Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Christ Church thief caught

by jamesbaker on 20 October, 2014

Congratulations are due to West Yorkshire Police who have successfully caught a man who stole a TV and projector equipment from Christ Church, Mount Pellon. Stealing from a Church that works hard for its local community is a particularly immoral crime. The courier is reporting that the man responsible was caught as a result of […]

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Tackling eyesores and dangerous buildings

by jamesbaker on 2 March, 2014

Councillor Evans & I were out around Fountainhead village this weekend. One of the problems affecting local residents is this derelict warehouse that has been left to rot on a site next to the Maltings. The building is totally insecure and anybody can just walk up to it. There isn’t even a fence or a […]

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West Yorkshire Councils condemn Labour cronyism

by jamesbaker on 4 April, 2013

Both Kirkless Council and Hebden Royd Town Council have now passed motions condemning appointment of a Deputy Commissioner from among just members of the Labour party. The  Liberal Democrat motion passed by Hebden Royd Town Council won the backing of several Labour party members who said regardless of their party politics it was discriminatory to only appoint someone from the Labour […]

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Snoopers Charter could cost £500 a household

by jamesbaker on 10 December, 2012

The proposed draft communications bill is something I have opposed from the offset. The bill sets out to expand the amount of our communications data collected by the state, and then made accessible to officials. As currently occurs under RIPA (Regulatory and Investigatory Powers Act 2000) officials will be able to self-authorise these surveillance requests. That means it can occur without a […]

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Minutes from the October PACT meeting

by jamesbaker on 27 November, 2012

Police and community together (PACT) meetings are a chance for residents to come along and meet their neighbourhood policing team in person. Meetings such as these are at the heart of community policing, and those residents that go along and partake in the meetings are helping to ensure we have a police force that understands […]

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