Meeting cancelled

Due to Coronavirus I am cancelling the Dunbar CAPP meeting that was due to take place on Tuesday 31st March and shall not be attending any community council meetings.

As per the letter attached from Supt MacInnes all police attendance at such meetings is temporarily suspended and I shall be back in touch when we are a position to return to business as normal.

In the meantime please don’t hesitate in making contact with any issues you have affecting you or your communities that you think I may be able to assist with.

Regards

Gavin Ross

PC4821-J
Dunbar and East Linton Community Officer

Dunbar CAPP priorities : Speeding | Outdoor Access | Road Layouts

DATE             Wednesday 19th February 2020

VENUE          Dunbar Police Station

TIME             19:30 HOURS

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  7.30pm, Tuesday 31st March 2020

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Jim and Jemima Site at as many locations as possible prior to the next CAPP Dunbar Community
Outdoor Access Complaints received about walkers being made to feel unwelcome at a specific rural locus.  Liaison required with  East Lothian Council Access Officer and landowner regarding the Land Reform Act Dunbar Community
Changes to road layout at west approach to East Linton Contact East Lothian Council regarding a possible safety issue with a change in road layout, Dunbar Community

Update on January Priorities:

Jim and Jemima

Only sited when on dayshift, been out in various locations throughout the area and a lot of good feedback on social media.

Ashfield playpark

Area patrolled, no further sightings or reports of youths back at the park.

Parking at junction of Silver, Colvin, Castle and Church Street junction

Obstruction viewed, generally the same vehicle.  Been to the registered keepers home address on three occasions but no reply, will try again prior to meeting.

 

Vehicles causing obstructions – January Priorities

DATE         Tuesday 28th January 2020

VENUE      Dunbar Police Station

TIME          19:30 HOURS

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  7.30pm, Wednesday 19th February 2020

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Jim and Jemima Site at as many locations as possible prior to the next CAPP Dunbar Community
Ashfield playpark Following reports of youths congregating in the playpark and remains of smashed bottles amongst the bark chippings preventative patrols to be conducted. Dunbar Community
Parking at junction of Silver, Colvin, Castle and Church Street junction Reports of numerous vehicles causing obstructions at this location.  Owners to be traced and vehicles moved. Dunbar Community

Update on last month’s priorities 

New housing developments:

Sites visited, site managers spoken to, advice given and new traffic control measures in place at East Linton.

East Linton traffic issues

Congestion at Bridge Street and Station Road area monitored, email regarding matter sent to ELC roads dept.

Police Priorities for your Community from 2020 – Have your say

As the last local police plan comes to an end, there is a fresh one being hatched.

The previous Dunbar & East Linton Plan is here and here.

During the last plan period the community’s greatest concerns were antisocial behaviour; people using and dealing drugs in the area; and speeding and inconsiderate driving.

Complete the Survey to express your views for the Next Plan Period

Bus speeding – December Panel Agreed Priorities

PANEL AGREED PRIORITIES

DATE: Monday  23rd September 2019

VENUE: Dunbar Police Station

TIME: 19:30 HOURS

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  7.30pm, Wednesday 18th December

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Youth visibility Contact schools, sports clubs, youth clubs etc and request they ensure there attendees are visible at night for road safety reasons. Dunbar Community Officers
West End of Brodie Road Continue to patrol area.  Contact ELC regarding poor location of speed reactive sign. Dunbar Community Officers

Dunbar Community Warden

Bus speeding Reports of buses not adhering to 20 mph limit.

Contact bus companies to remind them of the limit throughout Dunbar and East Linton.

Dunbar Community Officers

 

Last Month’s Priorities

Cut out cops.

Jim and Jemima located in Stenton and Innerwick on two occasions.

West End of Brodie Road

Foot and mobile patrols conducted in the area on a number of occasions at different times of day. Residents approached officers and appeared glad to see the attention being given to the area.

