Category: Police

Police Re-Double Efforts in Town Centre Clampdown

Following the Town Councils public meeting with Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstephens in June, and the local Police commitment to focus on anti-social behaviour in the town centre, this month’s meeting stepped up the pressure on the Police who in turn promised to increase their efforts. Sgt Joe Piscina, fronting the Bridgwater beat team, […]

Police Respond to Town Centre ASB

Following an angry meeting at the Bridgwater Town Development Forum this week where residents and town centre traders made their feelings known about the level of anti social behaviour the Police have responded swiftly with an increased and targeted presence in the key troublespot. PC Dom Bryant was on patrol along Fore street from early […]

Town Council put Police and Crime Commissioner under the spotlight

Following last months revelations about police numbers and force morale in Bridgwater,Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset , Sue Mountstevens, was asked to attend the December 3rd meeting of Bridgwater Town Council to set the record straight…if she could. Sue Mountstevens, who was accompanied by Inspector Andrew Pritchard and Town Beat Sergeant Ryan […]

Tex on TV

Westover Beat Bobby Tony ‘Tex’Freeman is the star of the latest episode of NEIGHBOURHOOD BLUES the BBC series which follows Police forces around the country in the course of their operations.This weeks episode see’s the best and worse of Westover ward. The episode includes footage of the Police and SDC raid on an address in […]

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 […]