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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.

Bridgend borough residents are asked to be aware of distraction burglars and rogue traders

South Wales Police and Trading Standards Officers are warning residents to be on their guard against distraction burglars and opportunist rogue traders, as a result of the bad weather conditions last week, and the subsequent damage caused to both properties, and gardens.


Ospreys rugby star Matthew Jones joins Caerau Neighbourhood Policing Team to present Blaencaerau Junior school rugby team with a new rugby Kit

Ospreys outside half Matthew Jones teamed up with the Caerau Neighbourhood Policing Team to visit the rugby team at BlaencaerauJuniorSchool, in Caerau, for a presentation of the school’s new rugby kit. The new kit was arranged by Caerau Neighbourhood Beat Officer PC Steve Bowen, with the help of sponsorship from community partner BAVO (Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations), Al’s Pizza (Commercial Street, Maesteg), and the shirts were supplied by Gwyn Richards Sports (Talbot Street, Maesteg).

features (from left) Neil Davies (teacher), Robin Garfield (teacher), Ospreys star Matthew Jones, PC Steve Bowen, PC Hunter, David Goldsworthy (teacher), and Rob Jeffries (teacher), with the pupils wearing their new ?Ospreys? style kit. Team captain James Jarvis is in the centre of the photograph with the autographed rugby ball.

Aberkenfig Neighbourhood Policing Team target Speeding Vehicles

The Aberkenfig Neighbourhood Policing Team has carried out a PACT led operation, to tackle speeding vehicles. The operation named Billings, targeted speeding vehicles, which was identified as a priority for partnership action in recent PACT meetings for Aberkenfig, Bryncethin, Tondu, and Penyfai.

features PCSO Andrew Westlake, PC Ben Revill, and Penyfai PACT Panel member Mr Alex Marshall, on the look out for speeding vehicles, during Operation Billings.

Targeting Scrambler Annoyance in Bridgend

Neighbourhood Policing Teams have joined up with Bridgend County Borough Council to carry out a PACT Led operation named Sertina to target off road bike annoyance in Bridgend


Is The New Year a New Start For You?

Though New Year’s resolutions are best known for the speed at which they are forgotten, the Wales Centre for Health believe that making a few changes to your lifestyle can have a positive effect on your overall health.

To coincide with the season for self-improvement, the Wales Centre for Health is launching a new campaign called ‘Healthy Me / Iechydi Mi’asking the public for their top tips for keeping healthy, in return for which they could be in with a chance to win a tailor-made exclusive spa break at a luxury hotel in Wales.


Domestic Abuse foundation courses

Safer Bridgend deliver domestic abuse foundation courses, as part of its domestic abuse multi agency training programme.


Operation to target youth annoyance and underage drinking

The Ogmore and Garw Valley Neighbourhood Policing Team has carried out a Pact led Operation named CANELA to target youths responsible for anti social behaviour in the Betws, Blaengarw, and Pontycymmer areas.


Targeting Scrambler Annoyance at Kenfig Nature reserve

South Wales Police operation targets scrambler annoyance in the Kenfig nature reserve, Porthcawl, resulting in 9 first warnings being issued.


Successful communities first projects

Numerous successful projects have taken place in the Communities first areas, Caerau, Bettws and Evanstown.


Warning to parents thinking of buying mini motor or off road bikes this Christmas

Parents are being asked to think carefully before buying minimotor or off road bikes for their children this Christmas - as South Wales Police warn of the risks.

South Wales Police is launching a campaign from November 20th, which warns parents of the dangers, nuisance and damage that motorcycles and mini motorcycles can pose to children when used incorrectly.


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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.