PCC visit Wooler police in new home

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird visited the Cheviot Centre in Wooler this week, the new home for the village's police.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 31st January 2016, 2:30 pm
From left, Alfreda Hindmarsh (Wooler Parish Council), Frank Mansfield (Glendale Gateway Trust chairman), Vera Baird, Tom Johnston (Glendale Gateway Trust director) and Coun Anthony Murray.
From left, Alfreda Hindmarsh (Wooler Parish Council), Frank Mansfield (Glendale Gateway Trust chairman), Vera Baird, Tom Johnston (Glendale Gateway Trust director) and Coun Anthony Murray.

She said: “There was stress at Wooler about the closure of the police station, but we have a full complement of officers at the Cheviot Centre.

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“The police are happy with it and the people are happy with it. We will not compromise on finding ways to keep police close to their communities.”