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Current activities and recent events

Take a look below to find out about recent events, projects and initiatives supported by Bridgend Community Safety Partnership.

Pen-y-Bont are the road safety quiz kings

Pupils from Pen-y-Bont Primary School have shown that their road safety knowledge is streets ahead of the rest by winning Bridgend County Borough Council’s annual road safety quiz final at the Civic Offices in Bridgend.

Pc Stewart with road safety quiz winners

Cars seized and drivers warned in police asbo operation

An operation to tackle antisocial behaviour in a Bridgend retail park on Wednesday night (30 March, 2016) resulted in vehicles being seized by police.

Seized vehicle 1

Community football match at Heronsbridge School

On Wednesday 16th March Bridgend NPT2 and Community Safety participated in a community football match against Heronsbridge School which included teams mixed with staff and pupils. The match was held on the 5 a side pitch within the school grounds and it was a huge success enjoyed by all who participated.

The match was organised to help build relationships with the pupils and to increase confidence in speaking with officers whilst in the community about any issues they may be facing. Officers involved on the day were; PCSO Spanswick, PCSO Thomas, PCSO Davies, PCSO Jones and PCSO Pegler.

Boys and girls in blue – and green – helping to protect the elderly

A partnership between South Wales Police and Wiltshire Farm Foods is helping to protect the elderly across Bridgend and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Fair and effective Stop Search

The Police are improving the way they administer, monitor and record the use of Stop and Search. Officers have been provided with awareness sessions and information on fairness and effectiveness.

Minister launches new ‘trailblazer’ domestic abuse support centre in memory of Assia Newton

Relatives of Assia Newton, a Pencoed resident who was tragically murdered in 2013 following decades of domestic abuse, have joined Minister for Public Services Leighton Andrews and representatives from the local authority and other organisations in Bridgend County Borough for the launch of a new domestic abuse centre.

Road Safety Messages driven home to motorists and children in Porthcawl

It was ‘all go’ for police officers during Road Safety Week (Monday, November 23 to Friday, November 26) in Porthcawl recently.
A busy week made up of enforcement and awareness raising activities ensured road safety messages were driven home to people across the town.

Pedal power pumps more cash into Maesteg RAMP fund

Children in Maesteg have got on their bikes in a bid to raise more money for new skating ramps.

On Wednesday, November 26, they headed for Tesco where they pedalled non-stop for four hours and took donations from the public for their show of character.

Their aim is to raise £1000 which the The Garnwen Trust has pledged to match.

Sam Creber, PCSO Laura Thomas, Ella Connoty, Britney Waters and PCSO Julie Banks.

New Domestic Abuse support service launches as White ribbon campaign gets underway

As the annual White Ribbon Campaign gets underway – aiming to end domestic violence against women – a new service has been launched in Bridgend which offers victims access to a wide range of support.

BCBC staff and councillors speaking out against domestic abuse

Anti social behaviour hits a brick wall in one part of Maesteg

Anti social behaviour has literally been stopped in its tracks in one area of Maesteg.

An initiative to brick-up a garage which became a makeshift shelter where individuals – often under the age of 18 - drank alcohol and are rumoured to have been using drugs, has proved a success.

Students bricking up the garage

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If you have recently been involved in a community project check out our photo gallery to see if you have been snapped.

Your car may be at risk if you don't hide your keys

There has been a recent spate of dwelling burglaries in the borough where burglars are breaking into houses, taking the car keys and stealing the car and other posessions.

Home Fire Safety Checks

South Wales Fire and Rescue Services carries out approximately 6000 Home Fire Safety Checks and fit approximately 12000 smoke alarms in homes throughout the area each year.