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Community Safety and Welfare

Photograph of Emma-Louise Maher

Meet Emma-Louise Maher, Bridgend County Borough Councils newly recruited Community Safety and Welfare Officer.

Based within Safer Bridgend Emmas' job is to work together with the council and other statutory and voluntary partners to help to reduce crime and disorder. She will deal with all community safety and welfare issues on behalf of the authority; it is also vital for Emma to link in with community groups to ensure that such partners are working towards problems and priorities that the communities across the borough have identified.

Emma is currently involved with a number of initiatives that are being rolled out nationally, trying to ensure that Bridgend will benefit from new and innovative schemes such as the single non emergency number (SNEN), neighbourhood policing and utilising the South Wales Probation Services visible unpaid work team community work.

Contact Emma on 01656 679930
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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.