Police, fire and council team up for day of action on Corby estate

Police will be focusing on the local priorities of drug misuse and dealing, knife crime and anti-social use of motorbikes

By Stephanie Weaver
Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 10:50 am
Updated Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 11:03 am

It’s a day of action for Corby Council’s Safer Corby Team, the fire service and neighbourhood policing team today (Wednesday) as they join forces to tackle local issues.

They will be working together to engage with people on the Kingswood estate about their concerns around safety/security issues, crime and disorder.

The fire service will also be offering free home first safety checks as part of the visit.

Corby Council is teaming up with police and fire for the day of action today

Corby Council’s lead member for housing and neighbourhood services, Cllr Bob Eyles, said: “The days of action event will offer an opportunity for the council and partners to have direct conversations with residents about the issues that matter to them most.

"This information can be helpful in terms of prioritising local issues for the Safer Corby Team and partners to tackle, as well as providing valuable information to the policing team.”

Sgt Rachel Grey, from the Corby Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "We will be conducting a day of action on the Kingswood estate Corby Wednesday 26th February 2020 concentrating on the three local priorities: drug misuse and dealing, knife crime and anti-social use of motorcycles.

"Please feel free to speak with us about any concerns you may have."