Emergencies, safety and crime news

Don't become a victim of crime this Christmas

Published on Friday, 13th December 2019

Householders in Hartlepool are being urged to take action to protect themselves against crime and ensure that they don't have their Christmas ruined.

  • Domestic abuse campaign launched

    Published on Monday, 25th November 2019

    A campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and the support that is available has been launched by community safety officials in Hartlepool.

  • Appeal for information over public toilets vandalism

    Published on Tuesday, 19th November 2019

    Council officials in Hartlepool have issued an appeal for information after vandals damaged public toilets at a seaside resort.

  • A further opportunity to have your say on anti-social behaviour

    Published on Monday, 4th November 2019

    People in Hartlepool are being offered a further opportunity to give their views to an ongoing investigation into anti-social behaviour in the town.

  • Clampdown on aggressive begging launched

    Published on Monday, 4th November 2019

    Residents of Hartlepool are being urged to support an initiative to deter aggressive begging in the town - and by doing so help those involved to get the assistance they need.

  • Consider protecting your home with CCTV

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd October 2019

    Householders in Hartlepool are being advised to consider installing CCTV as a way of securing their properties.

  • Join forces to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour

    Published on Tuesday, 15th October 2019

    Residents of Hartlepool are being urged to come together and help fight crime and anti-social behaviour by setting up Neighbourhood Watch schemes.

  • Have your say on anti-social behaviour

    Published on Friday, 11th October 2019

    People in Hartlepool are being urged to give their views on anti-social behaviour in the town at some special drop-in events.

  • Don't make it easy for burglars, householders urged

    Published on Friday, 4th October 2019

    Residents of Hartlepool are being urged to make life as difficult as possible for would-be burglars by following some basic home security advice.

  • Is your home secure?

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd October 2019

    Community safety officials in Hartlepool are supporting a national campaign to help local residents protect their homes and deter burglars.

  • Help shape new Domestic Abuse Strategy

    Published on Thursday, 19th September 2019

    Residents of Hartlepool are being invited to help shape the future of domestic abuse services in the town.

  • Trio prosecuted for non-payment of fines

    Published on Monday, 19th August 2019

    Community safety officials in Hartlepool have successfully prosecuted three people for failing to pay fines in a further clampdown on anti-social behaviour.

  • Fourth closure order in concerted drugs clampdown

    Published on Wednesday, 14th August 2019

    A fourth property Closure Order has been secured by community safety officials as part of a concerted clampdown on illegal drug activity in the Oxford Road area of Hartlepool.

  • Lifeguards issue further water safety warning after two rescues

    Published on Tuesday, 30th July 2019

    Beach lifeguards at Seaton Carew are again warning people to take care in the water and only swim in the designated bathing area after carrying out two rescues.

  • Event aims to tackle anti-social behaviour

    Published on Thursday, 18th July 2019

    Almost 700 schoolchildren have taken part in an annual event that aims to reduce anti-social behaviour in Hartlepool.

  • Community safety chiefs in arson crackdown

    Published on Friday, 5th July 2019

    Community safety officials in Hartlepool have launched a major crackdown on young people who deliberately start fires in the town's parks.

  • Community safety officials in hate crime appeal

    Published on Wednesday, 19th June 2019

    Residents of Hartlepool who have witnessed or experienced hate crime are being urged to report it.

  • Secure your home before going on holiday

    Published on Wednesday, 12th June 2019

    Householders across Hartlepool are being urged to take steps to secure their homes before heading off on holiday.

  • Two more flat Closure Orders at Wynyard Mews

    Published on Friday, 31st May 2019

    Two more Closure Orders have been secured on properties at a complex of flats in Hartlepool, bringing the total to five in just eight months.

  • Day of Action to target town centre streets

    Published on Thursday, 30th May 2019

    A multi-agency Day of Action is to be held in a part of Hartlepool town centre to tackle a wide range of crime, anti-social behaviour and environmental issues.

  • New Chief Constable praises community safety team

    Published on Tuesday, 21st May 2019

    The new Chief Constable of Cleveland has praised the Hartlepool Community Safety Team, hailing it as a model of good practice.

  • Operation Staysafe hailed a success

    Published on Thursday, 9th May 2019

    An operation has been carried out in Hartlepool to crackdown on crime and anti-social behaviour by young people – and also to protect them where their actions threaten to put them at significant risk of harm.

  • Unruly behaviour will not be tolerated

    Published on Wednesday, 24th April 2019

    Community safety officials say they are not prepared to tolerate unruly and unacceptable behaviour in and around Hartlepool town centre.

