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Heywood Folk Safer Than Ever On The Buses

January 23, 2013
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Heywood Folk Safer Than Ever On The Buses

Bus travel is becoming increasingly safer for Heywood folk. Statistics released by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) show that incidents of crime and antisocial behaviour on the bus network have dropped by almost 17% over the past three years – with a 10% fall in the past year alone. TfGM, which runs 21 bus stations in the region, has spearheaded the Crime Reduction on Public Transport (CROPT) initiative alongside Greater Manchester Police and bus operators. Between December 2009 and November 2010, there were 7,389 incidents reported on bus services and at bus stations. Between December 2010 and November 2011, there…

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Be Vigilant And Thwart Cold-Weather Thieves

January 18, 2013
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Police are asking motorists in Heywood to be extra vigilant on icy mornings to keep criminals out in the cold. During previous winters cars have been stolen across the region after being left with the keys in the ignition and engines running while defrosting them. With low temperatures expected to continue throughout the winter, police are urging motorists to ensure that they are not the next victims to be left out in the cold by simply staying with their vehicle while defrosting them. It may mean sitting in a cold car for a few minutes but it’s a lot better…

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