To: West Yorkshire Police

Ban Street drinking - Castleford

Ban Street drinking - Castleford

Put a PSPO in place in Castleford to stop crowds drinking in the streets throughout the day.

Why is this important?

So our community can feel safe in our own town. To reduce local crime, littering, urinating in streets. It's having an effect on our local stores as people are avoiding certain hotspots, it's having an effect on our children who are witnessing swearing, arguing, fighting in broad daylight. I walk to work through town everyday and walk around vomit and urine. This is then costing the taxpayers money.


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Reasons for signing

  • It's not just Castleford is it? However, it is more evident in Castleford. I have been approached for cigarettes and money whilst shopping in the town. It needs to be clear of this begging culture and be a safe environment to life, work, shop and enjoy socially. The sooner, the better.
  • The groups are hanging around in the town centre and subways drinking from 7am in the morning till late. They are intimidating members of the public, and begging in public places. WMDC approved the opening of a hostel in the town centre which also has been a contributory factor to the anti social behaviour in Castleford, we need this to end by signing this petition.
  • It can be very intimidating when going to the town centre and there are several people drinking by the Vodafone shop n Cohen's Chemists


2017-07-01 03:25:53 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2017-06-30 11:05:42 +0100

500 signatures reached

2017-06-30 07:09:21 +0100

100 signatures reached

2017-06-29 23:50:40 +0100

50 signatures reached

2017-06-29 23:05:15 +0100

25 signatures reached

2017-06-29 22:25:19 +0100

10 signatures reached