Tackling anti-social behaviour

Complaints about anti-social behaviour (ASB) will be dealt with quicker and more efficiently thanks to dedicated ASB teams. Proposals which follow a review by safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership, on how Dudley Council and its partners deal with ASB complaints will also make it easier for victims to report problems. The partnership want to […]

Get home safely

Get home safely

Christmas party-goers are being urged to make sure a good night out ends that way by planning their journey home. safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership want people to get home safely after a night out.  It is warning people not to drink and drive and encourage them to use public transport where possible or […]

Enjoy the party season safely

Enjoy the party season safely

Christmas revellers in Dudley are being reminded of the dangers of mixing alcohol and cocaine in a bid to help them stay safe during the festive period. safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership want young adults to recognise that mixing cocaine and alcohol is a deadly cocktail. Cocaethylene is a chemical formed when alcohol and […]

Review hopes to improve how ASB is dealt with

Review hopes to improve how ASB is dealt with

A review of how reports of anti-social behaviour (ASB) from Dudleyresidents are dealt with is currently being carried out by the council and the police. The review specifically looks at how partners respond to ASB complaints such as noise nuisance, nuisance neighbours and problems caused by some groups of young people, with the ultimate aim […]

No rogue trader zones roll out

No rogue trader zones roll out

As part of a pilot project, 22,000 households in Dudley borough will benefit from being in a no rogue trader zone. The borough’s first no rogue trader zones will be rolled out in the Halesowen area as much of the area has been identified as a hotspot for bogus caller and rogue trader activity. The […]

Operation teamwork launches

Operation teamwork launches

Organisations in Dudley borough will join forces to launch operation teamwork later this month. The operation, arranged by safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership, aims to get communities working with partners to make positive improvements in their neighbourhood. Teamwork will set up base inClaycroft Place, Lye, on August 17, at Valley Road Community Centre and […]

Business watch launches

Business watch launches

Businesses in parts of Halesowen, Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood are set to benefit from the launch of a new business watch scheme. The scheme funded by safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership, initially rolled out across industrial estates in Halesowen. Businesses in the area were concerned about thefts from their premises and were keen […]