Thursday, 2 November 2017

Police Update for Natland for October

Within the wider area that your Parish falls in the last month there have been 46 incidents reported, resulting in seven Crimes being recorded, only one incident relates to the parish.
22nd Oct a vehicle crashed into a parked car on Natland road and was failing to report the incident on further enquiries driver located and arrested for drink driving.

Other local issues of note:
28th Sept Three motorcycles stolen from a property at Hawes lane, Oxenholme.
4th Oct vehicle parked at the seven mile bridge layby at Crooklands had windows broken and Sat-Nav stolen

There have been several reports lately of vehicles in the South Lakes area being broken into and tools stolen, where possible please ensure tools etc. are not left in vehicles overnight.

Police and trading standards have also recently had more reports of unauthorized fish sellers in various locations, if you encounter traders at your door that give any cause for concern please contact the police on 101.

Crime figures can be obtained via the Cumbria Police Website:
Alternatively use the following link:

Any suspicious activity/vehicles please contact 101.
As autumn approaches and darker evenings please check on your security measures especially security lighting.

Please pass this message onto friends, family and residents of your areas to re highlight the issue.

If you would like to join Cumbria Community Messaging then please contact us or visit:
It is managed by the Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch Association and offers you and other members of communities across Cumbria the means to receive crime information from Cumbria Police.  You can select which information you wish to receive by managing your own settings, and it is completely FREE.  Anyone can join, you do not have to be a member of Neighbourhood Watch (NHW), or become a member of NHW to join.  Farm Watch, Church Watch and Camping and Caravan Watch are a small example of the schemes that you can register for. You can join as an individual or as a group. If you want to receive information but do not wish to be responsible for a larger group, you are still welcome to make use of this messaging system.
As well as Cumbria Constabulary the partners providing information are Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service and Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch Association.  If you do not have internet access, contact your local PCSO and they will aid in registering your details on the system.


Contact police on 101. For emergency always call 999
Your Police Community Support Officer is: Martin Boak 5251