Category: Police

Police Action on Town Centre ASB

Following an increase in homeless persons sleeping in the town centre and the persistence of Anti Social Behaviour by street drinkers, Town Council Leader raised the issues directly with the Police, the homeless department and the Town Wardens. Cllr Brian Smedley (Westover) called for a multi-agency approach to tackling the issue, asked for an immediate […]

October Police Forum Report

Bridgwater Councilors had a chance to question Police representatives together with the new Town Wardens over various crime and anti social behavior issues across the Town at the quarterly Police Forum meeting. The Bridgwater Town Council Police Forum is an opportunity for the public to raise issues through their councillors directly with the Police. Notice […]

Anti-Social Behaviour Crackdown

Bridgwater Labour welcomes the announcement from this week’s Labour Party conference regarding the proposal to tackle anti social behaviour in town centres. The Labour Party announced the following: A five-point plan guaranteeing town centre patrols through 13,000 more neighbourhood police and PCSOs on the streets. The Community Policing Guarantee also includes new commitments to ensure […]

Bridgwater Town Council Police Forum

Bridgwater Town Council hosted the quarterly Police Forum meeting last Wednesday the 31st May 2023 and unsurprisingly a number of issues important to many local residents were raised by members present. The meeting was chaired by Cllr Brian Smedley who with Cllr Liz Marsh and Cllr Tim Mander head up the councilor Police Forum, whilst […]

Focus on Policing in Bridgwater

Policing has always been at the top of Bridgwater Town Council’s agenda. For years the Town Council has included item 1 of every meeting for a report by the Police who were open to questioning from Town Councillors. This year the Town has set up a series of Police Forum Meetings where concerns from the […]