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Old Town

Population: 2,484
Policed by: Sussex Police

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The following table and graphs show you crime and ASB breakdowns and trends for Old Town.

ASBBurglaryRobberyVehicleViolentDrugsCD&AShopliftingBike TheftTheft From the PersonOther TheftWeaponsPublic OrderOtherTotal
Sep 20158000102000101013
Aug 20158000501000000014
Jul 2015200010300020008
Jun 20153200610000101014
May 20152100104000213014
Apr 20159100200000100013
Mar 20155401702000000120
Feb 20155000021000002010
Jan 20154001122000002012
Dec 20143000411100001011
Nov 20145200000000400011
Oct 20144000500000301013
Sep 201410101502000003022
Aug 201411000100000200014
Jul 201414001302010001022
Jun 201412100303000000120
May 20143002202000100010
Apr 20147000402000101015
Mar 2014310110100000007
Feb 20148001001010100012
Jan 20147020211000200015
Dec 2013400200000000006
Nov 2013400010100000006
Oct 20137102101000000012
Sep 201314001000000001016
Aug 201311000000000000011
Jul 2013700010001000009
Jun 20137100310000001013
May 2013200110100000005
Apr 20139110901000021
Mar 20138000109000018
Feb 2013400031001009
Jan 2013311020001109
Dec 2012300000301007
Nov 201261056012010031
Oct 20125100200011010
Sep 201213001503001023
Aug 201213000401000018
Jul 20128000103022218
Jun 201210000031040018
May 201210000203010016
Apr 201211000522041025
Mar 20128000210000011
Feb 201210000201021016
Jan 20127100310003015
Dec 20117000102001112
Nov 20116000103010112
Oct 20119001107010120
Sep 20119001403011019
Aug 2011190000322
Jul 2011190001828
Jun 2011192002427
May 2011161003626
Apr 2011161001523
Mar 2011270004233
Feb 201180000311
Jan 201151002210
Dec 2010112000417

Crime Plus ASB Breakdown for Old Town

Crime Breakdown (Dec 2010-Sep 2015)
Crime Rate Trends

Crime Type and ASB Charts for Old Town

All Crime + ASB
All Crime (No ASB)
Anti-Social Behaviour
Vehicle Crime
Violent Crime
In September 2011, Other Crime was divided into 6 categories - Drugs, Public Disorder & Weapons (which was later split further and so is not displayed here), Criminal Damage & Arson (CD&A), Theft - Shoplifting, Theft-Other and Other.

Criminal Damage and Arson
Theft - Shoplifting
Theft - Other
Miscelanious Other

From May 2013, the following changes were made to the crime categories:
I) The violent crime category was renamed "violence and sexual offences"
2) A new category for "bicycle theft" was created which previously fell within "other theft"
3) A new category for "theft from the person" was created which previously fell within "other theft"
4) Public disorder and weapons were then split into two new categories; "public order" and "possession of weapons"
5) Both "other firearms offences" and "other knives offences" which were in "other crime" were moved into "possession of weapons".

Bike Theft
Theft From the Person
Possession of Weapons
Public Order

The Economic Policy Centre has made every effort in order to ensure that the data for UkCrimeStats is accurate and up to date. However, we are aware of certain deficiencies in this data which are beyond our control. That's because as a 3rd party developer, we do not collect the data, the Police do who then hand it over to another data company to release to 3rd party developers such as ourselves. We only download and analyse it so that you can use it. For full detail of these deficiencies, please read here.

Neighbourhood crime league table

The league table below looks at the total crimes and crime rate for September 2015 that occurred in all neighbourhoods within 5 miles of Old Town and orders them by lowest crime rate first.

1Rodmill (1.30 miles)112.37
2Polegate South (2.90 miles)62.39
3Motcombe (0.87 miles)142.49
4Meads (1.77 miles)132.68
5Ratton (1.37 miles)112.75
6East Dean (2.53 miles)72.80
7North Langney (3.80 miles)62.84
8Willingdon And Jevington Ward (1.51 miles)243.07
9Seaford East (4.49 miles)183.74
10Kings Park And Kingsmere (3.77 miles)63.88
11Summerdown And Saffrons (1.31 miles)94.03
12Langney Village (4.01 miles)224.29
13Sovereign Harbour (4.21 miles)294.31
14Upperton (1.68 miles)425.08
15Polegate (3.85 miles)275.14
16St Anthonys And Langney Point (3.35 miles)275.21
17Old Town (0.00 miles)135.23
18Lower Meads (1.99 miles)205.58
19The Hydneye (2.71 miles)387.94
20Hampden Park (2.09 miles)318.10
21Willingdon Trees (2.56 miles)408.67
22Seaside (2.78 miles)779.14
23West Langney (3.17 miles)299.36
24Shinewater (3.18 miles)519.87
25Town Centre (eastbourne) (2.16 miles)29336.03

Neighbourhood Events

Community Surgery - 10 December 2015 - Sainsburys Local - 11am (Local Surgery)

Community Surgery on 10 December 2015 from 11am until midday at Sainsburys Local, Victoria Drive. These informal meetings and surgeries are being held and managed by the police for the local community to come along and meet with their local Neighbourhood Policing Team and partner agencies, to discuss any matters that are of concern to them.

    Sanisburys Local, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne
    10th December 2015 11:00 am
Street Meeting Glendale Avenue junction with Stuart Avenue - 15 December 2015 - 6pm (Meeting)

Street meeting on 15 December 2015 at 6pm in Glendale Avenue at the junction with Stuart Avenue. This is an opportunity to meet your local Officers and to discuss and issues or raise any questions that you may have.

    Glandale Avenue at the junction with Stuart Avenue, Eastbourne
    15th December 2015 6:00 pm

Neighbourhood Team

1Rachel BournePolice Constable101 or 01273 470 101[email protected] 
2Steve ParsonsPolice Community Support Officer101 or 01273 470 101[email protected] 

Old Town comes under Eastbourne District Neighbourhood Policing Team. The District Commander for Eastbourne is Chief Inspector Emma Brice The team is comprised of Police Officers, Police Community Support Officers, Special Constables and staff members who are all dedicated to working together with local partnership agencies and communities to keep Sussex safe. We work closely with local people to identify neighbourhood priorities and work on solutions and actions to address these priorities. If you would like to get involved in priority setting for your community please contact your PC or PCSO. Your officers are readily available at local meetings and events, via phone, email or by visiting a local Police Station, Public Contact Point, or Community Hub. Eastbourne Public Contact Point at 1 Grove Road is open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm. Eastbourne Borough Council Services are not available on Saturdays. To report non-urgent crimes or incidents please call 101. You should always call 999 immediately if: A crime is being committed now The offender is still there or nearby People are injured, being threatened or in danger. If you would like to report a crime anonymously, please contact Crimestoppers on: 0800 555 111.

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