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Victoria Police’s new operation clamps down on crime in Carlton

August 3rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Carlton traders have welcomed a step up in police presence, particularly on Lygon St, after concerns were recently raised about the level of crime hitting the area.

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Graffiti removed at record levels but Carlton traders call for more “forward thinking”

August 3rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Clean-up crews have removed a record amount of graffiti across the municipality after the City of Melbourne battled a 60 per cent increase in the vandalism act after lockdowns.

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New panel set up to hear residents’ concerns on hoon behaviour

August 3rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Carlton residents fed-up with hoon behaviour in their neighbourhood will be able to voice their concerns through a new state government-led panel.

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Police to step up patrols in Carlton

June 29th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Victoria Police will ramp up its presence in the Carlton area following a string of incidents that have left the community gravely concerned.

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“Hope isn’t a strategy for us”: Carlton community calls for action after teenager stabbed at gelato shop

June 1st, 2022 - Brendan Rees

The Carlton community has reignited its call for immediate action on crime after yet another violent incident saw a teenager attacked in an alleged stabbing outside an ice-cream shop.

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