Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Jewellery Quarter Police Station to Close

Yet again, for about the sixth time in 30 years, there is a proposal to close the Jewellery Quarter Vyse Street Police Station this time as part of a planned closure of 28 disused and derelict and under-used police stations within the WM Police Area. This will take place in March 2017 as a result of Government cuts.

This proposal includes stations ‘not open to the public’. Our station is too small to accommodate ‘visitors’ but there is one sergeant, three PCSOs and four PCs ‘posted’ there – plus the police cars parked outside which in itself is a deterrent. If you use the phone by the door, an officer will come and speak to you.

Support so far has been shown by Stella Leyton (Assay Master and Chairman of the JQDT) and BIDS are also strongly opposing the closure, also the Executive of Perry Beeches Schools.

Please add your voice by contacting Acting Chief Constable Michele Larmour and copy your email/letter to Sir Albert Bore, stressing the high value of goods associated with The Jewellery Quarter. No good just complaining to our local coppers – it is not their decision!

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Stay Connected

257FansLike
131FollowersFollow
1FollowersFollow
1,173FollowersFollow
- Advertisement -

Please Donate

The Hockley Flyer magazine if entirely funded by the advertising, but we could always do with a little bit more funding. The advertising not only pays for the design/printing, but also postage, delivery, all the associated paperwork/accounts, and research for the Heritage section. Our subscribers pay only a bit more then the postage/mailing costs, and the magazines are free - no cover price.



Subscribe to News Digest

Oh hi there 👋
It’s nice to meet you.

Sign up to for awesome content in your inbox with latest updates in a daily digest.

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Latest Articles

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x