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Current local priorities
Consultation with the community has identified the following priorities that we will be concentrating on over the coming months:
To tackle speeding through the villages on the Melton Rural North beat. Approximately 75% of community concerns we receive are related to speeding or traffic offences in villages across the Vale, raised by way of Community Consultation at local Beat Surgeries or at events in the area. This continues to be the sole concern of note in the Vale and will continue to be the Beat Priority for the Vale over the coming months.
We welcome any concerns from our residents and will address any issues to the best of our ability once they are identified to us.
Issued: June 2016
What we are doing:The Vale Beat Team are working hard to tackle the community concern of speeding around the Vale, utilising the different speed monitoring equipment available to them. Some of the highest speeds we encounter are in the villages of Eastwell, Harby, Normanton and Bottesford as well as on the A607 in Croxton Kerrial and Waltham on the Wolds. These are areas that have regular attendance for monitoring and form part of a weekly monitoring program. During 2017 so far the Beat Team have been conducting a more targeted approach across the Vale, identifying problem areas and tackling them with enforcement days. They have conducted more Gunby Rd patrols and on the B676 at Garthorpe. Speeding enforcement activity by other officers patrolling the Vale is fed back to the beat team which in turn can be fed back to the community via social media. Engagement with local communities continues and issues have been identified in Waltham and Croxton Kerrial. Breaches of weight restrictions in Wymondham are causing concern amongst residents. Issued: March 2017