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Police: Stirchley Neighbourhood Tasking Meeting - June 2009

Pasted below are the notes of the Stirchley Police Neighbourhood Tasking Meeting of 24 June 2009. 

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Meeting Date


Wednesday 24th June 2009 @ 7pm

The Brandwood Centre, 157, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath. B14 6RP



New Priorities:


*Young people congregating and causing ASB in park area at rear of derelict Meeting House and Bond Street


* Young people congregating and causing ASB Warren Road @ Hazelwell Road


Previous Priorities:


 *Young people causing anti-social behaviour/ football in street/ drinking alcohol in street in the evenings in Newlands Road.

A letter has been sent to residents in the affected area of Newlands Road. PCSOs have completed extra patrols. No further incidents have been reported.


* Vehicles parking obstructing the pavement and drivers view of junctions  Hazelwell Crescent/Millhaven Avenue and Millhaven Avenue/ Hazelwell Fordrough.

PCSOs have advised two drivers and issued one fixed penalty ticket. Enquiries are being made with a company to identify driver / keeper of a van regularly parked on one corner.


* Over zealousness of council parking enforcement officers who issued FP tickets to residents parked on Bournville Lane on Bank Holiday Monday.

Councillor Huxtable has written to the council department concerned.


* Vehicles travelling the wrong way up Elm Tree Road (ongoing issue)

PCSO Stor has spoken to staff at SELCO and advised them of the penalties they may face if witnessed by an officer committing an offence. The team will continue to pay attention when available.    


* Speeding in Lewis Road Fri and Sat evenings

A speed survey has been requested. If this shows a trend for high speeds the location will be included as a community speedwatch location. 


* Overgrown hedge Cartland Road @ Vicarage Road

Roy Dawson has reported that the landlords of this property have taken this up with their tenants. Roy will ensure this is progressed.


Other Updates


Charlotte Road

Following concerns raised by residents and retailers a number of children and their parents have been spoken to at home or at school about playing on the car parks of Wickes and other retail premises in Charlotte Road, low level graffiti and running into residents gardens.


Cannabis factory Fordhouse Lane

The owner /occupier of the house in Fordhouse Lane who was arrested late 2008 following the recovery of a large amount of cannabis plants was recently sentenced to 12 months imprisonment. He has also received a very large bill from the electricity company. 



Panel members present:

Chairman: Dave Jee (Hazelwell Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator).

Councillor Nigel Dawkins (Bournville Ward)

Councillor Mike Leddy (Brandwood Ward)

Councillor Mark Hill (Brandwood Ward)

Sergeant Isobel Knowles, PCSO Sal Stor


List of Members present from Partner Agencies


Approx 33 members of public present




Kings Heath South & Stirchley Neighbourhood Team:


Sergeant Isobel Knowles


PC Michelle Costello

PC Jill Jackson

PC Andy Holmes

PC Darren Hughes 

PC Paul Jones


PCSO Sally Stor

PCSO Martin Kennedy

PCSO Chris Foundling

PCSO Richard Hayes


Kings Norton Police Station

20, Wharf Road

Kings Norton. B30 3LT


Tel: 0845 113 5000 extension 7826 6340


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Next Meeting


Wednesday 29th July 2009 @ 7pm

Stirchley Community Centre, 1326 Pershore Road, Stirchley B30 2XS


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