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 […]

New women’s support groups

Four new support groups for women are being set up across the Dudley borough to celebrate International Women’s Week. safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership, is working with Churches Housing Association of Dudley District (CHADD) to launch the groups at venues across the borough. The groups are being set up to give women acrossDudleythe chance […]

New interactive safety website launched

Posted by on Feb 17, 2012 in Latest news | No Comments

An interactive website is being launched on Monday (20 February) to provide important information on all aspects of community safety. safe & sound has created the user-friendly site to allow Dudley residents to access valuable information on a variety of subjects, including crime prevention, domestic abuse, drugs, alcohol, rogue traders, home and personal safety at […]

Street pastors receive additional funding

Street pastors have been given the go-ahead to continue to keep the streets and premises of Stourbridge safe. Safe & sound, Dudley’s community safety partnership and the Primary Care Trust have joined forces to ensure the pastors have an additional £11,000 funding needed to carry on their valuable work supporting the night time economy in […]

Bogus mobility equipment sellers warning

Posted by on Jan 30, 2012 in Latest news | No Comments

People in Dudley are being warned to be vigilant about bogus mobility equipment sellers. They usually target vulnerable and elderly people in the community, calling to arrange an appointment before visiting their home. They will often claim to be working with social services and say a mobility assessment is due when they are actually companies […]

No rogue trader zones continue to roll out

No rogue trader zones continue to roll out

Posted by on Jan 23, 2012 in Corporate, Latest news | No Comments

No rogue trader zones continue to roll out in Dudley borough as part of a pilot scheme. Dudley Council’s trading standards team identified Halesowen North and South, Hayley Green and Cradley South and Belle Vale as the borough’s first no rogue trader zones. The zones, which started to roll out last year, have been funded […]

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 […]

The twelve days of Christmas

The twelve days of Christmas

For most children Christmas means fun, presents and Santa, but for some, the festive period means blazing rows, sleepless nights and worry because of domestic abuse. This month, safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership re-launch their ‘twelve days of Christmas campaign’ to highlight that children are often the hidden victims of domestic abuse because in […]

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 […]