Residents of Roundhay meet to discuss complaints including drug dealing and speeding

Over 100 residents of Roundhay met last night to raise concerns - ranging from drug dealing in the park to speeding cars.

Wednesday, 31st July 2019, 4:20 pm
The meeting held on Tuesday.

The meeting, held at St Andrews Church, saw many residents speak about their experiences of being witness to disorder in the park and surrounding areas.

One woman told the meeting she felt intimidated walking around the park alone and 'didn’t feel safe enough to even go on the park to look at the eclipse'.

Police officers who attended the meeting told residents to continue reporting crime and number plates to investigate.

The meeting held on Tuesday.

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The officers said the best advice was to keep reporting the incidents.

Other residents asked for speed cameras to be installed and more to be done for the suspected drug dealing on the park.

Roundhay councillors Jacob Goddard and Angela Wenham have been contacted for comment.