Greater Manchester Combined Authority is doing a Crime Survey. Tell them about your experiences of crime HERE.
An incident where a man was stabbed has been reported today (Friday 3 September 2021).
GMP have said:
“Police were called by colleagues at British Transport Police at around 1.10am on Friday 3 September to a report of a man with a stab wound on Stockport Road, Manchester. A man in his 40s was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries; a woman in her 30s was taken to custody on suspicion of section 18 assault. Enquiries are ongoing.”Greater Manchester Police
Anyone with information should contact police online or via 101 quoting incident 161 on 03/09/2021. Details can also be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
You can read the MEN report HERE
The streets should be safe for all women. Right to Walk MCR are holding a doorstep vigil at 6pm on 13th March.
Please think of Sarah Everard, the woman who went missing recently and who has now been confirmed as dead, and all women who face violence, by lighting a candle on your doorstep at 6pm this Saturday. All women should have the right to walk the streets without fea wherever they live.
Information is also on a Facebook Page HERE for sharing.
The head of the “Bee Unique” sculpture in Crowcroft Park has been sawn off. The vandalism was discovered on Easter Sunday.
Read the MEN report HERE
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- is there a threat to life (including road traffic incidents where someone is injured or the road is blocked)
- does it feel like the situation could get heated or violent very soon
- is there a risk of serious damage to property
- is a serious offence in progress
- there’s serious disruption to the public or there could be
If you’re concerned about a business or venue that’s open and you don’t think it should be, please check the guidance on this first.
We’re seeking to resolve situations where people appear to be or are contravening the government advice on physical social distancing and the stay at home measures without resorting to enforcement and issuing fines.
Please only tell us about something if you feel there is a significant issue or breach which you think we need to know about.
Use the form available HERE to report any concerns about breaches of the regulations and where they are.
Here is a summary of crime figures for February in Levenshulme with a comparison to the same period last year.
Thanks to PCSO Gary Rothwell for supplying this information.
Police are appealing for witnesses following an attack on a teenager in Arcadia Library and Leisure Centre. An arrest has been made but witnesses and anyone with information related to the incident are asked to contact the police.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident reference 2469 of 25/05/17. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org
The BBC News report is available HERE
“Police are appealing for information after a teenager was attacked at a Levenshulme leisure centre. At around 8.45pm on Thursday 25 May 2017 a 16-year-old boy was approached from behind by a man at the Arcadia Sports Centre on Yew Tree Avenue. The attacker pushed him to the floor and then attacked him with a knife, causing cuts to his arms. Fortunately, he managed to kick out and run away. After the attack, the man returned to the reception area of the sports centre and left the area with another man.
Officers launched an investigation and an 18-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of assault and has been bailed until Friday 23 June 2017 pending further enquiries.
Chief Inspector Dave Gilbride of GMP’s City of Manchester Team, said: “This was a shocking unprovoked attack on a teenager who was in a quiet area of the leisure centre with his friends, revising for his GCSE exams.
“Despite this man’s attempts, the boy received only minor injuries, however he is understandably very shaken up by his ordeal. We are treating the incident very seriously and we believe it was a hate crime.”
“Although we have made an arrest, we still need people who may have witnessed the attack, or indeed anyone with any information about this incident at all, to come forward and speak to us.
“Furthermore, I would like to take this opportunity to encourage anyone who has become a victim of a hate incident or crime, to report it to the police by calling 101 or through True Vision at www.report-it.org.uk
“It’s never too late to make a report.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident reference 2469 of 25/05/17. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
Eight people ready for your questions TONIGHT.
19.00 at the Jain Centre, 667-9 Stockport Road, M12 4QE.
- ABIDOGUN, Kemi (Christian Peoples Alliance)
- CLIFFORD, Peter (Communist League)
- DISCO, The Irrelevant Johnny (The Official Monster Raving Loony Party)
- GALLOWAY, George (Independent)
- HOPKINS, David Michael
- KHAN, Mohammed Afzal (Labour Party)
- MAYO, Jess (Green Party)
- PEARCEY, Jackie (Liberal Democrats)
Just when you were feeling short of an election to vote in!
