incidents of anti-social behaviour. However, drivers have again been warned to wipe sucker marks off their windscreens when removing their satnavs, after several thefts of the devices in our area lately.

The update was given by the head of the local policing team Inspector Danny Milovanovic at last month’s meeting of the Saddleworth Homewatch group […]