Category Archives: Crime Prevention

No Messing – Report Dog Fouling Offenders In Shepley

NO MESSING Children will touch anything. Dog faeces can be harmful to human health and can cause blindness. An infection called Toxocara Canis can be caught if the waste is not removed immediately. Don’t just talk about it on social media. Do something about it too. Please report anyone who allows a dog to foul […]

Your Top Christmas Shopping Tips

  Today is Cyber Monday – the busiest day of the year for Internet Shopping. Make sure that you protect yourself from scammers and other cyber criminals trying to get hold of your personal information and bank account details. Click on the image to view.  Click here for the latest deals on Amazon  

The ‘DaPinchi’ Code

Burglars are now marking homes to target the rich and vulnerable. We’re grateful to West Yorkshire Police for highlighting this issue with us and forwarding their copy of The ‘DaPinchi Code’. Check your walls and driveways outside! The ‘DaPinchi Code’ Burglars are using coded chalk symbols to let other criminals know which properties to target. […]

Keeping Shepley Safe During The Dark Nights

We will soon be putting those clocks back, which mean longer darker nights. To protect your homes, here is some advice from Police.UK on reducing the risk of Burglary. Homes with no security measures in place are five times more likely to be burgled than those with simple security measures. Good window locks and strong […]

19 things a burglar can teach you about home security

West Yorkshire Police has kindly forwarded the following information to help residents take appropriate actions to prevent burglars from entering their homes. From the Offenders’ Mouths… The following ‘advice’ on protecting your home from burglars has been taken from real interviews conducted with convicted offenders, providing an insight into their approach to committing burglary. 1. “A […]

6 things a thief can teach you about vehicle security

West Yorkshire Police has kindly forwarded the following information to help residents take appropriate actions to prevent vehicle crime. From the Offenders’ Mouths… The following ‘advice’ on protecting your vehicles has been taken from real interviews conducted with convicted offenders, providing an insight into their approach to committing vehicle crime. 1. “We look for nice […]

Enter Shepley For ‘Britain In Bloom’ To Stop Dog Fouling

dwarves in garden

Would it be possible for Kirklees to install waste bins with plastic bags for people to clean up after their pets and leave their little bags for collection? I think the perfect site would be along Marsh Lane at the junction of Marsh Lane and Long Close Lane and the junction of Marsh Lane and […]

Road Safety – Time for Change

February’s Shepley Village Association meeting was focused on one of the key areas identified in last year’s survey and village plan – Road Safety. Rather than deal with these individually, it was agreed that we would have a louder ‘voice’ if we were to pull the issues and concerns together and escalate them on behalf […]

Road Safety – A Real Issue

All residents of Shepley and surrounding villages have known for some time just how dangerous the A629 can be.  We have all heard, experienced or shared news of serious accidents and all too often, fatalities. In May of this year, a young local resident, Ben Cooper, lost his life and two of his friends were […]

Antisocial Litter in the Village

britain in bloom, village green

The contrast can’t be more obvious. The stunning display of daffodils in early Spring on Lane Head Road and the Sovereign have now been replaced with beer cans, McDonalds wrappers, and cigarette butts. Whilst Shepley may be on a major road artery and the Sovereign area may be industrial we do take some pride in […]