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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 Children and young peoples framework conference 2006

Bridgend Children and Young Person’s Partnership (CYPP), have held their 5th Framework Conference, at the Bethlehem Church Life Centre, in Cefn Cribwr, Bridgend. The conference brought together a wide range of delegates from youth related community partnerships, along with children and young persons, from throughout the Borough of Bridgend, and took place on Thursday 16th November 2006.

Photograph features the members of the People First Charity, who produced and performed the masked piece of theatre ?Peeling Back the Mask?.

Pen Y Bont Primary Operation Zig Zag

The pupils of PenybontPrimary School, Bridgend, have this morning carried out a patrol aimed at stopping vehicles parking on the schools zig zag lines. The school council members along with school prefects, were joined by Senior Traffic Warden Bari Williams, Traffic Warden Helena Phillips, Sergeant Steve Ryan, Police Constable Joeli Sweeney, Bridgend County Borough Council Road Safety Officer Simon Ladbroke, and Head Teacher Chris Britten.

feature the pupils taking on new roles as Police Officers, and Traffic Wardens, during an assembly Road Safety Presentation, as part of Operation Zig Zag.

Launch of Schools anti-social behaviour protocol

Bridgend schools and colleges will now have an additional tool for tackling anti-social behaviour. Assembly Minister Janice Gregory launched the School Acceptable Behaviour Protocol, at the Bridgend Civic Chamber, on Friday 13th October. Also present at the launch were representatives from the schools who have signed the protocol, including teachers and governors.

features Hilary Anthony (BCBC Executive Director of Learning), AM Janice Gregory, Superintendent Tim Jones (South Wales Police Bridgend Divisional Commander), and Cheryl Green (BCBC Leader), with the Bridgend Community Safety Partnership School Acceptable Behaviour Protocol.

Respect

Respect has been highlighted as an issue with young people, and mutual respect is something that is expected in Bridgend Youth Offending Team.

features AM Janice Gregory, Superintendent Tim Jones (Chair of the Safer Bridgend Community Safety Partnership), and Bridgend Youth Mayor Craig Lambourne.

Reperation doesn't have to be hard labour to have rewarding results

On Friday 6th October, Bridgend Youth Offending Team received a BYSFA - an award from Bridgend Youth Service in recognition of their achievements in the world of film. Five young people, along with several staff members and the help of a local film company, wrote and directed and starred in the DVD - WHERE YOU OFF?

BYSFA award

Road Safety Campaign launched

An innovative road safety campaign for primary and junior school children aimed at reducing the risk of road accidents is being launched at 1.30pm on 19th October 2006 at Maes y Haul Primary School, Broadlands.

Bridget the Bee, Bridgend?s Road Safety Mascot and children

PACT Police surgeries for Brackla residents

The Brackla Neighbourhood Policing Team will be holding an additional PACT Police Surgery, to be held every Tuesday afternoon between 13:00 and 15:00, at the Brackla Meadows Family and Neighbourhood Centre. The first of these afternoon surgeries will commence on Tuesday 24th October 2006.

features PCSO Coleman.

Scrambler annoyance in the Garw Valley

The Garw Valley Neighbourhood Policing Team has carried out an operation to tackle scrambler bike annoyance, and illegal motor vehicle anti social behaviour. This latest operation as part of Operation Gower, builds on other recent off road operations, namely Operation Palmair, and Operation Dusk


Targeting Untaxed Vehicles

South Wales Police traffic wardens and DVLA clamping unit carry out operation to target untaxed vehicles throughout the borough of Bridgend

features Bridgend Senior Traffic Warden Barri Williams, and DVLA Enforcement Officer Lloyd Gilby, with a vehicle clamped during the operation.

Targeting illegal vehicle trading in Porthcawl

A joint operation to tackle illegal vehicle trading has been carried at a number of locations in Bridgend County Borough. Among the areas targeted was the Esplanade and Sea Front at Porthcawl. The operation involved officers from Bridgend County Borough Council Trading Standards Service, Neighbourhood Policing Officers, and Vehicle Examiners from the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).

features PC Andrew Purser, and VOSA Vehicle Examiner Bob Hill examining car.

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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.