PUBLISHED: 10:20 10 July 2019 | UPDATED: 10:20 10 July 2019 Bowthorpe Police Station, pictured in 2009. Photo: Colin Finch A former police station has been listed for sale, as plans to turn it into homes take a step closer. The former Bowthorpe Police Station, pictured in 2018. Photo: GoogleThe former Bowthorpe Police Station, on Wendene, has been put on the market with a guide price of £200,000.It comes after outline planning permission was granted in April this year to demolish the building, and create two new homes. Original plans had hoped to see three homes built in its place. You may also want to watch: The site as a whole measures 0.21 acres, 0.08 hectares, according to the listing.The new use for the station came as part of a wide-ranging estates strategy, which fell under the Norfolk 2020 police review.In June this year, a similar application to turn Tuckswood Police Station, on Hall Road, into one home was withdrawn.At the time, an email published on the council's … [Read more...] about Do you have £200,000 to buy a former police station?
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A group of 15 young people in the department of Eure are said to have attacked a local police station, launching projectiles and fireworks while yelling “Allah hu Akbar”. The attack occurred at 2 am on Friday at the Val-de-Reuil-Louviers police station with the 15 “youths”, all wearing hoodies, firing projectiles directly at officers, French newspaper Le Figaro reports.According to CCTV footage viewed by the paper, two of the officers were forced to deploy riot shields to defend themselves against the attack. The entire incident is said to have lasted around half an hour with those besieging the station making attempts to break into the building. Officers deployed tear gas at the attackers and police were later backed up by members of the Anti-Crime Brigade (BAC) and the Departmental Directorate of Public Security (DDSP). A police report seen by the newspaper described the situation saying that the 15 youths not only shouted “Allah hu … [Read more...] about ‘Youths’ Shouting ‘Allah hu Akbar’ Attack French Police Station
0 Have your say TWO car parks could be replaced with homes if new plans for a former police station site are given the green light. Following approval of 18 flats in the disused Southsea police station in Highland Road last year, the same developer has submitted proposals for two sets of four homes in the neighbouring car parks.Four semi-detached, three-bedroom homes would be built on one car park, which comes off Carpenter Close, with another four terraced houses on a car park to the east of the former station. Both sites will be provided with parking - there will be nine for the four terraced homes and 13 for the four semi-detached homes, with two disabled spaces.The station building, which was built in 1932, will not be demolished under the plans. And the car park behind the station will be retained to provide 16 car parking spaces for residents.But Councillor Luke Stubbs, who represents Eastney ward, said the loss of parking for the eight extra homes … [Read more...] about Eight homes planned on car parks owned by former Southsea police station
PUBLISHED: 19:18 11 February 2019 Taz Ali Plans have been approved for a new police station in Swaffham. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary/Chaplin Farrant Norfolk Constabulary/Chaplin Farrant Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham have been given the green light. Members of Breckland Council’s planning committee voted unanimously in favour of the plans which will see a new station built on greenfield site within Swaffham Ecotech Business Park.The new facility, which forms part of Norfolk Constabulary’s 2020 vision, will replace the existing police station in Acre Road. The vision proposed to close many of the smaller public enquiry offices and build two new state-of-the-art facilities, one in the east of the county and one in the west, which aim to provide better resources for investigations.Council case officer Rebecca Collins told the planning committee meeting on Monday that the new station will be built to the west of … [Read more...] about Town to get new state-of-the-art police station
Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press Updated 8:12 pm CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 FILE - This undated file photo provided by the state's attorney's office in Prince George's County, Md., shows Malik Ford. His brother, Michael Ford, is charged with attacking a Maryland police station while his two brothers videotaped the shootout, which led to an officer mistakenly killing an undercover detective. Michael Ford faces a prison sentence for his conviction on a murder charge in the friendly-fire killing. He is scheduled to be sentenced by a Prince George’s County judge on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office via AP) less FILE - This undated file photo provided by the state's attorney's office in Prince George's County, Md., shows Malik Ford. His brother, Michael Ford, is charged with attacking a Maryland police station while ... more Photo: AP … [Read more...] about Man who fired on police station sentenced to 195 years