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Police Cold Weather Advice

Police Cold Weather Advice

The cold weather is bringing out the criminals.

Staffordshire police have issued the following advice to staying safe in the cold weather.

How you can stay safe in cold weather

There has been an increase of stolen cars over the past week due to the cold weather and leaving cars unattended while defrosting:  DO NOT leave you vehicle unattended with the engine running whilst you leave it to defrost on these cold and frosty mornings. It only takes a few seconds for an opportunist thief to steal your car.

  • Please take care on the icy roads
  • Give yourself extra time to get to your destination safely.
  • Have basic winter breakdown kits in your car if possible such as a scraper, de-icer, jump-start cables and warm clothes.

Drive safe!

Stolen Bikes Warning

Stolen Bikes Warning

Staffordshire Police have advised us that there are currently problems with push bikes being stolen. Lots of children (and plenty of adults) in the Village will have received shiny new bikes as Christmas presents. Get a bike lock Of course, thieves also know there are lots of new bikes around. PCSO Ben Harrison at Staffordshire… Continue Reading

Meet the Police and Have Your Say

Meet the Police and Have Your Say

Wednesday 24th May at the Library, Church Road, Wombourne, WV5 9EZ from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. We all have concerns over the safety of our streets in Wombourne. But when was the last time you were able to speak directly to the police and community officers about this. Also, do you know about their initiatives and… Continue Reading