Durham Police address Consett residents' concerns

image captionDurham Police officers visited homes and businesses

Police have been asking hundreds of residents in a County Durham town what issues they are concerned about.

It followed complaints from residents and retailers in the Moorside and The Grove areas of Consett about ongoing problems with anti-social behaviour.

Other concerns that were raised included street lighting, fly-tipping and dog fouling.

Every house and retail premises in the identified areas were visited and surveyed by police.

Pc Ian Bradley, neighbourhood beat officer for Moorside and The Grove said: "Along with our partners we will tackle the issues which matter most to local people.

"We also promise to look into every potential problem raised through the survey and update the community on our progress."

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