Santa Somersham Sprint

A big thank you to everyone who helped at the Santa Somersham Sprint on Sunday 8th December, and thank you to all of our runners! (Glad the weather wasnt too bad!)
We had a great turn out and we will be posting the runners results on our facebook page and here this week!

eCops Weekly Policing Update – Somersham District 4th – 10th October

Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 4th to 10th October:

Somersham Road, St Ives – Thieves cut away a padlock to enter the compound of a business unit on Somersham Road, St Ives, in the early hours of Tuesday 1st October, and stole a VW van with a crane attachment that had been left parked there. The van was fitted with an engine immobiliser and was towed away by the thieves. It was subsequently found abandoned on the A141 between Chatteris and Warboys, but without the crane attachment or its catalytic converter.  CCTV footage shows the theft taking place at 1:20 am and the thieves heading off towards Somersham. (Ref 35/70162/19)

A141 Clews Corner – Police and paramedics were called to a serious incident on the A141 at Clews Corner at around 4:00 pm on Saturday afternoon, 5th October, in which a motorcycle was in collision with a lorry. The motorcyclist was air-lifted to hospital and the road was closed for a time whilst the emergency services dealt with the situation. (Ref CC-05102019-0350)

A141 Clews Corner – The Rural Crime Action Team (RCAT) were at Clews Corner on the A141 on Monday, 7th October, together with officials from partner agencies Fenland District Council, HM Revenue and Customs, and The Environment Agency, to carry out checks on passing vehicles. Two vehicles were seized and towed away for having no valid road tax and a third for having no valid insurance. Numerous checks were made for roadworthiness and for incorrect fuel in tanks, and two drivers were reported for traffic offences. (Ref CC-07102019-0068)

Church Street, Somersham – Police received a report of young people on mopeds behaving in an antisocial manner in the Church Street area of Somersham, on Wednesday evening, 9th October. The youths had been seen riding on pavements, shouting and swearing. The incident has been passed to the Local Policing Team for them to be aware, as this is the latest in a series of similar recent incidents. (Ref CC-09102019-0518)