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Duffield, Belper Rural and Holloway

Duffield, Belper Rural and HollowaySafer Neighbourhood Team

Contact Us

Ripley Police Station, Wyatt's Way, Ripley, Derbyshire DE5 3SU
Non-emergency number:
This Safer Neighbourhood area covers Duffield, Idridgehay, Holloway Alderwasley, Blackbrook, Cowers Lane and Hazelwood. It belongs to the Amber Valley Local Policing Unit. Duffield is a large village set in the Derwent valley about four and a half miles north of Derby. There are a variety of shops in the village centre, several inns and a sports club. The village also has both a primary and a secondary school. It has its own railway station with regular services to Derby.

Team Members

Jeannette Gardner

PC 14271 Jeannette Gardner

Wendy Wright

PC 2712 Wendy Wright

John Hardy

PCSO 4628 John Hardy

Paula Bennett

PCSO 4461 Paula Bennett

Scott Hunt

PCSO 12715 Scott Hunt

Liam Darby

PCSO 12814 Liam Darby

These priorities were set by your team following community feedback. Contact your team in person, by phone or online to let them know your priorities.

Your current priorities for this neighbourhood


Anti-social behaviour around Town Street, at the corner of Wirksworth Road, Ecclesbourne Close and the library

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 30/03/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Increase patrols to the area and advised youngsters or others causing anti-social behaviour.
  • Seize any alcohol from underage drinkers.
  • Deliverd letters to inform parents of any youngsters found to be causing a nuisance.
  • Consider setting up Acceptable Behaviour Contracts for any persistent troublemakers.
  • Work with other agencies to set up diversionary activities for local youngsters.
  • Enforcement action to be taken where appropriate.

We are pleased to report that no priority profiles have currently been raised for the Duffield, Belper Rural and Holloway Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 16/11/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • We will continue to carry out patrols throughout the area and work to keep your neighbourhood safe.
  • We continue to work with partner agencies including local parish councillors, Neighbourhood Watch, the Amber Valley Community Safety Partnership, and local residents to identify issues or concerns.
  • If you have any concerns or feel there is something we could target in your area please contact us by calling 101, come along to one of our surgeries or attend the next neighbourhood meeting.

Actions and outcomes from previous priorities


Anti-social behaviour on Snake Lane park, Duffield

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 11/09/2011
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Regular patrols of the area.
  • Advised youngsters.
  • Appropriate action taken against any offenders where necessary.
  • Worked alongside partnership agencies to consider longer term solutions and diversionary activities.

Bogus door-to-door sellers in the area

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 20/12/2011
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Advised residents and informed them of the dangers of bogus callers
  • Encouraged residents to report anything suspicious

Speeding Vehicles on Makeney Road and Duffield Bank

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 20/03/2012
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Police patrols and spot speed checks.
  • Enforcement and advice to motorists where necessary.
  • Liaised with partner agencies to consider changes to road layout and signage.

Safer Neighbourhood Team Sergeants

Photo: Sergeant 2701 Mark Weldon
  • Sergeant 2701 Mark Weldon

I am Sergeant 2701 Mark Weldon and I am responsible for this Safer Neighbourhood policing team.

I am committed to providing a high quality service to the public by ensuring my teams are visible, approachable and work alongside partner agencies to target problems affecting the local community. My priorities are to reduce anti-social behaviour and crime.

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Crime Information


Crime mapping allows us to show you where crime is happening at a local level, so we can better engage with our communities and help them determine how best to police the area they live in.