HOME   ARCHIVE   GALLERY   SHOP   ABOUT US      
 

 
SALFORD POLICE TWITTER
 

Star date: 27th June 2011 

SALFORD POLICE USE TWITTER TO KEEP IN TOUCH

Salford people can now use Twitter to see what the police are up to in their area and to interact with cops on the beat.

The new police Twitter service is available in all areas of Salford but the Salford Star went down to East Salford to see how it's working on the streets…

Full story here…


Salford Police Twitter
click image to enlarge

@GMPSalfordEast
We've just discovered a Cannabis Farm on Lower Broughton Road. 37 plants in total. Know where anymore are? 0161 8725050!

@GMPSalfordEast
A male has just been arrested on the Crescent for Robbery and 2 Assault Police following an incident outside the Salford Art Gallery.

PCSO Andy Shaw is sat in The Angel community centre showing us how Twitter is working to keep the people in touch with the police in Salford. But then you'd know that if you'd been plugged into the GMPSalfordEast Twitter account because it's already up there… `Interview with @salfordstar09 this morning. Out on patrol in #trinity and #blackfriars today!'

The real time tool that's being used to promote inanities and footballers' foibles has now been taken up by the Greater Manchester Police as a communication link with the community.

"We've only just started using it in last few weeks we can regularly update the public on what we're doing in the area, police surgeries, any appeals, crimes…anything that's happened in people's neighbourhoods" says Andy "I could say `We've just stopped four lads in Broughton who are known offenders, keep your eyes out for any suspicious activity, give us a ring we are out and about'…

"People can message us too" he adds "They can tell us if they see anything suspicious, or ask us about crime prevention and we can either tell them to ring 872 5050 or go and have a look ourselves . People have asked questions already and it's been working great. We started off with around thirty followers and it's already grown to around 130."

While Andy has been specially trained to be the `voice' of East Salford police on Twitter, the other four neighbourhood police teams in the city are also Twittered up.

To see what's going off on the beat either click here or go to www.twitter.com and search your local police… 

Salford North - Swinton North, Swinton South, Pendlebury - @GMPSalfordNorth

Salford East - Irwell Riverside, Kersal and Broughton - @GMPSalfordEast

Salford Central - Langworthy, Claremont, Ordsall, West & Seedley - @GMPSalfordCen

Salford South - Barton, Eccles, Winton, Irlam and Cadishead - @GMPSalfordSouth
 
Salford West - Little Hulton, Walkden North, Walkden South, Worsley, Boothstown & Ellenbrook - @GMPSalfordWest

 

 

 

 

Gerry Mannering wrote
at 4:09:59 PM on Wednesday, June 29, 2011
If the police are tweeting , they will crash their cars .Stupid idea .
 
Peter Vellin wrote
at 6:16:25 AM on Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Dibble need to catch criminals , not waste time tweeting .Just another excuse to do no work .
 
Please enter your comment below:
 
 
 
SLADS
Salford Live Events
Salford Star contact
Salford Star
Salford Star print
Deli Lama
advertisement
 
Contact us
phone: 07957 982960
Facebook       Twitter
 
 
Recent comments
article: SALFORD COUNCIL SET TO BORROW £25MILLION TO MAKE TOWER BLOCKS FIRE SAFE
Hedley hooper your right. It's yet another case of voting on things they know nothing about. Thank you Salford Star for opening ... [more]
article: SALFORD COUNCIL SET TO BORROW £25MILLION TO MAKE TOWER BLOCKS FIRE SAFE
One name that doesn't seen to come up much in all this is Keepmoat, and I don't understand that. Surely a lot of the responsibilit... [more]
article: SALFORD COUNCIL SET TO BORROW £25MILLION TO MAKE TOWER BLOCKS FIRE SAFE
Will the star be attending the meeting and will it be filmed or allowed, people of the UK need to see these shameful people. The c... [more]
article: SALFORD COUNCIL SET TO BORROW £25MILLION TO MAKE TOWER BLOCKS FIRE SAFE
I wish my Landlord would take a leaf out of the Salford Councils book. I live in Arthur Millwood and apart from them sealing a few... [more]
article: UNISON ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF LYING TO JUSTIFY SHUTTING DISABLED KIDS HOME
Well done, UNISON, for casting off your associations with Salford Labour Councillors and denouncing their actions and priorities! ... [more]
 
 
 
 
 
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
 
 
 

Donate

Help the Salford Star...

all donations welcome

 
 

More articles...

SALFORD BENEFIT ARMY TO TAKE ON DWP OVER UNFAIR DISABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Star date: 17th August 2017

VOLUNTEER ARMY TRAIN TO HELP DISABLED FIGHT UNFAIR ASSESSMENTS

A new army of volunteers has been trained this week to accompany people going to DWP disability assessments to ensure they are treated fairly and gets their rights to state help.

"I think it's very important that people are there to stand up for those who are not necessarily best able to defend themselves in a benefit system that is set up basically to catch people out; force them off benefits" explained Ben Clay, who was one of the volunteers at the training course organised by Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre.

Full details here...

SALFORD COUNCIL SET TO BORROW £25MILLION TO MAKE TOWER BLOCKS FIRE SAFE

Star date: 16th August 2017

£25MILLION FOR NINE PENDLETON BLOCKS AS PUBLIC MEETING CALLED ON FIRE SAFETY

Salford City Council is set to borrow £25million in order to sort its nine Pendleton high rises, after they failed consecutive Government fire safety tests. Who ultimately pays for the work, a Council report states, is "likely to be the subject of dispute", although it believes that Pendleton Together is liable.

Meanwhile a public meeting for residents will take place next Tuesday, 22nd August at Salford Arts Theatre, with speakers from the Justice4Grenfell Campaign, Salford City UNISON and the Fire Brigades Union.

Full details here...

UNISON ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF LYING TO JUSTIFY SHUTTING DISABLED KIDS HOME

Star date: 15th August 2017

'INACCURACIES' AND 'LIES' IN COUNCIL ATTEMPT TO SHUT THE GRANGE – AS STRIKE BALLOT LOOMS

Next week, Salford City Mayor, Paul Dennett, will make a decision on whether or not to shut The Grange, Salford's only residential care home for disabled children.

The Council report recommending the closure has been slated in new counter reports from both the families of children at The Grange and Salford UNISON, which accuses the Council of 'inaccuracies', including over unfilled places... "The so-called lack of demand for The Grange is a lie to justify a cut" it states. The report adds that UNISON members "are willing to consider industrial action in defence of their jobs".

Full details here...

NEW SALFORD COUNCIL STADIUM LOAN WILL TAKE TOTAL TO ALMOST £25MILLION

Star date: 14th August 2017

SALFORD COUNCIL TO HAND ANOTHER £632,000 LOAN TO AJ BELL STADIUM

This week, cash-strapped Salford City Council is set to agree another loan of 'up to' £632,500 for its City of Salford Community Stadium, branded the AJ Bell Stadium.

This will take the current total amount of Council loans for the Stadium - which made another huge loss last year and has net liabilities of over £7million - to almost £25million.

Full details here...

YOUNG SALFORD PEOPLE MAKE NUJ FILM ON REPORTING POVERTY

Star date: 13th August 2017

POVERTY REPORTING NEEDS THE WHOLE PICTURE

Young film makers from the Reporters' Academy in Salford have made a short film about reporting poverty, aimed at journalists who jump on the poverty porn bandwagon.

A variety of people are interviewed in the film about their experiences, urging journalists to have the whole picture on poverty before reporting crap.

Full details here...

 



written and produced by Salfordians for Salfordians
with attitude and love xxx