Steve Beasant

Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Great Grimsby and Councillor for the East Marsh Learn more

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Sheds, Garages and Allotments – Shut it, lock it, keep it

by Steve Beasant on 30 December, 2015

Garden sheds, outbuildings and garages packed with tools, machinery and other valuable equipment offer easy pickings to thieves. Take the right precautions to help prevent becoming a victim of crime and reduce the risk of having your property stolen. Mark your property to improve your chances of getting it traced and returned to you if it is […]

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Witnesses sought to disturbance in Grant Thorold Park area.

by Steve Beasant on 30 December, 2015

Grimsby: Circumstances investigated  Independent witnesses are sought to an incident reported as having taken place yesterday morning around 7:15am in the Grant Thorold Park area of Grimsby Two men and a woman were said to be in conversation with another man in Cooper Road at around 7:15am yesterday, Tuesday 29 December 2015. A dispute is alleged […]

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Three burglaries through unlocked doors

by Steve Beasant on 22 December, 2015

Grimsby Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incidents. If you can help call 101  Detectives are appealing for witnesses following two burglaries through open front doors and a further attempted burglary in Grimsby overnight on Saturday December 19 into the early hours of Sunday December 20. The incidents happened at the following addresses […]

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There are just a few days left to get all of your Christmas shopping sorted and whilst people are rushing around, online shopping fraudsters are using the run-up to the big day as an opportunity to illegally make money. On the November 23rd Action Fraud, the City of London Police and Get Safe Online released […]

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Commenting on reports that the Prime Minister has ordered a review into the use of guns by police in England and Wales following the Paris attacks, the Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron said: “It is vital that communities have complete confidence in their police. That means nobody should be above the law, including armed officers. […]

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The Telegraph have reported that during George Osborne’s Autumn Statement on November 25, he told MPs: “There will be no cuts in the police budget at all. There will be real terms protection for police funding. The police protect us, and we’re going to protect the police.” But the provisional police grant allocations for 2016/17, […]

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Nuisance call scam warning

by Steve Beasant on 7 December, 2015

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team are warning people about a sinister nuisance call scam known to be targeting households in the borough. Scammers call households to sell them a paid-for service they claim will block nuisance cold-callers. The warning comes after a vulnerable, elderly couple were targeted by a company offering to supply […]

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Warning of scam targeting elderly

by Steve Beasant on 3 December, 2015

Please share crime prevention advice with your loved ones A warning has been issued to vulnerable residents after a number of elderly victims were targeted by males and females pretending to be profoundly deaf. The latest victim, an 84-year-old Waltham woman, fell foul of the con between 5pm and 6.30pm on Tuesday, December 1. A […]

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Five arrested in connection with scam

by Steve Beasant on 2 December, 2015

More than 300 incidents were reported locally.  Five men have been arrested in relation to a scam that saw hundreds of elderly victims being targeted by conmen. The sting, which was carried out in partnership with the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit, Metropolitan Police and West Midlands Police, led to the arrest of […]

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Till stolen from animal hospital

by Steve Beasant on 30 November, 2015

Grimsby premises damaged and cash taken  Police are appealing for information after a till was stolen from the Blue Cross Animal Hospital in Nelson Street Grimsby last week. The incident happened around 1am on Tuesday 17 November when the premises were broken into and the till containing a small amount of cash was taken. A […]

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