Tag Archives: Petersfield

Policing East Cambridge – August 2012

During Cambridge’s East Area Committee on Thursday the 2nd of August 2012 councillors held the police to account for their performance over the previous couple of months and set new priorities. I have written about three aspects of the policing section of the meeting separately: Tackling Problems Caused by Street Drinkers in East Cambridge Police [...]

Tackling Problems Caused by Street Drinkers in East Cambridge

I observed Cambridge’s East Area Committee on Thursday the 2nd of August 2012. One of the key things raised, as usual for East Area Committee meetings, was crime, and other problems related to street drinkers in the area. The committee heard from two members of the public one of whom was Joanna Dean of Norfolk [...]

Councillors Assign High Priority to Spending £2.5K on Burnside Toad Crossings

Burnside, Cambridge. Councillors at Cambridge City Council’s East Area Committee on the 19th of August 2010 told officers to go ahead with, and give a high priority to, installing two thousand five hundred pounds worth of toad crossings at Burnside. These crossings are to take the form of dropped curbs. Councillors appeared to make the [...]

Untouchable York Street Drug Dealers Bantering With Police

Contents of a needle exchange kit. Image: Todd Huffman (licence) Cambridge City Council’s East Area Committee on the 19th of August 2010 was told of problems of drug use and drug dealing in the area around the York Street playground. Police Sergent Kay Stevens painted a picture of dealers running rings around the police and [...]