Friends of Leve Station Annual General Meeting will be on Wednesday 17 May at 6:30 pm at the Arcadia.
Amongst other things the AGM will elect officers for the coming year and set a subscription (the proposal is to set this at a nominal £1 per member) so please try to attend if you can.
1. Apologies for absence
2. Minutes of previous AGM
3. Officer’s reports:
b) Secretary – including Annual Report
4. Election of Officers for 2017/2018
5. Motions (see below)
6. Any other Business relevant to the AGM
Motions for FoLS AGM 2017:
The Friends of Levenshulme Station annual membership fee for 2017-2018 will be set at £1.00 per member.
Proposed: Ian Ford, Seconded: John Brown
Notes: the following notes are an explanation only and do not form part of the motion.
a. This isn’t about money – the few quid will doubtless be useful to cover small items we currently rely on individual generosity for but the issue is about sorting out our membership.
b. We currently have a mailing list but no formal membership. The current officers want as many people to be involved as possible and want to keep an open list for everyone with any interest and to continue to welcome anyone interested to our meetings. However we believe that we do need a formal membership who can vote to elect officers and on any policy matters.
c. Our constitution requires us to consider a membership fee every year – which has always been set at £0.00. We thought the easiest way to list actual members was to have nominal membership fee – the members are simply those who have paid.
Chapel Street rape case closed.
As agreed at the Levenshulme Community Forum Meeting Greater Manchester Police have shared this update on the reported rape of a 12 year old girl on Chapel Street. The case has been closed with no further action being taken after the girl disclosed that the report was not genuine.
The LCA continues to work with GMP to ensure improve communication with the community. We are planning a drop in session at Inspire on Stockport Road to provide information and advice on safety. The LCA is also working with Inspire who are organising a series of personal safety training sessions with the support of local councillors. Details on both these activities are currently being confirmed and will be advertised separately.
GMP Press Release
“The investigation into the rape of a 12-year-old girl has concluded.
On Friday 30 December 2016, the girl disclosed to police that she had been raped while walking on Chapel Street, close to the Horseshoe Pub on 22 November 2016.
Officers launched an investigation and a 16-year-old boy was arrested and bailed pending further enquiries.
At the end of January 2017, the girl disclosed to officers that the original report was not genuine.
The 16-year-old boy has since been released without charge and no further action will be taken.
Chief Inspector John-Paul Ruffle of GMP’s City of Manchester Team, said: “We take all reports of sexual offences extremely seriously and the welfare of the victim is our priority.
“As soon as a report is made, the victim is supported by specially trained officers and we trust that each report is genuine.
“We have carried out extensive enquiries and there were increased patrols in the area to reassure members of the community and encourage people who were understandably concerned to approach us.
“As part of the investigation, we have concluded that it is not appropriate for us to pursue a prosecution in this instance due to a number of vulnerabilities that have been identified.
“The girl is now being fully supported by specially trained officers and partner agencies.
“Help and support is always there for people who report sexual offences. If you want to make a report of a sexual offence, you will be taken seriously.”
To report a sexual offence you can contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Greater Manchester is nationally recognised as a model of good practice in terms of support services available to victims.
– If you or someone you know has been raped or sexually assaulted, we encourage you not to suffer in silence and report it to the police, or a support agency so you can get the help and support available.
– You can call Greater Manchester Police on 101, or alternatively people can refer themselves to St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre on 0161 276 6515, whether or not you want make a police report.
– St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre in Manchester provides a comprehensive and coordinated forensic, counselling and medical aftercare service to anyone in Greater Manchester who has experienced rape or sexual assault. Services are available on a 24-hour basis and people can access them via Greater Manchester Police, or as a self-referral.
– Manchester Rape Crisis is a confidential support service run by women for women and girls who have been raped or sexually abused. Confidential helpline: 0161 273 4500. Black and Minority Ethnic helpline: 0161 273 4514.
– Survivors Manchester offers support and counselling for adult male survivors of sexual abuse and rape, regardless of when the event happened. Contact 07919 246 267.
Read the GMP report HERE