Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret An icon of a block arrow pointing to the right. Email An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of the Facebook "f" mark. Google An icon of the Google "G" mark. Linked In An icon of the Linked In "in" mark. Logout An icon representing logout. Profile An icon that resembles human head and shoulders. Telephone An icon of a traditional telephone receiver. Tick An icon of a tick mark. Is Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes. Is Not Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes with a diagonal line through it. Pause Icon A two-lined pause icon for stopping interactions. Quote Mark A opening quote mark. Quote Mark A closing quote mark. Arrow An icon of an arrow. Folder An icon of a paper folder. Breaking An icon of an exclamation mark on a circular background. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Caret An icon of a caret arrow. Clock An icon of a clock face. Close An icon of the an X shape. Close Icon An icon used to represent where to interact to collapse or dismiss a component Comment An icon of a speech bubble. Comments An icon of a speech bubble, denoting user comments. Ellipsis An icon of 3 horizontal dots. Envelope An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of a facebook f logo. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Home An icon of a house. Instagram An icon of the Instagram logo. LinkedIn An icon of the LinkedIn logo. Magnifying Glass An icon of a magnifying glass. Search Icon A magnifying glass icon that is used to represent the function of searching. Menu An icon of 3 horizontal lines. Hamburger Menu Icon An icon used to represent a collapsed menu. Next An icon of an arrow pointing to the right. Notice An explanation mark centred inside a circle. Previous An icon of an arrow pointing to the left. Rating An icon of a star. Tag An icon of a tag. Twitter An icon of the Twitter logo. Video Camera An icon of a video camera shape. Speech Bubble Icon A icon displaying a speech bubble WhatsApp An icon of the WhatsApp logo. Information An icon of an information logo. Plus A mathematical 'plus' symbol. Duration An icon indicating Time. Success Tick An icon of a green tick. Success Tick Timeout An icon of a greyed out success tick. Loading Spinner An icon of a loading spinner.

North-east police addressing public safety concerns in Torry

Post Thumbnail

Officers are working with local companies and the city council to improve road safety and hygiene on roads.

After concerns were raised about public safety, local companies within the Torry and Ferryhill areas have been contacted by North-east police to remind them of their responsibilities concerning parking, vehicle obstructions, forklift/commercial vehicle driving and waste disposal.

PC James Griffin of the Torry Community Policing Team explains: “Over the last six months we’ve had a number of people express concerns about public and road safety as well as environmental health due to the disposal of waste from local food suppliers.

“Working with Environmental Health and Waste and Recycling representatives from Aberdeen City Council we are looking to engage with local companies and remind them of their legal obligations in terms of road safety and environmental health.

“Letters have been delivered to all local companies and visits by Officers and council staff have taken place over the last two days.

“Anyone using public roads, be it for business or non-business purposes, must all adhere to the law. Parking on double yellow lines is prohibited, as is causing an obstruction and all drivers must drive with due care and attention whether they are driving a car, forklift or lorry.

“We are taking the opportunity to raise the concerns that have been expressed to us with local businesses and encourage them to review their policies and procedures to ensure they and their staff operate within the law.

“Police Scotland is committed to public safety and so where a business fails to act in accordance with the law, we will inevitably have to look at enforcement activity.”

Already a subscriber? Sign in

[[title]]

[[text]]