Jim and Jemima are about – Dunbar Speed Update

DATE          Thursday 9th May 2019

VENUE      Dunbar Police Station

TIME             19:30 HOURS

Speeding

Queens Road and Drylaw Terrace both visited with the speed gun. Unfortunately no corroboration so no tickets issued but results were:
Drylaw Terrace; 40 cars checked, 22 within limit, 12 doing 20-25, 6 doing 25-33 so stopped and warned.
Queens Road; 40 cars checked, 20 within limit, 13 doing 20-25, 7 doing 25-36 so stopped and warned.

A1 Cement Works Junction

Discussed with roads policing colleagues and Viridor representative and am happy that Viridor are doing everything that can be expected of them in relation to actions of the drivers at the junction. Every new driver receives an induction when the computer shows it’s their first time visiting that site and the junction is suitably covered in a power point presentation.

Dog Fouling

New Dunbar Against Litter bins at West Barns, situation markedly improved

Hotspots for Fouling – Dunbar CAPP Panel agreed priorities

DATE Wednesday 19th March 2019

VENUE Dunbar Police Station

TIME 19:30 HOURS

DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Thursday 9th May 2019

UPDATE ON LAST MONTH PRIORITIES

Brodie Road Road closure

Contact made with ELC, repair conducted at junction with A1 and closure lifted sooner than planned.

Dog fouling by West Barns bowling club

Patrolled by community warden, area much improved and details provided to community warden of a male responsible for not picking up.

Ashfield Park and Lochend woods

Due to sickness this did not occur, to be revisited

NEXT MONTH PRIORITIES

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Speeding Conduct speed checks at two locations where Jim and Jemima have been located. Dunbar Community Officers
A1 Cement Works Junction Liaise with Roads Policing colleagues and Viridor representatives regarding the safety of the junction for lorries. Dunbar Community Officers
Dog Fouling A week of action targeting known hotspots for fouling Dunbar Community Warden

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Gimme Shelter – Dunbar CAPP Panel agreed priorities

DATE: Thursday 14th February  2019

VENUE: Dunbar Police Station

TIME: 19:30 HOURS

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  Tuesday 19th March 2019

Pop-up Jim’s

Jim and Jemima so far deployed. Extensive social media discussion regarding their worth, many supportive, some not. Will continue their regular deployment for a few weeks then conduct campaign with speed gun.

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Brodie Road Road closure Following a number of concerns raised at CAPP, link in with ELC regarding closure of Brodie Road and safety of junction on to A1 Dunbar Community Officers
Dog fouling by West Barns bowling club Attend location with a view to identifying owners responsible for large amount of fouling occurring on grass area by club. Community Warden
Ashfield Park and Lochend woods Attend location with a view to identifying a possible site for a youth shelter Dunbar Community Officers and Community Warden

 

Watchout Jemima’s about & Dunbar CAPP Panel agreed priorities

Youth issues at Ashfield park

PSP continues.  Three meetings have been held since its formation.  Police and wardens have been attending the Ashfield Park area every weekend since the formation of the PSP.  Over 100 letters have been sent to youths whose details have been noted, there is now a marked decrease in the amount of youths in the area and the volume of related calls to the council or police from members of the public and very little litter being collected.

Continue reading Watchout Jemima’s about & Dunbar CAPP Panel agreed priorities

Problem Solving Partnership: Dunbar CAPP Panel agreed priorities

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  Wednesday 9th January 2018.

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Youth issues at Ashfield park Regular anti-social behaviour at this location, predominantly on Friday and Saturday nights and every night during school holidays.  Multi agency approach to attempt to ensure there is a police or community warden presence every Friday and Saturday night. Dunbar Community Officers

Community Wardens

Pop-up Jim’s Jim (and Jemima) should be arriving in the near future.  To be utilised as much as possible throughout the ward.  Feedback from communities to be sought at next CAPP meeting Dunbar Community Officers

More details of the PSP in the East Lothian Courier

Save the date and this month’s priorities

DATE         Monday 22nd October  2018

VENUE      Dunbar Police Station

TIME         19:30 HOURS

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  Thursday 22nd November.

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Speeding in 20mph trial zones 3 x speed checks to be conducted at Queens Road, Dunbar and Drylaw Terrace, East Linton.  Remaining as a priority due to evidence that speeding issue remains. Dunbar Community Officers
Youth issues at Ashfield park Regular anti-social behaviour at this location, predominantly on Friday and Saturday nights and every night during school holidays.  Multi agency approach to attempt to ensure there is a police or community warden presence every Friday and Saturday night. Dunbar Community Officers

Community Wardens

Pop-up Jim’s Following unanimous support for the suggestion of obtaining two Pop-up Jim’s contact the supplier, obtain costings then approach all CC’s regarding funding. Dunbar Community Officers

 

 

Tonight: Dunbar Community and Police Partnership

Come along tonight to find out or feedback on how 20mph is working near you.

7.30pm, Wednesday 12th September at Dunbar Police Station.

Regards

Gavin Ross

PC4821-J
Dunbar and East Linton Community Officer
Lothian and Scottish Borders
Police Scotland / Poileas Alba.

ACTIONS UPDATE AND PROGRESS REPORT

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Belhaven area Following complaint to MSP and attendance of numerous residents at CAPP continue to monitor speed and ASB in Belhaven area and after attending on three occasion’s complete report of findings regarding road safety and ASB. Dunbar Community Officers
Queens Road Further complaints of speeding on A1087 between Dunbar and Broxburn, previously 60mph limit, now 30 past Avant and Robertson homes and 40 through Broxburn Dunbar Community Officers
A1 junction by Eweford Contact ELC regarding potholes at junction requiring repair. Dunbar Community Officers

 

Belhaven area

Area given passing attention and speed gun deployed on a second occasion after the introduction of the 20mph limits; again no issues detected.

 

Queens Road

Competing priorities have meant we have been unable to complete this.

 

A1 junction by Eweford

ELC reminded of the issue

DUNBAR CAPP PANEL AGREED PRIORITIES 19th July 2018

Last month Roundup

Youth issues over the summer school break:

Noticeable decrease in volume of youth related calls.  When possible youth patrols being conducted.

Educational Access Fund

Linked in with DGS staff, request made regarding specific youth given invitation to activities throughout summer holidays.  This was already in place and they were checking that the youths I had specified were on the list they had compiled.

Obstruction of roadway by East Linton Bridge

Linked in with Peter Forsyth at ELC, he will initially approach the owners of the Linton Hotel in order to alleviate the issues sooner rather than later, should the problem continue Peter will pursue the lineage option.

Current Policing Issues:

Complaints received about speeding and ASB at Shore Road area.  Attention given to youths in cars at car park and speed check conducted, now that travellers in car park area getting further attention.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:      Wednesday 12th September 2018.

Priorities

Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible.
Belhaven area Following complaint to MSP and attendance of numerous residents at CAPP continue to monitor speed and ASB in Belhaven area and after attending on three occasion’s complete report of findings regarding road safety and ASB. Dunbar Community Officers
Queens Road Further complaints of speeding on A1087 between Dunbar and Broxburn, previously 60mph limit, now 30 past Avant and Robertson homes and 40 through Broxburn Dunbar Community Officers
A1 junction by Eweford Contact ELC regarding potholes at junction requiring repair. Dunbar Community Officers

Speeding up Sailor’s Bank
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