Sharon Ball

Liberal Democrat Councilor of Westmoreland Ward including East Twerton & Lwr Oldfield Park Learn more

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A Westmoreland PACT Meeting took place on Thursday 24th March at Oldfield Park Baptist Church. The following priorities agreed at that meeting: 1. Volume of traffic, mainly HGVs, on The Lower Bristol Road Lead agency: B&NES 2. Fly tipping, lane between Coronation Avenue and Ivy Avenue Lead agency: B&NES 3. Parking at junctions, Oldfield Park […]

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NATIONAL ROGUE TRADERS WEEK

by Sharon Ball on 11 October, 2011

The week commencing Monday 17th October 2011 is ‘National Rogue Trader’s Week’ where the Police and Trading Standards pro-actively target the criminals who con people into paying high prices for low quality work. Please be aware of any tradespersons in your area, particularly if they are working at elderly or vulnerable people’s homes.  If you […]

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Bogus cold callers

by Sharon Ball on 29 September, 2011

At approximately 1420 hours on Monday 26th September 2011, two men called at an address in the Odd Down area of Bath, stating they were from the “water board” and the occupant allowed them into the property.  One of the men distracted the occupant and after they had left property was discovered missing.   Please […]

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Car Crime Dorset Close

by Sharon Ball on 8 September, 2011

Between 1600 hours on Monday 5th and 0815 hours on Tuesday 6th September 2011, unknown person(s) smashed the windscreen of a motor vehicle. If you have any information regarding this incident please contact the Police on 0845 456 7000. Alternatively you could contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.  It is important that you ask for […]

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NEW NON-EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER

by Sharon Ball on 25 August, 2011

From Monday 19th September 2011, 101 will be the non-emergency telephone number to contact Avon and Somerset Police and other Police Forces in the South West.  101 will replace the existing 0845 456 7000 non-emergency telephone number, although there will be a period when both numbers will be available.  This is part of a national […]

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Calling all animal lovers to the Avon and Somerset Police Mounted and Dog Section open day – back this year by popular demand. The centre, in Bower Ashton, is due to open its doors to the public for the day next month, when visitors will have the opportunity to see the horses and dogs up […]

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Items Stolen Lymore Ave

by Sharon Ball on 24 August, 2011

Between 2030 and 2330 hours on Saturday 20th August 2011, unknown person(s) gained entry to a property by unknown means and removed items from within. If you have any information regarding this incident please contact the Police on 0845 456 7000. Alternatively you could contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.  It is important that you […]

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Cold calling advice

by Sharon Ball on 23 August, 2011

Police in Bath and North East Somerset are reminding householders not to be taken in by companies making “cold calls” over the telephone and on the doorstep. Never give personal details over the telephone to anyone you do not know and definitely never give out your Bank details.  If you receive an unsolicited telephone call […]

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High Value bike crime

by Sharon Ball on 17 August, 2011

Owners of high-value mountain and road bikes are being warned to be extra vigilant about protecting their property after a number of shed and garage break-ins in Bath and North East Somerset. There have been four burglaries in the past week where bikes and cycling equipment worth around £24,000 have been stolen. Police believe the […]

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Four days left to have your say

by Sharon Ball on 16 August, 2011

There are only four days left to have your say in Avon and Somerset Police Authority’s consultation on policing priorities.   The online survey asks people to rank things such as saving animals, intervening in domestic disputes or dealing with aggressive pupils. It is part of the Police Authority’s focus to find out what policing […]

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