Cheshire Constabulary Information and Neighbourhood Policing

General Information


PCSO 9841 Julie Short (Rural Crime Team) and PC 3106 Garry Charnock (Rural Crime and Wildlife Officer) have recently taken over the Chelford Ward. Please do not hesitate to contact either Julie or Garry if you have any issues or seek advice on community police issues.

You can contact them by either telephoning the non-emergency number (101) or via email:


Nether Alderley falls within the jurisdiction of Knutsford Police station and Knutsford Rural Policing

Toft Road,Knutsford,Cheshire WA16 0PH

Opening times:  Monday – Friday     9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.                                                                                                               Saturday                             Closed                                                                                                                         Sunday                               Closed

The general e-mail contact for the local Police Station at Knutsford is

For non-emergency contact with the police, dial 101

For emergencies always dial 999

Police Surgeries for Gawsworth and Chelford Wards

Monday 1st October 2018  (11.00 a.m. – 12 noon) – Plumley Garden Centre, Plumley Moor Road, Plumley, Knutsford WA16 9SD

Wednesday 10th October 2018 (10.00 a.m. – 12 noon) – Four Oaks Nurseries, Lower Withington

Friday 26th October 2018 (6.30 – 7.30 p.m.) – Community Partnership Building, A54

Tuesday 30th October 2018 (12 noon – 1.00 p.m.) – Marton Meadows Golf Club

NEW Mobile Police Surgeries

Saturday 20th October 2018:

9.30 – 10.30 a.m. – Nether Alderley Church Car Park

11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. – Severn Sisters Farm, A50

2.00 – 3.00 p.m. – Gawsworth Village Hall Car Park

Cheshire Police has a website

The website keeps residents informed of local events and police priorities. For more information, please follow this link:

Cheshire Police website


Cheshire Police Alert

Cheshire Constabulary is encouraging local residents to join the ‘Cheshire Police Alert’ network, where e-mails are sent directly to individuals with updates about local crime and policing.

For more information, please follow this link:

Cheshire Police alert


Mr. David Keane is the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire.

On the 6th May 2016, David Keane was elected as the second Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, replacing John Dwyer.

Role of the Police and Crime Commissioner

The Police and Crime Commissioner, or PCC, is responsible for holding the Chief Constable to account on behalf of the people of Cheshire.

The PCC will maintain an effective and efficient police service.

Other duties include:

  • To appoint and, if necessary, dismiss the Chief Constable
  • To set policing priorities and produce an Annual Plan
  • To set the annual police budget and council tax precept
  • To publish an annual report and accounts
  • To consult and involve the public.

Further information is available on the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner website including contact details.