Hampshire Constabulary Bramley & Sherfield Monthly Newsletter
Please find below the latest news summary of some of the crime which has occurred in the Bramley & Sherfield area over the past month. In the month of July there have been 29 incidents in Bramley & Sherfield which have been classified as crimes by the Home Office. This is 9 more than last month and the same number of incidents that were in July 2017.
Current Neighbourhood Priorities:
- Dwelling Burglary / Non-Dwelling Burglary
- Traffic Related Incidents/Speeding
There has been 4 reported burglaries or shed/garage burglaries in the last month for Bramley & Sherfield-on-Loddon area.
- Bramley Village Hall was broken into, a window was forced at the rear of the building. Nothing was taken.
- Clift Meadow Pavilion was broken into, 2 x 20ltr containers of red diesel have been taken.
- On Bullsdown Close, unknown persons have gained entry into a secure garage unit, gained access to a vehicle and attempted to drive it out. Offenders have been disturbed by neighbours and have made off.
- A garage and vehicle have been accessed on Bow Drive in Sherfield-On-Loddon nothing was taken.
We have had 3 incidents of theft in the last month
- Theft of animal traps in Withy Copse, Olivers Lane.
- Theft of animal traps off a farm in Little London
- Theft of padlock and chain from a secure gate on a farm in Sherfield-on-Loddon.
Recent speed watch was carried out in Bramley on Campbell Road on the 13th 5 vehicles have been caught speeding, with three being their first time being caught and have all received warnings regarding their speed.
We have had 13 incidents reported to us regarding ASB within the Bramley and Sherfield area. As we are all most aware the weather is rather hot at the moment, if you are planning on having parties among friends please be considerate to your neighbours but do enjoy the sun while it’s still here.
Now that schools have broken up, colleges and secondary school older youths are now out and about, please don’t hesitate if you have problems later on the evening with them around park areas. Especially if they are playing loud music, drinking, smoking etc.
There have been a number of reports of young people hanging around Garside, Beckett Gardens and Northfield smoking cannabis and being generally noisy. We are aware and are dealing with individuals related. Frequent patrols will be carried out on an evening to try and aide the issue alongside working with partner agencies from Basingstoke and Deane Council and Housing Associations.
Please make sure you report these not only to 101 but also your HA if relevant or BDBC to allow them to get a better picture. Noise complaints should be reported to Environmental Health at BDBC.
Search “Immobilise” online (immobilise) to register your pedal cycles, electronic devices and property so that the Police can identify anything found in future.
Please ensure your out-buildings and vehicles are locked and secured to prevent theft. Avoid keeping valuables in out-buildings and vehicles where possible.
Please consider installing CCTV and alarms in order to protect your property. This also assists Police with investigations.
Do not leave your garage or car doors unlocked, even while you are in the property. Opportunist thieves have been known to operate in the area.
We have had another incident of criminal damage reported around the communal areas within Bramley, make sure that if you use these public spaces that you do so respectfully, this includes public benches and play parks.
We are aware of an event that happened outside The Bramley Inn on the Saturday 21st July, a unit was dispatched to the large group of individuals, upon arrival the group was polite and no offences were being committed. The was an unofficial horse fair, the Bramley Inn had not organised it and all parties left the area later on with no incidents.
Please report any suspicious people, vehicles or activity to the Police via 101 or to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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PCSO 16452 Richard Fisher
Bramley & Sherfield Neighbourhood Policing Team
If you would like to get in touch with either myself or one of the other PCSO’s, we can be contacted on the email addresses found below.
Please do not report crimes to us via email – my emails are not regularly monitored.