Doncaster Central

Date published: 04 May 2022 07:20

Welcome message from the Neighbourhood Inspector Mark Payling

Inspector Mark Payling looks after the Central Neighbourhood area of Doncaster, which includes the Town centre (including St James Street, Hyde Park, Lakeside, Belle Vue and Wheatley), Wheatley Hills and and Intake (including Clay Lane), Balby South, Balby North and Hexthorpe, Bessacarr, Rossignton and Bawtry (including Austerfield), Finningley (including Cantley, Branton, Blaxton and Auckley) and Tickhill and Wadworth.

The team has one sergeant, ten police officers (PCS) and 13 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) who each have geographical responsibility for an area within the wards mentioned above.

Insp Payling hosts regular online meetings via Facebook to give residents the chance to talk about issues affecting them in the local area. This page is regularly updated with the times and dates of planned meetings so please do get involved when you can.  

Your local police station is:

College Road Police Station

College Road, Doncaster

You can contact us:

The priorities for the Doncaster Central Neighbourhood Policing Team are:

  • To reduce and prevent anti-social behaviour by tackling the root causes through effective problem solving in conjunction with partners
  • To protect the public from harm and ensure an effective response to those who are most vulnerable in our communities, working in partnership with other stakeholders
  • To build the trust and confidence in local policing
  • To inform residents and business owners in Doncaster of how they can help us protect their communities

You said...

Speeding is an issue in our area.

We did...

Regular speeding operations, most recently on Wentworth Road in Wheatley where residents have reported their concerns to local officers.

You said...

Tackling anti-social behaviour is important to us.

We did...

We are working with DMBC to address issues of anti-social behaviour in the Lakeside area.

You said...

Dog thefts are concerning to us.

We did...

Crime reduction advice issued via Alerts and social media following concerns raised by residents about the recent increase of reported dog theft incidents.

You said...

We want to address the recent power cuts in the area.

We did...

Ongoing work with National Grid following persistent and regular power cuts in the Hexthorpe area which are thought to be linked to cannabis grows.

You are invited to a LIVE Question and Answer chat on Facebook at Doncastercentralnpt with the the Neighbourhood Inspector for Doncaster Central and South and a representative from Doncaster Council. You will be able to discuss in brief, issues that are concerning you. You will not be able to report any crimes during these Q & A sessions.

  • Thursday 26th May 1730 to 1830hrs
  • Thursday 23rd June 1730 to 1830hrs

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