Friday, December 8, 2023

How is crime and safety being tackled in Thurrock?

TALK to those who make these decisions at the Thurrock Community Safety Partnership’s “Meet the People” event in Tilbury’s Market Square on Monday, 29 October, between 10am and 3pm.

Experts attending include, Essex Police, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, Thurrock Council’s Trading Standards, Licensing and Community Protection Team, Libraries, Oasis – providing drug and alcohol advice – The Dogs Trust, health, C2C/National Rail, and voluntary groups as well as members of the Community Safety Partnership’s board.

Advice and information around personal safety and how to protect your home will be available with details on how anti-social behaviour is being tackled.

The Dogs Trust will be providing free dog chipping and Thurrock’s consultation into the introduction of dog control orders across the borough will also be launched with resident’s having their say for the future policy.

Half term fun for young people will be available with streetdance demonstrations, a free climbing wall from the Grangewaters Outdoor Activity centre, Thurrock Play Network involving young people in seasonal crafts and safety messages relating to Halloween and Bonfire Night.

Thurrock Council’s portfolio holder for Public Protection and Partnership Board member Cllr Angie Gaywood said: “The information we get from members of our community is essential for us to ensure we are providing the right services, in the right places, in the right way.

“This event not only allows us to meet with the community but lets the community hear direct from us about our plans and commitments to them.”


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