This message is dated Wednesday 29th July 2020 - MaidenheadThis message is dated Wednesday 29th July 2020 for Maidenhead
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This message is dated Wednesday 29th July 2020 for Maidenhead.
FIRST: A MESSAGE FROM OUR NEW GEOGRAPHIC / ENGAGEMENT INSPECTOR - TRACEY CROUCHER:
Kidwells Park, Maidenhead
Anti Social Behaviour, is a very interesting subject. One person’s ‘ASB’, is another person’s fun.
For example, When I worked nights, I would get home at 7am and climb into bed. By 10am, I was so tired, even normal daytime sounds, were too much and prevented me from sleeping. The sound of children loudly enjoying themselves and the drone of a lawn mower, was frustrating. I had to recognise that my Sunday morning and my neighbours' Sunday morning, were very different.
Young people and children, have been locked up now for over 3 months, nightclubs are closed and there’s no loud music allowed in pubs. This is one of the reasons, we have seen an increase in illegal raves and gatherings.
I have to balance this with local residents' needs, for a good night’s sleep and for their children to be able to sleep, without hearing shouting, loud conversations and that irritating back beat that pounds through your floors.
We have received complaints for the last 4 weekends, of groups gathering in Kidwells Park, playing loud music, sometimes until 3am.
In order to attempt to balance everyone’s needs, I have authorised a ‘Dispersal Order’ for Kidwells Park, to run from 7pm on Friday, to 9am on Sunday.
This is just one tool, in the police tool kit. We will use the ‘4 Es’ as we always do (Engage, Explain, Encourage and then Enforce). If the young people moved on, are under 18 - their parents will be spoken to.
If you are using the park for 'normal' activities, this will not affect you at all.
Look out for details of a Community Day in Kidwells Park, coming very soon.
Have a safe and enjoyable day
Inspector Tracey Croucher
Neighbourhood Geographic / Engagement Inspector, Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
I have attached reference numbers to each crime report. If you live in the vicinity of any of the crimes mentioned and have CCTV or a video doorbell, can you please check the footage. If you have any that might be of interest to the police, can you please make contact with us, quoting reference number given.
I have added a new email address below. The first email address is directly to your local Neighbourhood Team. The second is to our investigation team. Please use it to send any intelligence / video doorbell / CCTV footage you may have, which is relevant to any of the crimes lists below - quoting the reference number.
Alternatively you can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or email - www.crimestoppers-uk.org
27/7 Monday 2.35 p.m. Folly Hill Gardens. Car driver’s side window smashed. A neighbour reported having video doorbell footage of 2 men acting in a suspicious manner, walking along trying car door handles. THIS WAS NOT REPORTED TO THE POLICE. Not known if anything stolen. Ref. No:43200230767
27/7 - 28/7 Monday 6 p.m. / Tuesday 2 p.m. Providence Way. An offender has scratched graffiti into a front door. This was repainted by the victim, but was re-done overnight. Ref. Ref. No: 43200232443
27/7 Monday 6 p.m. / 7 p.m. Risborough Road. Car passenger window smashed - HANDBAG and contents stolen. Ref. No: 43200231062
27/7 Monday 5 p.m. / 7 p.m. Broadway, King Street. Locked up bike, stolen from a bike rack. A black, Giant biker. Ref. No: 43200232544
RIVERSIDE & BELMONT:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
SR.email@example.com BISHAM, COOKHAM, HURLEY, THE WALTHAMS, LITTLEWICK GREEN & KNOWL HILL:
28/7 Tuesday 11 p.m. Butchers Lane, White Waltham. Business burglary. The police received a call from the alarm company. Entry via forced rear door. Untidy search carried out. Ref. No: 43200232694
PINKNEYS GREEN & FURZE PLATT:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
SR.firstname.lastname@example.org BOYN HILL, COX GREEN & WOODLANDS PARK:
19/7 - 27/7 Dunholme End. A black Mercedes E220 D index RU ** DGZ stolen from outside a home. Ref. No: 43200231047
OLDFIELD, BRAY & HOLYPORT:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
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NEWS UPDATE FROM NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH June 2020
The Maidenhead Police Area NHW Association continues to flourish and is making great strides in reactivating and expanding Neighbourhood Watch within the town and its surrounding areas. Many new schemes have been established over the past year and, thanks to a number of new active Coordinators and despite lockdown, Neighbourhood Watch in Maidenhead has continued to be active during these past months and a number of new schemes haver been started and others expanded. Areas which may not have been fully covered in the past but now are, or are much improved, include:- Calders Close, Grosvenor Drive, Ray Park Avenue, Somerford Close, Brampton Ct, In the Ray, Leighton Gardens, Camperdown, Addison Ct, Ray Mill Road East, The Pagoda, Grant Lane, Clappers Meadow, Boulters Ct, Boulters Lane, Boulters Gardens, Lower Cookham Road (A4094) (Between boulters lock and boulters carpark), Boulters Island, Horton Close, Waltham St Lawrence Parish, The Paddock, St Margaret’s Road, Lees Close, and others.
Residents within these scheme areas can now benefit from the new initiatives being introduced by Neighbourhood Watch and Thames Valley Police.
To search for your nearest NHW scheme, or to set up a new scheme, visit www.ourwatch.org.uk and enter your postcode.
If you have any questions relating to Neighbourhood Watch please contact the Maidenhead Multi-Scheme Administrator, John Diack at email@example.com.