Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Police hand out behaviour orders to curb teenage troublemakers
Published 07/01/13



POLICE have put a stop to teenage troublemakers in Sonning Common.

Officers issued eight antisocial behaviour contracts in September and there have been no reported incidents since then.

Police community support officer Colin Boyes told a meeting of Sonning Common Parish Council that warning children was more effective than arresting them.

He said youths used to congregate in the village and cause criminal damage but the contracts had stopped this.

“The idea is not to criminalise people,” he said. “We work in conjunction with [housing association] Soha, South Oxfordshire District Council and the children’s parents and it really does hit home. It is really good to see a positive result.”


Mr Boyes said the problem of teenagers riding quad bikes in residential areas had also stopped, providing “a bit of piece and quiet for everyone”. He reported that parking problems had improved since nine extra spaces were created behind the village hall.

“In the last month I think I have issued one ticket,” he said.

He said the junction of Wood Lane and Woodlands Road continued to be a problem but hoped this would improve now that double yellow lines had been put there.

Mr Boyes warned about door-to-door salesmen operating in the area.

He said: “There are young reformed offenders being bussed into the villages and knocking on people’s doors.

“We can’t do much about it if they have got the right credentials. If they get pushy it causes concern — they do push the elderly who find it hard to say no.

“We do stop and check them and we monitor their movements. A lot seem to come from Nottingham. It is an ongoing problem unfortunately.”

Published 07/01/13

MOST POPULAR
Empty Shops Fill Up Again
Regatta Radio WON'T be on air for HRR 2015
GPs' Townlands contract still up in the air
Couple uncork pop-up wine bar
School permitted to sell sport field
Clooney's makeover for mansion
Walking away from Wembley
Free golf coaching
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Council pay for impact study on town roads
Red Lion Lawn contract may not be renewed
Roundabout gets new look
Water repairs to close Friday Street
Carer cheated our daughter
Green-fingered children get planting
Museum offers festival space to move office
Beds cut consultation
Fire man fit to plead
New pitch for Woodcote school
Greys Road re-opened after gas works
Contemporary painting presented to council
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Worthing raid Dry Leas to complete double
Henley juniors shine
Red Kites aim to put squeeze on hosts
Anderson secures county championship at third attempt
Leander athletes face key Rio trials
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717