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Workington Priorities

  • You said: Drug related issues in the St Michaels Ward of Workington
    Issue was set on Wednesday, June 6
    • We did: We will deal with this through proactive community policing, high visibility patrols and enforcement action as part of our on-going strategy
    • A police desk was held at St Michaels day centre on Tuesday 5th June 2018, Inspector Rachel Gale and Sergeant Lorraine Murphy attended the drop in
    • A police desk was held at Bolton Street Community Hall on Wednesday 6th June 2018, Sergeant Lorraine Murphy and Police Constable Bruce Kemp attended the drop in
    • Patrols have been increased in the area with both Police Community Support Officers and the Pro-active Team patrolling the area throughout their shifts
  • You said: Anti Social Behaviour in Workington Town Centre
    Issue was set on Thursday, January 12
    • We did : Tackling anti social behaviour in Workington Town Centre We will deal with this through proactive community policing, high visibility patrols, enforcement action and multi-agency operations as part of our on-going strategy.
    • 8/11/2016 Officers continue to patrol the area around Murray Road and the back lanes tackling anti social behavior. Officers are working with the Town council / Allerdale Borough council, Rotary Club and local businesses seeking a gate order at the rear of Argos where youths congregate.
    • From November until Christmas a PCSO led operation took place utilising new dispersal powers to tackle youth ASB. Which saw a huge reduction in youths coming to the Town Centre and as a consequence a lower number of reported incidents to the police.
    • Long term options are progressing through a multi-agency platform.
    • 23/3/17 - Consultation is currently taking place with the public regarding the installation of the gates which closes on 12th April 2017, an executive meeting will then take place at Allerdale House for a final decision. All replies are extremely welcome and any outstanding consultation forms should be submitted by the end date.
    • youths are now reported to be climbing onto roofs of shop premises and Police are actively working with Town Centre Manager and Allerdale to resolve the issues.
    • 13/07/17 Multi agency work conducted for crime prevention initiatives in town centre to restrict access to the youths, no reports have been received since this work was completed. Further long term options are currently being explored by the police in conjunction with Allerdale Borough Council.
    • W/C 11/9/17 PSPO application was approved at Allerdale Executive meeting. Gates will now be installed at either end of Murray Road back lane leading from Argos to Subway and will reduce incidents of Crime and ASB occurring at this location during the evenings.
    • 16/03/18 Consultation for the gates supported the initiative and work is in progress for the production of the gates, estimated date at present is the end of April 2018 (this could be subject to change).
    • 16/03/18 Ongoing high visibility patrols in the town centre consisting of pro-active team and PCSO's. Multi agency meetings have taken place to try and combat the problem and this will continue.
    • 29/05/18 Police attended a youth dry bar event at Barts, Workington. This was organised by Cumbria Youth Alliance and there was a good turn out at the event

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Your key contacts

Rachel Gale

Inspector Rachel Gale

Harley Young

Problem Solver Sergeant Harley Young

Laura Tyson

Problem Solver Constable Laura Tyson

Alison Renney

PCSO Alison Renney

Rachel Pape

PCSO Rachel Pape

Lauren McCurrie

PCSO Lauren McCurrie


PCSO Steven-Smith

Lisa Jackson

PCSO Lisa Jackson

Regular Police Desks/Drop Ins

  • Regular Police Desk

    What: Maryport Police Desk

    When: Wednesdays - from 10.00am until 12.00pm

    Where: Maryport Library, Lawson Street, Maryport, CA15 6ND

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