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Crime and Safety in Poulton-with-Fearnhead

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Poulton-with-Fearnhead is the safest small town in Cheshire, and is among the top 5 safest overall out of Cheshire's 323 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Poulton-with-Fearnhead in 2021 was 0.24 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to Cheshire's overall crime rate, coming in 29733% lower than the Cheshire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Poulton-with-Fearnhead is among the top 10 safest small towns, and the 98th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crime in Poulton-with-Fearnhead is public order, with 3 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.18. Poulton-with-Fearnhead's least common crime is other theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Poulton-with-Fearnhead 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Small Towns, Cheshire

21292% lower, regional crime rate

North West

30246% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Poulton-with-Fearnhead is 21292% lower than the North West and 30246% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Poulton-with-Fearnhead Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Poulton-with-Fearnhead represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 11 May, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Poulton-with-Fearnhead

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20210.244
20200.183
20190.244
20180.000
20170.6611
20160.488

Crime in Poulton-with-Fearnhead Compared To Cheshire

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Summary of Crimes in Poulton-with-Fearnhead This Year

 Poulton-with-FearnheadCheshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20.1221,87620.51 16992% safer
Other Theft10.064,6064.32 7100% safer
Public Order30.1812,87212.07 6606% safer

Poulton-with-Fearnhead Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Poulton-with-Fearnhead40.24-
Penketh30.3735% more dangerous
Great Boughton40.4850% more dangerous
Wistaston232.9392% more dangerous
Grappenhall and Thelwall353.6493% more dangerous
Upton-by-Chester384.4895% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Poulton-with-Fearnhead

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Recent Crimes in Poulton-with-Fearnhead

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
November 2021Other theftOn or near Crab LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near M62Investigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Public orderOn or near M62Investigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2021Public orderOn or near M62Investigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Crab LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Crab LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Crab LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2019Public orderOn or near Crab LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2019DrugsOn or near M62Offender given a drugs possession warning

Poulton-with-Fearnhead Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.060.060.120.12 Getting worse
Other Theft---0.06 Safer
Public Order-0.06-0.18 Getting worse

Changes In Poulton-with-Fearnhead's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Poulton-with-Fearnhead to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Poulton-with-Fearnhead0.24-
Coventry39.9399% more dangerous
Birmingham49.60100% more dangerous
Barnet67.08100% more dangerous
Croydon82.48100% more dangerous
Sheffield90.03100% more dangerous
Bristol90.52100% more dangerous
Leicester111.59100% more dangerous
Liverpool123.06100% more dangerous
Bradford132.28100% more dangerous
Leeds150.94100% more dangerous

Crime in Poulton-with-Fearnhead's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Houghton Green & Fearnhead35544First
Padgate & Paddington37743Second

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Poulton-with-Fearnhead

What police force serves Poulton-with-Fearnhead?
Poulton-with-Fearnhead's local territorial police force is the Cheshire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Poulton-with-Fearnhead?
Poulton-with-Fearnhead is the safest small town in Cheshire.

What is Poulton-with-Fearnhead's most common crime?
The most common crime in Poulton-with-Fearnhead is public order.

What is the least common crime in Poulton-with-Fearnhead?
Poulton-with-Fearnhead's least common crime is other theft.

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