Innerwick vandalism

A number of complaints have been received regarding the behaviour of youths resident in Innerwick rather than Thurston Manor visitors. Some of the behaviour reported was dangerous so a short talk was done at Innerwick Primary School on Friday 1 st November by Community Officers. No reports of further issues since then

Brodie Road & Innerwick ASB: DUNBAR CAPP PANEL AGREED PRIORITIES

Date of next meeting: Wednesday 6th November 2019

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Cut out cops Locate in the vicinity of primary schools, especially Innerwick, Stenton and East Linton Dunbar Community Officers
West End of Brodie Road Encourage residents to report concerns to police or ELC ASB team.  Attend public tenants association meeting, conduct leaflet drop, conduct high visibility foot patrols. Dunbar Community Officers

Dunbar Community Warden

Innerwick vandalism Following reports of youths causing damage conduct weekend evening patrol of Innerwick area including Innerwick and Thurston cemeteries, play park and primary school Dunbar Community Officers

Dunbar Community Warden

Last month’s priorities:

Speeding

Between 11.10 and 11.40 on 8th August at High Street, East Linton speed check conducted, 45 vehicles checked, 12 stopped and warned, highest speed 28, no tickets issued

Between 12.00 and 12.30 on 8th August a speed check was conducted on Belhaven Road.  About 80 vehicles had their speed checked, 25 were stopped and warned and 2 charged and to be reported to the Procurator fiscal due to excessive speeds of 35 and 38mph.

Between 16.30 and 17.00 on 12th August at High Street, East Linton speed check conducted.  Multiple vehicles checked, 1 ticket issued for doing 29mph and a male reported to procurator fiscal for doing 35mph.

Dangerous Parking

Since the schools have resumed I’ve attended the locus on three occasions and agree the lines of sight can be poor for residents to access Belhaven Road.  Email sent to East Lothian Council.

Anti Social Behaviour on Dunbar High Street

Patrols conducted on Friday and Saturday nights.  Problem tenant of 34 High Street moved on.  Hopefully a marked improvement in issues for local residents.

High Street ASB: DUNBAR CAPP PANEL AGREED PRIORITIES

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  Monday 23rd September 2019

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Speeding Conduct speed checks at two locations where Jim and Jemima have been located. Dunbar Community Officers
Dangerous parking Conduct site visit to Summerfield Road once school resumes regarding a complaint regarding parking issues making it dangerous for residents to get on to Summerfield Road and negotiate the junction with Belhaven Road. Dunbar Community Officers
Anti Social Behaviour on Dunbar High Street Following a complaint from a resident who lives at the East end of the High Street conduct more proactive policing of the area to prevent noise, fighting and vandalism, particularly from youths between 21.00 and 23.00 and adults between 00.30 and 02.00 Dunbar Community Officers

 

Youth Issues update: Dunbar CAPP tonight

DATE         Wednesday 24th July 2019

VENUE      Dunbar Police Station

TIME         19:30 HOURS

Speeding

Due to a lack of corroboration have not utilised speed gun, have instead cited Jim and Jemima throughout the area and received a lot of positive feedback. 

Youth Issues

Huge reduction in youth issues during school holidays.  PSP meeting held last week.  Although situation has recently been much better all agree PSP to remain in place until well after schools resume in anticipation of increased activity.  Resource plan in place for when shows return in August.

Dangerous Parking.

Area checked but no issues observed however this was after the schools had broken up, to be checked again once school back.

High street blues: Dunbar CAPP priorities

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  Wednesday 24th July 2019

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Speeding Conduct speed checks at two locations where Jim and Jemima have been located. Dunbar Community Officers
Youth Issues Following recent youth disorder at Bullet Hill, Winterfield Shows and Dunbar High Street issue to be targeted from various angles including education and awareness for youths and parents, and targeting of the sources of alcohol. Dunbar Community Officers

Dunbar Community Warden

Dunbar Grammar

Dangerous parking Conduct site visit to Summerfield Road regarding a complaint regarding parking issues making it dangerous for residents to get on to Summerfield Road and negotiate the junction with Belhaven Road. Dunbar Community Officers