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St Matthews ward gets dedicated crime-fighting meeting

Posted on - 12th March, 2012 - 10:18am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News
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St Matthews Mission will be the venue for the monthly meeting about crime in the area

Police in Preston will be hosting a new meeting to help fight crime in the St Matthews area of the city.

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The Police and Communities Together meeting, or PACT as it is known, will start on Tuesday 13th March and give local residents the chance to meet local officers and tell them about issues in the area.

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The St Matthews area used to share a PACT meeting with neighbouring ward Fishwick, but police have decided to set up a dedicated meeting.

Community Beat Manager PC Mark Douglas said: “Until recently we shared our PACT with Fishwick ward and we had a joint meeting every month. We have now split our meetings in order to dedicate the whole monthly meeting to the needs of the people of St Matthews.

“It will give local people a chance to hear about some of recent successes and operations that have taken place in the area and allow them to ask questions about local policing, whilst raising issues and problems that the police should know about. Ultimately it’s about residents having a say in how their local area is policed.”

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The first meeting takes place this Tuesday from 7pm at St Matthews Mission, Acregate Lane. It will continue on the second Tuesday of every month at the same time and venue.

Anyone who is unable to attend the meeting but would like to speak to their local neighbourhood police officer can call 101 or email the team fulwoodsouth.NPT@lancashire.pnn.police.uk.

Do you live in the area? What do you think about this meeting being set up? Let us know your views in the comments below

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