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Police advice to residents to increase security

Local police made a presentation to residents recently on how to maximie security. The key police messages are: –          the importance of house security – windows, doors, esp back entrances, gates, gardens and sheds, and the importance of robust locking mechanisms, ensuring all fences are in a good state of repair and additional measures such […]

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Southwark Council meets with Residents’ Representatives to discuss the Junction of Burbage Road and Dulwich Village

 An onsite meeting was held on November 12th to review safety concerns at the Burbage Road and Dulwich Village junction. A council team, led by Councillor Barrie Hargrove, met with residents’ representatives to discuss ongoing concerns regarding the junction’s safety. The meeting had a number of positive outcomes, not least a recognition that the present […]

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Recent Street Crime

A Turney Road resident was recently robbed and school children have been targeted for robbery in Burbage Road. Sadly a Turney Road resident was robbed on 21st November at 6.40pm on Croxted Road, near the garage. The robber took her handbag and ran into the Peabody Estate. The police responded very quickly but the attacker […]

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Local Meeting regarding Changes to Police Provision, Thameslink Suspension and Primary School Places

The Herne Hill Forum Public meeting on 5th December will address concerns regarding local policing changes, the proposed Thameslink service suspension and primary school places. The Herne Hill Forum Public meeting takes place on Wednesday, 5th December from 6.55pm at the Herne Hill Baptist Church (at the Corner of Half Moon Lane and Winterbrook Road). […]

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7 November Q&A with Police Borough Commander, Chief Sup John Sutherland

On 27 November we attended a Q&A with the Borough Commander, Chief Superintendent John Sutherland (JS) at the Dulwich Community Council. A number of key points were taken from the meeting. 1. Councillor questions focused on the future of the Seeley Drive base in Kingswood Estate, East Dulwich police station & the Safer Neighbourhood Teams […]

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Safer Neighbourhoods

Burbage residents should have received a Neighbourhood Watch pack from the Safer Neighbourhoods Team over the weekend with important information about how to protect their home and its contents.   Some very good news: following lobbying from Burbage Neighbourhood Watch Representative, Andrew Fletcher, late night police patrols were instigated which led to the arrest of the […]

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Closure of Lordship Lane Police Station

Below is an exchange of correspondence we have had with the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police regarding the proposed closure of East Dulwich police station in Lordship lane. Dear Susan Badman, Thank you for your email dated 01 October 2012, in which you express concerns about the future of East Dulwich Police Station. I recognise that there are a number of […]

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Random Car scatching locally

This is an example of a car scratched we think with a brick.  The police have arrested someone.