Archive by category Community Protection

Meet the officer taking on burglars in Nottingham

Meet the officer taking on burglars in Nottingham

Residents in parts of Nottingham are getting their own dedicated Burglary Reduction Officer. Julian Best will work with the local community undertaking risk assessments of properties at risk of burglary, organising improvements to security, which could include new door locks, Ring doorbells, window alarms, security lighting and/or CCTV. His role is possible thanks to the […]

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£432k secured to make streets safer and cut crime in the city

£432k secured to make streets safer and cut crime in the city

A major safety overhaul is underway in Nottingham to crackdown on burglary thanks to a six-figure Home Office grant. Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Caroline Henry has secured £432k from the Government’s Safer Streets Fund to invest in safety improvements in the Arboretum and Lenton Triangle areas of Nottingham. The funding is being invested in […]

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New plan unveiled to tackle crime and drugs in Nottingham

New plan unveiled to tackle crime and drugs in Nottingham

Partners in Nottingham have unveiled their new four-year plan to tackle issues such as crime, ASB, substance misuse and reoffending. The Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership (CDP) has set out its new plan to address issues that matter the most to Nottingham residents. With a main focus on areas such as:   Anti-Social Behaviour Drugs […]

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It’s good to talk – don’t fall victim to a scam or con artist

It’s good to talk – don’t fall victim to a scam or con artist

Nottingham residents are being urged to talk to friends and family if they suspect being targeted by con artists. The advice from Nottingham City Council Trading Standards Service comes as part of national campaign Scams Awareness Fortnight, which is led by Citizens Advice. Research from Citizens Advice found that 68 per cent of people targeted […]

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City Council joins safety partners in backing ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign

City Council joins safety partners in backing ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign

Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Caroline Henry has joined forces with the Nottingham Consent Coalition to support a new campaign highlighting the importance of sexual consent. The ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign is being unveiled today <MON 21 JUNE> by the Consent Coalition– a partnership of statutory and voluntary sector organisations with the shared aim of […]

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Local residents’ top issues to be tackled in 20 Days of Action

Local residents’ top issues to be tackled in 20 Days of Action

Partners across the city are joining forces to tackle issues in local areas, including crime, anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping and dog fouling. A series of Days of Action will be taking place across Nottingham over the next year. It comes after feedback from members of the public about issues in their neighbourhoods and what they want […]

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Two parks regretfully closed following earlier problems

Two parks regretfully closed following earlier problems

The City Council has temporarily closed the Arboretum and Lenton recreation ground following issues earlier this week. The move has reluctantly been taken as the council seeks to deploy already stretched community protection officers and cleansing crews across the city. City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, said: “We have taken steps to prevent a repeat […]

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