Police meeting for Longbenton residents

RESIDENTS of Longbenton are being invited to talk about policing issues at a meeting next week.

Neighbourhood police and partner agencies are holding a meeting at the Oxford Centre, Longbenton, on Thursday, May 10, from 6pm to 8pm.

The meeting takes place during a week when the police, local council and the fire service joined together in an operation combining a council environmental services spring clean, fire prevention visits and police work around anti-social behaviour in the area.

“We would like to see as many local residents at our meeting as possible so we can hear about the issues which are important to them,” said Neighbourhood Inspector John Smith.