Website promoted to support Anti-bullying week

Website promoted to support Anti-bullying week

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011 in Latest news, Safeguarding, Young people | No Comments

  Young people in Dudley will stand up against bullying next week by supporting national Anti-Bullying Week. The week runs from November 14-18 and aims to prevent and respond to issues of bullying in school and the wider community. This year’s theme is ‘stop and think – words can hurt’ and focuses on tackling verbal […]

Face the people proves a success

Face the people proves a success

Posted by on Nov 1, 2011 in Corporate, Latest news | No Comments

More than 50 borough residents helped influence community safety priorities in theDudleyborough during this year’s face the people event. Overall crime inDudleycontinues to fall as the borough remains the safest in theWest Midlands, and safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership, wants to ensure it stays that way. The interactive event, held on Tuesday night (October […]

New campaign hits the road

New campaign hits the road

A campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of mixing alcohol and cocaine will hit bars in Stourbridge this weekend. safe & sound,Dudley’s community safety partnership, launched the ‘drop dead gorgeous’ campaign earlier this month which aims to raise awareness of the potentially lethal substance cocaethylene. Cocaethylene is produced when cocaine is mixed with alcohol […]

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 […]

Drop dead gorgeous

Drop dead gorgeous

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 in Drugs & alcohol, Latest news | No Comments

Summer revellers will be made wise to the dangers of mixing cocaine and alcohol with the launch of a campaign in Stourbridge. Dudley’s community safety partnership re-launches its ‘drop dead gorgeous’ campaign this month which raises awareness of the potentially lethal substance, cocaethylene. At the height of this summer’s festival season, the campaign aims to […]

Sexual exploitation

Sexual exploitation

Young people and their parents can find out more about the dangers of sexual exploitation by viewing an online video clip. safe & sound, Dudley’s community safety partnership, and Dudley Safeguarding Children Board (DSCB), initially launched the video last year to raise awareness of the risks that could be faced by young people. Following last […]

Domestic abuse isn’t always obvious…

Domestic abuse isn’t always obvious…

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in Domestic abuse, Latest news | No Comments

A series of video clips have been launched to help dispel myths and stereotypes some people hold about what domestic abuse is. Many people think domestic abuse is when a husband abuses their wife but the fact is it’s not always that obvious. And now safe & sound, Dudley’s community safety partnership has launched a […]

New media campaign proves hit with young people

New media campaign proves hit with young people

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in Drugs & alcohol, Latest news | No Comments

A campaign launched to tackle teenage dating abuse has so far captured the attention of thousands of young people in the borough. Safe & sound, Dudley’s community safety partnership launched the cute, funny, smart… campaign last month highlighting to teenagers the controlling behaviour one partner may try to inflict over the other. The new media […]

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 […]