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Gamesley and St Johns

Gamesley and St JohnsSafer Neighbourhood Team

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Glossop Enquiry Office Ellison Street, Glossop, SK13 8BX
Non-emergency number:
This Safer Neighbourhood area covers the Gamesley area. It belongs to the High Peak Local Policing Unit. Gamesley is a residential estate located within the High Peak Borough Council area, approximately three miles from Glossop Town Centre and 15 miles from Manchester City Centre. Only about a mile away is the village of Charlesworth, which is a semi rural area. This area also covers the large rural area to the east of Glossop.

Team Members

Peter Burgess

PC 2575 Peter Burgess

Lee Willows

PCSO 4528 Lee Willows

Anne Gribbon

PCSO 5178 Anne Gribbon

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


Prevent and target anti-social and nuisance behaviour throughout Halloween, Bonfire Night and on the run up to Christmas

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 19/09/2017
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Police patrols during evenings and at weekends, and other key times, at identified hotspot areas for anti-social and nuisance behaviour, especially around Halloween, bonfire night, during school holidays and on the run up to Christmas.
  • All agencies to be involved in educating youngsters on the safe and legal use of fireworks.
  • Halloween themed 'No trick or treat' and 'We do not sell flour and eggs to under 16s' available from your local Safer Neighbourhood policing team.
  • Appropriate positive action to be taken against any individuals found to be persistently causing anti-social behaviour.

Actions and outcomes from previous priorities


Speeding traffic in Charlesworth

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 06/08/2015
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • The Safer Neighbourhood team carried out increased police patrols and spoke to motorists about the importance of safe and considerate driving.
  • Speed enforcement checks were carried out with warning letters or fines being issued to anyone breaking the speed limits.
  • Officers also teamed up with members of the public to carry out Community Speed Watch events in the area to target those exceeding the limit.

Maintaining and improving communication between the public and the police

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 07/08/2015
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Officers met with members of the local community and spoke with them about any concerns that they had and how police could help to improve the situation.
  • The team visited local businesses to meet staff and also worked towards revitalising the Shopwatch system.
  • Local people were encouraged to contact the Safer Neighbourhood team on 101 if they had any issues or concerns they wanted to discuss. They were also encouraged to follow @GamesleySNT on Twitter to stay up to date with local policing in their community.

Multi-agency approach to alcohol and substance misuse

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 07/08/2015
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • The Safer Neighbourhood team carried out high visibility patrols to identify drug use and action was taken against anyone involved in it.
  • They advised people about the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse through positive engagement.
  • Stop searches were carried out, with action being taken against anyone caught with illegal substances.
  • The team worked alongside partner agencies to monitor and tackle criminal activity around drugs and alcohol in the local area.
  • They also visited local schools and colleges to raise awareness to youngsters of the dangers of drug and alcohol misuse.
  • Residents were urged to call Derbyshire police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 with any information relating to suspected drug and alcohol misuse.

Preventing burglaries across the High Peak

Issue Date:
Issue was set on 24/03/2016
Actions to be taken are as follows:
  • Safer Neighbourhood officers carried out both high-visibility and covert patrols in the area to deter criminals and catch any offenders in the act.
  • The policing team carried out regular stop checks to ensure that any potential thieves are stopped before a crime is committed;
  • Officers advised residents about the extra steps that they can take to better protect their property from thieves. This includes storing valuables out of sight, making sure windows and doors are locked, keeping keys out of sight and investing in security kit such as SmartWater, alarms, door chimes and timer switches.
  • Homeowners urged to register valuables with www.immobilise.com – This helps police to trace the owners of recovered stolen goods.
  • Residents urged to report suspicious activity to police on 101. Always dial 999 if a crime is in action.

Safer Neighbourhood Team Sergeants

Photo: Sergeant 2323 Nicola Bateman
  • Sergeant 2323 Nicola Bateman

I am Sergeant 2323 Nicola Bateman and I have responsibility for the Safer Neighbourhood teams in Gamesley and St Johns, Glossop Town Centre, Hadfield and Tintwistle, and New Mills and Hayfield.

I have been a police officer for 16 years and have spent the majority of my service as a uniformed response officer working across the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales.

I am looking forward to working with the already well-established members of the High Peak Safer Neighbourhood Team to help improve and enhance the quality of life for local residents.

I am particularly interested in working closely with our partners to help tackle neighbourhood issues and make our communities safer places to live, work and visit.

Safer Neighbourhood Events

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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.