Fatal Collision in Chesterton, ASB Funding in Longton, Tunstall and Cannock
Written by Hitmix Local News on 29 October 2023
Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a collision in Chesterton.
Officers were called at 12.15 on Friday afternoon to reports of a serious collision involving a car and a motorbike on London Road, attending the scene with paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service and the air ambulance.
The motorcycle rider was found with life threatening injuries, and sadly, he died at the scene.
Police are keen to speak to anyone with any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area or those with any information which could help collision investigators. You can call them on 101, quoting incident 286 of 27 October, or message them using Live Chat on the Staffordshire Police website.
£1 million is to be invested in tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Longton, Tunstall and Cannock as part of the latest round of the Government’s Safer Streets Fund, following a successful bid by the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office.
This funding is in addition to almost £3 million already secured through Safer Streets in rounds one, two, three and four, and forms part of Staffordshire’s preventative approach to reducing ASB more broadly.
Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire & Rescue and Crime Ben Adams said: “Tackling the anti-social behaviour that can harm our communities is a key priority in my Police & Crime Plan, as where these problems are repeated, residents can feel unsafe in their own neighbourhoods.
“This latest round of funding will help to boost the significant work already underway across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, combining practical measures like CCTV and improved lighting with education to change people’s behaviours – not only making our communities safer, but ensuring they feel safer too.”