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New Police non-emergency phone number.

You can now dial 101 to speak to the police.  Calls will cost a flat rate of 15p, no matter how long the call lasts, or whether it is made from a mobile or a landline.

ALWAYS dial 999 in an emergency.

Police Notices

Police Community Support Officer

Lyndsay Tuck PCSO 5170  is covering our area as the local Police Community Support Officer based at Cockermouth Station. She will be patrolling our area either on foot or at times in a police vehicle so please feel free to stop her and have a chat. If you have any issues, police related or not, then she may be able to help as she works with many different agencies to address problems within communities.

Her contact details are given below:-

Lyndsay Tuck
PCSO 5170
Cockermouth Police Station
Allerdale Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team
Unit 1B Europe Way
CA13 0RJ

Telephone - use the Police Non-Emergency Number: 101 and ask for the above officer.

One important aspect of Lyndsay's role to advertise the new messaging system which can be found at www.cumbriacommunitymessaging.co.uk

This system is a fully automated service where you can register your business or home onto one of the many various "watch" schemes. This will provide you with messages relating to any suspicious activity or opportunist crime in your area. It also enables you to report any suspicious activity in your area immediately to the Police and other users of the schemes

If you have any information you wish to share but do not want to be seen at home then please feel free to e-mail at AllerdaleRuralNpt@cumbria.police.uk

More information regarding Cumbria Constabulary can be found on the Cumbria Police website at http://www.cumbria.police.uk

Police Report to the Parish Council December 2014

Police Report to the Parish Council 10-10-2013

Crime in Allerdale

Police Report to the Parish Council 14-11-2013

Heating and Diesel Oil Crime Prevention

Dog Fouling

Bike Theft

There do not appear to have been any police reports to the parish council which are of consequence recently

Chainsaw & Bike Theft

Several quad bike and chainsaw thefts are reported from local farms. 

There are reports of possibly stolen chainsaws being offered for sale door to door.

Security and Security Marking

Police make a request that all residents take steps to secure their garden sheds, out buildings and take up the offer of our free DNA Selecta marking kits for their garden equipment, and also advise that shed alarms can be purchased from any Age (UK), formerly Age Concern outlet in West Cumbria.

If any matters need to be brought to the attention of the police please use the following e-mail address : AllerdaleRuralNpt@cumbria.police.uk or telephone 101.

Parish Council Contact  - clerk@bridekirkparish.org.uk
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Bridekirk Parish Council, Cumbria