Neighbourhood priorities

Neighbourhood Priorities

2018- Drug dealing around Winlaton & Chopwell

"What you told us"

Members of the public have expressed concern about an increase in drug dealing activity around Winlaton and Chopwell.

"What are we doing about it?"

Operation Red Kite was set up to target drug dealers in the Winlaton & Chopwell area. To date in excess of 40 drug warrants have been executed and a large amount of Class A & B drugs have been taken off the streets with those responsible put before the Courts.

"Keeping you informed"

Officers will give updates at local Community & Neighbourhood Watch meetings. We will take robust action against offenders.

2018 – Anti Social Behaviour around the Meadows, Winlaton Mill.

"What you told us"

Members of the public have expressed concern about an increase in youth disorder around The Meadows and River Derwent Winlaton Mill on a Friday and Saturday evening.

"What are we doing about it?"

Operation Crimson was established to target youth disorder at these locations. Officers have liaised with partner agencies including the early Intervention Team at Gateshead Council who have also visited this location in order to get the youths involved in local activities.

"Keeping you informed"

Officers will give updates at local Community & Neighbourhood Watch meetings aswell as on our Twitter page. We will take robust action against offenders.