Category: Police

Czech Cops in Town for Carnival

It was of course a joke made at the last council meeting by Town Council Leader Brian Smedley that the arrival of 2 Policemen from  Bridgwater’s Czech twin town Uherske Hradiste would double the Police presence. Sadly it wasn’t far off the truth. At the October Town Council meeting the members heard from a visiting […]

Focus on the Docks

A clamp-down on fishing and anti-social behaviour associated with late night drinking is the focus this week in a the press release put out by Somerset County Council which highlights their co-ordinated action at Bridgwater Docks along with the Police. “While this is welcome, it’s hardly the multi-agency response we’d expect and fails to recognise […]

Multi Agency Response to Blake Gardens Brings Results

Blake Gardens , Bridgwater’s principal town centre park, has been the focus of a ‘Multi-Agency’ response to perceived multiple incidents of anti-social behaviour there in the public’s eyes over the last few months. At todays meeting, called by Sedgemoor’s Community Safety department, they believe they’ve finally turned a corner due to a high level focus […]

Police and Sedgemoor to Prioritise Blake Gardens with new ‘Beat Surgery’

Following representations by Bridgwater Town Council and members of the general public backed up by ward councillors, the Avon & Somerset Police alongside Sedgemoor District Council have issued a statement saying they regard  combating anti-social behaviour in the Town’s prestige ‘Blake Gardens’ as a priority  and outlining measures to reassure the public. The statement reads-Blake […]

Sedgemoor and Police taking action on Anti-Social Behaviour

Following complaints about Anti-Social behaviour at Brownes Pond which were highlighted recently following the death of a swan there in suspicious circumstances the Police have conducted extensive enquiries in relation to the incident and have also looked into the ASB claims by residents. At the same time Sedgemoor District Council has responded to other ASB […]