A safer borough

  • We will work with residents and community policing teams to set clear strategies to deal with hot spot crime areas
  • We will work with the police and community to help tackle scams, online fraud, Licensing & alcohol issues
  • We will help support local schools, parents and children by funding a social media antibullying strategy to help tackle suicide in younger people
  • We will promote more mental health support signage around train stations, busy roads and bridges and support more local groups
  • We will tackle moped crime by including a specific page on the council website to report moped
  • We will lighten dark walkway areas and alleyways with environment friendly low-level lighting by 2022 - we will also include an area on the website to report areas that feel intimidating
  • We will strengthen expand and build on our community policing model by actively increasing the Neighbourhood Watch Coordinators and the Police Volunteer base, aiding community policing making neighbourhoods safer and harmonious places.