Colne Valley Leisure Centre, New Street, Slaithwaite, May 15. Blaze started at back of the property next to the closed fire doors which caused them to catch fire and set the alarm off. The male arsonist was also seen damaging side window with large pole. Slip Inn, Longwood Gate, Longwood, May 13. Arsonist set fire to flower box on decking at front of pub damaging flowerbox and decking.

BURGLARYLongwood, May 11. Raider sneaked in through closed but unlocked front door into hallway of house. Car key and door key stolen then raider/s drove off in victim’s car – blue Corsa YK57XNZ. Slaithwaite, May 14. Sneak-in thief got into house through unlocked kitchen door and searched numerous rooms in the property. Handbag, cash and mobile phone stolen. Milnsbridge, May 14. Raider snapped europrofile lock on back kitchen door to get inside and steal electrical goods and cigarettes. Golcar, May 15. Intruder snapped europrofile lock on back upvc door to get into house and steal computers and ring.

THEFTUpper Mills, Canal Side, Slaithwaite, April 30. Large quantity of lead flashing stolen from roof. Slaithwaite May 6. Yorkshire stone slabs stolen from garden. Linthwaite, May 16. Three teenage males in hoodies stole pedal cycle from boy and made off on the bike across cricket field. Linthwaite, May 17. Metal bin lid stolen from yard of premises. Golcar, May 12. Wheelbarrow stolen from house garden. Golcar, May 14. Metal garden table stolen from side garden of house. Cowlersley, May 16. Thief went into back garden of house and stole hosepipe. Golcar, May 16. Thief went into garden and stole picnic bench carrying it down snicket to back of garden.

VEHICLE CRIMEBlackmoorfoot, May 1. Mitsubishi l200 hard top cover stolen from yard. Slaithwaite, May 12. Moped parked on roadside stolen – white Aprilia SR50 YA10lDZ. Marsden, May 14. Vandal kicked off passenger side door mirror. Golcar, May 8. Green Chrysler Voyager reg Y131HYG stolen. Golcar, May 13. Car tyre slashed. Golcar, May 14. Nearside car wing mirror damaged.

CRIMINAL DAMAGEMilnsbridge, April 30. Three males entered block of flats and kicked down the door to one flat.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARYMilnsbridge, May 13. Europrofile lock on rear upvc door snapped in attempt to get inside house.

GRAFFITI CLEAN UPValley NPT officers tracked down a youth from the Woods Estate, in Marsden, after finding his ‘tag’ on the kitchen wall of his mother’s house. The ‘tag’ which reads ‘PSR’ could be seen all over Marsden and surrounding areas over the past few months. Working with a local Environmental Health Officer, Npc Tony Linney took the youth out where he was then instructed to clean up all graffiti in the area.