New face on village streets

Carl Barton - new PCSO for Woodford Halse
Carl Barton - new PCSO for Woodford Halse

NEW police community support officer Carl Barton has been out on the beat in Woodford Halse, the village’s dedicated PCSO.

He took over on Saturday replacing PCSO Jane Coaley. Carl has been a PCSO for 11 years, having spent the last four working in the Staverton area. He is looking forward to working on his new dedicated beat in Woodford Halse.

He said: “I already have a good knowledge of the area and I’m looking forward to working with residents and local businesses.

“Speeding is an ongoing issue in the village. It has been chosen by local people as a priority for police to deal with and I will be working with my safer community team colleagues to carry out speed checks and enforcement.”

Anyone wishing to contact Carl or other local officers can contact them on 101 or by email at SCT-