Humber Talking is a way of connecting with the people we serve and understanding what’s important to them.
We have been visiting over 6500 households in the Southcoates Ward area and asking a number of questions. For those we have been unable to speak to directly, information has been made available on how to take part in the survey. This has enabled us to find out how the community feel about the area and what is affecting your community.
On a very positive note the community are telling us that the Southcoates ward in a good area to live in, which is quiet, friendly with good amenities and good neighbours.
On another very positive note, the vast majority of residents have also informed us that they have no issues and believe that we be there if they needed us.
You said, we did.
Although very positive comments from the Southcoates Community, we are not resting on our laurels. We still of lots of work to do as we continue to serve our communities to make them safer and stronger.
We have also received feedback in relation to issues that are affecting the community. These issues have ranged from Anti-Social Behaviour, Speeding, drugs use and parking issues.
Regarding Anti-Social Behaviour we have recently dealt with a number of individuals both by way of prosecution and working with our partners. We have also been running Operation Yellowfin which has targeted issues involving individuals on motor cycles. We have seized a number of vehicles and prosecuted a number of individuals. I am pleased to inform you that we have seen over a 10% reduction in ASB.
Regarding speeding we have been working with our partners in order to reduce and education motorists. We have been working with local schools and involving the students in specific operations to educate motorists. This has been received very positively by both the schools and motorists.
We continue to develop intelligence and execute warrants regarding the use of drugs.
Our partners are aware of issues regarding parking in the Southcoates area and they are working hard to improve this issue where they can.