Feel safe in Belper

ALMOST nine out of ten Belper residents feel safe living in their neighbourhood, according to Derbyshire Police.

The figures, from a Have Your Say consultation programme, revealed 88.5 per cent felt safe, while 34.8 per cent felt ‘very safe’.

The majority of residents (89.2 per cent) said they were confident with the general policing.

Also, 78.8 per cent of people who have taken part in the consultation said they were satisfied with the way police deal with crime and anti-social behaviour.

Drug dealing and supply was ranked as the top policing priority for residents at 11.2 per cent followed by protecting vulnerable people (10.9 per cent).