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13.12.22 – Vehicle Crime in Staffordshire, Lord Mayors Charity Football Tournament

Written by on 12 December 2022

Acting on community priorities remains one of the key focuses of Staffordshire Police – and that’s why they’ve appointed a dedicated team to tackle vehicle crime in Staffordshire.

Five officers have been assembled to specifically target vehicle crime in the region and have already made arrests.

They will be deployed to various hotspot locations in the county and will be working closely with regional partners to find those responsible. The team have collective expertise in a variety of policing roles, such as Neighbourhood policing, Criminal investigations, Forensics and Roads policing

It comes as the force continues its efforts to act on community priorities and tackle rising cases of vehicle crime. There has been a collective increase in this criminality across the UK and the force want to put a stop to it here in Staffordshire.

For more information on how to protect your vehicle from thieves, visit: Preventing car and vehicle theft | Crime Prevention | Staffordshire Police

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Stoke-on-Trent Lord Mayor, Councillor Faisal Hussain has announced a one-off charity football tournament in aid of his chosen charities, Brighter Futures and The Hubb Foundation.

The World Cup style football tournament will take place on 17 February 2023 at Fenton Manor Sports Complex, to raise funds for his charities.

The tournament is open to all and residents, local businesses, charities and sports clubs are all being encouraged to put forward teams of eight to enter the knockout tournament, and individuals must be aged 18 or above to register. People can still sponsor the tournament if they are unable to take part.

Councillor Faisal Hussain, Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent said, “My charity football tournament will be a fantastic opportunity to raise funds for my chosen charities in a fun and entertaining way. I am encouraging people in Stoke-on-Trent to enter a team to help raise money for good local causes.”

Teams can take part by calling the Lord Mayor’s office on 01782 236663 or emailing lord.mayor@stoke.gov.uk.