  • Don't become a victim of crime this spring

    Published on Wednesday, 17th April 2019

    Householders across Hartlepool are being urged to take steps to protect their gardens and outbuildings this spring.

  • Know where your children are, parents urged

    Published on Tuesday, 9th April 2019

    Community safety chiefs in Hartlepool are urging parents to ensure they know where their children are and what they are doing.

  • Community safety team in bin arson clampdown

    Published on Thursday, 21st March 2019

    Residents of Hartlepool are being urged to support community safety staff in their drive to combat arson involving wheelie bins.

  • Community Safety Team celebrates first birthday

    Published on Friday, 8th March 2019

    A multi-agency partnership working together to tackle crime in Hartlepool is celebrating its first birthday.

  • Community safety and health in the spotlight

    Published on Tuesday, 5th March 2019

    Residents will be able to find out more about community safety and health and wellbeing in Hartlepool at a special event next week.

  • Jane joins the team!

    Published on Wednesday, 13th February 2019

    Jane Munden has joined Hartlepool Community Safety Team as its new Victim Services Officer.

  • Injunction granted over neighbour harassment

    Published on Friday, 26th October 2018

    Community safety chiefs in Hartlepool have secured an injunction against a woman who subjected her neighbours to years of harassment.

  • Court grants flat closure order

    Published on Friday, 19th October 2018

    Action has been taken to seal off a flat in Hartlepool after complaints from the community about anti-social behaviour and drugs activity.

  • "Day of Action" at Wynyard Mews

    Published on Friday, 12th October 2018

    A multi-agency "Day of Action" centring on flats in Hartlepool aims to tackle a wide range of crime, anti-social behaviour and environmental issues.

  • Don't suffer in silence, victims urged

    Published on Friday, 12th October 2018

    Victims of hate crime in Hartlepool are being urged to come forward and not suffer in silence.

  • Help us enforce Criminal Behaviour Order, public urged

    Published on Friday, 5th October 2018

    Community safety officials are urging people to help them enforce a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) imposed on a Hartlepool woman as a result of her anti-social behaviour.

  • Raise issues at crime and community safety event

    Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018

    A special event is to be held in Hartlepool to enable residents to raise crime and community safety issues.

  • Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated, warn community safety chiefs

    Published on Friday, 7th September 2018

    Community safety officials in Hartlepool have warned that they will not tolerate anti-social behaviour after being granted their first Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

  • Businessman convicted of aggressive trading

    Published on Wednesday, 18th July 2018

    A Hartlepool man has been convicted of misleading an elderly couple into buying a summerhouse and then aggressively demanding payment when they were not satisfied with what he provided.

  • Be fire safe this half term

    Published on Friday, 25th May 2018

    Cleveland Fire Brigade are asking people to take extra care and be vigilant during the half term break to avoid deliberate fires and lives being put at risk.

  • Fire chiefs issue Easter warning to householders

    Published on Thursday, 29th March 2018

    CLEVELAND Fire Brigade is urging residents to take extra care at home during the Easter holidays.

  • CCTV camera hailed a big success

    Published on Friday, 16th March 2018

    CRIME and anti-social behaviour at a play area on a Hartlepool estate has been massively reduced following the introduction of a CCTV camera.

  • Seaton Front warning for drivers and pedestrians

    Published on Thursday, 1st March 2018

    DRIVERS and pedestrians are being warned to take great care when travelling along the A178 Coronation Drive in Seaton Carew.

  • Keep warm and well

    Published on Monday, 26th February 2018

    The Met Office has predicted severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow over the next six days.

  • Raise community safety concerns online

    Published on Thursday, 22nd February 2018

    RESIDENTS of Hartlepool are being offered a chance to question community safety chiefs online by taking part in a "web chat".

  • Have your say on crime and community safety

    Published on Friday, 16th February 2018

    RESIDENTS are being urged to have their say in setting priorities for tackling crime and improving community safety in Hartlepool.

  • Don't let a fire ruin your Christmas

    Published on Friday, 1st December 2017

    CLEVELAND Fire Brigade is appealing to people to avoid the heartache of a fire this Christmas by taking extra care with cooking, candles and electrical equipment.

  • Support domestic violence campaign, residents urged

    Published on Tuesday, 21st November 2017

    Community safety chiefs in Hartlepool are supporting an international campaign to eliminate violence against women and they are urging local people to show their support.

  • New Hartlepool Community Safety Team to be launched

    Published on Friday, 10th November 2017

    A NEW community safety team that brings together staff from key agencies is to be launched in Hartlepool

  • Identity theft warning

    Published on Thursday, 19th October 2017

    Residents of Hartlepool are being urged to take steps to ensure they don't become victims of identity theft.

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